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Cesar Picton c.1755-1836 a native of Senegal, West Coast of Africa. Brought to England in 1761 as a servant to Sir John Philipps of Norbiton, Kingston upon Thames. Later a coal merchant and gentleman lived here 1788-1807

52 High Street, Kingston, London, United Kingdom

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General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander, Allied Forces Europe General Eisenhower lived in Telegraph Cottage, Warren Road, from 1942 to 1944. This property formerly stood about 750 yards along Warren Road

Warren Road, Coombe, London, United Kingdom

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Inscription v2 memorial, new road, kingston upon thames, surrey
On the 22nd January 1945 at 2.35pm the last V2 long range rocket to hit Kingston fell near this spot. resulting in the deaths of 8 persons and causing injury to 117 more. A total of 33 homes were destroyed and over 2,000 more were damaged, making it the most severe and widespread incident of World War II in the Royal Borough

Corner of King’s Road and Park Road, Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom

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