Categories: Literature, Theatre
Picture source: www.sja.org.uk
See Dick Whittington. The picture is the charming logo adopted by the Whittington Hospital on Highgate Hill.
This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Dick Whittington's cat
British History Online (1878) says that in about 1795 "the original stone, be...
Publishers at 65 Cornhill (the picture) until 1868. Also at 15 Waterloo Place. Their first big success was Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. They also published: Thackeray, Darwin, Ruskin, Browning...
Group, Commerce, Journalism / Publishing, Literature
Historian. novelist and biographer. Born at Dartington Rectory, Devon. He intended to become a clergyman, but his doubts expressed in his novel 'The Nemesis of Faith' changed his mind and he turned...
Person, History, Literature
Born Rugby. Died at home, 20 Hinde House, Hinde Street. Her novels include The Towers of Trebizond (1956).
Writer and good friend to Samuel Johnson. Born near Bwlheli, Caernarvonshire, as Hester Salusbury. In 1763 was married for money to Henry Thrale, a wealthy London brewer. An unhappy marriage, with ...
Person, Gender Issues, Literature, Wales
Born 48A Lower Road, Rotherhithe. Married and joined the Met Police in 1952. Served as a police constable at Carter Street Station for 29 years, until he retired in 1983. He was a well-known and po...
Person, Armed Forces, Literature