Topham Beauclerk

Died aged c. 41

Topham Beauclerk (/boʊˈklɛər/ boh-KLAIR; 22 December 1739 – 11 March 1780) was a celebrated wit and a friend of Dr Johnson and Horace Walpole.

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friend of Samuel Johnson

Commemorated on 2 plaques

This building stands on the site of Adelphi Terrace built by the brothers Adam in 1768-1774. Among the occupants of the Terrace were Topham and Lady Diana Beauclerk, David Garrick, Richard Doyle Carte, Thomas Hardy & George Bernard Shaw, The London School of Economics and Political Science and the Savage Club also had their premises here.

The Adelphi, Westminster, WC2, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Here lived Topham Beauclerk born 1739 died 1780 Lady Diana Beauclerk born 1734 died 1808

100 Great Russell Street, London, United Kingdom where they lived