Plaque

George Orwell - NW6

Erection date: 11/9/2012

Inscription

George Orwell (Eric Blair) 1903 - 1950, author and broadcaster, lived in 10a Mortimer Crescent which stood on this site.
Historic Kilburn Plaque Scheme

Plaque unveiled by Orwell's son Richard.

Site: George Orwell - NW6 (1 memorial)

NW6, Mortimer Crescent, Kingston House

Orwell moved into a house here in Summer 1942 with his wife Sonia. Here they adopted their son, Richard. Two years later the house was hit by a V1 flying bomb which forced the Orwells to move again.

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

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George Orwell - NW6

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George Orwell

George Orwell was born in Bengal as Eric Arthur Blair, his father was a Briti...

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George Orwell - NW6

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Historic Kilburn Plaque Scheme

Started by Ed Fordham, a local resident with a keen interest in local history.

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