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TOUR OF THE MONTH

The Great London Ghost Tour
The Great London Ghost Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th October 2003 Singer Amy Winehouses's debut album Frank released.

20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.go to related location

20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.

20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)

20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.go to related location

20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times

20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Hattie's Mum Lived Here



Hattie's Mum Lived Here

Mum to the superb Hattie Jacques lived here

Location: 54 Waterford Road, off Kings Road, SW6

Description: Hattie Jacques was a monumental star of the Carry On series, usually cast as formidable hospital matrons (at least four) or man-devouring predators whose affections were apt to strike terror in weak-kneed men.

She was on stage since 1944, often in pantomimes and revues, and on radio in ITMA (1948-49) and Educating Archie (1950-54).

She married and divorced (1949-65) actor John Le Mesurier.

And so to this spot...she bought this house as an investment but also for her mother who had relocated from Margate to be closer to her wonderful daughter.

And that is what Hattie was - in real life - she was the kindest of souls with a heart of gold who always looked out for others before herself. A real-life legend!

Tagged in this Tour: The Hattie Jacques Tour

Themes: ComedyComedy Theme  CelebrityCelebrity Theme
Ranking This Month: 1951/2810
Pages Hit This Month: 37
Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/1900
Credits: Hattie - Andy Merriman

Hattie's Mum Lived Here

Mum to the superb Hattie Jacques lived here


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