Walter Goodall George (1858-1943) born near this spot world record holder for the mile race 1886-1915 This plaque placed here to commemorate the centenary of this achievement was unveiled by Sydney Wooderson Esq. who in 1935 became the first Briton to better George's time.

Photo of Walter Goodall George blue plaque
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Cox's Hill, Calne
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on 16 August 1986

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