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Did you know that the 1st Golf Club in England was founded at Blackheath by James I in 1608.

Did you know that Blackheath Hockey Club , founded in 1861, is the oldest Hockey Club in the world

Did you know that Blackheath Rugby Club , founded in 1858, is the oldest Rugby Club in the world

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Famous Blackheath people:

Donald McGill
Emily Davison
Mary Quant
Richard Branson

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Brit Quote:
Never read print, it spoils one's eye for the ball. - W G Grace
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On this day:
Magna Carta Signed - 1215, The Peasants' Revolt ends - 1381, First Botanic Garden in Britain - 1621, Alcock and Brown complete 1st non stop flight across the Atlantic - 1919
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