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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st July 2005 Minor explosions across london in second bomb plot.

21st July 1964 Tottenham Hotspur's Scottish striker John White is killed by lightning playing golf in North London.go to related location

21st July 1938 Paul Hindemith and Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London

21st July 1884 The First Test was held at Lord's Cricket Ground.go to related location

21st July 1866 Cholera-epidemic kills hundreds in London

21st July 1863 Born today: C[harles] Aubrey Smith, London England, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)

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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