The suburb of Canonbury in Islington seemed an ideal place for a 69 year-old bank clerk like Charles Cole Wright. Once a land of open fields, grazing cows, a 14th century manor house and a tranquil pond, by the 19th Century it was a well-to-do part of London comprising villas,…
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