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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th March 1969 Fashion designer Alexander McQueen was born in Lewisham, London.
17th March 1954 Born today: Lesley-Anne Down, London, actress (A Little Night Music, Moonraker)
17th March 1954 Born today: Wally Stocker, London, rock vocalist/guitarist (Babys-Missing You)
17th March 1931 Born today: Eunice Gayson, London England, actress (Dr No, From Russia With Love)
17th March 1928 The first James Bond girl, from Dr No, actress Eunice Gayson was born in Croydon.
17th March 1921 Dr Marie Stopes opens Britain's 1st birth control clinic (London)
17th March 1904 The Daily Mirror's Handcuff challenge to Harry Houdini at the Alhambra Theatre.
17th March 1845 Rubber band patented by Stephen Perry of London
17th March 1789 Born today: Edmund Kean, London England, tragic actor (Shylock)
A Forest in a Library
Waltham Forest in a nutshell... well a library
Location: Vestry Road, E17 9NH
Description: Whether you reside in Waltham Forest or not...this is a valuable information source that lets all look into days gone!
'Vestry House Museum' serves as a centre for the collection, preservation and interpretation of the past and present story of the people of Waltham Forest.
With everything from Photographs to the 'Diocesan-approved depository for records in Waltham Forest Deanery'...(that's a bit of a mouthful) - this is an essential part of modern life.
Whether your from this neck of the woods or not - keep libraries real!