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Juerg's London Cronology
               
DATE   London   Londoners   The World   Monarch  
Prime Minister
43 The Romans build the first bridge over the Thames
 
  Roman conquest of Britain starts
 
 
50 Foundation of Londinium
 
   
 
61 London destroyed by Boudicca, 70,000 slaughtered
 
   
 
125 Fire destroys the city.
 
   
 
200 First Wall
 
   
 
290 London Mint established
 
   
 
410     Romans withdraw
 
 
519      
Cedric 1 (first King of Wessex)
 
534      
Cedric
Cedric 2
 
560      
Cedric 2
Cedric
Ceawlin
 
591      
Ceawlin
Ceawin
Ceol
 
597      
Ceol
Ceol
Ceolwulf
 
600 Saxon London, most building focused outside the Walls
 
   
Ceolwulf
 
604 First St. Paul's
Mellitus appointed Bishop of London
 
   
Ceolwulf
 
611      
Ceolwulf
Ceolwulf
Cynegils
 
640 First gold coin minted since Roman times
 
   
Cynegils
 
643      
Cynegils
Cynegils
Cenwalh
 
672      
Cenwalh
Cenwalh
Queen Seaxburgh
 
674      
Queen Seaxburgh
Seaxburgh
Cenfus
Cenfus
Aescwine
 
675 All Hallows by the Tower founded
 
   
Aescwine
 
676      
Aescwine
Aescwine
Centwine
 
685      
Centwine
Centwine
Cadwalla
 
688      
Cadwalla
Cadwalla
Ine
 
726      
Ine
Ine
Ethelheard
 
740      
Ethelheard
Ethelheard
Cuthred
 
756      
Cuthred
Cuthred
Sigeberht
 
757      
Sigeberht
Sigeberht
Cynewulf
 
786      
Cynewulf
Cynewulf
Beohrtic
 
802      
Beohrtic
Beohrtic
Egbert (Saxon)
 
839      
Egbert (Saxon)
Egbert
Ethelwulf
 
842 Viking attack
 
  'Great Slaughter'
 
Ethelwulf
 
851 Vikings destroy London
 
   
Ethelwulf
 
858      
Ethelwulf
Ethelwulf
Ethelbald
 
860      
Ethelbald
Ethelbald
Ethelbert
 
866      
Ethelbert
Ethelbert
Ethelred 1
 
871      
Ethelred 1
Ethelred 1
Alfred the Great
 
886 Alfred retakes London, rebuilding of Walls
 
   
Alfred the Great
 
899 First known reference to Queenhithe (mouth of the Fleet River)
 
   
Alfred the Great
Alfred
Edward the Elder
 
924      
Edward the Elder
Edward
Athelstan
 
939      
Athelstan
Athelstan
Edmund 1
 
946      
Edmund 1
Edmund
Edred
 
949 First known mention of Billingsgate
 
   
Edred
 
951 First mention of St Andrew Holborn
 
   
Edred
 
955      
Edred
Edred
Edwy
 
959      
Edwy
Edwy
Edgar
 
975      
Edgar
Edgar
Edward (St Edward the Martyr)
 
978      
Edward (St Edward the Martyr)
Edward
Ethelred 2 (the Unready)
 
1014 London bridged pulled down by King Olaf
 
   
Ethelred 2 (the Unready)
 
1016 Canute captures London and becomes King
 
   
Ethelred 2 (the Unready)
Ethelred
Edmund
Edmund 2
Canute (Danish/Viking)
 
1035      
Canute (Danish/Viking)
Canute
Harold 1 Harefoot
 
1040      
Harold 1 Harefoot
Harold
Hardecanute
 
1042 London made capital
 
   
Hardecanute
Harold
Edward the Confesser (Saint) (Saxon)
 
1050 Edward the Confessor starts rebuilding Westminster Abbey
St James's Leper Hospital founded
 
   
Edward the Confesser (Saint) (Saxon)
 
1066 Building on St Peters Island enlarged.
First coronations in Westminster Abbey
William grants London Charter
 
  Battle of Hastings
 
Edward the Confesser (Saint) (Saxon)
Edward
Harold 2
Harold 2
William 1 - The Conqueror (Normans)
 
1067 St. Magnus the Martyr founded
 
   
William 1 - The Conqueror (Normans)
 
1078 Start of building work on the White Tower
 
   
William 1 - The Conqueror (Normans)
 
1079 Londons first charter granted
 
   
William 1 - The Conqueror (Normans)
 
1080 St. Mary Le Bow built
 
   
William 1 - The Conqueror (Normans)
 
1085 Population 10,000-15,000
 
   
William 1 - The Conqueror (Normans)
 
1086     Doomsday book complete
 
William 1 - The Conqueror (Normans)
 
1087 St Paul's burns down
 
   
William 1 - The Conqueror (Normans)
William 1
William 2
 
1091 London Bridge swept away
 
   
William 2
 
1096     First Crusade
 
William 2
 
1097 Westminster Hall built
 
   
William 2
 
1100 St. Stephen Walbrook founded
 
   
William 2
William 2
Henry 1
 
1101 St. Giles founded
 
   
Henry 1
 
1108 St. Katherine Cree founded
 
   
Henry 1
 
1123 St Bartholomew's Hospital founded
St Bartholomew's the Great founded
 
   
Henry 1
 
1130 Holborn Bar built
 
   
Henry 1
 
1133 First Bartholomew's Fair held
 
   
Henry 1
 
1135      
Henry 1
Henry 1
Stephen
 
1136 London Bridges burns down
 
   
Stephen
 
1137 St Sepulchre founded
 
   
Stephen
 
1138 First reference to St Martin-Within-Ludgate
 
   
Stephen
 
1141      
Stephen
Stephen
Matilda
 
1144 First reference to St Nicholas Cole Abbey.
 
   
Matilda
 
1147 First mention of St Andrew Undershaft
 
  Second Crusade
 
Matilda
 
1148 St Katharine's Hospital founded by Queen Matilda
 
   
Matilda
 
1154      
Matilda
Matilda
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
 
1155 Vintner's Company granted Charter
 
   
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
 
1167     Oxford University founded
 
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
 
1170 Weekly horse fair at Smithfield
 
  Thomas Becket murdered
 
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
 
1173 First description of London by Fitz Stephen
 
   
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
 
1174     Rebuilding of Canterbury Cathedral started
 
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
 
1176 Stone London Bridge built (complete in 1209)
 
   
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
 
1180 Population 40,000
First reference to Goldsmith's Company
Miracle Plays performed at Clerkenwell
 
   
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
 
1184 St Bartholomew the Lesser founded
 
   
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
 
1185 Temple church founded
St. Dunstan-in-the-west founded
St John's founded
 
   
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
 
1189 First reference to St Margaret's Westminster
 
  Third Crusade
Masicare of the Jews (first use of the term Holocaust)
 
Henry 2 (Plantagenet)
† Henry
Richard 1 - Lion Heart
 
1191 Commune founded
 
   
Richard 1 - Lion Heart
 
1192 Permission granted for a mayor and alderman with own court
 
   
Richard 1 - Lion Heart
 
1193 Henry Fitzailwin mayor (until 1212)
 
   
Richard 1 - Lion Heart
 
1194     Building of Chartres cathedral begins
 
Richard 1 - Lion Heart
 
1197 St. Margaret Lothbury founded
 
   
Richard 1 - Lion Heart
 
1199 First building regulation introduced
 
   
Richard 1 - Lion Heart
Richard
John
 
1200 St Mary Aldermary built
 
   
John
 
1201 First houses appear on London Bridges
 
   
John
 
1204 St. Helen founded
 
   
John
 
1207 Archbishop of Canterbury takes up residence in Lambeth
 
   
John
 
1209     Cambridge University founded
 
John
 
1210 Parliament meets in St Brides
 
   
John
 
1212 London Bridges burns down, 3,000 killed
Work starts on Southwark Cathedral
 
   
John
 
1213 St Thomas's Hospital founded
 
   
John
 
1214 City charter granted
 
   
John
 
1215 Mayor of London signs Magna Carta
 
  Magna Carta signed
First Barons War
 
John
 
1216     First Barons War
 
John
John
Henry 3
 
1217     First Barons War
 
Henry 3
 
1219 St. Michael Paternoster Royal founded
 
   
Henry 3
 
1220 Lady Chapel added to Westminster Abbey
 
   
Henry 3
 
1222 First church built on the site of St. Martin's in the Field
 
   
Henry 3
 
1225 Christchurch Newgate (Grayfriars) founded
 
   
Henry 3
 
1242     Saintonge War
 
Henry 3
 
1244 First reference to what is now St Andrew By The Wardrobe
 
   
Henry 3
 
1245 Rebuilding of Westminster Abbey started
 
   
Henry 3
 
1246 Savoy Palace built
 
   
Henry 3
 
1247 Bethlehem Hostipal for the Insane founded (Bedlam)
 
  Robin Hood dies
 
Henry 3
 
1249 First reference to Holborn
 
   
Henry 3
 
1253 Austin Friars founded
 
   
Henry 3
 
1258     Protocoll of Oxford signed (founding of Parliament)
 
Henry 3
 
1262 Massacre of Jews in the city
 
   
Henry 3
 
1264     Second Barons War
 
Henry 3
 
1265 1st parliament in Westminster
 
  Second Barons War
 
Henry 3
 
1266     Second Barons War
 
Henry 3
 
1267     Second Barons War
 
Henry 3
 
1269 Consecration of Westminster Abbey (current building)
 
   
Henry 3
 
1270     Sir William Wallace born
 
Henry 3
 
1271     Macro Polo travels to China
 
Henry 3
 
1272 First Craft Guild
 
   
Henry 3
Henry
Edward 1
 
1274 First mention of 'Flete Strete' (Fleet Street)
 
   
Edward 1
 
1290 St Etheldreda founded
First Licensed House. The Hop and Grapes in Aldgate High Street
 
  Expulsion of the Jews
 
Edward 1
 
1291 Eleanor's cross erected at Charing Cross
 
  Switzerland created
 
Edward 1
 
1296     First War of Scottish Independence
 
Edward 1
 
1297 Pig Styes banned from the street
 
  First War of Scottish Independence
 
Edward 1
 
1298     First War of Scottish Independence
 
Edward 1
 
1299     First War of Scottish Independence
 
Edward 1
 
1300     First War of Scottish Independence
 
Edward 1
 
1301     First War of Scottish Independence
 
Edward 1
 
1302     First War of Scottish Independence
 
Edward 1
 
1303     First War of Scottish Independence
 
Edward 1
 
1304     First War of Scottish Independence
 
Edward 1
 
1305     First War of Scottish Independence
Sir William Wallace executed
 
Edward 1
 
1306     First War of Scottish Independence
 
Edward 1
 
1307     William Tell shoots the apple
 
Edward 1
Edward 1
Edward 2
 
1310     Giotto paints The Ascension
 
Edward 2
 
1311 Parliament meets in the Blackfriars Monastery
 
   
Edward 2
 
1314     Dante finishes the Devine Comedy
 
Edward 2
 
1315 Chapel founded on site that later become Grays Inn
 
  Great Famine
 
Edward 2
 
1320 First Middle Temple Hall built
 
   
Edward 2
 
1327 First common council
 
   
Edward 2
Edward
Edward 3
 
1337     Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
 
1338 Exchequer moves to Westminster, London becomes the de facto capitol
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
 
1348 Plague. Cemetery placed on future site of Charterhouse
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
 
1349 Plague ends. 10,000 buried in West Smithfield alone
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
 
1350 1/3 of the population dead
 
Whittington, Richard Lord Mayor (1350-1423)
 
Bible translated into English
Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
 
1356     Battle of Poitiers
Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
 
1366 Jewel Tower built
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
 
1370 Grays Inn founded
Charterhouse Priory founded
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
 
1371 Charterhouse founded
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
 
1375 First mention of Staples Inn
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
 
1377 Chancery Lane cut
Population 40,000
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Edward 3
Edward
Richard 2
 
1381 Peasants Revolt -Wat Tyler executed. Savoy Palace destroyed during revolt
 
  Peasants Revolt
Hundred Years War
 
Richard 2
 
1382 Earthquake recorded
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Richard 2
 
1386     Ming dynasty founded in China
Hundred Years War
 
Richard 2
 
1388     Chaucer finishes The Canterbury Tales
Hundred Years War
Merciless Parliament
 
Richard 2
 
1391 Richard Whittington mayor (until 1419)
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Richard 2
 
1399 Westminster Hall burned down, rebuilding starts
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Richard 2
Richard (Abdicated)
Henry 4 - Bolingbroke (House of Lancaster)
 
1400 Billingsgate Market granted its charter
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Henry 4 - Bolingbroke (House of Lancaster)
 
1411 Guildhall building starts
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Henry 4 - Bolingbroke (House of Lancaster)
 
1412 Lincoln's Inn founded
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Henry 4 - Bolingbroke (House of Lancaster)
 
1413     Hundred Years War
 
Henry 4 - Bolingbroke (House of Lancaster)
Henry 4
Henry 5
 
1415     Battle of Agincourt
Hundred Years War
Les Trés Riches Heures du Duc de Berry written
 
Henry 5
 
1417 Holborn paved
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Henry 5
 
1421 St. Michael's Cornhill founded
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Henry 5
 
1422 Guildhall complete
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Henry 5
Henry 5
Henry 6
 
1423 Richard (Dick) Whittington dies
Newgate prison rebuilt
 
Whittington, Richard Lord Mayor (1350-1423)
 
Hundred Years War
 
Henry 6
 
1431     Joan of Arc executed
Hundred Years War
 
Henry 6
 
1446 Rebuilding of St Andrews
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Henry 6
 
1450 Parliament meets in the Blackfriars Monastery
 
  Hundred Years War
 
Henry 6
 
1454     End of the 100 years war
Gutenberg set up his press
 
Henry 6
 
1455     Wars of the Roses
 
Henry 6
 
1461     Wars of the Roses
 
Henry 6
Henry (Deposed)
Edward 4 (House of York)
 
1470     Wars of the Roses
 
Edward 4 (House of York)
Edward (Deposed)
Henry 6 (Returns)
 
1471     Wars of the Roses
 
Henry 6 (Returns)
Henry
Edward 4(Returns)
 
1476 Caxton sets up first printing press
 
  Wars of the Roses
 
Edward 4(Returns)
 
1480     The English Village begins to appear
Wars of the Roses
Lucrezia Borgia born
 
Edward 4(Returns)
 
1483     Spanish Inquisition
Wars of the Roses
 
Edward 4(Returns)
Edward
Edward 5 (Princes in the Tower)
Edward 5 (Princes in the Tower)
Richard 3
 
1485     Wars of the Roses
Battle of Bosworth Field
 
Richard 3
Richard
Henry 7 (Tudor)
 
1486 St Margaret’s rebuilt
 
   
Henry 7 (Tudor)
 
1489 Old Hall Lincoln's Inn built
 
   
Henry 7 (Tudor)
 
1492     Columbus discovers the West Indies
 
Henry 7 (Tudor)
 
1497 First library founded
 
  Cornish Rebellion
 
Henry 7 (Tudor)
 
1498     Vasco da Gama reaches India
 
Henry 7 (Tudor)
 
1500 First printing press in Fleet Street
Oldest surviving painting of London
 
   
Henry 7 (Tudor)
 
1505 Savoy Chapel and hospital founded
 
   
Henry 7 (Tudor)
 
1508     Michelangelo starts work on the Sistine Chapel
War of the League of Cambrai
 
Henry 7 (Tudor)
 
1509 St Paul's School fiunded
 
  War of the League of Cambrai
 
Henry 7 (Tudor)
Henry
Henry 8
 
1510 St. Mary Aldermary rebuilt
 
  War of the League of Cambrai
 
Henry 8
 
1512     Copernicus discovers that the earth revolves around the sun
War of the League of Cambrai
 
Henry 8
 
1513 Foundation of Royal Dockyard in Woolwich and Deptford
 
  Work begins on the rebuilding of St Peters in Rome
War of the League of Cambrai
 
Henry 8
 
1516     War of the League of Cambrai
 
Henry 8
 
1518 Lincoln's Inn gatehouse built
 
   
Henry 8
 
1520 St. Andrew Undershaft founded
Building starts on Hampton Court
 
   
Henry 8
 
1521     Martin Luther excommunicated
 
Henry 8
Italian War 1
 
1522     Magellan completes first circumnavigation of the world
Italian War 1
 
Henry 8
 
1525   BOROUGH, Stephen (1525-1585),
 
Italian War 1
 
Henry 8
 
1526     Italian War 1
War of the League of Cognac
 
Henry 8
 
1529 Parliament meets in the Blackfriars Monastery
York place renamed Whitehall
 
  War of the League of Cognac
Fall of Wolsey
 
Henry 8
 
1530     War of the League of Cognac
 
Henry 8
 
1531 Most of Whitehall Palace built
 
   
Henry 8
 
1532   Walsingham, Sir Francis (1532-1590) - Spys
 
Submision of the clergy (split of the Roman and English Church)
 
Henry 8
 
1533     Atahualpa last Inca ruler killed
 
Henry 8
 
1535 Sir Thomas Moore executed
 
FROBISHER, Sir Martin (1535-1594)
 
Disolution of the Monasteries
 
Henry 8
 
1536 Soho becomes a Royal hunting ground
 
   
Henry 8
 
1542     Italian War 2
 
Henry 8
 
1544     War of the Rough Wooing
Italian War 2
 
Henry 8
 
1545     War of the Rough Wooing
Italian War 2
 
Henry 8
 
1547 Aldwych Palace built
 
  War of the Rough Wooing
 
Henry 8
† Henry
Edward 6
 
1550 Population 80,000
 
   
Edward 6
 
1553      
Edward 6
Edward
Mary - Bloody
 
1554 First mention of The George in Southwark
 
   
Mary - Bloody
 
1556 Grays Inn hall built
Royal Exchange founded
 
   
Mary - Bloody
 
1558      
Mary - Bloody
Mary
Elizabeth 1
 
1559 Earliest map of London
 
   
Elizabeth 1
 
1560 Westminster School founded
 
   
Elizabeth 1
 
1561 Spire of old St. Paul's burns down
 
   
Elizabeth 1
 
1564     Shakespeare born
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1566   Alleyn, Edward ( 1566 - 1626 ) - Fortune Theatre
 
Bruegel paints the wedding dance
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1568 Royal Exchange built
 
   
Elizabeth 1
 
1570     Potatoes introduced to Europe
Tidal Wave in North Sea
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1571 Middle Temple Hall
 
   
Elizabeth 1
 
1572     Harrow School founded
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1573     Inigo Jones born
John Dunne born
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1576 Middle Temple Hall rebuilt
 
   
Elizabeth 1
 
1577 Blackfriars playhouse founded
First Theatre in Shoreditch by James Burbage
 
   
Elizabeth 1
 
1578 Rose Theatre built in Southwark
 
   
Elizabeth 1
 
1580 Royal proclamation bans building for 3 miles outside the city gates
 
  Drake completes his circumnavigation of the world
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1582     End of Julian calendar in Catholic Europe
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1583 Population 120,000
 
  England founds the colony of Newfoundland
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1584 First mention of Ye old Cheshire Cheese in Fleet Street
 
   
Elizabeth 1
 
1585 Shakespeare arrives in London
 
BOROUGH, Stephen (1525-1585),
Walsingham, Sir Francis (1532-1590) - Spys
 
Anglo-Spanish War
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1586 Staples Inn built
Publication of Stow's Survey of London
 
  Anglo-Spanish War
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1588     The Spanish Armada is defeated
Anglo-Spanish War
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1590   Walsingham, Sir Francis (1532-1590) - Spys
 
Galileo publishes his work on motion
Anglo-Spanish War
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1594 First performance of Comedy of Errors
 
Alleyn, Edward ( 1566 - 1626 ) - Fortune Theatre
FROBISHER, Sir Martin (1535-1594)
 
Anglo-Spanish War
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1596     Sir Francis Drake dies
Anglo-Spanish War
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1598 Timbers of the Shoreditch Theatre used to build the Globe
John Stow's Survey of London Published
 
  Anglo-Spanish War
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1599 Dry dock built in Rotherhithe
Globe Theatre built in Southwark
 
  Anglo-Spanish War
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1600     The East India company is founded
Anglo-Spanish War
 
Elizabeth 1
 
1603 Plague 25,000 dead
 
  Anglo-Spanish War
 
Elizabeth 1
Elizabeth
James 1
 
1604     Anglo-Spanish War
 
James 1
 
1605 Gunpowder plot
 
   
James 1
 
1606   BRIDGEMAN, Sir Orlando (1606-1674),
Gun Powder Plot - Terrorists
 
 
James 1
 
1609     Galileo Galilee observes the moon
 
James 1
 
1610 Prince Harry's Room in the Temple built
 
   
James 1
 
1611 Charterhouse school founded
 
   
James 1
 
1612 First house in the Piccadilly area built.
 
   
James 1
 
1614 East India Doch built
 
   
James 1
 
1616 Building starts on the Queens House
 
  Shakespeare dies
 
James 1
 
1618     30 years war begins
 
James 1
 
1619 Work begin on Banqueting House
 
  Harvey discovers the circulation of the blood
Thirty Years War
 
James 1
 
1620 Lincoln Inn Chapel built
 
  Thirty Years War
 
James 1
 
1625     Thirty Years War
 
James 1
James
Charles 1
 
1626 York Watergate built
 
Alleyn, Edward ( 1566 - 1626 ) - Fortune Theatre
 
Thirty Years War
 
Charles 1
 
1627 Works starts on Covent Garden Piazza
 
  Thirty Years War
 
Charles 1
 
1629 Lincoln's Inn Field enclosed
 
  Thirty Years War
 
Charles 1
 
1630 Population 200,000
 
  Work begins on the Taj Mahal
Thirty Years War
 
Charles 1
 
1631 St. Paul's Covent Garden founded
Kew Palace
 
  Thirty Years War
Dunne dies
 
Charles 1
 
1632 Van Dyck comes to work in London
Works starts on Covent Garden
 
WREN, Sir Christopher (1632-1723) - Memorial and Tomb
WREN, Sir Christopher (1632-1723),
 
Christopher Wren born
Thirty Years War
 
Charles 1
 
1633 Bow Street cut
 
PEPYS, Samuel (1633-1703),
PEPYS, Samuel.
 
Thirty Years War
Samuel Pepys born
 
Charles 1
 
1637 Development of the Leicester Square area started
Hyde Park opened
 
  Thirty Years War
 
Charles 1
 
1638   SACKVILLE, Charles , Earl of Dorset (1638-1706),
 
 
Charles 1
 
1639     Wars of the Three Kingdoms
Thirty Years War
Bishops Wars
 
Charles 1
 
1640 Lindsey House built
Lincoln's Inn Field built
 
WYCHERLEY, William (1640-1716),
 
Wars of the Three Kingdoms
Thirty Years War
Bishops Wars
 
Charles 1
 
1642 Blackfriars playhouse closed by the Puritans
 
NEWTON, Sir Isaac (1642-1727),
 
Rembrandt paints The Night Watch
Wars of the Three Kingdoms
Thirty Years War
Civil War starts
 
Charles 1
 
1644 Burlington House built
 
  Wars of the Three Kingdoms
Thirty Years War
English Civil War
 
Charles 1
 
1647 Eleanor's cross is removed by Puritans
 
  Wars of the Three Kingdoms
Thirty Years War
English Civil War
 
Charles 1
 
1648   GIBBONS, Grinling (1648-1721),
 
Wars of the Three Kingdoms
30 year’s war ends
English Civil War
 
Charles 1
 
1649     Wars of the Three Kingdoms
English Civil War
 
Charles 1
Charles
The commonwealth - Oliver Cromwell
 
1650   RADCLIFFE, John (1650-1714),
 
Wars of the Three Kingdoms
English Civil War
 
The commonwealth - Oliver Cromwell
 
1651 Hays Wharf built
 
  Wars of the Three Kingdoms
English Civil War
 
The commonwealth - Oliver Cromwell
 
1652 First coffee house in St. Michael's Alley
 
  Inigo Jones dies
Anglo-Dutch War 1
 
The commonwealth - Oliver Cromwell
 
1654     Anglo-Spanish War
Anglo-Dutch Wars 1
 
The commonwealth - Oliver Cromwell
 
1657     Pendulum clock invented by Huygen
 
The commonwealth - Oliver Cromwell
 
1658 First accurate map of London is published
 
  Oliver Cromwell dies
 
The commonwealth - Oliver Cromwell
 
1660 Regicides executed at Charing Cross
The Mall laid out
 
SLOANE, Sir Hans
SLOANE, Sir Hans (1660-1753),
 
 
The commonwealth - Oliver Cromwell
The Commonwealth
Charles 2
 
1661   DEFOE, Daniel (1661-1731),
HARLEY, ROBERT , Earl of Oxford (1661-1724)
 
Work on Versailles begins
 
Charles 2
 
1662 First medical student recorded at St Bartholomew's Hospital
Royal Society founded
 
   
Charles 2
 
1663 Theatre Royal Dury Lane built
 
   
Charles 2
 
1664     British seize New York
 
Charles 2
 
1665 Great Plague, at least 70,000 dead
Nell Gwyn makes here debut
Leicester Square laid out
 
  Anglo-Dutch War 2
 
Charles 2
 
1666 Great fire of London
 
  Anglo-Dutch War 2
 
Charles 2
 
1667     Anglo-Dutch War 2
 
Charles 2
 
1670 St. Edmund the King and Martyr rebuilt
St Brides rebuilt
St. Michael's Cornhill rebuilt
St Sepulchre rebuilt
Covent Garden Market in granted a charter
Piccadilly cut
 
   
Charles 2
 
1671 Monument built
St. Magnus the Martyr rebuilt
St. Lawrence Jewryre built
First bank established
First public clock with a second hand erected
College of Arms rebuilt
St Nicholas Cole Abbey rebuilt
 
  Colonel Blood tries to steal the Crown Jewels
 
Charles 2
 
1672 St. Stephen Walbrook rebuilt
Newgate Prison rebuilt
 
  Anglo-Dutch War 3
 
Charles 2
 
1674   Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam)- Liverpool Street Station
BRIDGEMAN, Sir Orlando (1606-1674),
 
John Milton dies
Anglo-Dutch War 3
 
Charles 2
 
1675 Work begins on the Greenwich Observatory
Rebuilding of St Paul's Cathedral starts
Statue of Charles 1 erected at Charing Cross
Golden Square laid out
 
   
Charles 2
 
1676 Rebuilding of St. James Garlickhythe
Rebuilding of St. Anne and St. Agnes
St James Piccadilly built
Foundation of Chelsea Physic Garden
 
CAMPBELL, Colen (1676-1729),
WALPOLE, Sir Robert (1676-1745),
 
 
Charles 2
 
1677 Rebuilding of St. Peter's upon Cornhill
Rebuilding of Christ Church
Rebuilding of St Martin-Within-Ludgate
 
   
Charles 2
 
1680 Pump Court in the Temple built
St Clement Danes built
Downing Street built
 
  Penny post
 
Charles 2
 
1681 Rebuilding of St. Mary Aldermary
 
   
Charles 2
 
1682 New Square Lincoln's Inn built
Founding of Royal Hopital Chelsea
 
   
Charles 2
 
1683 Rebuilding of St. Mary Le Bow
Rebuilding of St. Clement Danes
Rebuilding of St Benet Paul's Wharf
 
Execution Site - Lincolns Inn Fields
OLDFIELD, Ann (1683-1730),
 
The apple falls on Newton's head
 
Charles 2
 
1684 Temple Gate House build
Rebuilding of St Andrews
 
   
Charles 2
 
1685   HANDEL, George Frederick (1685-1759),
 
 
Charles 2
Charles
James 2
 
1686 Rebuilding of St. Mary Abchurch
Rebuilding of St. Michael Paternoster Royal
Rebuilding of St. Margaret Lothbury
 
   
James 2
 
1687 Royal Hospital Chelsea Chapel built
 
   
James 2
 
1688 Apothecaries Hall built
 
Mr Lloyds coffee house
PEPYS, Samuel (1633-1703),
POPE, Alexander (1688-1744),
 
War of the Grand Alliance
 
James 2
James (abdicates)William and Mary
 
1690   GARTHWAITE, Anna Maria (1690-1763),
 
 
James (abdicates)William and Mary
 
1691   ONSLOW, Arthur (1691-1768),
 
 
James (abdicates)William and Mary
 
1693   HARRISON, John (1693-1776),
 
First Champagne produced
War of the Grand Alliance
 
James (abdicates)William and Mary
 
1694 Bank of England founded in Mercer's Hall
 
CHESTERFIELD, Philip 4th Earl of (1694-1774),
 
War of the Grand Alliance
 
James (abdicates)William and Mary
Mary
William 3
 
1695   PELHAM, Henry (1695-1754),
SLOANE, Sir Hans (1660-1753),
 
 
William 3
 
1697   CANAL, Antonio (CANALETTO) (1697-1768),
MACKLIN ,Charles (1697-1797),
 
 
William 3
 
1698 Whitehall Palace burned down
 
   
William 3
 
1699 Billingsgate founded
 
   
William 3
 
1700 St. Giles Mission built
Population 500,000
 
   
William 3
 
1701 Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue (Bevis Marks) built
 
  War of the Spanish Succession
 
William 3
 
1702 St Thomas's Soho founded
The first daily newspaper, the Daily Courant is published
Buckingham House rebuilt
 
  War of the Spanish Succession
 
William 3
William
Anne
 
1703 Laurence Pountney Hill 1 and 2 built
 
PEPYS, Samuel (1633-1703),
PEPYS, Samuel.
WESLEY, John (1703-1791),
 
Pepys dies
War of the Spanish Succession
 
Anne
 
1704 First newspapers printed
Queen Anne's Gate built
 
  War of the Spanish Succession
Battle of Blenheim
 
Anne
 
1705 Her Majesty's Theatre Haymarket built
 
   
Anne
 
1706   FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790),
SACKVILLE, Charles , Earl of Dorset (1638-1706),
 
Battle of Ramillies
War of the Spanish Succession
 
Anne
 
1707   FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754),
FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754),
FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754),
WESLEY, Charles (1707-1788),
 
 
Anne
 
1709 Blewcoat School founded
 
JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-1784),
 
War of the Spanish Succession
 
Anne
 
1710 Rebuilding of St Paul's Cathedral finishes
 
ARNE, Thomas (1710-1778),
 
War of the Spanish Succession
 
Anne
 
1711 Marlborough House
 
  War of the Spanish Succession
 
Anne
 
1712 St Paul's Chapter house built
 
  War of the Spanish Succession
 
Anne
 
1714 St. Mary Le Strand built
 
RADCLIFFE, John (1650-1714),
 
War of the Spanish Succession
 
Anne
† Anne
George 1 (Hanoverians)
 
1715 Geffrye Museum Almshouses built
 
   
George 1 (Hanoverians)
 
1716 St. Mary Woolnoth rebuilt
Assassination attempt on the future George 2
 
George 2 - Assassination
POPE, Alexander (1688-1744),
WYCHERLEY, William (1640-1716),
 
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
 
1717   BEARD, John (1717-1791)
GARRICK, David (1717-1779),
WALPOLE, Sir Robert (1676-1745),
 
First smallpox inoculation
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
 
1718 Custom House burns down
 
Brown, Lancelot ‘Capability‘ (1718 - 1783)
HUNTER, William.
 
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
 
1720 Haymarket Theatre built
Hanover Square
Westminister Hospital opened
 
  Bach composes the Brandenburg Concerto
The South Sea Bubble
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
 
1721 St. Martin's in the Field built
St John the Evangelist built
 
GAGE, Thomas (1721-1787),
GIBBONS, Grinling (1648-1721),
SMOLLETT, Tobias (1721-1771),
 
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
 
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1722 The Admiralty built
Guy's Hospital opens
 
BURGOYNE, General John (1722-1792),
 
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1723   BRIDGEMAN, Charles
LINDSEY, Rev. Theophilus (1723-1808),
REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua (1723-1792),
WREN, Sir Christopher (1632-1723) - Memorial and Tomb
WREN, Sir Christopher (1632-1723),
 
Wren dies
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1724   HARLEY, ROBERT , Earl of Oxford (1661-1724)
PORTUGUESE EMBASSY.
Sheppard, Jack
 
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1725   CLIVE of India, Lord (1725-1774),
CROSBY, Brass (1725-1793),
OLDFIELD, Ann (1683-1730),
Wild, Jonathan - Gangster
 
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1726 Guy's House
 
HOWARD, John (1726-1790),
ROY, Major-General William (1726-1790),
 
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1727   GAINSBOROUGH, Thomas (1727-1788),
NEWTON, Sir Isaac (1642-1727),
WOLFE, General James (1727-1759),
 
 
George 1 (Hanoverians)
† George
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1728   ADAM, Robert (1728-1792)
COOK, Captain James (1728-1779),
HUNTER, John (1728-1793),
ONSLOW, Arthur (1691-1768),
 
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1729 Chiswick House
Marble Hill House
 
BURKE, Edmund,
CAMPBELL, Colen (1676-1729),
 
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1730 St Bartholomew's Hospital rebuilt
Grosvenor Chapel built
 
OLDFIELD, Ann (1683-1730),
 
Gin drinking is the cause of 1 in 7 deaths in England
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1731   CAVENDISH, Honble Henry,
DEFOE, Daniel (1661-1731),
 
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1732 Downing street becomes home to the First Lord of the Treasury
 
ARKWRIGHT, Sir Richard (1732-1792),
 
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1733 Fleet river covered
 
PRIESTLEY, Joseph (1733-1804),
SLOANE, Sir Hans
ZOFFANY, Johann (1733-1810),
 
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1734   ROMNEY, George (1734-1802),
Topham (1739-1780),
 
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1735 Lincoln's Inn Field enclosed
 
   
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1736     James Watt born
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1737 Cabinet Office built
 
CASLON, William.
GIBBON, Edward (1737-1792),
NOLLEKENS, Joseph (1737-1823),
Petty, William (1737-1805) the 2nd Earl of Shelburne and 1st Marquess of Lansdowne
STRYPE STREET.
TOWNLEY, Charles (1737-1805),
 
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1738 Westminster Bridge built
 
   
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1739 Mansion House built
Thomas Coram Foundling Hospital opens
 
PORTUGUESE EMBASSY.
Topham (1739-1780),
WALTER, John (1739-1812),
 
War of Jenkins' Ear
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1740 Sadler's Well Theatre founded
 
BOSWELL, James (1740-1795),
 
War of the Austrian Succession
War of Jenkins' Ear
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1741 London Hospital founded
 
DANCE, George, the younger (1741-1825),
FUSELI, Henry (1741-1825),
MALONE, Edmond (1741-1812),
 
War of the Austrian Succession
War of Jenkins' Ear
 
George 2
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
1742 Building of Horse Guards begins
 
  Handel's Messiah first performed
War of the Austrian Succession
War of Jenkins' Ear
 
George 2
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Sir Robert Walpole ( Whig)
Whig ()
1743   BANKS, Sir Joseph (1743-1820),
 
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Whig ()
1744 Baltic Exchange founded
Baltic Exchange founded
 
POPE, Alexander (1688-1744),
PORTUGUESE EMBASSY.
 
War of the Austrian Succession
War of Jenkins' Ear
War of the Austrian Succession
War of Jenkins' Ear
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Whig ()
Henry Pelham (Whig )
1745   CHELSEA CHINA
George 4 - Scandal
WALPOLE, Sir Robert (1676-1745),
 
War of the Austrian Succession
War of Jenkins' Ear
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Henry Pelham (Whig )
1748 Bow Street court built
 
  War of the Austrian Succession
War of Jenkins' Ear
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Henry Pelham (Whig )
1749   DANIELL, Thomas (1749-1840),
EARNSHAW, Thomas
FOX, Charles James (1749-1806),
FOX, Charles James (1749-1806),
 
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Henry Pelham (Whig )
1750 Work starts on Horse Guards
Westminister Bridge
 
DE MIRANDA, Francisco (1750-1816),
PEEL, Sir Robert (1750-1830),
SMOLLETT, Tobias (1721-1771),
STUART, Prince CHARLES EDWARD
 
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Henry Pelham (Whig )
1751   ELDON, John Scott, Lord (1751-1838),
SHERATON, Thomas (1751-1806),
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816),
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley,
 
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Henry Pelham (Whig )
1752 Royal Naval College Chapel completed
 
BURNEY, Fanny (Madame DArblay),
CLEMENTI, Muzio (1752-1832),
 
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Henry Pelham (Whig )
1753   CHIPPENDALE, Thomas
SLOANE, Sir Hans
SLOANE, Sir Hans (1660-1753),
STANHOPE, Charles, 3rd Earl (1753-1816),
THOMPSON, Sir Benjamin, Count Rumford (1753-1814),
Wilkes, John Member of Parliament
 
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Henry Pelham (Whig )
1754   BLIGH, William (1754-1817),
FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754),
FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754),
FIELDING, Henry (1707-1754),
PELHAM, Henry (1695-1754),
TALLEYRAND, Prince (1754-1838),
 
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Henry Pelham (Whig )
Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle (Whig )
1755 Dover House Whitehall built
 
FLAXMAN, John,
STOTHARD, Thomas (1755-1834),
 
Dr Johnson dictionary published
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle (Whig )
1756 Stone Building Lincoln's Inn built
New roads built (Marylebone, Euston, Pentenville Rd)
 
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791),
SMITH, William, Member of Parliament (1756-1835),
 
French and Indian War
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle (Whig )
William Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire (Whig )
1757   BLAKE, William (1757-1827)
CHARLES X (1757-1836),
LINNELL, John (1792-1882),
ROMILLY, Samuel, Here lived,
ROWLANDSON, Thomas (1757-1827),
WESLEY, Charles (1707-1788),
Wilkes, John Member of Parliament
WILLAN, Dr Robert (1757-1812),
 
French and Indian War
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
William Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire (Whig )
Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle (Whig )
1758 Houses removed from London Bridge
 
NELSON, Horatio, Admiral Lord (1758-1805),
NELSON, Horatio, Admiral Lord (1758-1805),
 
French and Indian War
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle (Whig )
1759 Kew Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens
British Museum opens
 
HANDEL, George Frederick (1685-1759),
PITT, WILLIAM the younger (1759-1806)
WILBERFORCE, William (1759-1833),
WILBERFORCE, William (1759-1833).
WOLFE, General James (1727-1759),
 
French and Indian War
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle (Whig )
1760 Piccadilly area becomes built up
First Blackfriars Bridge built
 
  French and Indian War
 
Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington
† George
George 3 - The mad king
Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle (Whig )
1761   Execution Site - Gardelle, Theodore
Gardelle, Theodore - Murderer
ONSLOW, Arthur (1691-1768),
TUSSAUD, Madame Marie (1761-1850)
 
French and Indian War
 
George 3 - The mad king
Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle (Whig )
1762 Swiss church founded
 
BAILLIE, Joanna.
JORDAN, Mrs Dorothy (née Bland) (1762-1816),
PERCEVAL, The Hon. Spencer (1762-1812) - PM
PERCEVAL, The Hon. Spencer (1762-1812),
ROSSI, John Charles Felix (1762-1839),
SMOLLETT, Tobias (1721-1771),
 
French and Indian War
 
George 3 - The mad king
Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle (Whig )
John Stuart, Earl of Bute (Tory )
1763   GARTHWAITE, Anna Maria (1690-1763),
JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-1784),
 
French and Indian War
Pontiac's Rebellion
 
George 3 - The mad king
John Stuart, Earl of Bute (Tory )
George Grenville (Whig )
1764   Brown, Lancelot ‘Capability‘ (1718 - 1783)
LAMB, Mary (1764-1847)
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791),
 
Pontiac's Rebellion
 
George 3 - The mad king
George Grenville (Whig )
1765     Watt invents the steam engine
 
George 3 - The mad king
George Grenville (Whig )
Charles Wentworth, Marquess of Rockingham (Whig )
1766 City walls and gates removed
 
CASLON, William.
Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth Marquess - Prime Minister
WESLEY, Charles (1707-1788),
WYATVILLE, Sir Jeffry (1766-1840),
 
 
George 3 - The mad king
Charles Wentworth, Marquess of Rockingham (Whig )
Earl of Chatham, William Pitt, 'The Elder' (Whig )
1767 First house numbers
 
   
George 3 - The mad king
Earl of Chatham, William Pitt, 'The Elder' (Whig )
Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Grafton (Whig )
1768 Adelphi a housing development started
The Royal Academy
St. George's Field Massacre, 11 Wilkite rioters shot.
 
ADELPHI TERRACE
CANAL, Antonio (CANALETTO) (1697-1768),
MACAULAY, Zachary (1768-1838),
ONSLOW, Arthur (1691-1768),
 
 
George 3 - The mad king
Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Grafton (Whig )
1769   BRUNEL, Sir Marc Isambard (1769-1849),
CASTLEREAGH, Viscount (1769-1822),
DANIELL, William (1769-1837),
 
 
George 3 - The mad king
Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Grafton (Whig )
1770 Albany on Piccadilly built
Newgate Prison rebuilt
Fortnum's and Masons founded
 
CANNING, George (1770-1827),
HUSKISSON, William (1770-1830),
 
Cook lands in Australia
 
George 3 - The mad king
Augustus Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Grafton (Whig )
Lord North (Tory )
1771 Apsley House built
 
PLACE, Francis (1771-1854),
SMITH, Sydney (1771-1845),
SMOLLETT, Tobias (1721-1771),
Trevithick, Richard (1771 - 1853)
 
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1772 Gwydyr House built
 
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834),
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834),
HOWARD, Luke (1772-1864)
ROY, Ram Mohun (1772-1833),
 
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1773 First stock exchange building built
 
BROWN, Robert (1773-1858)
CAYLEY, Sir George (1773-1857),
GIBBON, Edward (1737-1792),
METTERNICH, Prince (1773-1859),
YOUNG, Thomas (1773-1829),
 
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1774 John Wilkes mayor
 
ADELPHI TERRACE
BEAUFORT, Sir Francis (1774-1857),
CHESTERFIELD, Philip 4th Earl of (1694-1774),
CLIVE of India, Lord (1725-1774),
FLINDERS, Captain Matthew, RN (1774-1814),
LINDSEY, Rev. Theophilus (1723-1808),
TURNER, Charles (1774-1857),
 
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1775 Buckingham House bought by George 3 for Queen Charlotte
 
COCHRANE, Thomas, Earl of Dundonald (1775-1860),
LAMB, Charles (1775-1834)
LAMB, Charles Elia (1775-1834),
SARTORIUS, John F. (1775-1830),
TURNER, J.M.W., RA (1775-1851)
WESTMACOTT, Sir Richard (1775-1856),
 
American Revolutionary War
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1776 Somerset House built
 
CONSTABLE, John (1776-1837),
HARRISON, John (1693-1776),
 
America declares independence
American Revolutionary War
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1777   HALLAM, HENRY (1777-1859),
 
American Revolutionary War
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1778   ARNE, Thomas (1710-1778),
BRUMMELL, Beau (1778-1840),
FOSCOLO, Ugo (1778-1827),
GRIMALDI, Joseph (1778-1837),
HAZLITT, William (1778-1830),
OHIGGINS, Bernardo (1778-1842),
PITT, William, Earl of Chatham.
SAN MARTIN, José de (The Liberator) (1778-1850),
 
American Revolutionary War
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1779   COOK, Captain James (1728-1779),
GARRICK, David (1717-1779),
MALONE, Edmond (1741-1812),
MOORE, Tom (1779-1852),
Robinson, Mary - Scandal
SAVAGE, James (1779-1852),
 
Luddite Riots
American Revolutionary War
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1780 Gordon riots, 850 killed
Newgate Prison rebuilt
Londom Bamkers issue their own notes
 
Adams, John - American President
Execution Site - Tower Hill
Gordon Riots
Prision - Newgate
Prison - Clink
Topham (1739-1780),
 
Anglo-Dutch War 4
American Revolutionary War
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1781   BELLO, Andres (1781-1865),
SMIRKE, Sir Robert (1781-1867),
 
American Revolutionary War
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
1782   Execution Site - Tyburn Gallows
North, Frederick Loerd - Prime Minister
VAN BUREN, Martin (1782-1862),
 
American Revolutionary War
Anglo-Dutch War 4
 
George 3 - The mad king
Lord North (Tory )
Charles Wentworth, Marquess of Rockingham (Whig )
William Petty, Earl of Shelburne (Whig )
1783 First public execution in Newgate
 
BOLIVAR, Simon (1783-1830)
Brown, Lancelot ‘Capability‘ (1718 - 1783)
COX, David (1783-1859),
GIBBON, Edward (1737-1792),
HUNTER, William.
IRVING, Washington (1783-1859),
JOHNSON, Dr Samuel
LOUDON, John Claudius.
Pitt, William the Younger - Prime Minister
Prision - Newgate
 
First balloon flight
American Revolutionary War
Anglo-Dutch War 4
 
George 3 - The mad king
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Petty, Earl of Shelburne (Whig )
Tory ()
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1784   CHELSEA CHINA
HUNT, James Henry, Leigh (1784-1859),
JOHNSON, Samuel (1709-1784),
MONTEFIORE, Sir Moses (1784-1885),
PALMERSTON, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount (1784-1865),
PALMERSTON, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount (1784-1865),
PALMERSTON, Lord (1784-1865).
 
Anglo-Dutch War 4
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1785 The Times
 
DE QUINCEY, Thomas (1785-1859),
 
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1786 Admiralty House built
 
HAYDON, Benjamin Robert (1786-1846),
 
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1787   ETTY, William (1787-1849)
GAGE, Thomas (1721-1787),
GUIZOT, François (1787-1874),
 
Mozart's Don Giovanni performed
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1788   COCKERELL, C.R. (Charles Robert) (1788-1863),
CUBITT, Thomas (1788-1855),
FUSELI, Henry (1741-1825),
GAINSBOROUGH, Thomas (1727-1788),
PEEL, Sir Robert (1788-1850)
RAGLAN, Lord Fitzroy Somerset , 1st Baron (1788-1855),
SIEBE, Augustus (1788-1872),
WESLEY, Charles (1707-1788),
 
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1789   BRIGHT, Richard (1789-1858),
 
The French Revolution
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1790   FRANKLIN, Benjamin (1706-1790),
HOWARD, John (1726-1790),
ROY, Major-General William (1726-1790),
ZOFFANY, Johann (1733-1810),
 
French adopt metric system
Franklin dies
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1791   BEARD, John (1717-1791)
FARADAY, Michael,
MORSE, Samuel (1791-1872),
MOZART, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756-1791),
WESLEY, John (1703-1791),
 
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1792   ADAM, Robert (1728-1792)
ARKWRIGHT, Sir Richard (1732-1792),
BURGOYNE, General John (1722-1792),
CRUIKSHANK, George,
GIBBON, Edward (1737-1792),
IRVING, Edward (1792-1834),
KALVOS, Andreas (1792-1869),
LINNELL, John (1792-1882),
MARRYAT, Captain Frederick (1792-1848),
REYNOLDS, Sir Joshua (1723-1792),
RUSSELL, Lord John, 1st Earl (1792-1878),
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822),
 
French Revolutionary Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1793   CROSBY, Brass (1725-1793),
EASTLAKE, Charles (1793-1865),
ETTY, William (1787-1849)
HUNTER, John (1728-1793),
PRIESTLEY, Joseph (1733-1804),
SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer (1793-1864),
STANFIELD, Clarkson (1793-1867)
 
French Revolutionary Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1794 Grand Junction Canal opened
 
BASEVI, George (1794-1845),
GROTE, George (1794-1871),
PRIESTLEY, Joseph (1733-1804),
Prison - Cold Bath Fields
 
French Revolutionary Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1795   BARRY, Sir Charles (1795-1860),
BOSWELL, James (1740-1795),
CARLYLE, Thomas (1795-1881),
HILL, Sir Rowland (1795-1879),
HILL, Sir Rowland, KCB,
KEATS, John,
PEABODY, George (1795-1869),
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816),
WAKLEY, Thomas (1795-1862),
 
French Revolutionary Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1796   MARSDEN, William (1796-1867),
 
French Revolutionary Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1797   BURKE, Edmund,
LEYELL, Sir Charles (1797-1875)
MACKLIN ,Charles (1697-1797),
NELSON, Horatio, Admiral Lord (1758-1805),
Shelley, Mary (1797-1851)
SHELLEY, Mary (1797-1851)
WALPOLE, Sir Robert (1676-1745),
 
French Revolutionary Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1798   EWART, William (1798-1869)
HODGKIN, Thomas (1798-1866),
NELSON, Horatio, Admiral Lord (1758-1805),
WILLIAM EWART (1798-1869)
 
French Revolutionary Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1799   HEINE, Heinrich (1799-1856),
HOOD, Thomas (1799-1845)
HOOD, Thomas (1799-1845),
SALVIN, Anthony (1799-1881),
STANLEY, Edward Geoffrey, Earl of Derby (1799-1869)
 
French Revolutionary Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1800 Assassination attempt on the Prince Regent
 
BENTHAM, George (1800-1884),
DON, David (1800-1841)
MACAULAY, Thomas Babington, Lord (1800-1859),
MACAULAY, Zachary (1768-1838),
RESCHID, Mustapha Pasha (1800-1858),
ROSS, Sir James Clark (1800-1862),
 
French Revolutionary Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1801   CHADWICK, Sir Edwin (1801-1890),
NEWMAN, John Henry
Newman, John Henry Cardinal (1801 - 1890)
 
First Census
French Revolutionary Wars
Battle of Copenhagen
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
Henry Addington (Tory )
1802 Gaslight demonstrated in Soho
West India dock built
 
DE MIRANDA, Francisco (1750-1816),
KOSSUTH, Louis (1802-1894),
Newgate stamped - Disaster
ROMNEY, George (1734-1802),
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816),
WHEATSTONE, Sir Charles (1802-1875),
 
French Revolutionary Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Henry Addington (Tory )
1803   BERLIOZ, Hector (1803-1869),
BORROW, George (1803-1881),
FUSELI, Henry (1741-1825),
HANSOM, Joseph Aloysius (1803-1882),
HORNIMAN, John (1803-1893),
MYERS, George (1803-1875),
PITT, WILLIAM the younger (1759-1806)
STEPHENSON, Robert (1803-1859),
 
Kandian War 1
Napoleonic Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Henry Addington (Tory )
1804   BENEDICT, Sir Julius (1804-1885),
COBDEN, Richard (1804-1865),
DISRAELI, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881)
DISRAELI, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881),
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel (1804-1864),
MANBY, Charles (1804-1884),
PHELPS, Samuel (1804-1878),
PITT, WILLIAM the younger (1759-1806)
PRIESTLEY, Joseph (1733-1804),
 
Napoleon becomes Emperor
Napoleonic Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Henry Addington (Tory )
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1805 Moorfields Eye Hospital founded
 
CHARLES X (1757-1836),
FITZROY, Admiral Robert (1805-1865),
MAURICE, Frederick Denison (1805-1872),
MAZZINI, Giuseppe (1805-1872),
NELSON, Horatio, Admiral Lord (1758-1805),
NELSON, Horatio, Admiral Lord (1758-1805),
PALMER, Samuel (1805-1881),
Petty, William (1737-1805) the 2nd Earl of Shelburne and 1st Marquess of Lansdowne
TOWNLEY, Charles (1737-1805),
 
Battle of Trafalgar
Napoleonic Wars
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
1806 Adelphi Theatre Strand built
 
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861),
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861),
BRUNEL, Isambard Kingdom (1806-1859),
FOX, Charles James (1749-1806),
FOX, Charles James (1749-1806),
GREAT EASTERN, The
MILL, John Stuart (1806-1873),
PITT, WILLIAM the younger (1759-1806)
SHERATON, Thomas (1751-1806),
 
Isambart Kingdom Brunel born
Napoleonic Wars
Anglo-Turkish War
British invasions of the Río de la Plata
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Pitt, The Younger (Tory )
William Wyndam Grenville, Lord Grenville (Whig )
1807   LOUDON, John Claudius.
SARTORIUS, John F. (1775-1830),
WYATT, Thomas Henry (1807-1880),
 
Napoleonic Wars
Anglo-Russian War
Anglo-Turkish War
Gunboat War
British invasions of the Río de la Plata
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Wyndam Grenville, Lord Grenville (Whig )
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland (Tory )
1808   BALFE, Michael William (1808-1870),
CHISHOLM, Caroline (1808-1877),
COLE, Sir Henry (1808-1882),
GREAT EASTERN, The
LINDSEY, Rev. Theophilus (1723-1808),
MANNING, Cardinal Henry Edward (1808-1892),
NAPOLEON III (1808-1873),
Topham (1739-1780),
 
Napoleonic Wars
Anglo-Russian War
Anglo-Turkish War
Gunboat War
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland (Tory )
1809   DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882),
GLADSTONE, William Ewart (1809-1898) Prime Minister
GLADSTONE, William Ewart Prime Minister (1809-1898),
GLAISHER, James (1809-1903),
Peel, Sir Robert Prime Minister
RICHMOND, George (1809-1896),
TAGLIONI, Marie (1809-1884),
TENNYSON, Alfred Lord (1809-1892),
Vauxhall Bridge
 
Napoleonic Wars
Anglo-Russian War
Anglo-Turkish War
Gunboat War
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland (Tory )
Spencer Perceval (Tory )
1810   BELLO, Andres (1781-1865),
BOLIVAR, Simon (1783-1830)
CAVENDISH, Honble Henry,
CHOPIN, Frederic
DE MIRANDA, Francisco (1750-1816),
GASKELL, Mrs Elizabeth Cleghorn (1810-1865),
GOSSE, Philip Henry.
STAUNTON, Howard (1810-1874),
ZOFFANY, Johann (1733-1810),
 
Napoleonic Wars
Anglo-Dutch Java War
Anglo-Swedish War
Gunboat War
George 3 goes mad
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
George 3 The Regency
Spencer Perceval (Tory )
1811 Nash deigns Regent's Park
Population 1,000,000
 
SCOTT, Sir George Gilbert (1811-1878),
THACKERAY, William Makepeace,
Vauxhall Bridge
William, John - Serial killer
 
Napoleonic Wars
Anglo-Dutch Java War
Anglo-Swedish War
Gunboat War
Anglo-Russian War
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Spencer Perceval (Tory )
1812 Prime Minister Spencer Perceval killed
 
BARLOW, William Henry (1812-1902),
DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870),
FORTUNE, Robert (1812-1880),
HERZEN, Alexander (1812-1870),
LEAR, Edward (1812-1888),
MALONE, Edmond (1741-1812),
MAYHEW, Henry (1812-1887),
MORSE, Samuel (1791-1872),
PERCEVAL, The Hon. Spencer (1762-1812) - PM
PERCEVAL, The Hon. Spencer (1762-1812),
Percival, Spencer Prime Minister - Assassination
SARTORIUS, John F. (1775-1830),
SMILES, Samuel (1812-1904),
WALTER, John (1739-1812),
WILLAN, Dr Robert (1757-1812),
 

Napoleonic WarsWar of 1812
Anglo-Russian War
Anglo-Swedish War
Gunboat War
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Spencer Perceval (Tory )
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1813   CHIPPENDALE, Thomas
GODWIN, George (1813-1888),
Morgan, Junius S. (1813-1890)
Peel, Sir Robert Prime Minister
Rae, John (1813 – 1893)
ROBINSON, James (1813-1862)
 
Pride and Prejudice published
Napoleonic Wars
War of 1812
Gunboat War
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1814 Gaslight installed in Piccadilly
 
BUTTERFIELD, William (1814-1900),
CHARLES X (1757-1836),
FLINDERS, Captain Matthew, RN (1774-1814),
FREAKE, Sir Charles James (1814-1884),
GODLEY, John Robert (1814-1861),
THOMPSON, Sir Benjamin, Count Rumford (1753-1814),
 

Napoleonic WarsWar of 1812
Gunboat War
Gurkha War
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1815 Steam boat services start
 
Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam)- Imperial War Museum
Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam)- Moorfields
BROWNE, Hablot Knight alias (PHIZ) (1815-1882)
LOVELACE, Ada, Countess of (1815-1852),
MORSE, Samuel (1791-1872),
STUART, John McDouall (1815-1866),
TROLLOPE, Anthony (1815-1882),
 
>Napoleonic Wars
Battle of Waterloo
Gurkha War
Kandian War 2
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1816   BENNETT, Sir William Sterndale (1816-1875),
DE MIRANDA, Francisco (1750-1816),
JORDAN, Mrs Dorothy (née Bland) (1762-1816),
MILLBANK PRISON.
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley (1751-1816),
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley,
SIMON, Sir John (1816-1904),
STANHOPE, Charles, 3rd Earl (1753-1816),
TALLIS, John (1816-1876),
 
Gurkha War
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1817 First Waterloo bridge
 
BLIGH, William (1754-1817),
DADD, Richard (1817-1886),
FOSCOLO, Ugo (1778-1827),
KHAN, Sir Syed Ahmed (1817-1898),
PEARSON, John Loughborough (1817-1897),
STEVENS, Alfred (1817-1875),
 
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1818 Old Vic (then called the Coburg)
Charing Cross Hospital founded
 
FOSCOLO, Ugo (1778-1827),
FROUDE, James Anthony (1818-1894),
GOUNOD, Charles (1818-1893),
GRIMALDI, Joseph (1778-1837),
HOFMANN, A.W. (1818-1892),
MARX, Karl (1818-1883),
ROMILLY, Samuel, Here lived,
 
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1819 Burlington Arcade built
Regent Street cut
Piccadilly Circus formed
Cleopatra's Needle erected
First Southwark bridge
Brixton Prison opened
 
BAZALGETTE, Sir Joseph William (1819-1891),
ELIOT, George (Mary Ann Cross, nJe Evans) (1819-1880),
ELIOT, George Mary Ann Cross (1819-1880)
FENTON, Roger (1819-1869),
FRITH, W.P. (1819-1909),
KINGSLEY, Charles (1819-1875),
MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891) - Author
RUSKIN, John (1819-1900),
 
James Watt dies
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1820 Constitution Arch built
Regent Canal open
 
BANKS, Sir Joseph (1743-1820),
CATO STREET CONSPIRACY
Cato Street Plot - Terrorists
ENGELS, Friedrich (1820-1895),
LIND, Jenny (Madame Goldschmidt) (1820-1887),
LINNEAN SOCIETY
NIGHTINGALE, Florence (1820-1910),
WHITAKER, Joseph (1820-1895),
 
 
William Bentinck, Duke of Portland
† George 3
George 4 - Prince Regent
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1821   KEATS, John,
MADOX BROWN, Ford (1821-1893),
Prison - Millbank
ROGERS, Dr Joseph (1821-1889),
WILDE, Lady Jane Francesca (Speranza) (1821-1896)
WILLIS, Father Henry (1821-1901),
 
 
George 4 - Prince Regent
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1822 All Souls Langham Place built
 
ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888),
CASTLEREAGH, Viscount (1769-1822),
GALTON, Sir Francis (1822-1911),
Peel, Sir Robert Prime Minister
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822),
 
 
George 4 - Prince Regent
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1823 New London Bridge built
 
EDWARDS, John Passmore (1823-1911),
NOLLEKENS, Joseph (1737-1823),
PATMORE, Coventry (1823-1896),
WALLACE, Alfred Russel (1823-1913),
 
Beethoven finishes the 9 Symphony
First Anglo-Burmese War
 
George 4 - Prince Regent
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1824 National Gallery founded
 
COLLINS, William Wilkie (1824-1889),
KELVIN, Lord (1824-1907),
MacDonald, George (1824 to 1905)
PALGRAVE, Francis Turner (1824-1897),
STREET, George Edmund (1824-1881),
 
First Anglo-Burmese War
 
George 4 - Prince Regent
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1825 All Soul's Langham Place
 
BALLANTYNE, R.M. (1825-1894),
DANCE, George, the younger (1741-1825),
FUSELI, Henry (1741-1825),
HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895),
SMITH, W.H. (1825-1891),
 
Opening of the Stockton-Darlington railway
First Anglo-Burmese War
 
George 4 - Prince Regent
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1826 University College built
 
BAGEHOT, Walter (1826-1877),
Cetshwayo, King of the Zulus
FLAXMAN, John,
SAYERS, Tom (1826-1865)
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
First Anglo-Burmese War
 
George 4 - Prince Regent
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
1827 Royal Free Hospital founded
Carlton House Terrace
 
BLAKE, William (1757-1827)
BODLEY, George Frederick(1827-1907),
BUSS, Frances Mary (1827-1894),
CANNING, George (1770-1827),
FOSCOLO, Ugo (1778-1827),
GRAY, Henry (1827-1861),
HEINE, Heinrich (1799-1856),
HOLMAN-HUNT, William, OM (1827-1910),
LINNELL, John (1792-1882),
LISTER, Joseph, Lord (1827-1912),
PITT-RIVERS, Lieutenant General Augustus Henry Lane Fox (1827-1900),
RIPON, George Frederick Samuel Robinson, Marquess of (1827-1909),
ROWLANDSON, Thomas (1757-1827),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
George 4 - Prince Regent
Robert Banks Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool (Tory )
George Canning (Tory )
Frederick Robinson, Viscount Goderich (Tory )
1828 Marble Arch
University College founded
 
BUTLER, Josephine (1828-1906)
GRIMALDI, Joseph (1778-1837),
HUTCHINSON, Sir Jonathan (1828-1913),
MEREDITH, George, OM (1828-1909),
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882),
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882),
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel.
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
George 4 - Prince Regent
Frederick Robinson, Viscount Goderich (Tory )
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (Tory )
1829 Trafalgar Square laid out
Constitution Arch
Metropolitan Police founded
First horse bus service (Paddington Green - Angel
 
EARNSHAW, Thomas
INNES, John (1829-1904),
MILLAIS, Sir John Everett, Bt PRA (1829-1896),
Peel, Sir Robert Prime Minister
SCOTLAND YARD, Site of.
STANLEY, W.F.R. (1829-1909),
YOUNG, Thomas (1773-1829),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
George 4 - Prince Regent
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (Tory )
1830 Haymarket laid out
The Pepper Pots on the Strand built
 
Adams-Acton, John ( 1830 - 1910 )
BOLIVAR, Simon (1783-1830)
DAVIES, Emily (1830-1921),
HAZLITT, William (1778-1830),
HUSKISSON, William (1770-1830),
LEIGHTON, Frederick, Lord (1830-1896),
PEEL, Sir Robert (1750-1830),
ROSSETTI, Christina Georgina (1830-1894),
SALISBURY, Robert Gascoyne Cecil, 3rd Marquess of (1830-1903),
SARTORIUS, John F. (1775-1830),
WATERHOUSE, Alfred (1830-1905),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
George 4 - Prince Regent
† George
William 4
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (Tory )
Charles Gray - Earl Grey (Whig )
1831 New London bridge opened
 
HUGHES, David Edward (1831-1900),
LABOUCHERE, Henry (1831-1912),
MAXWELL, James Clerk (1831-1879),
WHITE, William Hale (Mark Rutherford) (1831-1913),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
William 4
Charles Gray - Earl Grey (Whig )
1832 Cholera
 
ARNOLD, Sir Edwin (1832-1904),
CLEMENTI, Muzio (1752-1832),
CROOKES, Sir William (1832-1919),
Gray, Charles Earl - Prime Minister
Gray, Charles Earl - Prime Minister
HENTY, G.A. (George Alfred) (1832-1902),
HUGHES, Arthur (1832-1915),
ROBERTS, Earl Fredrick Sleigh (1832-1914),
Russell, Earl John - Prime Minister
STEPHEN, Sir Leslie (1832-1904),
SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909),
WATTS-DUNTON, Theodore (1832-1914)
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
William 4
Charles Gray - Earl Grey (Whig )
1833 London Fire Brigade established
 
BRADLAUGH, Charles (1833-1891),
BURNE-JONES, Sir Edward (1833-1898),
BURNE-JONES, Sir Edward C (Coley) (1833-1898)
Gray, Charles Earl - Prime Minister
Gray, Charles Earl - Prime Minister
PLACE, Francis (1771-1854),
ROY, Ram Mohun (1772-1833),
WILBERFORCE, William
WILBERFORCE, William (1759-1833),
WILBERFORCE, William (1759-1833).
WINGFIELD, Major Walter Clopton (1833-1912),
WOLSELEY, Garnet, 1st Viscount (1833-1913),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
William 4
Charles Gray - Earl Grey (Whig )
1834 Westminister Palace burnt down
 
AVEBURY, Baron, Sir John Lubbock (1834-1913),
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834),
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor (1772-1834),
DU MAURIER, George Louis Palmella Busson (1834-1896),
IRVING, Edward (1792-1834),
LAMB, Charles (1775-1834)
LAMB, Charles Elia (1775-1834),
MORRIS, William (1834-1896)
Peel, Sir Robert Prime Minister
SANTLEY, Sir Charles (1834-1922),
SPURGEON, Charles Haddon (1834-1892),
STOTHARD, Thomas (1755-1834),
WESLEY, Charles (1707-1788),
WHISTLER, James Abbot McNeil (1834-1903),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
William 4
Charles Gray - Earl Grey (Whig )
William Lamb, Viscount Melbourne (Whig )
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (Tory )
Sir Robert Peel (Tory )
1835   F. W. Collins - Ironmonger Est 1835
HORNIMAN, John (1803-1893),
JACKSON, John Hughlings (1835-1911),
SMITH, William, Member of Parliament (1756-1835),
TWAIN, Mark (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835-1910),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
William 4
Sir Robert Peel (Tory )
William Lamb, Viscount Melbourne (Whig )
1836 Southwark to Greenwich railway opens (First in London)
University of London founded
 
ALMA-TADEMA, Sir Laurance, OM (1836-1912),
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett ( 1836 - 1917 )
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett ( 1836 - 1917 )
BESANT, Sir Walter (1836-1901),
CAMBELL-BANNERMAN, Sir Henry (1836-1908),
CHAMBERLAIN, Joseph (1836-1914),
CHAMBERLAIN, Joseph (1836-1914),
CHARLES X (1757-1836),
GARRETT ANDERSON, Elizabeth (1836-1917),
GILBERT, Sir W.S. (William Schwenck) (1836-1911),
HARTE, Francis Bret (1836-1902),
LOCKYER, Sir Norman (1836-1920)
Trompette, La
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
William 4
William Lamb, Viscount Melbourne (Whig )
1837 Rebuilding of the Houses of Parliament
Buckingham house become the official London home of the monarch.
Euston Station opens
King's College founded
 
1837
CONS, Emma (1837-1912),
CONSTABLE, John (1776-1837),
DANIELL, William (1769-1837),
GREEN, John Richard (1837-1883),
GREEN, John Richard (1837-1883),
GRIMALDI, Joseph (1778-1837),
KEMPE, Charles Eamer (1837-1907),
Morgan, John Pierpont (1837-1913)
SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909),
SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909),
WESLEY, Charles (1707-1788),
WYNDHAM, Sir Charles (1837-1919),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
William 4
† William
Victoria
William Lamb, Viscount Melbourne (Whig )
1838 Typhus
National Gallery built
Paddington Station opens
 
Adams, Henry Brooks ( 1838 - 1918 )
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861),
DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882),
ELDON, John Scott, Lord (1751-1838),
HILL, Octavia (1838-1912),
IRVING, Sir Henry (1838-1905),
LECKY, W.E.H. (William Edward Hartpole) (1838-1903),
MACAULAY, Zachary (1768-1838),
TALLEYRAND, Prince (1754-1838),
TUSSAUD, Madame Marie (1761-1850)
UNITED STATES EMBASSY (1863-1866),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
William Lamb, Viscount Melbourne (Whig )
1839   BENTLEY, John Francis (1839-1902),
DE MORGAN, William (1839-1917),
OUIDA (Maria Louisa de la Ramée) (1839-1908),
RESCHID, Mustapha Pasha (1800-1858),
ROSSI, John Charles Felix (1762-1839),
TUSSAUD, Madame Marie (1761-1850)
WAUGH, Benjamin (1839-1908),
 
First Anglo-Afghan War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
First Opium War
 
Victoria
William Lamb, Viscount Melbourne (Whig )
1840   BOOTH, Charles (1840-1916),
BRUMMELL, Beau (1778-1840),
BURNEY, Fanny (Madame DArblay),
COBDEN-SANDERSON, Thomas James (1840-1922),
DANIELL, Thomas (1749-1840),
DOBSON, Henry Austin (1840-1921),
HARDY, Thomas (1840-1928),
HARDY, Thomas (1840-1928),
MAXIM, Sir Hiram (1840-1896),
SCAWEN-BLUNT, Wilfrid (1840-1922),
STONE, Marcus (1840-1921),
Whymper, Edward (1840 - 1911)
WYATVILLE, Sir Jeffry (1766-1840),
ZOLA, Emile (1840-1902),
 
First Anglo-Afghan War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
First Opium War
 
Victoria
William Lamb, Viscount Melbourne (Whig )
1841 Fenchurch Street Station opens
 
BARING, Evelyn, 1st Earl of Cromer (1841-1917),
DON, David (1800-1841)
FISHER, Admiral of the Fleet, Lord, OM (1841-1920),
Peel, Sir Robert Prime Minister
STANLEY, Sir Henry Morton (1841-1904),
 
First Anglo-Afghan War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
First Opium War
 
Victoria
William Lamb, Viscount Melbourne (Whig )
Sir Robert Peel (Tory )
1842 Royal Exchange built
 
DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882),
HYNDMAN, Henry Mayers (1842-1921),
KROPOTKIN, Prince Peter (1842-1921),
LEYBOURNE, George (1842-1884),
MALLARME, Stephene (1842-1898),
MYERS, George (1803-1875),
OHIGGINS, Bernardo (1778-1842),
Prison - Marshalsea
 
First Anglo-Afghan War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
First Opium War
 
Victoria
Sir Robert Peel (Tory )
1843 Nelson Column built
First Thames tunnel built in Rotherhithe (now part of the East London line)
 
DILKE, Sir Charles Wentworth (1843-1911),
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
JAMES, Henry (1843-1916),
LOUDON, John Claudius.
RICHMOND, George (1809-1896),
 

Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Sir Robert Peel (Tory )
1844 Oval cricket ground laid out
 
BARNETT Samuel (1844-1913)
DOYLY CARTE, Richard (1844-1901),
D’Oyly Carte, Richard (1844-1901)
FILDES, Sir Samuel Luke (1844-1927),
GREATHEAD, James Henry (1844-1896),
HOPKINS, Gerard Manley (1844-1889),
LANG, Andrew (1844-1912),
MANSON, Sir Patrick (1844-1922),
 
First telegraph message
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Sir Robert Peel (Tory )
1845 British Museum opens
 
BARNARDO, Dr Thomas John (1845-1905),
BASEVI, George (1794-1845),
CRANE, Walter (1845-1915),
CROMPTON, Colonel R. E. B. (1845-1940)
GROOM, John (1845-1919),
HOGG, Quintin (1845-1903),
HOOD, Thomas (1799-1845)
HOOD, Thomas (1799-1845),
SMITH, Sydney (1771-1845),
 
First Anglo-Sikh War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Sir Robert Peel (Tory )
1846   Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam)- Imperial War Museum
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861),
CALDECOTT, Randolph (1846-1886),
Cut-throat Lane - Slum
GREAVES, Walter (1846-1930),
GREENAWAY, Kate (1846-1901),
HAYDON, Benjamin Robert (1786-1846),
Peel, Sir Robert Prime Minister
Prison - Fleet
Shelley, Mary (1797-1851)
SHELLEY, Mary (1797-1851)
 
First Anglo-Sikh War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Sir Robert Peel (Tory )
Lord John Russell (Whig )
1847   BESANT, Annie (1847-1933),
CARLILE, Wilson, Prebendary (1847-1942),
FAWCETT, Dame Millicent Garrett (1847-1929),
GROSSMITH, George, Senior (1847-1912),
HUGHES, Hugh Price (1847-1902),
LAMB, Mary (1764-1847)
MEYNELL, Alice (1847-1922),
MOODY, Dr Harold (1882-1847),
ROSEBERY, 5th Earl (1847-1929),
STOKER, Bram (1847-1912),
TERRY, Dame Ellen (1847-1928),
WAINWRIGHT, Lincoln Stanhope (1847-1929),
 
First Anglo-Sikh War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Lord John Russell (Whig )
1848 Major Cholera epidemic
Waterloo Station opened
 
CHOPIN, Frederic
GRACE, W.G. (1848-1915),
GUIZOT, François (1787-1874),
JEFFERIES, Richard (1848-1887),
MARRYAT, Captain Frederick (1792-1848),
METTERNICH, Prince (1773-1859),
MUIRHEAD, Alexander (1848-1920),
NAPOLEON III (1808-1873),
PARRY, Sir Charles Hubert (1848-1918),
PRE-RAPHAELITE BROTHERHOOD, THE
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Lord John Russell (Whig )
1849 End of Cholera epidemic
 
BRUNEL, Sir Marc Isambard (1769-1849),
BURNETT, Frances Hodgson (1849-1924),
CHOPIN, Frederic
CHURCHILL, Lord Randolph (1849-1895),
ETTY, William (1787-1849)
FLEMING, Sir Ambrose (1849-1945),
GOSSE, Sir Edmund (1849-1928),
GUIZOT, François (1787-1874),
HILL, Sir Rowland, KCB,
MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891) - Author
OESTERBERG, Martina Bergman (1849-1915),
WATERHOUSE, John William (1849-1917)
WHALL, Christopher Whitworth (1849-1924),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Second Anglo-Sikh War
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Lord John Russell (Whig )
1850   CRUIKSHANK, George,
Cut-throat Lane - Slum
HENRY, Sir Edward (1850-1931),
HOWARD, Ebenezer (1850-1928),
KITCHENER of Khartoum, Field Marshal Earl, KG (1850-1916),
PEEL, Sir Robert (1788-1850)
SAN MARTIN, José de (The Liberator) (1778-1850),
THORNYCROFT, Sir Hamo (1850-1925),
TUSSAUD, Madame Marie (1761-1850)
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Second Anglo-Sikh War
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Lord John Russell (Whig )
1851 The Great Exhibition
Kings Cross Station opened
 
BAILLIE, Joanna.
BARNETT, Dame Henrietta (1851-1936),
BERLIOZ, Hector (1803-1869),
LEVER, William Hesketh, 1st Viscount Leverhulme (1851-1925)
MARX, Karl (1818-1883),
PALMER, Samuel (1805-1881),
PLACE, Francis (1771-1854),
RELPH, Harry (1851-1928),
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel.
Shelley, Mary (1797-1851)
SHELLEY, Mary (1797-1851)
TURNER, J.M.W., RA (1775-1851)
WALKER, Sir Emery (1851-1933),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Lord John Russell (Whig )
1852 Poplar Docks opened
 
ASQUITH, Herbert Henry, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928),
LANGTRY, Lillie (1852-1929),
LOVELACE, Ada, Countess of (1815-1852),
MOORE, George (1852-1933),
MOORE, Tom (1779-1852),
Ramsay, Sir William (1852–1916)
SAVAGE, James (1779-1852),
STANFORD, Sir Charles (1852-1924),
VON HUGEL, Baron Friedrich (1852-1925),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
Second Anglo-Burmese War
 
Victoria
Lord John Russell (Whig )
Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby (Conservative )
George Hamilton-Gordon, Earl of Aberdeen (Conservative )
1853 Major Cholera epidemic
Harrods opens
 
Gomme, Sir Laurence (1853-1916)
MYERS, George (1803-1875),
PETRIE, Sir William Matthew Flinders (1853-1942),
SILVER STUDIO, The,
TREE, Sir Herbert Beerbohm (1853-1917),
TREVES, Sir Frederick (1853-1923)
Trevithick, Richard (1771 - 1853)
VAN GOGH, Vincent (1853-1890),
WELLCOME, Sir Henry (1853-1936),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
George Hamilton-Gordon, Earl of Aberdeen (Conservative )
1854 End of Cholera epidemic
 
GLADSTONE, W.E. (William Ewart). - Prime Minister
MILNER, Alfred, Lord (1854-1925),
PLACE, Francis (1771-1854),
WILDE, Oscar OFlahertie Wills (1854-1900),
 
Crimean War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
George Hamilton-Gordon, Earl of Aberdeen (Conservative )
1855 Last Bartholomew's Fair
First post box, at the corner of Fleet and Farringdon St.
Royal Victoria Docks open
 
CUBITT, Thomas (1788-1855),
DE MORGAN, William (1839-1917),
FRIESE-GREENE, William Edward (1855-1921),
GREAVES, Walter (1846-1930),
PINERO, Sir Arthur (1855-1934),
Prison - Bridwell
RAGLAN, Lord Fitzroy Somerset , 1st Baron (1788-1855),
SCHREINER, Olive (1855-1920),
 
Crimean War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
George Hamilton-Gordon, Earl of Aberdeen (Conservative )
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
1856   FREUD, Sigmund (1856-1939),
HAGGARD, Sir Henry Rider (1856-1925),
HALDANE, Lord (1856-1928),
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel (1804-1864),
HEINE, Heinrich (1799-1856),
Hitch, Private Frederick, VC (1856-1913)
LAVERY, Sir John (1856-1941),
MARX, Karl (1818-1883),
MORRIS, William (1834-1896)
SHAW, George Bernard (1856-1950),
TILAK, Lokamanya (1856-1920),
WESTMACOTT, Sir Richard (1775-1856),
 
Crimean War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
Second Opium War
 
Victoria
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
1857   BADEN-POWELL, Robert (1857-1941),
BEAUFORT, Sir Francis (1774-1857),
CAYLEY, Sir George (1773-1857),
CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924),
ELGAR, Sir Edward (1857-1934),
FENWICK, Ethel Gordon (1857-1947),
FORTUNE, Robert (1812-1880),
GISSING, George (1857-1903),
GREET, Sir Philip Ben (1857-1936),
LETHABY, William Richard (1857-1931),
LETHABY, William Richard (1857-1931),
LINNEAN SOCIETY
PEARSON, Karl (1857-1936),
ROSS, Sir Ronald (1857-1932),
SHORT, Sir Frank (1857-1945),
THORNE, Will (1857-1946),
TURNER, Charles (1774-1857),
VOYSEY, C.F.A. (1857-1941),
 
Indian rebellion
Maori Wars
Second Opium War
 
Victoria
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
1858 The Great Stink. Work starts on the Embankment
 
ALEXANDER, Sir George (1858-1918),
BONAR LAW, Andrew (1858-1923),
BRIGHT, Richard (1789-1858),
BROWN, Robert (1773-1858)
BURNS, John (1858-1943),
GREAT EASTERN, The
LOUDON, John Claudius.
LUGARD, Lord (1858-1945),
MATTHAY, Tobias (1858-1945),
Pankhurst, Emmeline (1858-1928), Dame Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958)
PANKHURST, Emmeline (1858 - 1928), Christabel (1880-1958), Sylvia (1882-1960)
PANKHURST, Emmeline (1858 - 1928), Christabel (1880-1958), Sylvia (1882-1960)
RESCHID, Mustapha Pasha (1800-1858),
SELFRIDGE, Harry Gordon (1858-1947)
WEBB, Sidney (1859-1947),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
Second Opium War
 
Victoria
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby (Conservative )
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
1859   Barry, Sir Charles
BRUNEL, Isambard Kingdom (1806-1859),
CONAN DOYLE, Sir Arthur (1859-1930),
COX, David (1783-1859),
CURZON, George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859-1925),
DE QUINCEY, Thomas (1785-1859),
ELLIS, Henry Havelock (1859-1939),
GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932),
GREAT EASTERN, The
Grosvenor Railway Bridge
HALLAM, HENRY (1777-1859),
HOUSMAN, A.E. (1859-1936),
HUNT, James Henry, Leigh (1784-1859),
IRVING, Washington (1783-1859),
JELLICOE, Admiral of the Fleet, Earl, OM (1859-1935),
JEROME, Jerome K. (1859-1927),
MACAULAY, Thomas Babington, Lord (1800-1859),
MACAULAY, Zachary (1768-1838),
METTERNICH, Prince (1773-1859),
MORRIS, William (1834-1896)
RED HOUSE,
SHARP, Cecil (1859-1924),
STEPHENSON, Robert (1803-1859),
STRANG, William (1859-1921),
WEBB, Sidney (1859-1947),
 
Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
Second Opium War
 
Victoria
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
1860   BARRIE, Sir James (1860-1937),
BARRIE, Sir James (1860-1937),
BARRY, Sir Charles (1795-1860),
COCHRANE, Thomas, Earl of Dundonald (1775-1860),
FRAMember of ParliamentTON, George (1860-1928),
HERFORD, Robert Travers (1860-1950),
HERZEN, Alexander (1812-1870),
HUGHES, Mary (1860-1941),
HUXLEY, Leonard (1860-1933),
ISAACS, Rufus, 1st Marquess of Reading (1860-1935),
LENO, Dan (1860-1904),
McMILLAN, The Rachael McMillan College (1930-1977),
MORRIS William
RED HOUSE,
SICKERT, Walter (1860-1942),
STEER, Philip Wilson (1860-1942),
 
Second Opium War
 
Victoria
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
1861 Tooley St fire.
 
ALLENBY, Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman, Viscount (1861-1936),
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861),
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861),
CHEVALIER, Albert (1861-1923),
CLARKSON, Willy (1861-1934),
GODLEY, John Robert (1814-1861),
GRAY, Henry (1827-1861),
MELBA, Dame Nellie (1861-1931)
PALMER, Samuel (1805-1881),
RIZAL, Dr José (1861-1896),
SVEVO, Italo (alias for) SCHMITZ, Ettore (1861-1928),
 
American civil war
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
1862   BODLEY, George Frederick(1827-1907),
COLLINS MUSIC HALL
COPEMAN, Sydney Monckton (1862-1947),
DELIUS, Frederick (1862-1934),
DICKINSON, Goldsworthy Lowes.
ELEN, Gus (1862-1940),
FORBES, Vivian FORBES (1891-1937)
GREY, Sir Edward, Viscount Grey of Falloden (1862-1933),
KINGSLEY, Mary (1862-1900),
MAURICE, Frederick Denison (1805-1872),
NEWBOLT, Sir Henry (1862-1938),
PALGRAVE, Francis Turner (1824-1897),
PHILPOT, Glyn (1863-1937)
PRYDE, James (1866-1941)
ROBINSON, F. Cayley (1862-1927)
ROBINSON, James (1813-1862)
ROSS, Sir James Clark (1800-1862),
VAN BUREN, Martin (1782-1862),
WAKLEY, Thomas (1795-1862),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
1863 Charing Cross station built
Metropolitan line built.
MCC founded
 
COCKERELL, C.R. (Charles Robert) (1788-1863),
HAWKINS, Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope) (1863-1933),
HENDERSON, Arthur (1863-1935),
HERZEN, Alexander (1812-1870),
JACOBS, W.W. (1863-1943),
LLOYD GEORGE, David, Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor (1863-1945),
MALLARME, Stephene (1842-1898),
PATMORE, Coventry (1823-1896),
PHILPOT, Glyn (1863-1937)
PISSARRO, Lucien (1863-1944),
SHANNON, Charles (1863-1937)
THACKERAY, William Makepeace,
TWEED, John (1863-1933),
UNITED STATES EMBASSY (1863-1866),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
1864 Fleet River covered
Savoy Chapel rebuilt
First Peabody building in Commercial St Spitalfield
Building of Victoria Embankment
Charing Cross Station opens
 
CECIL, Viscount, of Chelwood (1864-1958),
HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel (1804-1864),
HOWARD, Luke (1772-1864)
MAY, Phil (1864-1903),
PATMORE, Coventry (1823-1896),
SHEPHERD, Thomas Hosmer (1793-1864),
TEMPEST, Dame Marie (1864-1942),
ZANGWILL, Israel (1864-1926),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
Duar War
 
Victoria
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
1865   BELLO, Andres (1781-1865),
BEVAN, Robert Polhill (1865-1925),
BURNE-JONES, Sir Edward (1833-1898),
CAVELL, Edith (1865-1915),
COBDEN, Richard (1804-1865),
EASTLAKE, Charles (1793-1865),
FITZROY, Admiral Robert (1805-1865),
GASKELL, Mrs Elizabeth Cleghorn (1810-1865),
HARMSWORTH, Alfred, Viscount Northcliffe (1865-1922),
KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936),
MORRIS William
PALMERSTON, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount (1784-1865),
PALMERSTON, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount (1784-1865),
PALMERSTON, Lord (1784-1865).
RED HOUSE,
SAYERS, Tom (1826-1865)
SIBELIUS, Jean (1865-1957),
YEATS, William Butler (1865-1939),
 
Lord Palmerstone dies
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Anglo-Bhutanese War
Duar War
Maori Wars
Lincoln assasinagted
 
Victoria
Viscount Palmerston (Liberal )
Earl Russell (Liberal )
1866 Metropolitan Fire Service founded
Last major Cholera outbreak. 5,915 die in Poplar
Cannon Street Station opens
 
BARNARDO, Dr Thomas John (1845-1905),
FORBES, Vivian FORBES (1891-1937)
GREEN, John Richard (1837-1883),
HODGKIN, Thomas (1798-1866),
MACDONALD, Ramsay (1866-1937),
MACDONALD, Ramsay (1866-1937),
MAURICE, Frederick Denison (1805-1872),
PHILPOT, Glyn (1863-1937)
PRYDE, James (1866-1941)
RICKETTS, Charles
STUART, John McDouall (1815-1866),
UNITED STATES EMBASSY (1863-1866),
WELLS, H.G. (1866-1946),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Earl Russell (Liberal )
Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby (Conservative )
1867   BALDWIN, Stanley (1867-1947),
BENNETT, Arnold (1867-1931),
BENSON, E.F. (1867-1940),
BRANGWYN, Sir Frank (1867-1956),
BURNE-JONES, Sir Edward (1833-1898),
ETTY, William (1787-1849)
FARADAY, Michael,
GALSWORTHY, John (1867-1933),
GALSWORTHY, John (1867-1933),
MARSDEN, William (1796-1867),
MILLBANK PRISON.
RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939),
SMIRKE, Sir Robert (1781-1867),
SOSEKI, Natsume (1867-1916)
STANFIELD, Clarkson (1793-1867)
 
 
Victoria
Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby (Conservative )
1868 Last public execution in Newgate
Work begin on the Albert, Victoria and Chelsea Embankment
Parliament Square area cleared of slums
Last execution in Newgate
Millwall Doscks open
 
DEVANT, David (1868-1941),
DOUGLAS, Norman (1868-1952),
DYSON, Sir Frank (1868-1939),
KNEE, Fred (1868-1914),
Prision - Newgate
SCOTT Captain, Robert Falcon (1868-1912),
STILL, Sir George Frederic (1868-1941),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
Edward Stanley, Earl of Derby (Conservative )
Benjamin Disraeli (Conservative )
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1869 Holborn Viaduct built
Blackfriars Bridge rebuilt
Building of the Albert Embankment started
First Sainsburys open in Dury Lane
Last warship built in the Roayl Dockyard Woolwich
 
BERLIOZ, Hector (1803-1869),
CHAMBERLAIN, Neville (1869-1940),
EWART, William (1798-1869)
FENTON, Roger (1819-1869),
GANDHI, Mahatma (1869-1948),
GANDHI, Mahatma (1869-1948),
GREEN, John Richard (1837-1883),
KALVOS, Andreas (1792-1869),
KHAN, Sir Syed Ahmed (1817-1898),
LUTYENS, Sir Edwin Landseer (1869-1944),
PEABODY, George (1795-1869),
STANLEY, Edward Geoffrey, Earl of Derby (1799-1869)
WILLIAM EWART (1798-1869)
WOOD, Sir Henry (1869-1944),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
Suez Canal opens
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1870   BALFE, Michael William (1808-1870),
Barry, Sir Charles
BELLOC, Hilaire (1870-1953),
BRADLAUGH, Charles (1833-1891),
DICKENS, Charles (1812-1870),
ENGELS, Friedrich (1820-1895),
GOUNOD, Charles (1818-1893),
HERZEN, Alexander (1812-1870),
KHAN, Sir Syed Ahmed (1817-1898),
LAUDER, Sir Harry (1870-1950),
LLOYD, Marie (1870-1922),
MUNRO, Hector Hugh, alias SAKI (1870-1916)
 
Death of Dickens
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1871   BEATTY, David, Earl OM (1871-1936)
CREED, Frederick George (1871-1957),
GROTE, George (1794-1871),
LAWRENCE, Susan (1871-1947),
STAUNTON, Howard (1810-1874),
 
Pasteurisation invented
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1872 St Pancras Station open
 
BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-1898),
BEERBOHM, Sir Max (1872-1956),
HEATH ROBINSON, W. (1872-1944),
IRVING, Sir Henry (1838-1905),
JOHNSTON, Edward (1872-1944),
King Haakon VII of Norway (1872-1957)
MAURICE, Frederick Denison (1805-1872),
MAZZINI, Giuseppe (1805-1872),
Minor, Dr William Chester
MONDRIAN, Piet Cornelis (1872-1944),
MORSE, Samuel (1791-1872),
RATHBONE, Eleanor (1872-1946),
ROTHENSTEIN, Sir William (1872-1945)
Russell, Bertrand (1872 - 1970)
RUSSELL, Bertrand (1872-1970)
SIEBE, Augustus (1788-1872),
SMITH, F.E., Earl of Birkenhead (1872-1930),
TATE, Harry (Ronald MacDonald Hutchison) (1872-1940),
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, Ralph (1872-1958),
WILSON, Edward Adrian (1872-1912),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1873   BODLEY, George Frederick(1827-1907),
BRAILSFORD, Henry Noel (1873-1958),
BUTT, Dame Clara (1873-1937),
DE LA MARE, Walter (1873-1956),
DU MAURIER, Sir Gerald (1873-1934),
FORD, Ford Madox (1873-1939),
MILL, John Stuart (1806-1873),
MORRELL, Lady Ottoline (1873-1938),
NAPOLEON III (1808-1873),
VAN GOGH, Vincent (1853-1890),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Maori Wars
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1874 Billingsgate rebuilt
Northumberland Av build
Work starts on Chelsea Embankment
Liverpool Street Station opened
 
ASHFIELD, Albert Henry Stanley, Lord Ashfield (1874-1948),
BAYLIS, Lilian (1874-1937),
BESANT, Annie (1847-1933),
BROOKE, Sir Charles Vyner (1874-1963),
BROWNE, Hablot Knight alias (PHIZ) (1815-1882)
CARTER, Howard (1874-1939),
CHESTERTON, Gilbert Keith (1874-1936),
CHURCHILL, Sir Winston, KG (1874-1965),
DRYSDALE, Dr Charles Vickery (1874-1961),
DU MAURIER, George Louis Palmella Busson (1834-1896),
GROSSMITH, George, Junior (1874-1935),
GUIZOT, François (1787-1874),
Holst, Gustav (1874-1934)
KNIGHT, Dame Laura (1877-1970),
MALLON, Dr Jimmy, CH (1874-1961),
MARCONI, Guglielmo (1874-1937),
MAUGHAM, William Somerset (1874-1965),
PLAYFAIR, Sir Nigel (1874-1934),
SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest Henry (1874-1922),
STAUNTON, Howard (1810-1874),
VAN GOGH, Vincent (1853-1890),
WEIZMANN, Chaim (1874-1952),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
Benjamin Disraeli (Conservative )
1875   BENNETT, Sir William Sterndale (1816-1875),
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR, Samuel (1875-1912),
DALE, Sir Henry (1875-1968),
GLADSTONE, W.E. (William Ewart). - Prime Minister
KINGSLEY, Charles (1819-1875),
LEYELL, Sir Charles (1797-1875)
McGILL, Donald (1875-1962),
MEE, Arthur (1875-1943),
MYERS, George (1803-1875),
PALGRAVE, Francis Turner (1824-1897),
PATEL, Sardar (1875-1950),
STEVENS, Alfred (1817-1875),
TAGLIONI, Marie (1809-1884),
UNDERHILL, Evelyn (1875-1941),
WALLACE, Edgar (1875-1932),
WHEATSTONE, Sir Charles (1802-1875),
 
Perak War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Benjamin Disraeli (Conservative )
1876   ASTAFIEVA, Princess Seraphine (1876-1934),
GRESLEY, Sir Nigel (1876-1941),
JINNAH, Mohammed Ali (Quaid I Azam) (1876-1948),
LANG, Andrew (1844-1912),
LEYELL, Sir Charles (1797-1875)
MANSBRIDGE, Albert (1876-1952),
PLAATJE, Sol (1876-1932),
TAGLIONI, Marie (1809-1884),
TALLIS, John (1816-1876),
 
Perak War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Benjamin Disraeli (Conservative )
1877 Charing Cross road cut
Shaftesbury Avenue cut
Covent Garden market rebuilt
First Wimbledon
 
BAGEHOT, Walter (1826-1877),
BRADLAUGH, Charles (1833-1891),
CHISHOLM, Caroline (1808-1877),
KNIGHT, Dame Laura (1877-1970),
Spilsbury, Sir Bernard (1877-1947),
STONE, Marcus (1840-1921),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Benjamin Disraeli (Conservative )
1878 Temple Bar gate removed
Cleopatra's Needle arrives
First electric street lights on the Embankment
 
Chambers, Dorothea Lambert (1878 to 1960)
Chapman, Herbert (1878 – 1934) - Legendary Arsenal Football Club manager
CRUIKSHANK, George,
FILDES, Sir Samuel Luke (1844-1927),
HARDY, Thomas (1840-1928),
JOHN, Augustus.
MASEFIELD, John, O.M. (1878-1967)
OLIVER, Percy Lane (1878-1944),
ORPEN, Sir William (1878-1931),
PHELPS, Samuel (1804-1878),
PICK, Frank (1878-1941),
REID DICK, Sir William (1878-1961)
RUSSELL, Lord John, 1st Earl (1792-1878),
SCOTT, Sir George Gilbert (1811-1878),
THOMAS, Edward (1878-1917),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Second Anglo-Afghan War
 
Victoria
Benjamin Disraeli (Conservative )
1879 First telephone exchange on Coleman Street
 
ASTOR, Nancy (1879-1964),
BEECHAM, Sir Thomas, CH (1879-1961),
BRIDGE, Frank (1879-1941),
BUSS, Frances Mary (1827-1894),
FORSTER, E.M. (1879-1970),
HILL, Sir Rowland (1795-1879),
HILL, Sir Rowland, KCB,
IRELAND, John (1879-1962),
JONES, Dr Ernest (1879-1958),
KELLY, Sir Gerald (1879-1972),
MAXWELL, James Clerk (1831-1879),
MAYER, Sir Robert (1879-1985),
SHEPARD, E H (1879-1976),
SILVER STUDIO, The,
 
Zulu War
Second Anglo-Afghan War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Benjamin Disraeli (Conservative )
1880 First Cricket Test England v Australia (Oval)
Royal Albert Docks open
 
1880 and Peridot
BROWNE, Hablot Knight alias (PHIZ) (1815-1882)
CROOKES, Sir William (1832-1919),
ELIOT, George (Mary Ann Cross, nJe Evans) (1819-1880),
ELIOT, George Mary Ann Cross (1819-1880)
FORTUNE, Robert (1812-1880),
HALL, Radclyffe (1880-1943),
LETHABY, William Richard (1857-1931),
OCASEY, Sean (1880-1964),
Pankhurst, Emmeline (1858-1928), Dame Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958)
PANKHURST, Emmeline (1858 - 1928), Christabel (1880-1958), Sylvia (1882-1960)
PANKHURST, Emmeline (1858 - 1928), Christabel (1880-1958), Sylvia (1882-1960)
SCOTT, Sir George Gilbert (1880-1960),
SILVER STUDIO, The,
STRACHEY, Lytton (1880-1932),
TAWNEY, Richard Henry (1880-1962),
TENNYSON, Alfred Lord (1809-1892),
WYATT, Thomas Henry (1807-1880),
 
First Boer War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Second Anglo-Afghan War
Gun War
 
Victoria
Benjamin Disraeli (Conservative )
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1881 Savoy Theatre Strand built, with electric lights
 
BARTÓK, Béla (1881-1945),
BEVIN, Ernest (1881-1951),
BORROW, George (1803-1881),
CARLYLE, Thomas (1795-1881),
DISRAELI, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881)
DISRAELI, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881),
FLEMING, Sir Alexander (1881-1955),
HARDY, Thomas (1840-1928),
LABOUCHERE, Henry (1831-1912),
MACAULAY, Rose (1881-1958),
PALMER, Samuel (1805-1881),
Rasoi Vineet Bhatia
SALMOND, Sir John Maitland (1881-1968)
SALVIN, Anthony (1799-1881),
SILVER STUDIO, The,
STREET, George Edmund (1824-1881),
TENNYSON, Alfred Lord (1809-1892),
WODEHOUSE, P.G. (1881-1975),
WOOD, Edward, 1st Earl of Halifax (1881-1959),
 
First Boer War
Second Anglo-Afghan War
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Gun War
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1882   BROWNE, Hablot Knight alias (PHIZ) (1815-1882)
Cetshwayo, King of the Zulus
COLE, Sir Henry (1808-1882),
DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882),
DE HAVILLAND, Sir Geoffrey (1882-1965)
DOWDING, Lord, Air Chief Marshall, (1882-1970),
EDDINGTON, Sir Arthur, OM (1882-1944),
GILLIES, Sir Harold (1882-1960),
GISSING, George (1857-1903),
GRAINGER, Percy (1882-1961),
GREAT EASTERN, The
HANSOM, Joseph Aloysius (1803-1882),
HOBBS, Jack (1882-1963),
JOYCE, James (1882-1941),
KLEIN, Melanie (1882-1960),
LEWIS, Percy Wyndham (1882-1957),
LEYELL, Sir Charles (1797-1875)
LINNELL, John (1792-1882),
MILNE, A.A. (1882-1956),
MOODY, Dr Harold (1882-1847),
PANKHURST, Emmeline (1858 - 1928), Christabel (1880-1958), Sylvia (1882-1960)
PANKHURST, Emmeline (1858 - 1928), Christabel (1880-1958), Sylvia (1882-1960)
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882),
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel (1828-1882),
ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel.
STEPHEN, Virginia (Virginia Woolf) (1882-1941),
Tait,Thomas Smith
THORNDYKE, Dame Sybil (1882-1976),
TROLLOPE, Anthony (1815-1882),
VON HUGEL, Baron Friedrich (1852-1925),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1883 Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
ATTLEE, Richard Clement (1883-1976),
BAX, Sir Arnold (1883-1953),
CHURCHILL, Lord Randolph (1849-1895),
GREEN, John Richard (1837-1883),
GREEN, John Richard (1837-1883),
KEYNES, John Maynard (1883-1946),
MARX, Karl (1818-1883),
ROHMER, Sax, Arthur Henry Ward (1883-1959),
SAVARKAR, Vinayak Damodar (1883-1966),
 
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1884   BENES, Dr Edward (1884-1948),
BENTHAM, George (1800-1884),
Cetshwayo, King of the Zulus
COTON-BURNETT, Dame Ivy (1884-1969),
FABIAN SOCIETY,
FLECKER, James Elroy (1884-1915),
FREAKE, Sir Charles James (1814-1884),
GISSING, George (1857-1903),
LEYBOURNE, George (1842-1884),
MACMILLAN, Douglas (1884-1969),
MANBY, Charles (1804-1884),
McCormack, John (1884-1945)
TAGLIONI, Marie (1809-1884),
UNWIN, Sir Stanley (1884-1968),
WAINWRIGHT, Lincoln Stanhope (1847-1929),
 
First skyscraper built in Chicago
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1885   BENEDICT, Sir Julius (1804-1885),
CLAYTON, Reverend P.T.B. Tubby (1885-1972),
GREATHEAD, James Henry (1844-1896),
HAGGARD, Sir Henry Rider (1856-1925),
HOGG, Quintin (1845-1903),
JAGGER, Charles Sargeant (1885-1934),
KARSAVINA, Tamara (1885-1978),
LAWRENCE, David Herbert (1885-1930),
MONTEFIORE, Sir Moses (1784-1885),
PAGE, Sir Frederick Handley (1885-1962),
Pound, Ezra (1885-1972)
Ricardo, Sir Harry (1885-1974) - Mechanical Engineer
Westminister Hall - Bomb
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Third Burmese war
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1886   ALMA-TADEMA, Sir Laurance, OM (1836-1912),
BEN-GURION, David (1886-1973),
CALDECOTT, Randolph (1846-1886),
DADD, Richard (1817-1886),
DOBSON, Frank (1886-1963),
Gort, John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, Field Marshal Viscount VC GCB CBE DSO MVO MC (1886–
JAMES, Henry (1843-1916),
KOKOSCHKA, Oskar (1886-1980),
NICOLSON, Harold (1886-1968) and SACKVLLE-WEST, Vita (1892-1962),
SASSOON, Siegfried (1886-1967),
SILVER STUDIO, The,
Spry, Constance (1886 - 1960)
TREVES, Sir Frederick (1853-1923)
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Third Burmese war
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1887   BATEMAN, H.M. (1887-1970),
BONHAM CARTER, Lady Violet, Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury (1887-1969),
FENWICK, Ethel Gordon (1857-1947),
HUXLEY, Julian (1887-1975),
JEFFERIES, Richard (1848-1887),
KARLOFF, BORIS, (alias for) PRATT, William Henry, (1887-1969),
LIND, Jenny (Madame Goldschmidt) (1820-1887),
LUCAN, Arthur (Arthur Towle) (1887-1954),
MAYHEW, Henry (1812-1887),
MONTGOMERY, Field-Marshal, Viscount, of Alamein (1887-1976),
SCHWITTERS, Kurt (1887-1948),
SHAW, George Bernard,
SITWELL, Dame Edith (1887-1964),
WILDE, Lady Jane Francesca (Speranza) (1821-1896)
 
Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Third Burmese war
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1888 Jack the Ripper
First Chelsea Flower Show
First power station in Deptford
 
ARNOLD, Matthew (1822-1888),
BAIRD, John Logie (1888-1946),
BAIRD, John Logie (1888-1946),
BAIRNSFATHER, Bruce (1888-1959),
ELIOT, T.S., OM (1888-1965),
EVANS, Dame Edith (1888-1976),
GODWIN, George (1813-1888),
GOSSE, Philip Henry.
HAGGARD, Sir Henry Rider (1856-1925),
HAY, Will (1888-1949),
Jack the Ripper - Annie Chapman
Jack the Ripper - Elizabeth Stride
Jack the Ripper - Martha Turner (1)
Jack the Ripper - Mary Ann Nicholls (2)
Jack the Ripper - Mary Kelly
LAWRENCE, T.E. (1888-1935),
LEAR, Edward (1812-1888),
MANSFIELD, Katherine (1888-1923),
MORRISON, Herbert, Lord Morrison of Lambeth (1888-1965),
RAMBERT, Dame Marie (1888-1982),
SOPWITH, Sir Thomas (1888-1989)
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1889 London County Council created
Dockers Strike
 
BAGNOLD, Enid (1889-1981),
BOULT, Sir Adrian, CH (1889-1983),
COLLINS, William Wilkie (1824-1889),
GREATHEAD, James Henry (1844-1896),
HOPKINS, Gerard Manley (1844-1889),
KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936),
MANSFIELD, Katherine (1888-1923),
NASH, Paul (1889-1946),
NEHRU, Jawaharlal (1889-1964),
NOEL-BAKER, Philip (1889-1982),
Pankhurst, Emmeline (1858-1928), Dame Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958)
Prison - Cold Bath Fields
REITH, Lord (1889-1971),
ROGERS, Dr Joseph (1821-1889),
WALEY, Arthur (1889-1966),
WINANT, John Gilbert (1889-1947),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1890 First tube. City to Stockwell
 
BOMBERG, David (1890-1957),
BUTLER, Josephine (1828-1906)
CHADWICK, Sir Edwin (1801-1890),
CHRISTIE, Dame Agatha (1890-1976)
ELGAR, Sir Edward (1857-1934),
FISHER, Sir Ronald Aylmer (1890-1962)
GROSER, Reverend St. John (1890-1966),
HERBERT, Sir Alan (A.PH) (1890-1971),
HESS, Dame Myra (1890-1965),
MILLBANK PRISON.
Morgan, Junius S. (1813-1890)
NEWMAN, John Henry
Newman, John Henry Cardinal (1801 - 1890)
Prison - Millbank
Rhys, Jean (1890-1979)
ROSENBERG, Isaac (1890-1918),
SCOTLAND YARD, Site of.
VAN GOGH, Vincent (1853-1890),
WHEELER, Sir Mortimer (1890-1976),
 
Battle of Wounded Knee
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1891 Police move to Scotland Yard
 
BAZALGETTE, Sir Joseph William (1819-1891),
BLISS, Sir Arthur (1891-1975),
BRADLAUGH, Charles (1833-1891),
CONAN DOYLE, Sir Arthur (1859-1930),
Cream, Thomas - Murderer
Cream, Thomas - Murderer
Cream, Thomas - Murderer
CROMPTON, Colonel R. E. B. (1845-1940)
ELGAR, Sir Edward (1857-1934),
FORBES, Vivian FORBES (1891-1937)
GAUDIER-BRZESKA, Henri (1891-1915),
GERTLER, Mark (1891-1939),
Heartfield, John (1891-1968)
KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936),
LETHABY, William Richard (1857-1931),
LOW, Sir David (1891-1963),
MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891) - Author
PHILPOT, Glyn (1863-1937)
Raczyñski, Count Edward (1891-1993)
SMITH, W.H. (1825-1891),
TAUBER, Richard (1891-1948),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1892   Bestall, Alfred (1892-1986)
CHURCHILL, Lord Randolph (1849-1895),
Cream, Thomas - Murderer
Cream, Thomas - Murderer
HANDLEY, Tommy (1892-1949),
HOFMANN, A.W. (1818-1892),
MANNING, Cardinal Henry Edward (1808-1892),
NICOLSON, Harold (1886-1968) and SACKVLLE-WEST, Vita (1892-1962),
RUTHERFORD, Dame Margaret (1892-1972)
SACKVLLE-WEST, Vita (1892-1962),
SPURGEON, Charles Haddon (1834-1892),
TENNYSON, Alfred Lord (1809-1892),
 
Aspirin patented
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1893 Eros statue built
 
BRITTAIN, Vera (1893-1970),
BUTLER, Josephine (1828-1906)
GOUNOD, Charles (1818-1893),
HORE-BELISHA, Lord (1893-1957),
HORNIMAN, John (1803-1893),
KORDA, Sir Alexander (1893-1956)
LASKI, Harold (1893-1950),
LEWIS, Ted Kid (1893-1970),
MADOX BROWN, Ford (1821-1893),
NOVELLO, Ivor (1893-1951),
Rae, John (1813 – 1893)
SAYERS, Dorothy L. (1893-1957),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
1894 Tower bridge
First Lyons teashop at 213 Piccadilly
 
BALLANTYNE, R.M. (1825-1894),
BUSS, Frances Mary (1827-1894),
COBHAM, Sir Alan (1894-1973)
CONAN DOYLE, Sir Arthur (1859-1930),
DYSON, Sir Frank (1868-1939),
ENGELS, Friedrich (1820-1895),
FRAMember of ParliamentTON, George (1860-1928),
FROUDE, James Anthony (1818-1894),
HUXLEY, Aldous (1894-1963),
Kinetoscope
KOSSUTH, Louis (1802-1894),
MORGAN, Charles (1894-1958),
NICHOLSON, Ben, O.M. (1894-1982)
PRIESTLEY, J.B. (1894-1984),
ROSSETTI, Christina Georgina (1830-1894),
STANFORD, Sir Charles (1852-1924),
WARLOCK, Peter, Philip Arnold Hesseltine (1894-1930),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
William Ewart Gladstone (Liberal )
The Earl of Rosebery (Liberal )
1895   CHURCHILL, Lord Randolph (1849-1895),
DU MAURIER, George Louis Palmella Busson (1834-1896),
ENGELS, Friedrich (1820-1895),
FREUD, Anna (1895-1982)
GRAVES, Robert (1895-1985),
HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895),
JINNAH, Mohammed Ali (Quaid I Azam) (1876-1948),
Roberts, William RA (1895-1980)
RUTHERFORD, Dame Margaret (1892-1972)
SARGENT, Sir Malcolm (1895-1967),
WHITAKER, Joseph (1820-1895),
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
 
Victoria
The Earl of Rosebery (Liberal )
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil,Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1896   Ambrose, Bert (c. 1896 – 1971)
CAVELL, Edith (1865-1915),
DU MAURIER, George Louis Palmella Busson (1834-1896),
FISHER, Sir Ronald Aylmer (1890-1962)
FLANAGAN, Bud (1896-1968),
Godfree, Kathleen Kitty
GREATHEAD, James Henry (1844-1896),
LEIGHTON, Frederick, Lord (1830-1896),
LETHABY, William Richard (1857-1931),
MARCONI, Guglielmo (1874-1937),
MAXIM, Sir Hiram (1840-1896),
MILLAIS, Sir John Everett, Bt PRA (1829-1896),
MORRIS, William (1834-1896)
PATMORE, Coventry (1823-1896),
RICHMOND, George (1809-1896),
RIZAL, Dr José (1861-1896),
TWAIN, Mark (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835-1910),
WILDE, Lady Jane Francesca (Speranza) (1821-1896)
 
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Anglo-Zanzibar War
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil,Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1897   BLYTON, Enid (1897-1968),
GREAVES, Walter (1846-1930),
Madhus
MARCONI, Guglielmo (1874-1937),
PALGRAVE, Francis Turner (1824-1897),
PEARSON, John Loughborough (1817-1897),
TWAIN, Mark (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835-1910),
 
Battle of Rorke's Drift
Queen Victoria diamond jubilee
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil,Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1898   BEARDSLEY, Aubrey (1872-1898),
Blackie, Dr Margery (1898-1981)
BURNE-JONES, Sir Edward (1833-1898),
BURNE-JONES, Sir Edward C (Coley) (1833-1898)
Chapman, George - Murderer
Cohen, Sir Jack (1898 – 1979)
DUKE-ELDER, Sir Stewart (1898-1978)
Fields, Dame Gracie (1898-1979)
GLADSTONE, William Ewart (1809-1898) Prime Minister
GLADSTONE, William Ewart Prime Minister (1809-1898),
Hall, Henry (1898-1989)
HOGG, Quintin (1845-1903),
HOLTBY, Winifred (1898-1935),
KHAN, Sir Syed Ahmed (1817-1898),
LENO, Dan (1860-1904),
MALLARME, Stephene (1842-1898),
Moore, Henry O.M. (1898-1986),
ROBESON, Paul (1898-1976)
SHAW, George Bernard,
Valois, Dame Ninette de Valois O.M. (1898-2001)
ZOLA, Emile (1840-1902),
 
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil,Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1899   Beresford, Jack (1899 – 1977) Olympic rowing champion
Bowen, Elizabeth (1899-1973)
COWARD, Sir Noel (1899-1973),
CRIPPS, Sir Stafford (1899-1952),
FORESTER, C.S. (1899-1966),
HITCHCOCK, Sir Alfred (1899-1980),
IRVING, Sir Henry (1838-1905),
Lao She (1899-1966)
LAUGHTON, Charles (1899-1962),
LAVERY, Sir John (1856-1941),
ROTHENSTEIN, Sir William (1872-1945)
TEMPEST, Dame Marie (1864-1942),
ZOLA, Emile (1840-1902),
 
Second Boer War
Boxer Uprising
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil,Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1900   BELLOC, Hilaire (1870-1953),
BEVAN, Robert Polhill (1865-1925),
BUTTERFIELD, William (1814-1900),
Gabor, Dennis Gabor Nobel Prize (1900 – 1979)
HILTON, James (1900-1954),
HUGHES, David Edward (1831-1900),
KINGSLEY, Mary (1862-1900),
LABOUR PARTY
McINDOE, Sir Archibald (1900-1960),
MOUNTBATTEN, Earl of Burma (1900-1979) and Countess of Burma (1901-1960)
PENROSE, Sir Roland (1900-1984)
PITT-RIVERS, Lieutenant General Augustus Henry Lane Fox (1827-1900),
RUSKIN, John (1819-1900),
SEFERIS, George (1900-1971),
STRANG, William (1859-1921),
WATERHOUSE, John William (1849-1917)
WILDE, Oscar OFlahertie Wills (1854-1900),
 
Boxer Uprising
 
Victoria
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil,Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1901 First electric tram (Hammersmith to Kew)
 
BERNAL, John Desmond (1901-1971),
BESANT, Sir Walter (1836-1901),
Bracken, Brendan - Member of Parliament (1901-1958)
BUTT, Dame Clara (1873-1937),
CAVELL, Edith (1865-1915),
DOYLY CARTE, Richard (1844-1901),
D’Oyly Carte, Richard (1844-1901)
Gomme, Sir Laurence (1853-1916)
GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932),
GREENAWAY, Kate (1846-1901),
Hartnell, Sir Norman (1901-1979) - court dressmaker and designer
HORNIMAN MUSEUM and GARDENS, The
James, C.L.R. (1901-1989)
LENO, Dan (1860-1904),
MOUNTBATTEN, Earl of Burma (1900-1979) and Countess of Burma (1901-1960)
SOSEKI, Natsume (1867-1916)
WILLIS, Father Henry (1821-1901),
 
Second Boer War
Anglo-Aro
 
Victoria
† Victoria
Edward 7
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil,Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
1902 Old Baily built
Newgate Prison demolished
 
BARLOW, William Henry (1812-1902),
BENTLEY, John Francis (1839-1902),
HARTE, Francis Bret (1836-1902),
HENTY, G.A. (George Alfred) (1832-1902),
HUGHES, Hugh Price (1847-1902),
JAMES, Henry (1843-1916),
Prision - Newgate
ROTHENSTEIN, Sir William (1872-1945)
Smith, Florence Margaret(1902 – 1971), otherwise known as Stevie
SOSEKI, Natsume (1867-1916)
TEMPEST, Dame Marie (1864-1942),
Thames foot tunnel - Greenwich
ZOLA, Emile (1840-1902),
 
Anglo-Aro
Second Boer War
 
Edward 7
Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil,Marquess of Salisbury (Conservative )
Arthur James Balfour (Conservative )
1903   BLUMLEIN, Alan Dower (1903-1942),
Chapman, George - Murderer
GISSING, George (1857-1903),
GLAISHER, James (1809-1903),
HAWKINS, Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope) (1863-1933),
HENRY, Sir Edward (1850-1931),
HOGG, Quintin (1845-1903),
JOHNSON, Amy (1903-1941),
LABOUCHERE, Henry (1831-1912),
LAUDER, Sir Harry (1870-1950),
LECKY, W.E.H. (William Edward Hartpole) (1838-1903),
Lenin, Vladimir Ilich - Politician
MAY, Phil (1864-1903),
ORWELL, George (1903-1950),
ORWELL, George (1903-1950),
RAVILIOUS, Eric (1903-1942).
SALISBURY, Robert Gascoyne Cecil, 3rd Marquess of (1830-1903),
SVEVO, Italo (alias for) SCHMITZ, Ettore (1861-1928),
VON HUGEL, Baron Friedrich (1852-1925),
WALKER, Sir Emery (1851-1933),
WAUGH, Evelyn (1903-1966),
WHISTLER, James Abbot McNeil (1834-1903),
 
Wrights brothers make the first flight
 
Edward 7
Arthur James Balfour (Conservative )
1904   ARNOLD, Sir Edwin (1832-1904),
DAY-LEWIS, C. (1904-1972),
FISHER, Sir Ronald Aylmer (1890-1962)
INNES, John (1829-1904),
LENO, Dan (1860-1904),
MITFORD, Nancy (1904-1973),
SIMON, Sir John (1816-1904),
SMILES, Samuel (1812-1904),
STANLEY, Sir Henry Morton (1841-1904),
STEPHEN, Sir Leslie (1832-1904),
Welch, Elisabeth (1904-2003)
WILBERFORCE, William (1759-1833).
 
 
Edward 7
Arthur James Balfour (Conservative )
1905 Partial collapse of Charing Cross Station, 11 killed
First motor buses
Harrods
Opening of Aldwych and Kingsway
 
BARNARDO, Dr Thomas John (1845-1905),
BELLOC, Hilaire (1870-1953),
COWARD, Charles (1905-1976),
DONAT, Robert (1905-1958),
FISHER, Admiral of the Fleet, Lord, OM (1841-1920),
Holst, Gustav (1874-1934)
IRVING, Sir Henry (1838-1905),
JOHNSTON, Edward (1872-1944),
LAMBERT, Constant (1905-1951),
Lenin, Vladimir Ilich - Politician
MacDonald, George (1824 to 1905)
Rolls, Charles
WATERHOUSE, Alfred (1830-1905),
 
 
Edward 7
Arthur James Balfour (Conservative )
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal )
1906 Kingsway cut
Ritz Hotel built
Bakerloo Line opens
Piccadily Line opens
 
Betjeman, Sir John
BUTLER, Josephine (1828-1906)
DYSON, Sir Frank (1868-1939),
GAITSKELL, Hugh (1906-1963),
HAMMOND, J.L. and Barbara,
HORNIMAN, John (1803-1893),
MELBA, Dame Nellie (1861-1931)
 
 
Edward 7
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal )
1907 Northern Line opens
First Taxi
 
BODLEY, George Frederick(1827-1907),
Grieg, Edvard (1843-1907)
Jennings, Humphrey (1907-1950)
KELVIN, Lord (1824-1907),
KEMPE, Charles Eamer (1837-1907),
MACNEICE, Louis (1907-1963),
MASEFIELD, John, O.M. (1878-1967)
MILLER, Lee (1907-1977).
Spence, Sir Basil (1907-1976)
STEPHEN, Virginia (Virginia Woolf) (1882-1941),
Titmuss, Richard (1907-1973)
TREVES, Sir Frederick (1853-1923)
UNDERHILL, Evelyn (1875-1941),
Womens Social and Political Union - Head Quarters
 
 
Edward 7
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal )
1908 Olympic Games held in Shepherds Bush
 
CAMBELL-BANNERMAN, Sir Henry (1836-1908),
FLEMING, Ian (1908-1964),
FRAMember of ParliamentTON, George (1860-1928),
GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932),
Murrow, Edward R. (1908-1965)
OUIDA (Maria Louisa de la Ramée) (1839-1908),
WAUGH, Benjamin (1839-1908),
 
 
Edward 7
Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal )
Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal )
1909 Selfridges opens
 
CASLON, William.
DE HAVILLAND, Sir Geoffrey (1882-1965)
FRITH, W.P. (1819-1909),
MEREDITH, George, OM (1828-1909),
PINERO, Sir Arthur (1855-1934),
RIPON, George Frederick Samuel Robinson, Marquess of (1827-1909),
ROE, Alliott Verdon.
SIBELIUS, Jean (1865-1957),
STANLEY, W.F.R. (1829-1909),
SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909),
SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909),
 
 
Edward 7
Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal )
1910 First illuminated signs in Piccadilly Circus
Admiralty Arch built
 
Adams-Acton, John ( 1830 - 1910 )
BATEMAN, H.M. (1887-1970),
DE HAVILLAND, Sir Geoffrey (1882-1965)
DEVINE, George (1910-1966),
FISHER, Admiral of the Fleet, Lord, OM (1841-1920),
GRENFELL, Joyce (1910-1979),
HOLMAN-HUNT, William, OM (1827-1910),
NEHRU, Jawaharlal (1889-1964),
NIGHTINGALE, Florence (1820-1910),
REID DICK, Sir William (1878-1961)
Rolls, Charles
TWAIN, Mark (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835-1910),
 
 
Edward 7
† Edward
George 5 (Windsor)
Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal )
1911 The Mall re built
Sidney Street siege
Population 7,252,000
 
DILKE, Sir Charles Wentworth (1843-1911),
EDWARDS, John Passmore (1823-1911),
GALTON, Sir Francis (1822-1911),
GILBERT, Sir W.S. (William Schwenck) (1836-1911),
JACKSON, John Hughlings (1835-1911),
LAUDER, Sir Harry (1870-1950),
Lenin, Vladimir Ilich - Politician
LETHABY, William Richard (1857-1931),
MAUGHAM, William Somerset (1874-1965),
PEAKE, Mervyn (1911-1968),
Rattigan, Sir Terence (1911-1977) - playwright
RUSSELL, Bertrand (1872-1970)
STEPHEN, Virginia (Virginia Woolf) (1882-1941),
Sydney Street Siege
Whymper, Edward (1840 - 1911)
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal )
1912   ALMA-TADEMA, Sir Laurance, OM (1836-1912),
COLERIDGE-TAYLOR, Samuel (1875-1912),
CONS, Emma (1837-1912),
FERRIER, Kathleen (1912-1953),
GOOSSENS family
GROSSMITH, George, Senior (1847-1912),
HILL, Octavia (1838-1912),
JOHNSTON, Edward (1872-1944),
LABOUCHERE, Henry (1831-1912),
LANG, Andrew (1844-1912),
LISTER, Joseph, Lord (1827-1912),
LUGARD, Lord (1858-1945),
MASEFIELD, John, O.M. (1878-1967)
NEHRU, Jawaharlal (1889-1964),
SCOTT Captain, Robert Falcon (1868-1912),
Spilsbury, Sir Bernard (1877-1947),
STOKER, Bram (1847-1912),
Thames foot tunnel - Woolwich
TURING, Alan (1912-1954),
WILSON, Edward Adrian (1872-1912),
WINGFIELD, Major Walter Clopton (1833-1912),
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal )
1913 First annual Chelsea flower show
 
AVEBURY, Baron, Sir John Lubbock (1834-1913),
BARNETT Samuel (1844-1913)
BRITTEN, Benjamin, O.M. (1913-1976),
Fu Manchu
HAMMOND, J.L. and Barbara,
Hitch, Private Frederick, VC (1856-1913)
HUTCHINSON, Sir Jonathan (1828-1913),
LEIGH, Vivien (1913-1967),
Morgan, John Pierpont (1837-1913)
SVEVO, Italo (alias for) SCHMITZ, Ettore (1861-1928),
WALLACE, Alfred Russel (1823-1913),
WEISZ, Victor, (Vicky) (1913-1966),
WHITE, William Hale (Mark Rutherford) (1831-1913),
WOLSELEY, Garnet, 1st Viscount (1833-1913),
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal )
1914   BATEMAN, H.M. (1887-1970),
Belgiums Gratitude for British Aid in 1914-1918
CHAMBERLAIN, Joseph (1836-1914),
CHAMBERLAIN, Joseph (1836-1914),
Holst, Gustav (1874-1934)
KITCHENER of Khartoum, Field Marshal Earl, KG (1850-1916),
KNEE, Fred (1868-1914),
NASH, Paul (1889-1946),
REID DICK, Sir William (1878-1961)
ROBERTS, Earl Fredrick Sleigh (1832-1914),
SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909),
THOMAS, Dylan (1914-1953),
WATTS-DUNTON, Theodore (1832-1914)
 
Start of WW 1
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal )
1915 First air raid, a Zeppelin drops bombs near Guildhall
 
CAVELL, Edith (1865-1915),
CRANE, Walter (1845-1915),
FLECKER, James Elroy (1884-1915),
GAUDIER-BRZESKA, Henri (1891-1915),
GRACE, W.G. (1848-1915),
HUGHES, Arthur (1832-1915),
KITCHENER of Khartoum, Field Marshal Earl, KG (1850-1916),
LAWRENCE, David Herbert (1885-1930),
OESTERBERG, Martina Bergman (1849-1915),
WOOLF, Leonard and Virginia
 
World War I.
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal )
1916   BOOTH, Charles (1840-1916),
DU MAURIER, Sir Gerald (1873-1934),
Gomme, Sir Laurence (1853-1916)
JAMES, Henry (1843-1916),
KELLY, Sir Gerald (1879-1972),
KEYNES, John Maynard (1883-1946),
KITCHENER of Khartoum, Field Marshal Earl, KG (1850-1916),
MACDONALD, Ramsay (1866-1937),
MUNRO, Hector Hugh, alias SAKI (1870-1916)
Ramsay, Sir William (1852–1916)
RUSSELL, Bertrand (1872-1970)
SOSEKI, Natsume (1867-1916)
STANFORD, Sir Charles (1852-1924),
 
World War I.
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal )
David Lloyd George (Liberal )
1917   Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett ( 1836 - 1917 )
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett ( 1836 - 1917 )
BARING, Evelyn, 1st Earl of Cromer (1841-1917),
DE MORGAN, William (1839-1917),
GARRETT ANDERSON, Elizabeth (1836-1917),
HAWKINS, Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope) (1863-1933),
THOMAS, Edward (1878-1917),
TREE, Sir Herbert Beerbohm (1853-1917),
WATERHOUSE, John William (1849-1917)
WOOLF, Leonard and Virginia
 
Russian revolution
World War I.
 
George 5 (Windsor)
David Lloyd George (Liberal )
1918   Adams, Henry Brooks ( 1838 - 1918 )
ALEXANDER, Sir George (1858-1918),
Belgiums Gratitude for British Aid in 1914-1918
DELIUS, Frederick (1862-1934),
GALSWORTHY, John (1867-1933),
Gibson, Guy V.C. (1918-1944)
HENRY, Sir Edward (1850-1931),
PARRY, Sir Charles Hubert (1848-1918),
ROSENBERG, Isaac (1890-1918),
TILAK, Lokamanya (1856-1920),
UNITED STATES EMBASSY (1863-1866),
 
End of WW 1.
Women get the vote.
 
George 5 (Windsor)
David Lloyd George (Liberal )
1919 Cenotaph built
 
CROOKES, Sir William (1832-1919),
DE MORGAN, William (1839-1917),
DELIUS, Frederick (1862-1934),
GROOM, John (1845-1919),
LUGARD, Lord (1858-1945),
MAUGHAM, William Somerset (1874-1965),
TILAK, Lokamanya (1856-1920),
WYNDHAM, Sir Charles (1837-1919),
 
Anglo-Irish War
Third Anglo-Afghan War
 
George 5 (Windsor)
David Lloyd George (Liberal )
1920 Edith Cavell statue built
 
Beresford, Jack (1899 – 1977) Olympic rowing champion
BLYTON, Enid (1897-1968),
FISHER, Admiral of the Fleet, Lord, OM (1841-1920),
FRANKLIN, Rosalind (1920-1958)
GREET, Sir Philip Ben (1857-1936),
HENRY, Sir Edward (1850-1931),
LOCKYER, Sir Norman (1836-1920)
MUIRHEAD, Alexander (1848-1920),
RUTHERFORD, Dame Margaret (1892-1972)
SCHREINER, Olive (1855-1920),
TILAK, Lokamanya (1856-1920),
 
Anglo-Irish War
 
George 5 (Windsor)
David Lloyd George (Liberal )
1921 King George 5 Docks open
 
BRAIN, Dennis (1921-1957),
DAVIES, Emily (1830-1921),
DOBSON, Henry Austin (1840-1921),
DRYSDALE, Dr Charles Vickery (1874-1961),
FRIESE-GREENE, William Edward (1855-1921),
HYNDMAN, Henry Mayers (1842-1921),
KROPOTKIN, Prince Peter (1842-1921),
SAYERS, Dorothy L. (1893-1957),
SELFRIDGE, Harry Gordon (1858-1947)
STONE, Marcus (1840-1921),
STRANG, William (1859-1921),
SZABO, Violett, GC (1921-1945),
THORNDYKE, Dame Sybil (1882-1976),
 
Anglo-Irish War
 
George 5 (Windsor)
David Lloyd George (Liberal )
1922 First commercial radio broadcast made from the Strand
 
Abbas, Ali Mohammed ( 1922 - 1979 )
COBDEN-SANDERSON, Thomas James (1840-1922),
HARMSWORTH, Alfred, Viscount Northcliffe (1865-1922),
LLOYD, Marie (1870-1922),
MANSON, Sir Patrick (1844-1922),
MEYNELL, Alice (1847-1922),
SANTLEY, Sir Charles (1834-1922),
SCAWEN-BLUNT, Wilfrid (1840-1922),
SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest Henry (1874-1922),
VENTRIS, Michael (1922-1956),
Wilson, Sir Henry - Assassinated
 
BBC starts broadcasting
 
George 5 (Windsor)
David Lloyd George (Liberal )
Andrew Bonar Law (Conservative )
1923 First FA cup final at Wembley
 
BONAR LAW, Andrew (1858-1923),
CHAMBERLAIN, Neville (1869-1940),
CHEVALIER, Albert (1861-1923),
GRESLEY, Sir Nigel (1876-1941),
MANSFIELD, Katherine (1888-1923),
TREVES, Sir Frederick (1853-1923)
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Andrew Bonar Law (Conservative )
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative )
1924   Beresford, Jack (1899 – 1977) Olympic rowing champion
BLYTON, Enid (1897-1968),
BURNETT, Frances Hodgson (1849-1924),
CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924),
Eden, Anthony - Prime Minister
FENWICK, Ethel Gordon (1857-1947),
HALL, Radclyffe (1880-1943),
REITH, Lord (1889-1971),
SHARP, Cecil (1859-1924),
STANFORD, Sir Charles (1852-1924),
WHALL, Christopher Whitworth (1849-1924),
WOOLF, Leonard and Virginia
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative )
James Ramsay MacDonald (Labour )
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative )
1925   BEVAN, Robert Polhill (1865-1925),
Burton, Richard (1925 - 1984).
Chapman, Herbert (1878 – 1934) - Legendary Arsenal Football Club manager
CURZON, George Nathaniel, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859-1925),
FIRST, Ruth (1925-1982)
HAGGARD, Sir Henry Rider (1856-1925),
Lao She (1899-1966)
LEVER, William Hesketh, 1st Viscount Leverhulme (1851-1925)
MACDONALD, Ramsay (1866-1937),
MILNER, Alfred, Lord (1854-1925),
SASSOON, Siegfried (1886-1967),
THORNYCROFT, Sir Hamo (1850-1925),
TV
VON HUGEL, Baron Friedrich (1852-1925),
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative )
1926 John Logie Baird demonstrates TV
First roundabout in Parliament Square
 
BAIRD, John Logie (1888-1946),
Baldwin, Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley - Prime Minister
Baldwin, Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley - Prime Minister
Elizabeth 2, Queen
Fields, Dame Gracie (1898-1979)
HITCHCOCK, Sir Alfred (1899-1980),
HUGHES, Mary (1860-1941),
LASKI, Harold (1893-1950),
SCOTT, Sir George Gilbert (1880-1960),
SLOVO, Joe (1926-1995)
Tait,Thomas Smith
ZANGWILL, Israel (1864-1926),
 
General Strike
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative )
1927   Baldwin, Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley - Prime Minister
Baldwin, Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley - Prime Minister
FILDES, Sir Samuel Luke (1844-1927),
FORBES, Vivian FORBES (1891-1937)
GOOSSENS family
HAY, Will (1888-1949),
JEROME, Jerome K. (1859-1927),
PHILPOT, Glyn (1863-1937)
PRYDE, James (1866-1941)
ROBINSON, F. Cayley (1862-1927)
Tait,Thomas Smith
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative )
1928 Penicillin discovered in St Mary's Hospital Paddington
 
ALLENBY, Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman, Viscount (1861-1936),
ASQUITH, Herbert Henry, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928),
Baldwin, Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley - Prime Minister
Baldwin, Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley - Prime Minister
BOMBERG, David (1890-1957),
FRAMember of ParliamentTON, George (1860-1928),
GOSSE, Sir Edmund (1849-1928),
HALDANE, Lord (1856-1928),
HARDY, Thomas (1840-1928),
HARDY, Thomas (1840-1928),
HOWARD, Ebenezer (1850-1928),
Lao She (1899-1966)
LAUGHTON, Charles (1899-1962),
Pankhurst, Emmeline (1858-1928), Dame Christabel Pankhurst (1880-1958)
PANKHURST, Emmeline (1858 - 1928), Christabel (1880-1958), Sylvia (1882-1960)
PANKHURST, Emmeline (1858 - 1928), Christabel (1880-1958), Sylvia (1882-1960)
RELPH, Harry (1851-1928),
SALMOND, Sir John Maitland (1881-1968)
Strachey, Lady Jane - Suffragist
SVEVO, Italo (alias for) SCHMITZ, Ettore (1861-1928),
TERRY, Dame Ellen (1847-1928),
 
Death of Thomas Hardy
Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative )
1929 Television invented
 
BLISS, Sir Arthur (1891-1975),
BUTT, Dame Clara (1873-1937),
Chapman, Herbert (1878 – 1934) - Legendary Arsenal Football Club manager
FAWCETT, Dame Millicent Garrett (1847-1929),
Fields, Dame Gracie (1898-1979)
HALL, Radclyffe (1880-1943),
HILL, Graham (1929-1975),
LANGTRY, Lillie (1852-1929),
MORRISON, Herbert, Lord Morrison of Lambeth (1888-1965),
ROBESON, Paul (1898-1976)
ROSEBERY, 5th Earl (1847-1929),
SAYERS, Dorothy L. (1893-1957),
SELFRIDGE, Harry Gordon (1858-1947)
WAINWRIGHT, Lincoln Stanhope (1847-1929),
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative )
James Ramsay MacDonald (Labour )
1930   Bethlehem Hospital (Bedlam)- Imperial War Museum
Chapman, Herbert (1878 – 1934) - Legendary Arsenal Football Club manager
CONAN DOYLE, Sir Arthur (1859-1930),
GREAVES, Walter (1846-1930),
Hall, Henry (1898-1989)
LAWRENCE, David Herbert (1885-1930),
McMILLAN, The Rachael McMillan College (1930-1977),
REITH, Lord (1889-1971),
ROBESON, Paul (1898-1976)
SMITH, F.E., Earl of Birkenhead (1872-1930),
Tait,Thomas Smith
WARLOCK, Peter, Philip Arnold Hesseltine (1894-1930),
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
James Ramsay MacDonald (Labour )
1931 Shell-Mex house
Popluation 8,203,000
 
BENNETT, Arnold (1867-1931),
BEVIN, Ernest (1881-1951),
Bracken, Brendan - Member of Parliament (1901-1958)
BRITTEN, Benjamin, O.M. (1913-1976),
GANDHI, Mahatma (1869-1948),
HENRY, Sir Edward (1850-1931),
JOYCE, James (1882-1941),
LAUGHTON, Charles (1899-1962),
LETHABY, William Richard (1857-1931),
LETHABY, William Richard (1857-1931),
McMILLAN, The Rachael McMillan College (1930-1977),
MELBA, Dame Nellie (1861-1931)
ORPEN, Sir William (1878-1931),
RAVILIOUS, Eric (1903-1942).
RICKETTS, Charles
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
James Ramsay MacDonald (Labour )
James Ramsay MacDonald (National )
1932 Broadcasting house
 
Chapman, Herbert (1878 – 1934) - Legendary Arsenal Football Club manager
DICKINSON, Goldsworthy Lowes.
GRAHAME, Kenneth (1859-1932),
Hall, Henry (1898-1989)
KORDA, Sir Alexander (1893-1956)
PLAATJE, Sol (1876-1932),
PLATH, Sylvia (1932-1963),
ROSS, Sir Ronald (1857-1932),
SASSOON, Siegfried (1886-1967),
STRACHEY, Lytton (1880-1932),
THORNDYKE, Dame Sybil (1882-1976),
WALLACE, Edgar (1875-1932),
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
James Ramsay MacDonald (National )
1933   BESANT, Annie (1847-1933),
BRITTEN, Benjamin, O.M. (1913-1976),
G.P.O. FILM UNIT
GALSWORTHY, John (1867-1933),
GALSWORTHY, John (1867-1933),
GREY, Sir Edward, Viscount Grey of Falloden (1862-1933),
HAWKINS, Sir Anthony Hope (Anthony Hope) (1863-1933),
HUXLEY, Leonard (1860-1933),
Kenyatta, Jomo (c1894-1978) - first President of the Republic of Kenya
MOORE, George (1852-1933),
TWEED, John (1863-1933),
WALKER, Sir Emery (1851-1933),
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
James Ramsay MacDonald (National )
1934   ASTAFIEVA, Princess Seraphine (1876-1934),
BOMBERG, David (1890-1957),
Chapman, Herbert (1878 – 1934) - Legendary Arsenal Football Club manager
CHRISTIE, Dame Agatha (1890-1976)
CLARKSON, Willy (1861-1934),
COTON-BURNETT, Dame Ivy (1884-1969),
DELIUS, Frederick (1862-1934),
DU MAURIER, Sir Gerald (1873-1934),
DUKE-ELDER, Sir Stewart (1898-1978)
ELGAR, Sir Edward (1857-1934),
HAY, Will (1888-1949),
Holst, Gustav (1874-1934)
JAGGER, Charles Sargeant (1885-1934),
PINERO, Sir Arthur (1855-1934),
PLAYFAIR, Sir Nigel (1874-1934),
SOPWITH, Sir Thomas (1888-1989)
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
James Ramsay MacDonald (National )
1935 Green Belt established
Battersea power station
 
CHAMBERLAIN, Neville (1869-1940),
GROSSMITH, George, Junior (1874-1935),
HENDERSON, Arthur (1863-1935),
HOLTBY, Winifred (1898-1935),
ISAACS, Rufus, 1st Marquess of Reading (1860-1935),
JELLICOE, Admiral of the Fleet, Earl, OM (1859-1935),
LAWRENCE, T.E. (1888-1935),
RAVILIOUS, Eric (1903-1942).
 
 
George 5 (Windsor)
James Ramsay MacDonald (National )
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative )
1936 Battle of Cable Street
Adelphi destroyed
 
ALLENBY, Field Marshal Edmund Henry Hynman, Viscount (1861-1936),
BARNETT, Dame Henrietta (1851-1936),
BEATTY, David, Earl OM (1871-1936)
Cable Street - Riot
CHESTERTON, Gilbert Keith (1874-1936),
GREET, Sir Philip Ben (1857-1936),
HOUSMAN, A.E. (1859-1936),
KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936),
KORDA, Sir Alexander (1893-1956)
NASH, Paul (1889-1946),
PEARSON, Karl (1857-1936),
SALMOND, Sir John Maitland (1881-1968)
TELEVISION.
WELLCOME, Sir Henry (1853-1936),
 
Jarrow March
 
George 5 (Windsor)
† George
Edward (Abdicated)
Edward 8
George 6
Stanley Baldwin (Conservative )
1937