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American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th May 1959 Born today: Cathryn Harrison, London England, actress (Old Woman in Black Moon)

25th May 1905 Born today: Binnie Barnes, London, actress (Adv of Marco Polo, Diamond Jim)

25th May 1878 Gilbert/Sullivans opera HMS Pinafore, premieres in London

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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