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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)
24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.
24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London
Billy Fury lived here
This is where Billy Fury lived and passed away in 1983.
Location: 1 Cavendish Avenue, St Johns Wood, London
Description: On the 28th January 1983 Liverpudlian rock 'n roller Billy Fury collapsed here at his home and was pronounced dead on arrival at the local hospital. Billy (real name Ronald Wycherley) was just 43, and was buried at Mill Hill cemetery.
This flat was his long-term companions, property heiress Lisa Rosen.