A novel by Charles Dickens first published in serial form 1855 and 1857. The title character is the daughter of a man imprisioned in Marshalsea prison for debt.
This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
George Inn - Historic Southwark
In the courtyard at the rear of this building is The George - London's only g...
Marshalsea 1 - stone - round
Quoted from Chapter 3 of Little Dorrit.
Marshalsea 2 - steel
The plaque refers to 'wall mounted artworks' but we did not see any on our vi...
Marshalsea 3 - stone - Little Dorrit
The heroine of Dickens' novel Little Dorrit was one resident who was not a pr...
Marshalsea Prison - garden
Marshalsea Prison Beyond this old wall is the site of the old Marshalsea Pris...
Anna Laetitia Barbauld
Poet and writer. Born Anna Letitia Aikin at Kibworth Harcourt, Leicestershire. She had a successful career at a time when women rarely were professional writers. Her writing includes essays, poems ...
The main character of William Makepeace Thackeray's satirical novel Vanity Fair. A cynical, but delightful, social climber who uses her charms to fascinate and seduce upper-class men.
J R Ackerley
Writer and literary editor. Born as Joe Randolph Ackerley at 4 Warmington Road, Herne Hill. He was appointed as private secretary to the Maharajah of Chhokrapur which served as a basis for his 'Hin...
Goerge Robert Gissing. Novelist, best known for ‘New Grub Street’ about the hack writers who were concentrated in Grub Street, EC2. In 1830 Grub Street was renamed Milton Street; in WW2 it was badl...
Author, philosopher, linguist, polyglot (knew 10 languages) and first minister of education of Serbia. Often referred to by just his first name. Died Belgrade. Pictured on Yugoslavian 5,000 dinara ...