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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies
15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London
15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting
15th August 1961 Matt Johnson, lead singer of The The, was born in London.
15th August 1950 Princess Anne, was born in St James Palace, London.
15th August 1946 Comedy actor and presenter Tony Robinson was born in Homerton, London.
15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)
15th August 1875 Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London.
15th August 1858 Childrens author Edith Nesbit was born in Kennington, London.
Historic Walthamstow Tour
The best sites to see ancient Walthamstow in it's full splendour!
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||1st petrol car was built here||1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London|
|2||First British Powered Flight||Walthamstow Marshes, London|
|3||Sir Robert Wigram lived here||Walthamstow House, London|
|4||The Ancient House||Walthamstow Village, London|
|5||The EMD Cinema||Hoe Street, Walthamstow, London|
|6||The Ferry Boat Inn||Ferry Lane, Tottenham Hale|
|7||The Vestry and its Cage||Vestry Road, Walthamstow, London|
|8||The Walthamstow Lighthouse||Lighthouse Methodist Church, 120 Markhouse Road,|
|9||Walthamstow Dogs to Close||Chingford Road, London|
|10||Walthamstow's Plague Pits||Vinegar Alley, Walthamstow|
|11||William Morris' Birthplace||Elm House, 341/343 Forest Road, Walthamstow|
|11 locations, 6167 hits|
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