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Our Mutual Friend Map

Locations found in the novel Our Mutual Friend written in 1864-65 by Charles Dickens (1812-1870). Drawings by Marcus Stone (1840-1921)

See David Parler's The London of Our Mutual Friend

"Maps of the Classics" by Peter Biggins
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Thames River
Where the book starts.
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Duke Street
Duke of York St
London, Greater London SW1Y 6, GB
Where Twemlow lived next to a livery stable.
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Monument
Monument by Christopher Wren commemorating the Great Fire of London in 1666. Near where Gaffer Hexam lived.
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St. Katharine Docks
On the way to Gaffer Hexam's house.
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Tower of London
On the way to Gaffer Hexam's house.
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Holloway
Where Reginald Wilfer lived with his wife, daughter Bella et al. Where Rokesmith rented. About a mile or so from Boffin's Bower.
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Battle Bridge Road
Boffin's Bower was nearby.
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Cavendish Square
Cavendish Square
Paddington, Greater London W1G 0, GB
Near where Silas Wegg had his stall by the house in Stucconia later purchased by the Boffins.
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Clerkenwell
Islington, Greater London, GB
Where Mr. Venus had his shop.
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Shanklin
Shanklin, Isle of Wight, GB
Where Alfred Lammle and Sophronia Akershem went on the honeymoon.
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Portman Square
Portman Square
Paddington, Greater London W1H 6, GB
Near where the Podsnaps and Veneerings lived in Stucconia.
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Hampton
Near where Mortimer Lightwood and Eugene Wrayburn had a house.
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Temple Bar
Where Mortimer Lightwood had his law office.
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Brentford
Hounslow, Greater London, GB
Where Mrs. Boffin and Mr. Rokesmith went to meet the orphan Johnny at Mrs. Betty Higden's house.
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Smith Square
Smith Square
London, Greater London SW1P 3, GB
Near where Lizzie Hexam lived with Jenny Wren after Gaffer Hexam died. Then called Church Street.
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School
Where Charley Hexam went to school near the Surrey and Kent meet.
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Sackville Street
Sackville St
London, Greater London W1S 3, GB
Where the Lammles lived in Picadilly..
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St. Mary Axe
, GB
Where the offices of Pubsey & Co were situated and Lizzie Hexam and Jenny Wren studied with Mr. Riah, who worked for Mr. Fledgeby.
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The Albany
Where Mr. Fledgeby lived in a bachelor apartment. Lord Byron and many famous people lived here.
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Mincing Lane
Mincing Ln
City of London, Greater London EC3R 7, GB
Near where Reginald Wilfer worked in the counting house of Chicksey, Veneering, and Stobbles.
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Hospital for Sick Children
48 Great Ormond St
Camden Town, Greater London WC1N 3, GB
Probably the hospital where Johnny was taken.
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St. James Church
Where the Lammle's were married. Designed by Christopher Wren.
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Athenaeum Club
107 Pall Mall
London, Greater London SW1Y 5, GB
Like the club where Tremlow belonged and lobbied on behalf of Veneering.
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Six Jolly Fellowship-Porter's
76 Narrow St
Poplar, Greater London E14 8, GB
Site of The Grapes Inn. Dickens is said to have used it as the original of the Six Jolly Fellowship-Porter's, owned by Abbey Potterson. There is a Dickens Room with a balcony giving a pleasant view of the river. Near where the Hexams lived in an old windmill.
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Limehouse Hole
Where Rogue Riderhood lived and his daughhter Pleasant had her Leaving Shop.
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St. John's Church
3 Smith Square
London, Greater London SW1P 3, GB
Church not much liked by Dickens.
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Trafalgar Tavern
6 Park Row
Greenwich, Greater London SE10 9, GB
Model for the restaurant where Bella Wilfer took her father for lunch.
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St. Anne's Church
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Chertsey
Chertsey, Surrey, GB
Town visited by Betty Higden.
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Staines
Staines, Surrey, GB
Town visited by Betty Higden.
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Kingston
Kingston upon Thames, Greater London, GB
Town visited by Betty Higden.
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Walton
Elmbridge, Surrey, GB
Town visited by Betty Higden.
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Angler's Inn
Oxfordshire, GB
Red Lion Hotel, which is said to be the model for the Angler's Inn. Where Eugene Wrayburn stayed.
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Plashwater Weir Mill Lock
Shpperton Lock was the basis for Plashwater Weir Mill Lock, where Rogue Riderhood worked.
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Blackheath
Where John and Bella Rolesmith lived.
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Staplehurst
Where Dickens was involved in a train wreck while writing Our Mutual Friend.
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Paper Mill
Across the river from where Betty Higden died.