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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th July 1993 S van Ruysdael's Winter Landscape sold for 705,500 in London

16th July 1985 Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

16th July 1939 Born today: Corin Redgrave, London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons)

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Chelsea Register Office



Chelsea Register Office

This building saw Judy Garland's marriage vows.

Location: Chelsea Old Town Hall, King's Road

Description: One of London's most celebrated registry offices it's seen Judy Garland's marriage to Micky Deans in 1969, only months before the singer's tragic death in London.

Another poignant entry in the scrapbook is the marriage in 1928 of Mrs Wallis Simpson, which later prevented her next husband, Edward VIII, from remaining King making her the Duchess of Windsor.

Prince Pavlos of Greece also got married here.

In sport the former Arsenal footballer Patrick Vieira tied the knot here.

After 28 years as a couple, Thorn married her partner Ben Watt in 2009 at Chelsea Registry Office.

Also in music, the fifth Beatle Neil Aspinall married here.

Chelsea Register Office is still one of the hippest places to get married. All rooms are luxurious and the office can cater for parties of four to 40.


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Chelsea Register Office

This building saw Judy Garland's marriage vows.


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please note that this is not the original reistry office| (Robin)
Posted by Robin on 2011-11-24
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