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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)
23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)
23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.
23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating
23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London
23rd March 1729 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth married Jane Thornhill, daughter of artist Sir James Thornhill.
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