Plaque

Old Church Garden - facts

Inscription

Some facts of interest in the history of the Old Church.
1400 The Church was built to replace the former Church of St. John of Tyburn
1606 Francis Bacon was married here
1735 William Hogarth portrayed the interior of the Church
1754 James Gibbs Architect pupil of Wren was buried here
1773 Richard Brinsley Sheridan married Miss Linley here
1788 Charles Wesley brother of John Wesley was buried here
1788 Lord Byron was baptized here
1803 Lord Nelson worshipped here and Horatia his only child was baptized here.

The left-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

Site: Old St Marylebone Parish Church Garden (5 memorials)

W1, Marylebone High Street

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Old Church Garden - facts

Subjects commemorated i

Church of St John of Tyburn / St Marylebone

A church was built in about 1200 near the Tyburn Tree, on the bank of the Tyb...

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Sir Francis Bacon

Born York House near Strand. Died in Highgate at Arundel House, the home of h...

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Lord Byron

Born Holles Street, baptised at St Marylebone church in the same year. Spent ...

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James Gibbs

Architect, pupil of Wren. Born Aberdeen. Died at home in Henrietta Street. ...

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William Hogarth

Satirical artist and illustrator. Trained as an engraver, he depicted the uns...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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Old Church Garden - Alfred Coucher

Old Church Garden - Alfred Coucher

On the curved wall at the entrance to the garden.

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Old Church Garden - burials

Old Church Garden - burials

The right-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

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Old Church Garden - site

Old Church Garden - site

The middle of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

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Old Church Garden - Wesley tomb

Old Church Garden - Wesley tomb

We don't normally include graves but since this has been moved it is now eff...

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Nearby Memorials

SNBC flats 1936

SNBC flats 1936

N16, Lordship Terrace, Laburnum House, Lordship South Estate

This ceramic plaque is lovely - the colours, the font, the design. Composed of 9 tiles inside a double frame, surrounded with a ring of b...

1 subject commemorated
Hertha Ayrton

Hertha Ayrton

W2, Norfolk Square, 41

Hertha Ayrton, 1854 - 1923, physicist, lived here, 1903 - 1923. English Heritage 

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Eadweard Muybridge - Royal Photographic Society

Eadweard Muybridge - Royal Photographic Society

KT2, Liverpool Road, 2

The Royal Photographic Society plaque is on the left above the wheelie-bins. The BFI plaque is on the pillar on the right.

1 subject commemorated, 2 creators
Amwell Society - new location

Amwell Society - new location

EC1, Lloyd Square, St Helena Garden

See our page for the plaque in its original location for more information.

Cripplegate

Cripplegate

EC2, Wood Street, Roman House

In our photo the plaque is almost lost in the strong shadow but can just be seen, below the lettering "Roman House".

2 subjects commemorated, 1 creator