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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th August 1999 Jef Smith, a Freeman of the City of London, drove a herd of two sheep across Tower Bridge.

19th August 1980 Willy Russell's Educating Rita, premieres in London

19th August 1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London

19th August 1842 The last day before railings were put up on The Monument, also the last (of 6) suicides from the top.go to related location

19th August 1274 The Coronation of Edward I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Society for Psychical Research



Society for Psychical Research

The Society for Psychical Research were founded here in 1882.

Location: 14 Deans Yard, Westminster, SW1P 3PA

Description: This was the location of the founding of the Society for Psychical Research in 1882 by three dons of Trinity College, Cambridge, Edmund Gurney, Frederic William Henry Myers, and Henry Sidgwick, because of their interest in spiritualism.

They had a learned desire for an organization to conduct research of the paranormal and its related phenomena - ghosts, trance states, telepathy, etc.

Today the Society continues with its aim of understanding events and abilities commonly described as 'psychic' or 'paranormal' by promoting and supporting important research in this area.

Today they are based in 49 Marloes Road, Kensington, London.


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Society for Psychical Research

The Society for Psychical Research were founded here in 1882.


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