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Queen Anne

Queen Anne

Died 1/8/1714, 300 years ago

Born St James's Palace. Reigned 1702 - 14. From 17 pregnancies only 5 children lived long enough to be christened and the longest surviving died aged 11. Anne died of gout as the last monarch of th...

Person, Royalty

7 memorials

Joan Bartlett, O.B.E

Joan Bartlett, O.B.E

Born 1/8/1911, 103 years ago

Vice President of the National Federation of Housing Associations. Born London. Leading Catholic involved in housing needs.

Person, Property, Religion, Social Welfare

1 memorial

Richard Dadd

Richard Dadd

Born 1/8/1817, 197 years ago

Painter. Born Chatham in Kent. Died in a lunatic asylum at Broadmoor, outside London of "an extensive disease of the lungs".

Person, Art

1 memorial

Dan Harris

Dan Harris

Died 1/8/2012, 2 years ago

Aged 28, returning from work to his home in Wanstead, hit by an Olympic media bus (ferrying journalists to the Olympic site).  Died at the scene. Dan was a keen cyclist, having biked across Thailan...

Person, Cyclist, Tragedy

1 memorial

E. Vincent Harris

E. Vincent Harris

Died 1/8/1971, 43 years ago

Architect with London County Council in 1905. Born Devonport, Plymouth.

Person, Architecture

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