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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.
Charles Dickens' London
Once home to the incredible Charles Dickens
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 JeremyT
|1||Charles Dickens Childhood Home||16 Bayham Street|
|2||Dickens 1st Love lived here||1 Lombard Street, London|
|3||Oliver Twist's Literary Home||48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road|
|4||An Art & Print Treasure||Bride Lane, Fleet Street|
|5||Author Wilkie Collins lived here||90 Gloucester Place (now 65)|
|6||Bleeding Heart Yard||Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden, London|
|7||George Inn||Borough High Street, Southwark|
|8||History of Golden Square||Golden Square, London|
|9||Patrick Stewart's friendly Ghost||18 Suffolk Street|
|10||Rules Restaurant, Londons oldest||35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden|
|11||Seven Stars||53-54 Carey St, City of London|
|12||Simpsons: Home of Chess||100 Strand, London|
|13||St Barnabas & the Penny Chute||1 Greek Street, Soho, London|
|14||St Luke's & Christ Church||Sydney Street, Kensington, London|
|15||St Marylebone Church||Marylebone Road|
|16||The Boot||116 Cromer St, London|
|17||The Eagle||2 Shepherdess Walk, Islington, London|
|18||The Famous Berners Street Hoax||54 Berners Street, London|
|19||The Grapes||76 Narrow Street, Limehouse, London|
|20||The Lamb and Flag||33, Rose Street|
|21||The Lamb's Snob Screens||94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Holborn, London|
|22||The London Apprentice||62 Church Street, Isleworth, Middlesex|
|23||The Pillars of Hercules||7 Greek St, London|
|24||The Roman Bath||5 Strand Lane, London|
|25||The Spaniard's Inn||Spaniards Road, Hampstead|
|26||Trafalgar Tavern||Park Row, Greenwich, London|
|27||Vincent Van Gogh lived here||87 Hackford Road, Lambeth, London|
|28||Ye Old White Horse||2 St Clements Lane, Holborn|
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