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Marshalsea Prison
Beyond this old wall is the site of the old Marshalsea Prison, closed in 1842. This sign is attached to a remnant of the prison wall. Charles Dickens, whose father had been imprisoned here for debt in 1824, used that experience as the Marshalsea setting for his novel Little Dorrit.
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Site: Marshalsea Prison - garden (1 memorial)

SE1, Tabard Street, St George's Churchyard Gardens

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Marshalsea Prison - garden

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Little Dorrit

A novel by Charles Dickens first published in serial form 1855 and 1857.  The...

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Charles Dickens

Born, son of John Dickens, at No.1 Mile End Terrace, Landport, Portsmouth (wh...

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Marshalsea Prison

Originally built to hold prisoners being tried by the Marshalsea Court an...

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