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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
Churchill's Favourite for Cheese
A gentleman only buys his cheese from Paxton & Whitfield..
Location: 93 Jermyn Street, SW1Y 6JE
Description: This quintessentially English cheesemonger, established in 1797 still supplies the best Stilton in the kingdom.
'Paxton & Whitfield' has been established in St James's for over 200 years and in the present premises for over 100 years. A wealth of cheeses and other products awaits you and, of course, you can taste them...
With a royal warrant and wonderfully atmospheric shop full of charm and erm.... cheese - heed the words of Churchill: 'A gentleman only buys his cheese from Paxton & Whitfield'...
Tagged in this Tour: Feel-Good Xmas Shopping Tour
Tagged in this Tour: Never fear the Cheese