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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.
The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven is a popular term to describe the seven large cemetaries created in London in the Victorian era.
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 ShadyOldLady
|1||Abney Park Cemetary||Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington High Street|
|2||Nunhead Cemetery||Linden Grove, Nunhead, Southwark|
|3||West Norwood Cemetary||Norwood Road, West Norwood|
|4||Tower Hamlets Cemetery||Tower Hamlets|
|6||Kensal Green Cemetery||385 Ladbroke Grove, Kensington|
|7||Brompton Cemetery||Old Brompton Road, West Brompton|
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