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Carry On in London Tour
Carry On in London Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th December 1934 The mysterious Lord Lucan was born in London.go to related location

18th December 1909 Born today: Mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)

18th December 1778 The father of clowning Joseph Grimaldi was born in Clare Market, London.go to related location

The London Inventions Tour


Loads of stuff was invented in London first, as one of the world's biggest cities it became a hotbed of creative talent...

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





 
# Image Location Address Notes
1The discovery of PenicillinThe discovery of PenicillinSt Mary's Hospital
2Jonas Hanway's Handy GadgetJonas Hanway's Handy GadgetHanway House, Red Lion Square
3Colour Mauve invented hereColour Mauve invented hereCable Street, London
4First Plastic Invented HereFirst Plastic Invented HereBerkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
5Jigsaws were invented hereJigsaws were invented hereRussell Street, Covent Garden, London
6Pimm's invented herePimm's invented here3 Poultry, City, London
7The World's First Ever CashpointThe World's First Ever Cashpoint20 The Town, Enfield
7 locations, 3516 hits


download The London Inventions Tour as a PDF documentDownload a PDF version of this tour here. This can then be emailed or printed and allows for your personal notes to be added prior or while on tour.