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Commemorated novelists

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  1. George Gissing (1857 – 1903)

    son of T. W. Gissing (1829 – 1870)

    3 plaques in 33 Oakley Gardens, Kensington and Chelsea, SW3, Natwest Bank, Westgate, and Thompson's Yard

  2. Arnold Bennett (1867 – 1931)

    4 plaques in 75 Cadogan Square, Villa "Les Nefliers", Avon, Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France, Travel Lodge Farringdon, 10-42 King's Cross Road, and Chiltern Court, Baker Street

  3. J. B. Priestley (1894 – 1984)

    3 plaques in 3 The Grove, Highgate, Camden, N6, 49 The Marina, and 5, Saltburn Place, Heaton

  4. George Orwell (1903 – 1950)

    10 plaques in 27B Canonbury Square, 50 Lawford Road, Kentish Town, 22 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Wilton Street, 77 Parliament Hill, Fountain House Hotel, 116–118 Church Road, Hayes, Pond Street, 65 Summerdown Road (2), 'The Stores', Kit's Lane, and Kington House, Mortimer Crescent

  5. Radclyffe Hall (1880 – 1943)

    2 plaques in 37 Holland Street, Kensington, Kensington and Chelsea, W8 and High Street

  6. Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924)

    4 plaques in 17 Gillingham Street, Westminster, SW1, Oswalds, Ivy Walls Farm, and 15-16 Gerrard Street W1

  7. Capt Frederick Marryat (1792 – 1848)

    3 plaques in 3 Spanish Place, Westminster, W1, 470 Baker Street N2, and 6 Woodhayes Road, SW19

  8. Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856 – 1925)

    2 plaques in 69 Gunterstone Road, Hammersmith and Fulham, W14 and North Lodge, Maze Hill

  9. Ford Madox Ford (1873 – 1939)

    1 plaque in 80 Campden Hill Road

  10. Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 – 1936)

    3 plaques in 11 Warwick Gardens, Kensington and Chelsea, W14, 15-16 Gerrard Street W1, and 32 Sheffield Terrace, Kensington, W8

  11. John Galsworthy (1867 – 1933)

    3 plaques in Grove Lodge, Admirals Walk, 1-3 Robert Street, Adelphi, Westminster, WC2, and 15-16 Gerrard Street W1

  12. Sir James M. Barrie Bt OM (1860 – 1937)

    10 plaques in 30 Pelham Street, 1-3 Robert Street, Adelphi, Westminster, WC2, 4 Glamis Road, Dumfries Academy, Academy Street, Abbey Street xxx, 6 Victoria Terrace, 100 Bayswater Road, Westminster, W2, 5 Birkland Avenue, 4 Forfar Road, 68 George Street, and 9 Brechin Road

  13. Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870)

    friend of Thomas Latimer (1803 – 1888)

    son of John Dickens (1785 – 1851)

    son of Elizabeth Dickens (1789 – 1863)

    43 plaques in 16 Lansdowne Place, 9 Market Place, 143 Fore Street, 1 Newgate, Pilgrims, 4–6 Borough Lane, 141 Bayham Street, NW1, Hall Ings, St Nicholas Chapel, St Werburgh Street, 7 Market Square, 75 Market Street, 73 Borough High Street, 14 Great Russell Street, WC1, New Theatre, Kingston Square, Mount Street, Tabard Street Gardens, SE1, 35 St James’s Square, The Angel Hotel, Angel Hill, 92 North Road, N6, 393 Old Commercial Road, Marylebone High Street, 4-6 Huntriss Row, 143 Fore Street, High Street, 12 Albion Street, 73 Borough High Street, Southwark, SE1, Prudential Buildings, 138–142 Holborn, EC1, Star Hill, 2 Ordnance Terrace, 1 Campbell Square, Hawke Street, 6 Chandos Place, Holiday Inn Hotel (former Bedford Hotel), 137 Kings Road, Wellington Street WC2, White Hart Yard, Borough High Street, Southwark, SE1, Charles Dickens Primary School, Lant Street, Borough, BMA House, Tavistock Square, WC1, Nelson Street, 14 Market Place, 48 Doughty Street, Camden, WC1, ?, George Hotel, and Shore Road, Bonchurch

  14. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811 – 1863)

    6 plaques in 2 Palace Green, 85 London Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, 20 Albion Street, Westminster, 16 Young Street, Kensington, 36 Onslow Square, South Kensington, SW7, and Lismore House Hotel, Main Street

  15. James Hilton (1900 – 1954)

    2 plaques in 42 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green, Waltham Forest, IG8 and 16 College Road, Walthamstow, E17

  16. D. H. Lawrence (1885 – 1930)

    4 plaques in 1 Byron Villas, Vale of Health, Hampstead, Camden, NW3, site of Haywood's factory, New Look, Castle Gate, 8a Victoria Street, and 16 Colworth Road

  17. Anthony Trollope (1815 – 1882)

    son of Fanny Trollope (1779 – 1863)

    4 plaques in 39 Montagu Square, Westminster, W1, Custom House, Grandon, Hadley Green, and Senate House, University of London

  18. Daniel Defoe (1660 – 1731)

    2 plaques in

  19. Enid Bagnold (1889 – 1981)

    2 plaques in 29 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington and Chelsea, SW7 and Aubrey House, The Green

  20. Sir Walter Besant (1836 – 1901)

    2 plaques in Frognal End, 18 Frognal Gardens, Hampstead, Camden, NW3 and 106 Frognal

  21. Thomas Hardy OM (1840 – 1928)

    5 plaques in 172 Trinity Road, Tooting, SW17 Wandsworth, Barclays, 10 South Street, 16 Westbourne Park Villas, W2, The Gorge Cafe, 39 South Street, and St Thomas's Centre, 20 Southgate Street

  22. Theodor Fontane (1819 – 1898)

    1 plaque in 6 St Augustine’s Road, Camden, NW1

  23. Henry Fielding (1707 – 1754)

    brother of Sarah Fielding (1710 – 1768)

    4 plaques in Essex Hall, Essex Street, Westminster, WC2, 19-20 Bow Street, Westminster, WC2, Milbourne House, Barnes Green, Richmond Upon Thames, SW13, and Widcombe Lodge, Church Street

  24. Barbara Pym (1913 – 1980)

    3 plaques in Barn Cottage, High Street, Finstock Church, Whitney Road, and 40 Brooksville Avenue

  25. Robert Howard Spring (1889 – 1965)

    1 plaque in 26 Hesketh Avenue, Didsbury

  26. Virginia Stephen (Virginia Woolf) (1882 – 1941)

    1 plaque in 29 Fitzroy Square, Camden, W1

  27. C. S. Forester (1899 – 1966)

    1 plaque in 58 Underhill Road, Dulwich, Southwark, SE22

  28. Jean Ingelow (1820 – 1897)

    1 plaque in 2 Elm Street

  29. Horace Smith (1779 – 1849)

    1 plaque in 12 Cavendish Place

  30. E. M. Forster (1879 – 1970)

    4 plaques in Arlington Park Mansions, Sutton Lane, Turnham Green, W4 Hounslow, 10 Earl's Road, 19 Monument Green, and 1 Esplanade

  31. William De Morgan (1839 – 1917)

    1 plaque in 127 Old Church Street, Kensington and Chelsea, SW3

  32. Theodore Watts-Dunton (1832 – 1914)

    1 plaque in 11 Putney Hill, SW15 Wandsworth

  33. Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett DBE (1884 – 1969)

    2 plaques in Braemar Mansions , 95 Cornwall Gardens and The Drive

  34. George Eliot (1819 – 1880)

    8 plaques in Bridge Street, Holly Lodge, 31 Wimbledon Park Road, Rue de la Pelisserie, Richmond Magistrates Court, Parkshot, 4 Cheyne Walk, Kensington and Chelsea, SW3, Brookbank, Liphook Road, Gwynne House, Bridge Street, and Northgate Street

  35. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863 – 1933)

    1 plaque in 41 Bedford Square

  36. William Hale White (1831 – 1913)

    2 plaques in 19 Park Hill, Carshalton Sutton and Honeywood Walk, Carshalton

  37. Margery Sharp (1905 – 1991)

    1 plaque in 32 Crag Path

  38. James Joyce (1882 – 1941)

    son of Mary Jane "May" Murray (born in 1859)

    12 plaques in Merrion Square South, 71 rue de Cardinal Lemoine, 23 Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, 12 rue de l'Odéon, 'Leoville', Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, 28 Campden Grove, Kensington, W8 4JQ, 45 Mary Street, 52 Upper Clanbrassil Street, Portobello, Ormond Hotel, Ormond Quay, 6 Alexandra Terrace, Clarence Road, 41 Brighton Square, and No 60 Shelbourne Road

  39. John William Polidori (1795 – 1821)

    1 plaque in 38 Great Pulteney Street

  40. E. H. Young (1880 – 1946)

    1 plaque in 2 Saville Place

  41. Graham Greene (1904 – 1991)

    3 plaques in Express Buildings, Upper Parliament Street, 14 Clapham Common North Side, and St. John’s House, Chesham Road

  42. Sir William Golding CBE (1911 – 1993)

    4 plaques in North Walk, Golding House, The Green, Ebble Thatch, and 47 Mount Wise, St Columb Minor

  43. Marie Louise de la Ramée (1839 – 1908)

    1 plaque in 11 Ravenscourt Square

  44. Tobias Smollett (1721 – 1771)

    1 plaque in 16 Lawrence Street, Kensington and Chelsea, SW3

  45. Sheila Kaye-Smith (1887 – 1956)

    1 plaque in 9 Dane Road

  46. Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803 – 1873)

    1 plaque in Connaught Mansions, Pultney Street

  47. Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 – 1865)

    9 plaques in Charlotte Street, 84 Plymouth Grove, Arhur Lee, Toft Road, 1 Abbey Terrace, Unitarian Chapel, Brook Street, Abbey Terrace, Chapel Walks, Cross Street, 93 Cheyne Walk, Kensington and Chelsea, SW10, Mosley Street, and 17 Gaskell Avenue

  48. J. L. Carr (1912 – 1994)

    1 plaque in 68 Bath Road

  49. Maria Edgeworth (1767 – 1849)

    aunt of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803 – 1849)

    1 plaque in 3 Rodney Place

  50. Francis Brett Young (1884 – 1954)

    2 plaques in 105 Harborne Road, Edgbaston and 69 Lichfield Road

  51. William Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889)

    3 plaques in 65 Gloucester Place, Westminster, W1, 14 Nelson Crescent, and 27 Wellington Crescent

  52. Alun Richards (1929 – 2004)

    1 plaque in Pontypridd Library, Library Road

  53. Richard Jefferies (1848 – 1887)

    4 plaques in 59 Footscray Road, Jefferies Lane, Goring by Sea, 87 Lorna Road, and 20 Sydenham Park Road

  54. Charles Morgan (1894 – 1958)

    1 plaque in 17 Campden Hill Square, Kensington

  55. Lady Georgiana Fullerton (1812 – 1885)

    1 plaque in Sacred Heart Church, Albert Road

  56. Robertson Davies (1913 – 1995)

    1 plaque in Devonshire Place, University of Toronto

  57. Charlotte Brontë (1816 – 1855)

    daughter of Maria Branwell (1783 – 1821)

    sister of Branwell Brontë (1817 – 1848)

    daughter of Rev Patrick Brontë (1777 – 1861)

    sister of Emily Brontë (1818 – 1848)

    sister of Anne Brontë (1820 – 1849)

    sister of Maria Brontë (1814 – 1825)

    sister of Elizabeth Brontë (1815 – 1825)

    10 plaques in Quartier Isabelle, Haworth Church (interior), Main Street, 19 Coney Street, Graveyard, Haworth Church, Main Street, The Salutation, Boundary Street West, Church Street, 74 Market Street, 40 Belle Vue Street (side elevation to lane), Holly Bank School, Roe Head Site, Far Common Road, and former Clergy Daughters' School, A65

  58. Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary (1888 – 1957)

    2 plaques in 12 Parks Road and Bank House, on the corner of Shipquay Street and Bank Place

  59. Kathleen Coyle (1883 – 1952)

    1 plaque in Bishop Street

  60. Frances Elizabeth Clarke (1854 – 1943)

    1 plaque in Rosebank 8 Millisle Road

  61. Charles Lever (1806 – 1872)

    1 plaque in 22a The Promenade

  62. David Storey (born in 1933)

    1 plaque in 91 Manor Haigh Road

  63. Jane Austen (1775 – 1817)

    8 plaques in Jane Austin Garden, Marine Parade, ?, 4 Sydney Place, 8 College St, Jane Austin Garden, Marine Parade, Boots The Chemist, 46-52 High St, 23 Hans Place, Knightsbridge, SW1X 0JY, and 10 Henrietta Street

  64. W. Harrison Ainsworth (1805 – 1882)

    2 plaques in 5 Arundel Terrace

  65. Fanny Burney (1752 – 1840)

    Keeper of the Robes of Queen Charlotte (1766 – 1828)

    wife of General Alexandre D'Arblay (1748 – 1818)

    6 plaques in 11 Bolton Street, 14 South Parade, 78 West Street, Chapel Lane, St Margaret's Place, and Windsor Castle Wall, St Albans Street

  66. John Hay Beith (1876 – 1952)

    1 plaque in Wilmslow Road, Rusholme

  67. Richard Cumberland (1732 – 1811)

    1 plaque in 63a Mount Sion

  68. Edna Ferber (1887 – 1968)

    1 plaque in 50 Central Park West, NY 10023

  69. Robert Graves (1895 – 1985)

    3 plaques in Lauriston Road, Merton, Vale House, Manor Vale Road, Galmpton, and World's End, Collice Street

  70. Jack Kerouac (1922 – 1969)

    1 plaque in 133-01 Cross Bay Boulevard Queens, NY 11417

  71. William Somerset Maugham (1874 – 1965)

    1 plaque in 6 Chesterfield Street W1, Mayfair

  72. Margaret Oliphant (1828 – 1897)

    1 plaque in Oliphant House, Clarence Road

  73. E. Phillips Oppenheim (1866 – 1946)

    1 plaque in The Cedars, Main Street, Evington

  74. Dawn Powell (1896 – 1965)

    1 plaque in 9 East 10th Street New York, NY 10003

  75. Thomas Love Peacock (1785 – 1866)

    2 plaques in 47 West Street and Peacock House, Walton Lane

  76. Robert Cedric Sherriff (1896 – 1975)

    1 plaque in Sandmartins Nursing Home, Kings Parade

  77. Marie Corelli (1855 – 1924)

    2 plaques in The Shakespeare Institute, Mason Croft, Church St and The Firs Gardens - Grove Road / Rother Street

  78. Nicholas Monsarrat FRSL (1910 – 1979)

    1 plaque in 11 Rodney Street

  79. George A. Birmingham (1865 – 1950)

    1 plaque in Fitzwillliam Place, 75 University Road, BT7 1NN

  80. Virginia Woolf (1882 – 1941)

    3 plaques in Hogarth House, 34 Paradise Road, Richmond Upon Thames, 29 Fitzroy Square, Camden, W1, and Gordon Square

  81. Gerald Griffin (1803 – 1840)

    1 plaque in St. Augustine Place, Englishtown

  82. Theodore Wratislaw (1871 – 1933)

    1 plaque in York Lodge, 48 Ashley Rd

  83. Kate O'Brien (1897 – 1974)

    1 plaque in Boru House, Mulgrave Street, Irishtown

  84. José Maria de Eça de Queirós (1845 – 1900)

    1 plaque in 53 Grey Street

  85. Jesse Fothergill (1851 – 1891)

    1 plaque in New England Furniture Shop, Todmorden Road

  86. Nevil Shute Norway (1899 – 1960)

    2 plaques in 78 Hailgate, DN14 7ST and 14 Helena Road

  87. James Hanley (1897 – 1985)

    1 plaque in 46–55 Lissenden Gardens, NW5

  88. Canon Frederick Langbridge (1849 – 1922)

    1 plaque in 3 John's Square, Irishtown

  89. Antonia White (1899 – 1980)

    1 plaque in 22 Perham Road, W14

  90. Henry Williamson (1895 – 1977)

    1 plaque in 21 Eastern Road, SE4

  91. Sir Kingsley Amis (1922 – 1995)

    1 plaque in 16 Buckingham Gardens, Norbury

  92. Charles Williams (1886 – 1945)

    2 plaques in Maltings, Victoria Street and 3 Caedmon Road, Holloway, N7

  93. George Meredith OM (1828 – 1909)

    2 plaques in Buick House, London Road, Norbiton and 7 Hobury Street, SW10

  94. Harriet Martineau (1802 – 1876)

    4 plaques in Earlham Hall, Gurney House, 57 Front Street, and Rydal Road

  95. Enrico Ibsen (1828 – 1906)

    1 plaque in Hotel Tramontano - Via Vittorio Veneto

  96. Torquato Tasso (1544 – 1595)

    1 plaque in Marina Piccola

  97. Christopher Isherwood (1904 – 1986)

    1 plaque in Nollendorfstrasse

  98. Sybil Burr (1909 – 2002)

    1 plaque in 16 Southeastern Road

  99. Ivan Turgenev (1818 – 1883)

    1 plaque in Ventnor Esplanade

  100. Valery Larbaud (1881 – 1957)

    2 plaques in 71 rue de Cardinal Lemoine

  101. Jane Loudon (1807 – 1858)

    2 plaques in 3 Porchester Terrace, Westminster, W2 and Kitwell Infant and Primary School, Wychbury Road

  102. Manès Sperber (1905 – 1984)

    1 plaque in 83 rue de Notre-Dame des Champs

  103. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547 – 1616)

    3 plaques in Calle Sierpes, Puerta del perdón - Seville Cathedral - Calle Alemanes, and Postigo - Av de la Constitucion

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