Person    | Male  Born 17/8/1840  Died 10/9/1922

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

Categories: Animals, Exploring, Poetry

Diplomat, poet, hedonist and traveller. Born Petworth House, Sussex. Advocated anti-Imperialism, and supported Irish nationalism. Legendary womaniser, one being William Morris's wife, Jane. Married for 37 years to Lady Anne Lytton, Byron's granddaughter via Ada Lovelace, with whom he founded the Crabbett Park Arabian Stud. Failed to enter parliament 3 times, on one occasion running his campaign from prison in Ireland. Grand-uncle to Anthony Blunt, the spy. Died Southwater, Sussex.

"Pleasure is duty, duty pleasure
In equal measure."

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Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

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Wilfrid Blunt

The plaque has added an extra "t" to "Crabet".

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Hodge, Johnson's cat

Hodge, Johnson's cat

Johnson described Hodge as 'a very fine cat indeed'. All the information you might want on Hodge is available at Moggies The poet, Percival Stockdale wrote An Elegy on the Death of Dr Johnson's Fa...

Animal, Animals

1 memorial
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home

Founded by Mary Tealby in 1860 as the Temporary Home for Lost and Starving Dogs. She established a place where people could send lost dogs from the streets and where their owners could retrieve th...

Group, Animals

1 memorial
Rupert Bear

Rupert Bear

Children's comic strip character. Created by the artist Mary Tourtel. In 1935, when her eyesight started failing the stories and illustrations were taken over by Alfred Bestall. An annual of Rupert...

Fiction, Animals, Fictional

2 memorials
Stables at Camden Goods Depot

Stables at Camden Goods Depot

The excellent Camden Railway Heritage Trust tells you all you need to know about this Goods Depot.  The horses and stables have their own page from which our picture comes.

Building, Animals, Property

1 memorial