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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)
17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)
17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London
17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.
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!