James hilton (waltham forest heritage)
James Hilton 1900-1954 The noted author and scriptwriter lived here from 1906-1921, and as a boy attended Sir George Monoux Grammar School. His most memorable works include Goodbye Mr Chips, Lost Horizon and Random Harvest

16 College Road, Walthamstow, E17, London, United Kingdom

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Lena Kennedy 1914-1986 born in Highgate but raised in Hoxton, the famous best selling author lived and worked in this house for many years.

8 Wellington Road, Leyton E10, London, United Kingdom

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Alfred joseph hitchcock (waltham forest heritage)
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock The famous film director was born near this site at 517 High Road Leytonstone on August 13th 1899. Died April 24th 1980

527-529 High Road, Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom

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Former chingford fire station (waltham forest heritage)
Former Chingford Fire Station Locally listed building The original home of the Chingford Voluntary Fire Brigade erected in 1899 by Chingford Urban District Council for the sum of £300. It remained in use until replaced by a new fire station in the Ridgeway in the late 1920's.

2 Kings Road, Chingford, United Kingdom

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Peter blake ian drury peter greenaway ken russell (waltham forest heritage)
Peter Blake, Ian Dury, Peter Greenaway & Ken Russell Erected in 1938 as The South West Essex Technical College Waltham Forest College has contributed to the careers of several notable talents. Musician Ian Dury, filmmakers Peter Greenaway and Ken Russell, attended the Art School where artist Peter Blake was a lecturer.

Waltham Forest College, Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 4JB, UK, London, United Kingdom

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West ham parish boundary stone plaque
West Ham Parish Boundary Stone. 31 W.H.P. WHP 1775 1864 1850. The dates on this stone show the years in which the boundary was confirmed. It was numbered 31 in 1864, but no longer marks any boundary. Parish boundary markers were beaten in an annual ceremony called The Beating of the Bounds. Parish boundaries were significant because welfare payments, burials and medical treatment for poor people used to be provided by the parish in which they were born.

nr Leytonstone Road, Leyton, London, United Kingdom

Sir john dankworth cbe (waltham forest heritage)
Sir John Dankworth CBE 1927-2010 the celebrated jazz composer, saxophinist and clarinetist "Johnny" Dankworth lived here in his early years.

Hollywood Way, Woodford Green, London, United Kingdom

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Freddy Randall

Old Church Road, Chingford, United Kingdom

Dave shepherd britain's acclaimed jazz clarinetist and bandleader was born here on 7th february 1929
Dave Shepherd Britain's acclaimed jazz clarinetist and bandleader was born here on 7th February 1929

Brookdale Road, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

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Stuart freeborn (waltham forest heritage)
Stuart Freeborn 1914-2013 The acclaimed motion picture make-up artist, often referred to as the "grandfather of modern make-up design", was born in this house. Perhaps best known for his work on the original Star Wars trilogy, most notably in creating the characters of Yoda and Chewbacca.

Grove Green Road, London, United Kingdom

Manze's pie & mash shop (walthamstow heritage)
Manze's Pie & Mash Shop. Locally listed building. Originally from Ravello in Italy, the Manze family emigrated to England in 1878 and founded an empire of fourteen pie & mash shops across London. In 1929 Luigi Manze rebuilt 76 High Street in its present form.

L Manze Eel, Pie and Mash Shop, Walthamstow High Street, London, United Kingdom

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Kenny clare (waltham forest heritage)
Kenny Clare 1929-1984 acclaimed British jazz drummer born in Leytonstone, lived here between 1953-1957

Richmond Road, Leytonstone, London, United Kingdom

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Jones's buchers shop (waltham forest heritage)
Jones's Butchers Shop. Grade II Listed building. Timber framed & weatherboarded former village butchers shop, probably late 18th C. The business was established by the Jones family in 1790 and survived until the 1970's

73 Wood Street, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

National spiritualist church (waltham forest heritage)
Locally Listed building. Originally St Mary’s National School erected in 1819 on part of the Workhouse Acre. It was designed to accommodate a master and mistress plus 200 pupils.

National Spiritualist Church, Vestry Road, London, United Kingdom

A.v. roe 1877   1958 (waltham forest heritage) 1 of 2
A.V.Roe 1877 - 1958 Under these arches Alliott Verdon Roe assembled his AVRO No. 1 triplane. In July 1909 he made the first all-British powered flight from Walthamstow Marsh.

Walthamstow Marshes Railway Viaduct ('down' side), London, United Kingdom

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A.V.Roe 1877 - 1958 Under these arches Alliott Verdon Roe assembled his AVRO No. 1 triplane. In July 1909 he made the first all-British powered flight from Walthamstow Marsh.

Walthamstow Marshes Railway Viaduct ('up' side), London, United Kingdom

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In Remembrance On this site on the 16th August 1944 a V1 flying bomb fell resulting in 22 deaths and 144 recorded casualties

Central Parade, Hoe Street, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

Pete curran (waltham forest heritage)
Pete Curran MP 1860-1910 The pioneering socialist, trade union leader and first Labour MP for Jarrow lived at 1 Pretoria Avenue, since demolished, during the latter part of his life.

Pretoria Avenue, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

The precision film studio 1910 1915
The Precision Film Studio 1910-1915 On this site in early 1910 the Gobbett Brothers built for the Precision Film Company Limited the first of the Walthamstow film studios. This pioneering studio was the first of its type and its design would be much emulated throughout Britain.

Beuleigh Court, 280 Wood Street, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom

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The cunard broadwest film studio   1914 1921
The Cunard / Broadwest Film Studio 1914-1921 On this site stood one of the pioneering film studios established in the early days of British film production.

247-251 Wood Street, Walthamstow, London, United Kingdom