Whitecross Debtors Prison 1813 - 1870 warm-hearted Nell Gwynne, in her will, desired her natural son the Duke of St. Albans, to lay out £20 a year to release poor debtors out of prison, and this sum was distributed every Christmas Day to the inmates of Whitecross Street Prison.
Plaque Colour: Blue
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Location: Whitecross Street, EC2
London Borough: Islington Borough Council
London Borough Ward: Bunhill
London Assembly Constituency: North East
UK Parliament Constituency: Islington South and Finsbury