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Richard Claude Belt

Richard Claude Belt

Born 26/6/1851, 166 years ago

Sculptor. Born Westminster. Other work in London includes a Queen Anne in St Paul's cathedral (not this one so we think it must be inside).  At Mapping Sculpture we leant that Belt was twice caught...

Person, Sculpture

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General Arnold Brown

General Arnold Brown

Died 26/6/2002, 15 years ago

11th General of the Salvation Army, 1977-81.  Born London.  His family emigrated to Canada when he was a child.  There he joined the Army which led to him working in London and travelling elsewhere...

Person, Religion, Canada

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Martin Dinnegan

Martin Dinnegan

Died 26/6/2007, 10 years ago

Killed as the result of gang rivalries, aged 14.  Stabbed in Tollington Way.

Person, Children, Tragedy

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Georgie Fame

Georgie Fame

Born 26/6/1943, 74 years ago

Jazz and R&B singer and pianist. Born as Clive Powell in Leigh, Lancashire. He had many hit songs in the 1960s and 70s, including 'Yeh Yeh', 'Getaway' and 'The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde'.

Person, Music / songs

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Ford Madox Ford

Ford Madox Ford

Died 26/6/1939, 78 years ago

Born Surrey as Ford Hermann Hueffer, of an English mother and German father, Francis Heuffer. Grew up in Pre-Raphaelite circles. On the death of their father in 1889 Ford and his brother went to li...

Person, Literature, France, Germany, USA

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