Building    From 1843  To /3/2002

Railway Hotel, Harrow

A three-storey brick Victorian pub. In the 1950s it was used as a jazz club and by February 1964 an R&B club (the Bluesday) was operating, where played: Long John Baldry, the Bo Street Runners and The Who, previously known as the 'High Numbers'. Burnt down after a long period of disuse. The picture of the building comes from the Who album:  'Meaty, Beaty, Big & Bouncy'. Music Pilgrimages gives some more information.

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Railway Hotel, Harrow

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The Who in Harrow

Pete Townshend was the guitar-smasher. We visited the site in May 2012 to fi...

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Hilary Weston

Hilary Weston

Born and raised in Dublin as Hilary Mary Frayne. Married Galen Weston in 1966. They moved to Toronto in 1974, and HW became a Canadian citizen. Lieutenant Governor of Ontario  1997 - 2002.

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Canada, Ireland

1 memorial
Ignatius Sancho

Ignatius Sancho

Writer, shopkeeper and socialite. Born on a slave ship bound for the West Indies (his birth year is approximate). His first name was Charles, but he was baptised Ignatius. His mother died soon afte...

Person, Commerce, Literature, Race Issues

2 memorials
John Thornton

John Thornton

Philanthropist who promoted Christian missionary work.  Died following an accident at Bath.  He is listed on the plaque as a menber of the Clapham Sect but it did not really get going until his dea...

Person, Commerce, Religion

1 memorial