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TOUR OF THE MONTH

The London Tennis Tour
The London Tennis Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th June 2011 Peace campaigner Brian Haw, who camped from 2001 to 2011 outside Parliament, dies from lung cancer.

18th June 1977 Sex Pistols Johnny Rotten and Paul Cook, beaten and robbed by London pub

18th June 1963 Born today: Omar Londono, jockey

18th June 1929 Born today: James Bishop, editor (London News Publications)

18th June 1817 Waterloo Bridge (2formerly Strand Bridge) was officially opened by the Prince Regent.

18th June 1583 Richard Martin of London takes out 1st life insurance policy, on William Gibbons, premium was 383

A ghostly motorcycle passenger



A ghostly motorcycle passenger

A young lad is known to thumb lifts even though he's a ghost

Location: Blackwall Tunnel, E14

Description: The Blackwall Tunnel consists of a pair of roads that run under the River Thames in east London which join Greenwich to Tower Hamlets.

In 1972, a friendly and caring motorcyclist gave a lift to a boy at the South end of this incredible Victorian tunnel - but - on exiting at the other end he found that his passenger had vanished.

Taking it upon himself to visit the address the boy had given him, he found out that the lad had died many years beforehand...

Tagged in this Tour: The Great London Ghost Tour

Themes: GhostGhost Theme  QuirkyQuirky Theme  TransportTransport Theme
Ranking This Month: 1066/2774
Pages Hit This Month: 37
Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/1104
Credits: http://www.greenwich-guide.org.uk/blackwall.htm.00164

A ghostly motorcycle passenger

A young lad is known to thumb lifts even though he's a ghost


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