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James Bond in London: The Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th September 1930 Noel Coward's Private Lives, premieres in London

24th September 1924 Born today: Sheila MacRae, London England, actress (Jackie Gleason Show)

24th September 1918 Born today: Richard Hoggart, author/warden (Goldsmith's College London)

24th September 1917 Born today: William Putnam Bundy, London, editor (Lvaggerier and Vagaries)

24th September 1853 Northern Daily Times, 1st provincial daily newspaper, starts in London

24th September 1717 Horace Walpole, art historian and gothic author was born in London.go to related location

Sir Robert Wigram lived here



Sir Robert Wigram lived here

Shipowner and MP, Sir Robert Wigram lived here.

Location: Walthamstow House, London, E17

Description: Sir Robert Wigram M.P. (1744-1830), shipowner, merchant and former East India Company surgeon lived here. He had 23 children, many of who died before adulthood.

He launched a shipped he named 'The Walthamstow'.

Since 1951 it has been a Grade II listed building.

Tagged in this Tour: Historic Walthamstow Tour

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Sir Robert Wigram lived here

Shipowner and MP, Sir Robert Wigram lived here.


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Live opposite his house. Very nice building. Now a Catholic school. (Anonymous)
Posted by Anonymous on 2010-06-02
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