Plaque

George MacDonald - W6

Inscription

George Macdonald, poet and novelist, lived here 1867 - 1877.

Site: Ronalds, Socialists, MacDonald and Morris (4 memorials)

W6, Upper Mall, 26, Kelmscott House

The small building was built as the coach-house to number 26. The Ronalds and Hammersmith Socialists plaques are on the small building (which is also the Kelmscott House Museum and HQ of the William Morris Society). The MacDonald and Morris plaques on the main building are covered in foliage, so our close-up photographs were taken separately in winter.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
George MacDonald - W6

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George MacDonald

Poet, novelist and Christian minister. Born Aberdeenshire. Works include: 'At...

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George MacDonald - W6

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Hammersmith Socialists

Hammersmith Socialists

The inscription is a quote from William Morris's 1890 "News from Nowhere", in...

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Sir Francis Ronalds - W6

Sir Francis Ronalds - W6

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William Morris - W6

William Morris - W6

Morris died here.

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