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Charles Dickens' London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st February 1974 Silver hits record $5.96 an ounce in London

21st February 1966 Born today: Wendy James, London England, vocalist (Transvision Vamp-Velveteen)

21st February 1966 Born today: Bronwen Booth, London, actress (Andy-One Life to Live, Eternal Evil)

21st February 1923 Andre Charlots musical Rats, premieres in London

21st February 1910 John Galsworthy's Justice, premieres in London

21st February 1909 John Galsworthy's Strife, premieres in London

Joseph Hansom lived here



Joseph Hansom lived here

The inventor of the Hansom cab lived here.

Location: 27 Sumner Place, South Kensington, SW7 3NT

Description: This grand 6 bedroom townhouse was the London house of York-born Gothic architect and inventor Joseph Hansom (18031882) between 1873 and 1877.

Hansom invented the Hansom cab and founded the architectural journal The Builder in 1843.

A blue plaque was added to the building in 1980 by Greater London Council.


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Joseph Hansom lived here

The inventor of the Hansom cab lived here.


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