King Albert 1st of Belgium

King Albert 1st of Belgium

Monarch. Born Albert Léopold Clément Marie Meinrad in Brussels. He succeeded to the Belgian throne in December 1909, following the death of his uncle, Leopold II. Died in a mountaineering accident ...

Person, Royalty, Belgium

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George Henry Antrim

George Henry Antrim

Private George Henry Antrim was born on 12 May 1894 in St Pancras, Middlesex, the fourth of the nine children of George Henry Antrim (1866-1928) and Esther Antrim née Soper (1867-1937). On 11 June ...

War dead, War Memorial WW1, Belgium

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Arthur Arundel

Arthur Arundel

Arthur Henry Arundel was born in 1892, the son of Thomas William Arundel (1864-1923) and Jane Elizabeth Arundel née Johnson (1862-1903). His birth was registered in the 2nd quarter of 1892 in the H...

War dead, War Memorial WW1, Belgium

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Major Clarence Evelyn Beerbohm

Major Clarence Evelyn Beerbohm

Clarence Evelyn Beerbohm was the younger of the two children of Julius Beerbohm (1854-1906) and Evelyn Beerbohm née Davies, (1849-1931). His birth was registered in the 2nd quarter of 1885 in the M...

Person, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1, Theatre, Belgium

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Belgian Volunteers - WW2

Belgian Volunteers - WW2

On July 27th, 1942, a Belgian Troop (N° 4) was created within the 10th (Inter-Allied) Commando in Great Britain. They fought in Algeria, Italy and Yugoslavia.

Group, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW2, Africa, Belgium, Italy, Yugoslavia

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Belgium's gratitude for British Aid, WW1

Belgium's gratitude for British Aid, WW1

There were over 250,000 Belgian refugees in the UK in WW1. Many were accommodated at Alexandra Palace, but not Hecule Poirot who found refuge at a country house, Style Court.

Concept, War Memorial WW1, Belgium

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Lieutenant Hugh Cecil Benson

Lieutenant Hugh Cecil Benson

Hugh Cecil Benson was born on 3 July 1883 in London at 16, Young Street, Kensington Square, the elder son of Cecil Foster Benson (1857-1934) and Constance Mary Benson née O'Neill.(1860-1935). His b...

Person, Architecture, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1, Belgium

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Gaston Berlemont

Gaston Berlemont

Publican. Born in the Middlesex Hospital. Took over The French House from his Belgian father and ran it until he retired on 1989. The French House is a pub and dining room at 49 Dean Street whic...

Person, Commerce, Food & Drink, Belgium

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Bounds Green Station air raid

Bounds Green Station air raid

During the London blitz, people sheltered on the platforms of many underground stations. At Bounds Green, they also slept on the stairs between the escalators. No records were kept of how many peop...

Event, Tragedy, Belgium

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Brabant weavers

Brabant weavers

The Brabant describes a part of the low countries to the east of Flanders.  Weavers had come to England from the Brabant and Flanders during the 12th century.

Group, Commerce, Craft / Design, Belgium, Netherlands

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