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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th May 1957 Born today: Sophia Crawford, London England, actress (Power Rangers)
19th May 1945 The Who guitarist Pete Townshend was born in Chiswick, London.
19th May 1939 Born today: James Fox, London England, actor (Greystoke)
19th May 1931 Actor Trevor Peacock, Vicar of Dibley, was born in London.
19th May 1536 Queen Anne Boleyn is executed on Tower Hill, London.
The Lady Well Spring
This is where the old eye-helping Lady Well Spring used to be.
Location: 148 Ladywell Road, Ladywell, Lewisham
Description: Here was a mineral spring, with the usual claims to medicinal powers (this one was supposed to help those with poor eyesight), was indirectly the victim of suburb development as it ran dry after the construction of a sewer in the late 19th century.