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TOUR OF THE MONTH

The London Riots Tour
The London Riots Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd August 1945 Noel Coward's revue Sigh no More, premieres in London.

22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)

22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.go to related location

22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)

22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies

22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.go to related location

Top Death-related places to visit in London.



Not many of us are immortal, so one day we will all go to meet our maker. Here's our selection of infamous mortal coil shuffles in our capital. There are some real crackers.

TOP 10 DEATH RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Paula Yates lived & died here @ St Luke's Mews, Notting Hill, London
12. Last Suicide Crossroads Burial @ Grosvenor Place
13. Billy Fury lived here @ 1 Cavendish Avenue, St Johns Wood, London
14. Deadman's Place @ Thrale Street, Southwark, London
15. World's First Car Death @ Crystal Palace Grounds
16. Walthamstow's Plague Pits @ Vinegar Alley, Walthamstow
17. Florence Nightingale's House @ 10 South Street, Mayfair, London
18. Wapping Old Stairs @ Nr Wapping high Street
19. Buster Edwards died here @ Greet Street, Southwark
20. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
21. London's Gladiator Colosseum @ Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, London
22. The Field of Forty Footsteps @ Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London
23. Dorchester Hotel & Prince Philip @ The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London
24. Manson and the Talgarth Hotel @ 1--7 Talgarth Road, West Kensington, London
25. Charing Cross Trunk Murder @ Charing Cross Station, The Strand, London
26. The Viaduct Tavern @ 126 Newgate Street, London
27. A Comic Legends resting place @ Kew Meadow Path, Richmond
28. Stephen Lawrence Memorial @ Well Hall Road, Eltham
29. Skull & Bones Graveyard @ Redcross Way, Southwark
30. The Great Fire of London @ Pudding Lane
31. Newgate Execution Scaffold @ Old Bailey, London
32. Temple Bar Death Clock @ Fleet Street
33. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
34. Murder by Fly Paper @ 63 Tollington Park, Finsbury Park
35. Voisin Murdered Mme Gerard @ 101 Charlotte Street, London
36. Graham Bond - celebrity jumper @ Piccadilly Line, Finsbury Park Station, London
37. David Attenborough's Skull @ 3 Park Road, Richmond
38. Screaming Lord Sutch lived here @ Parkfield Road, South Harrow
39. Albion Disaster Memorial @ East London Cemetary
40. Cursed Workplace? @ 71 Queen Victoria Street, London
41. Tower Hill @ Nr Tower Hill Tube Station
42. Royal Mint Black Death Cemetery @ East Smithfield, London
43. The Ship Tavern @ 12 Gate Street, London
44. The infamous Lipski acid murder @ 16 Batty Street, Whitechapel
45. Silk cutters hanged here @ Salmon and Ball, 502 Bethnal Green Rd, London
46. Charles Bravo Murder @ The Priory, 225 Bedford Hill, Balham, London.
47. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
48. Bram Stoker's Heroic Deed @ 27 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
49. Alexander McQueen's Flat @ Flat 1, 7 Green Street, Mayfair, London
50. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
51. Grims Dyke @ Old Redding, Harrow Weald, Middlesex
52. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
53. Beatles Manager Last Day @ 24 Chapel Street
54. All Hallows Church @ Byward Street, London
55. Tragic Pair shot by police @ 3 Queen Caroline Street, Hammersmith
56. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
57. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
58. Edward Leeson died here @ PC World, Ruislip Road, Ruislip
59. Amy Winehouse's Flat @ 30 Camden Square, Camden
60. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
61. Kaspar the Cat fights Evil @ Savoy Hotel, The Strand
62. The murder of Sir Edmund Godfrey @ Bottom of Primrose Hill, London
63. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
64. Eccentric Dentist's Show @ 56 Mount Street, London
65. Death of Jean Charles de Menezes @ Stockwell Station, Stockwell
66. The King of Quacks @ 84 Harley Street
67. Benjamin Disraeli died here @ 19 Curzon Street, London
68. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
69. 1867 Ice Skating Disaster @ Regent's Park Boating Lake, London
70. WW2 bravery pilot crashed here @ Douglas Eyre Sports Ground, Coppermill Lane, Wal
71. Dr James Barry's Secret @ 14 Margaret Street
72. Brian Jones' mystery death @ Cotchford Farm
73. The Princess Alice Disaster @ Galleon's Reach, Plumstead
74. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
75. The Middlesex Hospital @ Mortimer Street, Soho
76. Pitt's Immortal Last Words @ 120 Baker Street, London
77. Site of huge gunpowder explosion @ 43 Great Tower Street, London
78. Hazlitt's Hotel @ 6 Frith Street, Soho, London
79. Arthur Kavanagh lived here @ 19 Tedworth Square, Chelsea
80. William Bligh died here @ 25 Bond Street, Mayfair
81. Author Laurence Sterne died here @ 41 Old Bond Street
82. Lily among the weeds @ Vauxhall Bridge Road, Pimlico
83. Cyclists Please Beware @ King's Road, Fulham