Edward, Lord Bulwer-Lytton
Who was he?
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC (25 May
1803 – 18 January 1873), was an English politician, poet, playwright,
and prolific novelist. He was immensely popular with the reading public
and wrote a stream of bestselling novels which earned him a
Why was he in Bath?
He stayed in Bath a number of times. In 1866 he was at no. 9, Royal
Crescent but the following year he chose to stay at Stead's Hotel,
which was then at no. 2 Great Pulteney Street. He wrote his last novel,
, whilst staying
The text reads
"Here dwelt Lord Lytton b. 1803 d. 1873"
Location map of Connaught
Mansions, Pulteney Street:
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