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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th July 1993 S van Ruysdael's Winter Landscape sold for 705,500 in London

16th July 1985 Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

16th July 1939 Born today: Corin Redgrave, London, actor (Excalibur, Man For All Seasons)

16th July 1924 Conference over German recovery payments begins in London

16th July 1877 Spencer Gore wins the first ever Wimbledon tennis tournament - after 3 days rain delay.go to related location

16th July 1377 The Coronation of Richard II in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

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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