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Overview of Wandsworth SW17.
Ice Age giants—in Wandsworth! The remains of mammoth and woolly rhinoceros from the last Ice Age have been found in Wandsworth. The landscape at that time, about 20,000 years BC, resembled modern Siberia. Wandsworth jail has some famous former inmates, Ronnie Biggs, of Great Train Robbery fame, escaped from Wandsworth prison in 1965 before fleeing the country. James Earl Ray, the convicted assassin of civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King, was also remanded here prior to his extradition to the US.
Wandsworth kicked off the Beautiful Game. The first football match played under Football Association rules took place at Wandsworth’s Battersea Park in 1863.
Gordon Ramsay learned his trade in Wandsworth and the restaurant Chez Bruce, formerly Harveys, in Bellevue Road, Wandsworth, is where the fiery TV chef worked as an apprentice under fellow celebrity chef Marco Pierre White.
The Boat Race starts in Wandsworth. Wandsworth’s Putney Bridge and embankment is a great spot from which to view the start of the historic annual rowing race between Oxford and Cambridge universities. An estimated quarter of a million people gather here each spring to witness the traditional event, held annually since 1856.
In 1920, Wandsworth Council formally adopted Villers-Plouich, a community torn apart in World War I. The Wandsworth Battalion had freed the village from German occupation in 1917. The adoption was part of the British League of Help scheme, which helped raise funds for French and Belgian restoration.
The world’s first public railway was in Wandsworth The Surrey Iron Railway opened in 1803. It was entirely horse-drawn and ran from Croydon to Wandsworth. Open to anyone able to pay a toll, the railway ran for more than 30 years. It closed with the advent of faster and more powerful steam locomotives.
Wandsworth’s role in abolishing slavery The Clapham Sect was a group of evangelical Christians based in Wandsworth who campaigned for an end to British slavery between 1790 and 1830. Leading abolitionist and MP William Wilberforce was among its members. Britain’s first black mayor, John Archer, was elected Mayor of Battersea in 1913, 80 years after the Abolition of Slavery Act.
Wandsworth inspired a great philosopher French author and philosopher Voltaire settled in Wandsworth for three years during one of his exiles from France. He stayed at the home of a rich merchant called Sir Everard Fawkener, where he wrote his tragic play Zaire in only two weeks.