Thomas Arne, composer of the music of Rule Britannia, lived at 215 King's Road, London. King's Road derives its name from its function as a private road used by King Charles II to travel to Kew. It remained a private royal road until 1830, but people with connections were able to use it.
213 King's Road - Reed died from a heart attack on 25 April 1976 at his home at 213 King's Road, Chelsea, aged 69. He had lived there since 1948. He is buried in Kensington Cemetery, Gunnersbury, West London, and there is a blue plaque on his former home in his honour.
Exterior of Carlyle house in London.s In a quiet and beautiful residential area of London, this Queen Anne house was the home of Thomas Carlyle, the ‘Sage of Chelsea’, for some 47 years until his death in 1881.