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Philip Conrad Vincent 1908-1979 inventor and designer of the legendary Vincent motorcycle lived in his house

High House, Thurrock, United Kingdom

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Joseph Conrad (Józef Teodor Konrad Koszeniowski) novelist 1857-1924 lived in a house on this site from March 1897 to October 1898

Ivy Walls Farm, Stanford-le-Hope, United Kingdom

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Dracula and Carfax House. 1897 Bram Stoker's novel 'Dracula'. Dracula moves to Carfax House at Purfleet on a bye road to London. Probably based on Purfleet House built by Samuel Whitbread, now the site of St. Stephens Church.

St. Stephens Church, Purfleet, United Kingdom

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The Rev. John Newton 1725-1807 slave-trade abolitionist (once a slave-trader himself), lived at Marchfoot House in Aveley parish as a youth and began his sea career here at Long Reach. His hymn still touches hearts worldwide: 'Amazing Grace... that saved a wretch like me'.

Children's Centre at the Garrison Estate, Purfleet, United Kingdom

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