Marshalsea Prison - This is a prison in England where people are held until they or their families can satisfy their debts.
Clennam Household - The place is located in the same town as the prison and is very old. Whereas it was once a large and beautiful location, it has suffered from lack of upkeep in recent years.
Italy - This is a country in Europe and symbolizes a land where the idle rich go for their leisure when England becomes too cold and rainy.
Office of Circumlocution - This is a fictitious department in the British government. The author uses this place and its main office holders, to express his opinion about the slow pace of government business.
Bleeding Heart Yard - This location is a low rent area of town with some stores and manufacturing shops mostly inhabited by poor people who have difficulty...
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