Famous People who Lived in Pimlico, London SW1

Residents of Pimlico sufficiently famous as to have a Blue Plaque mounted in their memory:

AVEBURY, Baron: Sir John Lubbock (1834-1913),
Scientist, born here.
29 Eaton Place, SW1

ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888),
Poet and Critic.
2 Chester Square, SW1

BAGEHOT, Walter (1826-1877),
Writer, Banker and Economist.
12 Upper Belgrave Street, SW1

BALDWIN, Stanley (1867-1947),
Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, Prime Minister.
93 Eaton Square, SW1

BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-1898),
114 Cambridge Street, SW1

BENTHAM, George (1800-1884),
25 Wilton Place, Belgravia, SW1

CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN, Sir Henry (1836-1908),
Prime Minister.
6 Grosvenor Place, SW1

CECIL, Viscount, of Chelwood (1864-1958),
Creator of the League of Nations.
16 South Eaton Place, SW1

CHAMBERLAIN, Neville (1869-1940),
Prime Minister, lived here 1923-1935.
37 Eaton Square, SW1

Sir Winston Churchill, politician – lived at 33 Eccleston Square

CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924),
17 Gillingham Street, SW1

Sir Michael Costa, conductor and orchestra reformer – lived at 59 Eccleston Square

CUBITT, Thomas (1788-1855),
Master Builder.
3 Lyall Street, SW1

EVANS, Dame Edith (1888-1976),
109 Ebury Street, Victoria, SW1

EWART, William (1798-1869),
16 Eaton Place, SW1

FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964),
Creator of James Bond.
22 Ebury Street, SW1

HORE-BELISHA, Lord (1893-1957),
16 Stafford Place, SW1

William Morris ‘Billy’ Hughes, 7th Prime Minister of Australia – born at 7 Moreton Place

KELVIN, Lord (1824-1907),
Physicist and Inventor.
15 Eaton Place, SW1

Jomo Kenyatta, first president of Kenya – lived at 95 Cambridge Street

LEIGH, Vivien (1913-1967),
54 Eaton Square, SW1

MACMILLAN, Douglas (1884-1969),

Founder of Macmillan Cancer Relief.
15 Ranelagh Road, Pimlico, SW1

MANNING, Cardinal Henry Edward (1808-1892)
22 Carlisle Place, SW1

Opened in 1816 and closed in 1890. Until 1867, prisoners sentenced to transportation embarked on their journey to Australia from Pimlico.
Millbank, SW1

MOORE, George (1852-1933),
Author, lived and died here.
121 Ebury Street, SW1

MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791),
composed his first symphony here in 1764.
180 Ebury Street, SW1

NICOLSON, Harold (1886-1968)
SACKVLLE-WEST, Vita (1892-1962),
Writers and Gardeners.
182 Ebury Street, Belgravia, SW1

NOEL-BAKER, Philip (1889-1982),
Olympic Sportsman, Campaigner for Peace and Disarmament.
16 South Eaton Place, Belgravia, SW1

PEABODY, George (1795-1869),
Philanthropist, died here.
80 Eaton Square, SW1

PITT-RIVERS, Lieutenant General Augustus Henry Lane Fox (1827-1900),
Anthropologist and Archaeologist.
4 Grosvenor Gardens, SW1

SMITH, F.E., Earl of Birkenhead (1872-1930),
Lawyer and Statesman.
32 Grosvenor Gardens, SW1

TENNYSON, Alfred Lord (1809-1892),
Poet, lived here in 1880 and 1881
9 Upper Belgrave Street, SW1

VIVEKANANDA, Swami (1863-1902)
Hindu Philosopher, lived here in 1896
63 St George’s Drive, SW1

WINGFIELD, Major Walter Clopton (1833-1912),
Father of lawn tennis.
33 St George’s Square, SW1

WOOD, Edward, 1st Earl of Halifax (1881-1959),
Statesman, Viceroy of India and Foreign Secretary.
86 Eaton Square, SW1

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One Response to “Famous People who Lived in Pimlico, London SW1”

  1. Phil Glass says:

    Wilfrid Brambell from Steptoe and Son lived at 22 Moreton Place from the early 60’s until his death in 1985. Brambell played the old man in the show. Note the spelling of both names.

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