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Old Church Garden - facts

Old St Marylebone Parish Church Garden Old Church Garden - facts
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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

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Old Church Garden - facts

Subjects commemorated Information

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 in the Strand. Died in Highgate at Arundel House, the home of...

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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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Also at this site Information

Old Church Garden - Alfred Coucher

On the curved wall at the entrance to the garden.

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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

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

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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

John Lindley

John Lindley

W4, The Avenue, Bedford House

John Lindley, 1799 - 1865, botanist and pioneer orchidologist, lived here from 1836 and died here. English Heritage

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
J.M. Barrie - WC1

J.M. Barrie - WC1

WC1, Grenville Street, 8, Downing Court

Sir James Matthew Barrie, Bart. OM, 1860 - 1937, novelist, dramatist and creator of 'Peter Pan', lived in a house on this site, 1885 - 18...

3 subjects commemorated, 1 creator
John Horne Tooke - SW19

John Horne Tooke - SW19

SW19, West Side Common, Chester House

The plaque can be seen in our photo between the two lower windows towards the right.

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
Lao She

Lao She

W11, St James's Gardens, 31

Lao She, 1899 - 1966, Chinese writer, lived here 1925 - 1928. English Heritage

1 subject commemorated, 1 creator
while the King was abdicating ...

while the King was abdicating ...

EC4, Victoria Embankment, 60

We thank James Parkes for spotting this stone, photographing it and bringing it to our attention.  At first glance just a dull foundation...

4 subjects commemorated, 1 creator