Person    | Male  Born 6/8/1763  Died 5/1/1827

Frederick, Duke of York

Categories: Armed Forces, Royalty

Born St James's Palace, the second and favourite son of George III. Card gambler. Fought a duel on Wimbledon Common. Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, 1795 - 1809 and 1811 - 1827. Died, heavily in debt, at the duke of Rutland's house, Arlington Street.

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Frederick, Duke of York

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Duke of York's column

Bronze statue by Westmacott of "The Grand Old Duke of York" of nursery rhyme ...

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Mary Anne Clarke

Mary Anne Clarke, 1776 - 1852, mistress of Prince Frederick, Duke of York, li...

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Auxiliary Fireman George Eric Goldsmith

Auxiliary Fireman George Eric Goldsmith

From the Sub Fire Station 6W, Cheyne Place. Died in a fire which took the lives of seven firemen, known as "The Wednesday".

Person, Armed Forces, Tragedy

1 memorial
Spitalfields engine-house

Spitalfields engine-house

'Engine-house' was an early term for what we would now call a fire station. The engine was initially merely a hand-operated pump. This and some ladders might be housed in the local church, but as t...

Building, Armed Forces

3 memorials
90th Light Infantry

90th Light Infantry

Part of the force commanded by Havelock. Infantry.

Group, Armed Forces

1 memorial