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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st October 1986 Hugh Whitemore's Breaking the Code, premieres in London

21st October 1970 Tony Mortimer, singer with pop band East 17, was born in Stepney.

21st October 1930 Born today: Doreen Cannon, teacher of acting (London)

21st October 1911 Actor Baron Peter Graves was born in London.

21st October 1422 1 year old King Henry VI becomes King of France as well.

Anthony Trollope was born here



Anthony Trollope was born here

Author Anthony Trollope was born and lived in this street

Location: 16 Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, London

Description: Anthony Trollope (24 April 1815 6 December 1882) was a remarkable man. After an unhappy childhood, and an unpromising start to his career, he went on to write 47 novels and rise to the top of his profession as a senior civil servant in the Post Office.

It was not until Trollope was in his thirties that he began to write. His early novels, written in Ireland, met with little success, but once back in England in the 1850's Trollope's Barsetshire novels firmly established him as a literary success.

Alas the house that Trollope was born in has now gone but his spirit lives on.


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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Trollope

Anthony Trollope was born here

Author Anthony Trollope was born and lived in this street


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Though no "house" remains, I have, indeed, visited this site. Trollope is one of my absolute favorites and I walk past this place every time I visit London. (LJH)
Posted by LJH on 2007-12-29
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