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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D'Oyly Carte family

D'Oyly Carte family

Richard D'Oyly Carte founded the business. Married Helen. Their son Rupert inherited the business and passed it on to his daughter, Bridget.

Group, Commerce, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial
The Worshipful Company of Loriners

The Worshipful Company of Loriners

Loriners make and sell bits, bridles, spurs, stirrups, saddle trees and the minor metal items of a horse's harness. The company was incorporated in 1711. Women were not admitted until 1989 - bette...

Group, Commerce, Liveries & Guilds

2 memorials
Sainsbury's

Sainsbury's

The second largest supermarket chain in the U.K. Founded by John James Sainsbury at 173 Drury Lane. In June 2015, the group comprised 1,312 branches and convenience stores.

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
Ray Green

Ray Green

First Chairman and Trustee of the Jubilee Market Traders Committee.

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Thomas Davies

Thomas Davies

The bookseller and author who, in 1763, introduced Dr Samuel Johnson to James Boswell at his house in Russell Street. He took to bookselling after failing as an actor.

Person, Commerce, Scotland

1 memorial