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Birthplace of Henry Kirke White

Henry Kirke White was born in 1785 in Nottingham where the Exchange Walk Arcade now stands on Cheapside. A small slate plaque just inside the entrance to the Arcade marks the location. The property was demolished in 1926. He was the son of a butcher who became a lawyers Clerk in Bridlesmiths Gate when 14 years old. He put all his energy into his work and his studies before taking his first steps i…