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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th May 1966 Actress Helena Bonham Carter born in Golders Green, London.
26th May 1951 Vaughan Williams Pilgrim's Progress, premieres in London
26th May 1942 Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London
26th May 1906 The current Vauxhall bridge was officially opened by the Prince of Wales.
26th May 1893 Born today: Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)
26th May 1839 The first burial in newly-opened Highgate Cemetery.
Rebels, Radicals & Rough Justice
Explore the streets of Clerkenwell, where monks met their death, and Wat Tyler and Lenin formented revolution
NOTE: Please note this is a virtual tour, a Do-It-Yourself tour you can print off and take with you when you visit London.
Submitted by brian
|1||The World's First Tube Line||Off Faringdon Road|
|2||Janet Street Porters House||Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London|
|3||The Clerk's Well||Well Court, Clerkenwell, London|
|4||St James Church||Clerkenwell Close|
|5||St John's Gate||Clerkenwell Road|
|6||Poirot's London Pad||Charterhouse Square|
|7||A Garden with a Gruesome Past||West Smithfield Garden|
|8||London's oldest parish church||West Smithfield, London|
|9||History of St Sepulchre Church||Church of St Sepulchre, London|
|10||Oldest house in the City||41/42 Cloth Fair, London|
|11||Charterhouse||Charterhouse Square, Smithfield, London|
|11 locations, 3993 hits|
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