The poet Algernon Charles Swinburne was born at no 7 in 1837, the eldest of six children of Captain (later Admiral) Charles Henry Swinburne (1797–1877) and Lady Jane Henrietta, daughter of the George Ashburnham, 3rd Earl of Ashburnham.
The artist Frederick Yeates Hurlstone died at no 9 in 1869.
In 1920, John Godley, 3rd Baron Kilbracken was born in Chester Street.
- "PERCEVAL, Alexander (1787-1858), of Temple House, Ballymote, co. Sligo - History of Parliament Online". www.historyofparliamentonline.org. Retrieved 1 March 2018.