Debtors Prison, Whitecross Blue Plaque Photo

Debtors Prison, Whitecross blue plaque - Whitecross Debtors Prison 1813 - 1870 warm-hearted Nell Gwynne, in her will, desired her natural son the Duke of St. Albans, to lay out £20 a year to release poor debtors out of prison, and this sum was distributed every Christmas Day to the inmates of Whitecross Street Prison.

Debtors Prison, Whitecross Blue Plaque Map


Other Blue Plaques in LondonView All Blue Plaques

Rowland Hill Brown Plaque - Sir Rowland Hill KCB, originator of the Penny Post, lived here in 1849-1879. Born 1795. Died 1879.
Sax Rohmer Blue Plaque - Arthur Henry Ward Sax Rohmer 1883-1959 creator of Dr Fu Manchu lived here
Jack Hobbs Blue Plaque - Sir Jack Hobbs 1882-1963 cricketer lived here