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London Westminster & Middlesex Family History Society

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Wenceslaus Hollar was born on this day in 1607 in Prague. He is famous for his amazing views of London, such as this one drawn

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A journey around St Margaret Westminster

London Westminster & Middlesex Family History Society

1 week 3 days ago

On this day in London in 1877 the inaugural Wimbledon Championship opened at the All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club at Worple Road, Wimbledon.

London Westminster & Middlesex Family History Society

2 weeks 4 hours ago

On this day in London in 1948, the National Health Service Act came into effect, creating our NHS – a system to provide a comprehensive

London Westminster & Middlesex Family History Society

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Coming up next Thursday - should be really useful! You have to be a member but that's from only £12 for a while year, link

London Westminster & Middlesex Family History Society

2 weeks 3 days ago

Particularly pertinent to family historians, on this day in 1837, a system of civil registration of births, marriages and deaths was implemented in England and

London Westminster & Middlesex Family History Society

2 weeks 5 days ago

On this day in London in 1937, the world’s first emergency telephone number, 999, was introduced. This number was chosen as it was short and

London Westminster & Middlesex Family History Society

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On this day in 1852, Charles Alfred Cruft, founder of the eponymous dog show, was born in St Pancras, North London. He became the office

London Westminster & Middlesex Family History Society

3 weeks 2 days ago

Coming up next Monday, our Rayners Lane Branch in-person meeting. You need to join the Society (details below) but then all of our meetings are

London Westminster & Middlesex Family History Society

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The first Freemasons’ Lodge was inaugurated on this day in London in 1717. Freemasonry is a fraternal social and charitable organisation which has its roots