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Abbey Road, NW8

Abbey Road, ST. JOHN’S WOOD. John Gibson Lockhart, the editor of the Quarterly  Review (1826-1853), and biographer of Scott, lived at No. 44 a house in a garden  during the last years of his London life. He died at Abbotsford, December 1854.

A Topographical Dictionary of London: N

NAG’S HEAD COURT. – 1. is in Drury Lane. – 2. is in Golden Lane, Barbican, the second turning on the left hand, about twelve houses from Old Street. – 3. is also in Golden Lane, about two or three houses on the right hand from Barbican. – 4. is in Gracechurch Street, about a …

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Zoological Society Gardens

This item appeared as an entry in the Victorian publication Curiosities of London: exhibiting the most rare and remarkable objects of interest in the metropolis; with nearly sixty years personal recollections by John Timbs, John (1801-1875). Publication date: 1867 Publisher London : J. C. Hotten The digitised edition was scanned by the University of California Libraries …

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Barra

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South Uist

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Benbecula

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North Uist

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Harris

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Lewis

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Valloton Estate, Kensington

During 1794 and 1831 members of the Vallotton family bought bits of open land in Kensington west of Love Lane (now Victoria Road). This area was generally known as Kensington New Town. The first member of the family known to have owned land in the area was John James Vallotton. He was a merchant working …

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