Person Male Born 1738 Died 29/6/1816
Founder of The Royal Literary Fund. Born Caerphilly. Dissenting minister, writer and teacher. Friend of Garrick, Benjamin Franklin, Voltaire. Visited France a few times during their 'troubles' and was made a French citizen. Lived and died at 36 Gerrard Street, Soho, the premises of the Royal Literary Fund. Buried in St Anne's Churchyard. The picture shows the memorial in Caerphilly.