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Westfield Stratford City East
Westfield Stratford City East Retail Theme

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The London Riots Tour
The London Riots Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th August 1999 Jef Smith, a Freeman of the City of London, drove a herd of two sheep across Tower Bridge.

19th August 1980 Willy Russell's Educating Rita, premieres in London

19th August 1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London

19th August 1842 The last day before railings were put up on The Monument, also the last (of 6) suicides from the top.go to related location

19th August 1274 The Coronation of Edward I in Westminster Abbey.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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