Plaque: Richard D'Oyly Carte - WC1
Erection date: 7/8/2018
Richard D'Oyly Carte, 1844 - 1901, theatre impresario, lived in a house on this site 1881 - 1886.
Site: Richard D'Oyly Carte - WC1 (1 memorial)
WC1, Guilford Street, President Hotel
D'Oyly Carte lived at 71 Russell Square, a residence behind the houses fronting onto Russell Square, accessed from Guilford Street. It has an unusual and interesting history - see Bolton House.
Number 71 and many surrounding houses were demolished in 1913-14 for an extension to the Imperial Hotel, which was itself replaced in the 1960s.