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Arthur 'Peggy' Bettinson

Arthur 'Peggy' Bettinson

Co-founder National Sporting Club. Born Arthur Frederick Bettinson at 8 Edward (now Aquila) Street, Marylebone. Brought up in Hampstead. Keen sportsman. 1882 became the British Amateur Boxing Assoc...

Person, Sport / Games

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John Fleming

John Fleming

Co-founder National Sporting Club. Manager of The Pelican Club (opened in Gerrard Street, 1887) until it failed in 1891. He then joined with Bettinson to open the National Sporting Club. See there ...

Person, Sport / Games

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Dr John Waggett

Dr John Waggett

At Elsevier Ruth Richardson writes: "That year {1882}, Dr John Waggett MD FRCS (1818–1909) decided to donate funds sufficient to erect a drinking fountain on the crest of London’s Notting Hill. Dr ...

Person, Medicine, Benefactor

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Mary Millington

Mary Millington

Model and porn actress. Born Mary Ruth Quilter, she came to fame in the long-running soft-porn film 'Come Play With Me'. However, she soon found herself being replaced by younger models, which led ...

Person, Cinema

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Percy Lane Oliver

Percy Lane Oliver

Founder of the first voluntary blood donor service. Born in Fish Street, St Ives, Cornwall. In 1921, he helped found the Camberwell division of the British Red Cross Society, and conceived the idea...

Person, Medicine, Philanthropy

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