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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
Eric Bristow played Darts here
This was where the Crafty Cockney Eric Bristow practised.
Location: The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 0JX
Description: The Lion here is a very old public house, formerly the Red Lion since the 17th Century.
It's claim to sporting fame is that the Crafty Cockney Eric Bristow practised here as a youngster, having been born in Hackney Hospital.