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23rd March 1934 Born today: Bryan Bass, headmaster (City of London School)

23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)

23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)

23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.

23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating

23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London

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The Hand and Shears

The Hand and Shears

A bar and a place of hanging for prisoners in days of old.

Location: 1 Middle Street, EC1A 7JA

Description: What a history....in times of old prisoners would have their cases heard upstairs and if the judgement went against them, they were allowed a drink at the bar on the way to the gallows....fancy a bloody mary!

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The Hand and Shears

A bar and a place of hanging for prisoners in days of old.

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