Dr David Livingstone
Who was he?
David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873) was a British
Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary
Society and explorer in Africa. His meeting with H. M. Stanley gave
rise to the popular quotation, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?".
Why was he in Bath?
In September 1864 he attended the meeting of the British Association in
Bath and presented a paper on Africa. He stayed at 13, the Circus.
Location of plaque at 13, the Circus:
The text reads
"Here dwelt David Livingstone b. 1813 d. 1873"
Location map of 13, The Circus:
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