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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
29th January 1996 6,138th performance of Cats is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, A Chorus Line
29th January 1944 285 German bombers attack London
29th January 1850 Born today: Ebenezer Howard, London, pioneer of garden cities
29th January 1798 Born today: Henry Neele, London, poet
29th January 1728 John Gays' Beggar's Opera, premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]
Public Records Office
The best place in London to find out about your ancestors.
Location: Ruskin Avenue, Kew, TW9
Description: An amaxing collection of documents are available to view at this pleasant building by the river. Simply the only place in London where you can look up your ancestors' prison records.