Home

Tours | Categories (New, Hot) | Map

Alcohol - Ancient - Animal - Architecture - Art - Aviation - Boxing - Celebrity - Charity - Children - Church - Cinema - Comedy - Crime - Dance - Death - Disaster - Drugs - Fashion - Food - Gambling - Ghost - Grave - Health - Historical - Industry - Justice - LGBT - Literary - Look Up - Medical - Military - Motoring - Murder - Museum - Music - Nature - Naval - Paranormal - Pioneer - Poetry - Police - Politics - Pub - Public Amenities - Quirky - Religion - Retail - Ripper - River - Royalty - Science - Sculpture - Sex - Signs - Society - Sport - Subterranean - Technology - Theatre - Train - Transport - Tube - TV - Weather -

Contact Us

IN THE NEWS

Westfield Stratford City East
Westfield Stratford City East Retail Theme

TOUR OF THE MONTH

Charles Dickens' London
Charles Dickens' London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th February 2010 Abbey Road Studio's put up for sale by EMI due to increasing debts.

17th February 1938 1st public experimental demonstration of Baird color TV (London)

17th February 1896 London Country Councils' Muzzling Order becomes effective

17th February 1883 A Ashwell patents free-toilet in London

17th February 1740 The end of the great frost, freezing of the Thames and a terrible Winter

Author Joseph Conrad lived here



Author Joseph Conrad lived here

Author of Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad lived here.

Location: 17 Gillingham Street, Westminster, London

Description: The novelist Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) was born in Poland but moved to Britain early in life and adopted it as his own country. He loved living at the heart of London, drawing inspiration and strength from the cosmopolitan energy of the city.

Conrad wrote a huge amount of novels and novellas but probably his most famous and controversial work was The Heart of Darkness.

In 1896, he married an Englishwoman (Jessie George) and spent most of the remainder of his life in Kent. He is buried in Canterbury.


Themes: LiteraryLiterary Theme
Ranking This Month: 2589/2792
Pages Hit This Month: 28
Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/999

Author Joseph Conrad lived here

Author of Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad lived here.


The Shady Old Lady points out that you can drag this map using mouse. Or visit our full massive map.


Got something to add? Write it 'ere:
Name:     Email:
Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code:
Other places nearby...

Karl Popper lived here», 9.7km

Cash in the Wind», 2.6km

Self Help Man lived here», 2.5km

William Blake was born here.», 1.3km

Irish poet WB Yeats Lived here», 2.3km

Mervyn Peake lived here», 1.8km

Pepys's Ghost», 1.2km

Daily News to Remember», 3.4km

Mount Pleasant - or is it?», 2.4km

Anthony Trollope was born here», 1.9km