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New Royal Mint building opens on Little Tower Hill

East India Dock Road and West India Dock Road open


Theatre Royal Plymouth built

Charles Kean born

Ratcliff Highway murders


Theatre Royal Drury Lane rebuilt

Theatre Royal Drury Lane Opens, the fourth on the site, and still standing today

Charles Dickens born

The Egyptian Hall opens at 170-1 Picadilly


Archway Road opens

Gas lights introduced in the Haymarket Theatre and on Westminster Bridge


Infirmary for Asthma, Consumption and other Diseases (later Brompton Chest Hospital) opens on Brushfield Street, Spitalfields

Dulwich Picture Gallery, the first public art gallery in Britain, opens


Second Theatre Royal, Windsor Built

End of the French Wars and defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo

Royal Bethlehem Hospital ('Bedlam') relocates to Lambeth Road (now the Imperial War Museum)


Regent's Canal, from Paddington to Camden Lock, opens

Millbank Penitentiary opens (site now occupied by Tate Britain)

Westminster Opthalmic Hospital opens near the Strand

Royal Infirmary for Diseases of the Ear opens

Universal Dispensary for Sick and Indigent Children (later Royal Waterloo Hospital for Women and Children) opens

Vauxhall Bridge opens


Waterloo Bridge opens


T.C. King, father of Katty King, born

Royal Opera Arcade, behind His Majesty's Theatre, between Charles II Street and Pall Mall - First Shopping Arcade in London, opens

St James's market (between Haymarket and St James's Square) demolished

Royal Coburg Theatre (later the Old Vic) opens at junction of Waterloo Road and New Cut


December 25th - George Thomas Lloyd, brother of Horatio Lloyd, sails to Van Diemen's Land, now Tasmania with his uncle Charles Jeffreys

Robert Lloyd, father of Horatio Lloyd and Grandfather of Arthur Lloyd publishes his 'Treatise on Hats.'

Piccadilly Circus constructed as part of Regent Street developments

Charles Morton 'Father of the Halls' born

Burlington Arcade opens

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