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Cringing Cult of Celebrity in Crystal Palace, Greater London*

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Cringing Cult of Celebrity
  • kenny dalgliesh lives in bowley lane
  • funny man charlie drake lives in spinney gardens old and frail but still a legend
  • Either Stock, aitkin, or Waterman! David Bowey used to live just down in Penge and visit the park.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes)
  • John Logie Baird (television)
  • Ken Russell in days gone by.
  • Darwin's captain, Fitzroy, lived in a house on what is now Fitzroy Gardens (off Church Road), and he's buried in All Saints Church.
  • Emile Zola and Pisarro both spent some time in Upper Norwood

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Last updated: 2008-10-14

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