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IN THE NEWS
TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd April 1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London
23rd April 1925 1st London performance of operetta Fasquita staged
23rd April 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience produced in London
23rd April 1775 Artist J.M.W. Turner was born in Covent Garden, London.
23rd April 1705 Richard Steele's Tender Husband, premieres in London
23rd April 1702 The Coronation of Anne I in Westminster Abbey.
23rd April 1685 The Coronation of James II (and VII of Scotland) in Westminster Abbey.
23rd April 1661 English king Charles II crowned in London
23rd April 1661 The Coronation of Charles II in Westminster Abbey.
Marc Bolan's Parents' last home
Marc Bolan's family home and where he spent many happy days
Location: Whitnell Way, off Chartfield Avenue
Description: Marc's parents last home is one of the flats (apartments) in the Block named Inglis House.
Whitnell Way is off Chartfield Avenue down Putney Hill. Until Marc died Rolan spent a lot of time here being cared for by his grand parents.
Rolan was sleeping here on the fateful night of the 15th - 16th September when his dad died in Barnes.