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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th October 1988 Smile Jamaica concert for Hurricane Gilbert victims held in London

16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England

16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)

16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.

16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)

16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.

16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)

16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.go to related location

16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.go to related location

16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn

The Old Nicholl



The Old Nicholl

This is the site of one of Victorian London's worst slums.

Location: Arnold Circus, Tower Hamlets, London

Description: The Boundary Estate here in Tower Hamlets replaced the notorious slum, the Old Nicholl which formed the location for Arthur Morrisons celebrated novel, Child of the Jago.

The Old Nicholl was one of the densest and darkest slums in Victorian Britain.


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The Old Nicholl

This is the site of one of Victorian London's worst slums.


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