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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th November 1987 31 die in a fire at King's Cross, London's busiest subway station

18th November 1905 George Bernard Shaws Major Barbara, premieres in London

18th November 1852 State funeral of duke of Wellington (London)

18th November 1836 Born today: William Schwenck Gilbert, London, composer (Gilbert and Sullivan)

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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