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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd August 1940 German Luftwaffe begins night bombing on London
23rd August 1933 First televised boxing match took place in London, between Archie Sexton and Laurie Raiteri.
23rd August 1905 Born today: Leonard Constant Lambert, London England, composer (King Pest)
23rd August 1617 1st one-way streets open (London)
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.