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The Princess Diana Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th November 1991 Queen singer Freddie Mercury dies in Kensington.

24th November 1952 Agatha Christie's Mousetrap opens in London (still running)

24th November 1628 John Ford's Lover's Melancholy, premieres in London

Kensal Green Cemetery



Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensington's grand Victorian cemetery.

Location: 385 Ladbroke Grove, Kensington, NW10 5JX

Description: This grand 'Magnificent Seven' cemetery in Kensington was founded in 1833 by the Barrister George Frederick Carden. It's 72 acres of conservation area and an adjoining a canal.

English Heritage say it now has over 130 listed tombs, memorials and mausoleums, eight of which are grade II. So many great people lay here including Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-1859), daredevil Emile Blondin, authors Wilkie Collins (1824-1889) and William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), and scientist Charles Babbage (1791-1871).

Notable cremations here include singer Freddie Mercury and actress Ingrid Bergman.

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Kensal Green Cemetery

Kensington's grand Victorian cemetery.


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