Sir Walter Besant
(1836-1901)

novelist, antiquary, and Knight Bachelor (from 1895)

Died aged c. 65

Sir Walter Besant (14 August 1836 – 9 June 1901) was an English novelist and historian. William Henry Besant was his brother, and another brother, Frank, was the husband of Annie Besant.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Sir Walter Besant (1836-1901), novelist and antiquary, lived and died here.

Frognal End, 18 Frognal Gardens, Hampstead, Camden, NW3, London, United Kingdom where they lived and died (1901)

Sir Walter Besant 1836 - 1901 Novelist and Antiquarian

106 Frognal, London, United Kingdom where they lived