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George Orwell (1903 – 1950)

person, novelist, political essayist, essayist, and writer

Died aged c.47

Commemorated on 10 plaques

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George Orwell 1903-1950 The writer George Orwell, born Eric Arthur Blair in 1903, received national acclaim for the books he wrote between 1920 and 1950 describing living conditions in Britain and abroad. He is known to have stayed nearby in Darlington Street and Warrington Lane in February, 1936, and afterwards published his well known book "The Road To Wigan Pier"

Wilton Street, Wigan, United Kingdom where he stayed
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Former pupils include Sir Cecil Beaton 1904-80 Photographer and Designer Cyril Connolly 1903-74 Writer and Journalist Henry C. Longhurst 1909-78 Journalist and M.P. Gavin Maxwell 1914-69 Naturalist George Orwell 1903-50 Eric Blair - Writer

65 Summerdown Road (2), Eastbourne, United Kingdom where he studied
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George Orwell 1903-1950 novelist and political essayist lived here

50 Lawford Road, Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom where he lived
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George Orwell 1903-1950 writer lived and worked in a bookshop on this site 1934-1935

Pond Street, London, United Kingdom where he lived and worked
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George Orwell 1903-1950 novelist & political essayist lived here

22 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London, United Kingdom where he lived
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George Orwell 1903-1950 Author lived here 1936-1940

'The Stores', Kit's Lane, Wallington, United Kingdom where he lived
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George Orwell 1903-1950 Writer lived here

77 Parliament Hill, London, United Kingdom where he lived
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George Orwell (Eric Blair) 1903-1950 author and broadcaster lived in 10a Mortimer Crescent which stood on this site

Kington House, Mortimer Crescent, London, United Kingdom where he lived
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George Orwell 1903-1950 novelist & essayist lived at 27B 1945

27B Canonbury Square, London, United Kingdom where he lived
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George Orwell (Eric Arthur Blair) 1903-1950 lived and worked here as Senior Master of the former Hawthorns High School for Boys April 1932-July 1933 [full inscription unknown]

116–118 Church Road, Hayes, London, United Kingdom where he worked (1932-1933)

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