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Keats and Stephens Keats & Stephens

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of

Plaque: Keats and Stephens

Erection date: 2002


On this site, poet & apothecary John Keats, & his friend, the poet, apothecary, surgeon & chemist Henry Stephens, shared lodgings while studying at Guy's & St Thomas' hospitals, (1815-1816).
Guy's & St. Thomas' Charities Foundation
Unveiled as part of the 'Re-weaving Rainbows' event of National Science Week 2002. 

Site: Keats & Stephens (1 memorial)

SE1, St Thomas Street, 8

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Keats and Stephens

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John Keats

Born 24 Moorfields Pavement Row, Finsbury. Baptised at St Botolphs.  1815-16 ...

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Henry Stephens

Doctor and Inventor. Born Finchley. He invented an indelible blue-black ink. ...

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Guy's Hospital

Founded by Thomas Guy in concept in 1721 but it was not until 6 January 1725 ...

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St Thomas' Hospital

Named after Thomas a Becket, so possibly founded after 1173 when Becket was c...

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Keats and Stephens

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Guy's & St Thomas' Charities Foundation

It can trace its origins back to 1553, when King Edward VI re-established St ...

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