The following all lived in, or had a connection with,
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18th Century Samuel Johnson, David Garrick, Joshua Reynolds, Oliver
Goldsmith, Edmund Burke, Charles Burney, Fanny Burney, Guiseppe
Baretti, Henry Thrale, Hester Thrale, Queeney Thrale, Francis Barber,
19th Century Charles and Mary Seely, Garibaldi, Sir Charles Seely,
Henry Doulton, Charles Derry, Mr. Arding, Florence Ricardo, Mrs Cox,
James Gully – involved in notorious murder case, Leonard Stokes and
Voysey – famous architects of local houses.
Well-known architect John Seely, Lord Mottistone (who restored many
buildings after World War Two, including Lambeth Palace and
Charterhouse), Buster Crabb (left) and Doreen Parks – known for their
in World War Two.