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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

7th December 1988 Peter Langan, Irish restaurateur (Langans London), dies in fire

7th December 1980 Chelsea footballer John Terry was born in Barking.

7th December 1889 Gilbert and Sullivans Gondoliers, premieres in London

7th December 1811 The first Ratcliff Murders occur; of Tim & Celia & Tim Jr Marr at 29 Ratcliff Highway.go to related location

7th December 1783 The Theatre Royal first opened in Covent Garden.go to related location

WH Smith lived here



WH Smith lived here

Bookseller and MP WH Smith lived here.

Location: 12c Hyde Park Street, Bayswater

Description: Every high street and station or terminal has one, a WH Smith, the retail king of stationery and newspapers.

William Henry Smith was not just a retail pioneer, but also a very high profile MP and twice was the Secretary of State for War. He later became the Leader of the House of Commons.

Smith (1825-1891) lived here in this unusual and grand white facade mansion.


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WH Smith lived here

Bookseller and MP WH Smith lived here.


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