Person    | Male  Born 12/2/1828  Died 18/5/1909

George Meredith

Categories: Literature, Poetry

Novelist and poet. Born at 73 High Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire. As a writer of novels and poems, his income was uncertain and he supplemented it as a publisher's reader. In this capacity he befriended many famous authors including Dante Rossetti, Swinburne and Robert Louis Stevenson. Died at Flint Cottage, Box Hill, Surrey.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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George Meredith

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George Meredith

Greater London Council George Meredith, O.M., 1828-1909, poet and novelist, l...

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George Meredith - Kingston upon Thames

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