R. F. MacKie
King George's Field - E3 - Tredegar Square - right
Leysian - 2
Lauderdale House
River Effra - Canterbury Square 4
William Curtis
Hammersmith Socialists
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John Dixon

John Dixon

Civil Engineer from Newcastle. Freemason. His brother, Waynman, was an engineer and an Egyptologist so was used on the project to bring Cleopatra's Needle to London. There is a legend that Waynman ...

Person, Engineering, Egypt

1 memorial

Daphne du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier

Novelist and playwright. Born at 24 Cumberland Terrace, Regents Park. Daughter of Gerald, grand-daughter of George.  She married Major Frederick Browning in 1932, and as an army wife was obliged to...

Person, Literature, Seriously Famous, Theatre, Egypt

1 memorial

Amelia Edwards

Amelia Edwards

Egyptologist, novelist, journalist, traveller. Born Colebrook Row, Islington. First visited Egypt in 1873 and co-founded the Egypt Exploration Fund in 1882. Never married and bequeathed her collect...

Person, History, Egypt

1 memorial

El Alamein

El Alamein

Town in Egypt. The name means 'two worlds'. It was the scene of two battles in 1942, fought by Britain and its allies against the axis of Germany and Italy.

Place, Armed Forces, Egypt

1 memorial

Mohamed Al-Fayed

Mohamed Al-Fayed

Shop-keeper.  Born Egypt.  Arrived in London in the 70s and added the aristocratic "al" prefix to his name.  His shop is Harrods.  Londonist lists 11 Secrets of Harrods - we particularly like the o...

Person, Commerce, Egypt

2 memorials

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