Plaque

Walter Clopton Wingfield

Erection date: 1987

Inscription

Greater London Council
Major Walter Clopton Wingfield, 1833 - 1912, father of lawn tennis, lived here.

Site: Walter Clopton Wingfield (1 memorial)

SW1, St George's Square, 33

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Walter Clopton Wingfield

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Lawn tennis

Invented, developed and patented by Wingfield.  The Wimbledon championships b...

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Walter Clopton Wingfield

Born at Rhysnant Hall, Montgomeryshire, Wales. Served in the 1st Dragoon Guar...

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Walter Clopton Wingfield

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Greater London Council

Replaced the LCC. The GLC was abolished, some say, because Mrs Thatcher could...

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