Person    | Male  Born 19/3/1721  Died 17/9/1771

Tobias George Smollett

Categories: Literature, Poetry

Countries: Italy, Scotland

Born Dalquhurn (now part of Renton) Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Poet and author of novels such as The Adventures of Roderick Random and The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle which supposedly influenced Charles Dickens. Died near Livorno, Tuscany.

A London Inheritance says that the Smollets moved from Central London to Chelsea house for the health of their daughter but when she died, of tuberculosis, they moved away.

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

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