Plaque

David Williams

St Anne's Soho
David Williams
Inscription

David Williams, 1738 - 1816, founder of The Royal Literary Fund, 1790, resided in this parish at 36 Gerrard Street, Soho. Buried in St Anne's Churchyard.

Site: St Anne's Soho (4 memorials)

W1, Wardour Street, St Anne's Soho

In our photo the Williams plaque can be seen low on the left-facing wall.  The King of Corsica plaque is on the same wall, to the right.  The free-standing drinking fountain is on a shallow platform between the Williams plaque and the two people seated on the steps.  The war memorial is on the right-facing wall.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
David Williams

Subjects commemorated i

Royal Literary Fund

British benevolent fund for professional published authors in financial diffi...

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David Williams

Founder of The Royal Literary Fund. Born Caerphilly. Dissenting minister, wr...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
David Williams

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George Allen drinking fountain

George Allen drinking fountain

With information provided by Paul Frecker (see GMA's page) we found Soho and ...

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King of Corsica

King of Corsica

The weather-worn stone above this plaque is, we guess, the original graveston...

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War Memorial at St Anne's Soho

War Memorial at St Anne's Soho

The glorious dead 1914 – 1918 {A list of 63 names in two columns in alphabeti...

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