Fairyland, 92 Tottenham Court Road (1905)

(51.52205 -0.13572, 51.522 -0.135) 

Fairyland, 92 Tottenham Court Road (1905)

Fairyland was an amusement arcade with a shooting range, owned and run by Henry Stanton Morley (1875-1916) during the period leading up to and during the First World War.

It was closed after (unintentionally according to its owners), it was used to practice political assassinations. Notably, attempts on the life of Prime Minister Herbert Asquith (planned but not carried out) and Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie (carried out).

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