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Sir Kingsley Amis

Sir Kingsley Amis

Died 22/10/1995, 26 years ago

Novelist and poet. Born Kingsley William Amis in Norbury. His many novels include 'Lucky Jim', 'Take a Girl Like You' and 'The Old Devils'. He also wrote six volumes of poetry, and works of non-fic...

Person, Literature, Poetry

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Michael William Balfe

Michael William Balfe

Died 22/10/1870, 151 years ago

Musical composer. Born Dublin (in a street which is now named after him). Wrote English-language operas the most successful being 'The Bohemian Girl'. In 1864 moved from Seymour Street to Hertfo...

Person, Music / songs, Ireland

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George Cohen

George Cohen

Born 22/10/1939, 82 years ago

Footballer. Born George Reginald Cohen in Kensington. He spent his entire career playing for Fulham and was in the winning England team in the 1966 World Cup.

Person, Sport / Games

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W. Dilley

W. Dilley

Died 22/10/1916, 105 years ago

Corporal in the Rifle Brigade. Andrew Behan has researched this man: Lance Corporal William John Dilley was born in 1896 in Hendon the eldest son and the second of the five children of William Jos...

War dead, War Memorial WW1

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Diss Street, Vaughan Estate - foundation

Diss Street, Vaughan Estate - foundation

Started 22/10/1922, 99 years ago

We are delighted that the Terraces Tenements and Tower Blocks project researched the Housing Committee minutes and found this photograph.  The Housing Committee are probably the people at the back ...

Event, Social Welfare

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