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G. K. Chesterton

Person  Male  Born 29/5/1874  Died 14/6/1936

Categories: Literature

Writer. Born 32 Sheffield Terrace, Campden Hill, as Gilbert Keith Chesterton. Best known for the Father Brown stories. He often wrote about religion and in 1922 converted to Roman Catholicism. In later life he became obese. Wearing a hat and cape he made a distinctive figure as he hung around the taverns of Fleet Street, a latter-day Dr Johnson. Died at his home at Top Meadow, Beaconsfield.

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G. K. Chesterton - birth

Are we proud of spotting this small, dark plaque? You bet we are!

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G K Chesterton - W14

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, 1874 - 1936, poet, novelist and critic, lived here....

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Mont Blanc restaurant

City of Westminster Site of the Mont Blanc Restaurant where leading writers,...

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Wine Office Court

The Rhymers' Club is not specifically mentioned on the plaque but Ye Olde Che...

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