Commemorated on 2 plaques
Beyond this old wall is the site of Marshalsea Prison, closed in 1842. This sign is attached to a remnant of the prison wall. Charles Dickens, whose father had been imprisoned here for debt in 1824, used that experience as the Marshalsea setting for his novel Little Dorrit.
Tabard Street Gardens, SE1, London, United Kingdom where they was imprisoned (1824)
Mile End Cottage Here lived the parents of Charles Dickens 1812-1870
Church Road, Alphington, Exeter, United Kingdom where they lived (1812-1870)