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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th January 1843 Born today: Pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)
20th January 1779 Actor David Garrick sadly passed away at The Adelphi buildings.
20th January 1382 King Richard II of England was married to Anne of Bohemia in Westminster Abbey.
St John's Wood Church
Paul and Linda McCartney's marriage was blessed here.
Location: Lord's Roundabout, St John's Wood, NW8 7NE
Description: Built in 1814, St John's Wood Church is right next to Lord's Cricket Ground, and just to the north of Regent's Park.
The architect was Thomas Hardwick who also built the new church at St Marylebone shortly afterwards.
Thomas Lord moved his cricket ground to St John's Wood at the same time, and offered their newly erected pavilion for the consecration celebrations on Tuesday 24th May 1814.
The marriage of Paul and Linda McCartney was blessed here in 1969.