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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
1st March 1928 Born today: Joss Ackland, London England, actor (Queenie, To Kill a Priest)
William Morris tutored here
The place where the young William Morris was tutored.
Location: Hoe Street, Walthamstow
Description: This is where the Reverend F.B.Guy lived and where he privately tutored the young William Morris prior to his term at Oxford in 1851. They remained friends thereafter, and Morris later designed a new banner for Forest School which was presented to the headmaster in 1879, and which is still on display at the south end of the dining hall there.
Tagged in this Tour: Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood