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London Borough of Islington in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

George Leybourne

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 29, 2018
1. George Leybourne Marker
Inscription.
George Leybourne
“Champagne Charlie”
1842 – 1884
Music Hall Comedian
lived and
died here

 
Erected 1970 by Greater London Council.
 
Location. 51° 32.634′ N, 0° 5.342′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Islington, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Englefield Road and Essex Road, on the right when traveling west on Englefield Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 136 Englefield Road, London Borough of Islington, England N1 3LQ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First World War Islington 1914-1918 (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named First World War Islington 1914-1918 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named First World War Islington 1914-1918 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Newington Green (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Mary Wollstonecraft (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Sir Hugh Myddelton (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Holy Trinity Hoxton War Memorial (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Linale House (approx. 1.5 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Islington.
 
Also see . . .
George Leybourne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 29, 2018
2. George Leybourne Marker
 George Leybourne on Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Additional keywords. De Beauvoir Town
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
George Leybourne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 29, 2018
3. George Leybourne Marker
Champagne Charlie Sheet Music Cover image. Click for full size.
Sheet music published by Lee & Walked, Philadelphia (courtesy of Temple University), circa 1880
4. Champagne Charlie Sheet Music Cover
"For Champagne Charlie is my name, Champagne Charlie is my name, good for any game at night, my boys, good for any game at night my boys...." Music by Alfred Lee, lyrics by George Leybourne.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   4. submitted on May 5, 2018.
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