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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th June 1919 Born today: Bruce Gordon, London England, actor (Frank Nitti-Untouchables)

20th June 1837 Queen Victoria receives the news from the Archbishop of Canterbury that her uncle William IV had died and she was now queen.

Poet Stevie Smith's House



Poet Stevie Smith's House

This is where poet Stevie Smith lived.

Location: 1 Avondale Road, Palmers Green

Description: Stevie Smith was born Florence Margaret Smith in 1903 in Hull, Yorkshire. She moved with her mother and sister to Palmer's Green, where they lived here with her aunt. Stevie spent the rest of her life with her aunt, and worked as a private secretary. She passed away in 1971.

One of her poems is a tribute to the house and its inhabitants; A House of Mercy.





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Poet Stevie Smith's House

This is where poet Stevie Smith lived.


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