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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th September 1978 Actor Ramin Karimloo, Phantom & Love Never Dies London, born in Tehran.
19th September 1972 Diplomat at the Israeli embassy killed by a letter bomb.
19th September 1946 Born today: John Coghlan, London, rock drummer (Status Quo)
19th September 1945 Nazi propagandist William Joyce (Lord Haw Haw) sentenced to death.
19th September 1867 Illustrator Arthur Rackham was born in Lewisham.
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.