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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th July 1947 Born today: Brian May, London, rock guitarist (Queen-We are the Champions)
19th July 1941 Winston Churchill launched V for Victory campaign.
19th July 1821 The Coronation of George IV in Westminster Abbey.
Chef Fanny Craddock lived here
Onbe of Britains first TV chefs, Fanny Craddock lived here.
Location: Fairwood Court, Fairlop Road, E11, London, E11 1BJ
Description: Born in Leytonstone February 26 1909 as Phyllis Pechey, Fanny Craddock went on to become one of Britain's first TV chefs, along with her brow-beaten husband, Johnny.
She was born and lived at the house 'Apthorp' on Fairlop Road until 1930; today the property is now called Fairwood Court.