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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)

19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.

The Scott Family Lodgings



The Scott Family Lodgings

Scott of the Antarctic lived here while planning his expeditions

Location: 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London

Description: Naval Officer Robert Scott (of the Antarctic) was more often at sea than ashore. Scott's two sisters, Kitty and Monsie took rooms over a milliner's shop here in 1896.

His mother later moved there after her husband's death in 1897. And during the planning of the Discovery expedition Scott lodged here as well, each morning setting off by foot to the expedition's offices at 1 Savile Row.

Upon his return from the Antarctic late in 1904 Scott moved the family to a rented house at 56 Oakley Street.


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The Scott Family Lodgings

Scott of the Antarctic lived here while planning his expeditions


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