Person    | Female  Born 16/12/1775  Died 18/7/1817

Jane Austen

Jane Austen, novelist of 6 major novels including Pride and Prejudice. Born: Steventon, Hampshire. Died: Winchester, Hampshire. For all Austen-related London locations see Londonist. A statue was unveiled in Basingstoke, near her birthplace, on the bicentenary of her death.

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Jane Austen

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Jane Austen - Dartford

We'd guess that this plaque is based on a letter that Jane wrote from here.

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Jane Austen - SW1

Jane Austen, novelist, stayed with her brother Henry in a house on this site,...

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Jane Austen - WC2

City of Westminster Jane Austen, 1775 - 1817, novelist, stayed here, 1813 - ...

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Sir P. G. Wodehouse

Sir P. G. Wodehouse

Writer/humorist. born Guildford as Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, educated at Dulwich College. Produced about 100 books, creating Jeeves, Wooster and Lord Emsworth. He was criticized for broadcasting ...

Person, Humour, Literature, Seriously Famous, USA

2 memorials
Edward Lear

Edward Lear

Born Bowman's Lodge, (now Bowman's Mews), the penultimate of 21 children. Artist and writer of nonsense works, such as The Owl and the Pussycat, and limericks, e.g. There was an old person of Putn...

Person, Art, Literature, Poetry, Seriously Famous, Italy

3 memorials
Will Self

Will Self

Novelist and journalist. Born William Woodard Self in Westminster. He is the author of ten novels, five collections of shorter fiction, three novellas, and five collections of non-fiction writing. ...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Literature

1 memorial
H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells

Born Bromley, Kent. Wrote "The Time Machine", "The War of the Worlds", "The History of Mr Polly" (1909). Married twice but believed in and practised free love. Had many affairs, his mistresses incl...

Person, Literature, Seriously Famous

11 memorials