William Blake was born at 28 Broad Street, Golden Square, Soho, where his father had a hosiery business. He married Catherine Boucher, the illiterate daughter of a market gardener, in 1782 (25), and moved to Green Street, near Leicester Square. He died in 1827 (70), and was buried in an unmarked grave in the dissenter’s graveyard in Bunhill Fields.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

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William Blake was born at 28 Broad Street, Golden Square, Soho, where his father had a hosiery business. He married Catherine Boucher, the illiterate daughter of a market gardener, in 1782 (25), and moved to Green Street, near Leicester Square. He died in 1827 (70), and was buried in an unmarked grave in the dissenter’s graveyard in Bunhill Fields.

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