This stone was laid by the Rt. Hon. Lord Reith, 17th July 1965.
WC1, Regent Square
Edward Irving was once the priest at the Gothic church that was on this site before WW2. Reith's parents were married in this church and he attended regularly when he first came to London after WW1.
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Lord Reith - WC1
First Director-General of the BBC. Born Stonehaven, Kincardineshire. At 6' 6"...
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