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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 London and Wakefield

  2. Arnold Bennett (1867 – 1931)

    6 plaques in London and Avon

  3. J. B. Priestley (1894 – 1984)

    3 plaques in London, Deal, and Bradford

  4. George Orwell (1903 – 1950)

    12 plaques in London, Eastbourne, Wallington, and Wigan

  5. Radclyffe Hall (1880 – 1943)

    2 plaques in London and Rye

  6. Joseph Conrad (1857 – 1924)

    5 plaques in London, Bishopsbourne, and Stanford-le-Hope

  7. Capt Frederick Marryat (1792 – 1848)

    3 plaques in London

  8. Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856 – 1925)

    2 plaques in London and Hastings

  9. Ford Madox Ford (1873 – 1939)

    1 plaque in London

  10. Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874 – 1936)

    3 plaques in London

  11. John Galsworthy (1867 – 1933)

    3 plaques in London

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

    11 plaques in London, Nottingham, Dumfries, and Kirriemuir

  13. Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870)

    son of John Dickens (1785 – 1851)

    son of Elizabeth Dickens (1789 – 1863)

    friend of Thomas Latimer (1803 – 1888)

    52 plaques in London, Eastbourne, Portsmouth, Hull, Liverpool, Rochester, Bury St Edmunds, Brighton, Chatham, Hove, Newcastle upon Tyne, Bath, Ventnor, Canterbury, Lancaster, Bradford, Barnard Castle, Broadstairs, Exeter, Chester, Grantham, Scarborough, and Dover

  14. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811 – 1863)

    6 plaques in London, Tunbridge Wells, and Lismore

  15. James Hilton (1900 – 1954)

    2 plaques in London

  16. D. H. Lawrence (1885 – 1930)

    6 plaques in London, Nottingham, Eastwood, Addiscombe, and Taormina

  17. Anthony Trollope (1815 – 1882)

    son of Fanny Trollope (1779 – 1863)

    4 plaques in London and Belfast

  18. Daniel Defoe (1660 – 1731)

    2 plaques in London and Newcastle upon Tyne

  19. Enid Bagnold (1889 – 1981)

    2 plaques in London and Rottingdean

  20. Sir Walter Besant (1836 – 1901)

    3 plaques in London

  21. Thomas Hardy OM (1840 – 1928)

    6 plaques in London, Dorchester, Winchester, and Wimborne Minster

  22. Theodor Fontane (1819 – 1898)

    1 plaque in London

  23. Henry Fielding (1707 – 1754)

    brother of Sarah Fielding (1710 – 1768)

    4 plaques in London and Bath

  24. Barbara Pym (1913 – 1980)

    3 plaques in Finstock and London

  25. Robert Howard Spring (1889 – 1965)

    1 plaque in Manchester

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

    1 plaque in London

  27. C. S. Forester (1899 – 1966)

    1 plaque in London

  28. Jean Ingelow (1820 – 1897)

    1 plaque in Ipswich

  29. Horace Smith (1779 – 1849)

    1 plaque in Brighton

  30. E. M. Forster (1879 – 1970)

    5 plaques in London, Tunbridge Wells, Weybridge, and Harrogate

  31. William De Morgan (1839 – 1917)

    2 plaques in London

  32. Theodore Watts-Dunton (1832 – 1914)

    2 plaques in London

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

    2 plaques in London and Hove

  34. George Eliot (1819 – 1880)

    9 plaques in London, Geneva, Haslemere, Tenby, Gainsborough, Richmond, and Devizes

  35. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (1863 – 1933)

    1 plaque in London

  36. William Hale White (1831 – 1913)

    2 plaques in Sutton and London

  37. Margery Sharp (1905 – 1991)

    1 plaque in Aldeburgh

  38. James Joyce (1882 – 1941)

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

    13 plaques in Dublin, Bognor Regis, London, and Paris

  39. John William Polidori (1795 – 1821)

    2 plaques in London

  40. E. H. Young (1880 – 1946)

    1 plaque in Bristol

  41. Graham Greene (1904 – 1991)

    3 plaques in Nottingham, London, and Berkhamsted

  42. Sir William Golding CBE (1911 – 1993)

    5 plaques in Salisbury, Marlborough, Mead End, and Newquay

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

    1 plaque in London

  44. Tobias Smollett (1721 – 1771)

    1 plaque in London

  45. Sheila Kaye-Smith (1887 – 1956)

    2 plaques in Hastings

  46. Edward Bulwer-Lytton (1803 – 1873)

    1 plaque in Bath

  47. Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 – 1865)

    12 plaques in Manchester, London, Whitby, and Knutsford

  48. J. L. Carr (1912 – 1994)

    1 plaque in Kettering

  49. Maria Edgeworth (1767 – 1849)

    aunt of Thomas Lovell Beddoes (1803 – 1849)

    1 plaque in Bristol

  50. Francis Brett Young (1884 – 1954)

    3 plaques in Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield, and Hawkshead

  51. William Wilkie Collins (1824 – 1889)

    4 plaques in London and Ramsgate

  52. Alun Richards (1929 – 2004)

    1 plaque in Pontypridd

  53. Richard Jefferies (1848 – 1887)

    5 plaques in London, Hove, and Worthing

  54. Charles Morgan (1894 – 1958)

    2 plaques in London

  55. Lady Georgiana Fullerton (1812 – 1885)

    1 plaque in Bournemouth

  56. Robertson Davies (1913 – 1995)

    1 plaque in Toronto, ON

  57. Charlotte Brontë (1816 – 1855)

    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)

    sister of Branwell Brontë (1817 – 1848)

    daughter of Maria Branwell (1783 – 1821)

    13 plaques in Mirfield, Manchester, Cowan Bridge, York, Brussels, Haworth, Thornton, and Filey

  58. Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary (1888 – 1957)

    2 plaques in Oxford and Londonderry

  59. Kathleen Coyle (1883 – 1952)

    1 plaque in Londonderry

  60. Frances Elizabeth Clarke (1854 – 1943)

    1 plaque in Donaghadee

  61. Charles Lever (1806 – 1872)

    1 plaque in Portstewart

  62. David Storey (born in 1933)

    2 plaques in London and Wakefield

  63. Jane Austen (1775 – 1817)

    10 plaques in Bath, Dartford, London, Winchester, Lyme Regis, and Chawton

  64. W. Harrison Ainsworth (1805 – 1882)

    2 plaques in Manchester and Brighton

  65. Fanny Burney (1752 – 1840)

    Keeper of the Robes of Charlotte, Princess Royal (1766 – 1828)

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

    6 plaques in London, Brighton, Windsor, Westhumble, King's Lynn, and Bath

  66. John Hay Beith (1876 – 1952)

    1 plaque in Manchester

  67. Richard Cumberland (1732 – 1811)

    1 plaque in Tunbridge Wells

  68. Edna Ferber (1887 – 1968)

    1 plaque in New York, NY

  69. Robert Graves (1895 – 1985)

    3 plaques in London, Brixham, and Islip

  70. Jack Kerouac (1922 – 1969)

    1 plaque in New York, NY

  71. William Somerset Maugham (1874 – 1965)

    1 plaque in London

  72. Margaret Oliphant (1828 – 1897)

    1 plaque in Windsor

  73. E. Phillips Oppenheim (1866 – 1946)

    1 plaque in Leicester

  74. Dawn Powell (1896 – 1965)

    1 plaque in New York, NY

  75. Thomas Love Peacock (1785 – 1866)

    2 plaques in Marlow and Shepperton

  76. Robert Cedric Sherriff (1896 – 1975)

    1 plaque in Aldwick

  77. Marie Corelli (1855 – 1924)

    2 plaques in Stratford-upon-Avon

  78. Nicholas Monsarrat FRSL (1910 – 1979)

    1 plaque in Liverpool

  79. George A. Birmingham (1865 – 1950)

    1 plaque in Belfast

  80. Virginia Woolf (1882 – 1941)

    3 plaques in London

  81. Gerald Griffin (1803 – 1840)

    1 plaque in Limerick

  82. Theodore Wratislaw (1871 – 1933)

    1 plaque in Walton

  83. Kate O'Brien (1897 – 1974)

    1 plaque in Limerick

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

    1 plaque in Newcastle upon Tyne

  85. Jesse Fothergill (1851 – 1891)

    1 plaque in Littleborough

  86. Nevil Shute Norway (1899 – 1960)

    2 plaques in Howden and Portsmouth

  87. James Hanley (1897 – 1985)

    1 plaque in London

  88. Canon Frederick Langbridge (1849 – 1922)

    1 plaque in Limerick

  89. Antonia White (1899 – 1980)

    1 plaque in London

  90. Henry Williamson (1895 – 1977)

    7 plaques in Croyde, Georgeham, Stiffkey, Ilfracombe, and London

  91. Sir Kingsley Amis (1922 – 1995)

    2 plaques in Swansea and London

  92. Charles Williams (1886 – 1945)

    2 plaques in St Albans and London

  93. George Meredith OM (1828 – 1909)

    2 plaques in London

  94. Harriet Martineau (1802 – 1876)

    4 plaques in Norwich, Tynemouth, and Ambleside

  95. Enrico Ibsen (1828 – 1906)

    1 plaque in Sorrento

  96. Torquato Tasso (1544 – 1595)

    1 plaque in Sorrento

  97. Christopher Isherwood (1904 – 1986)

    1 plaque in Berlin

  98. Sybil Burr (1909 – 2002)

    1 plaque in Ramsgate

  99. Ivan Turgenev (1818 – 1883)

    2 plaques in Ventnor

  100. Valery Larbaud (1881 – 1957)

    2 plaques in Paris

  101. Jane Loudon (1807 – 1858)

    2 plaques in London and Birmingham

  102. Manès Sperber (1905 – 1984)

    1 plaque in Paris

  103. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547 – 1616)

    3 plaques in Seville

  104. Bithia Mary Croker (1847 – 1920)

    1 plaque in Sandgate

Related roles

  1. French novelist

    Emile Zola (1840 – 1902)

  2. Japanese novelist

  3. detective novelist

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