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Few little facts about Putney
Putney is situated in the London Borough of Wandsworth. At St Mary's Church, Putney in 1647, representatives of the New Model Army held the so-called Putney Debates on the constitutional future of England.
For centuries, Putney was a place where Londoners came for leisure, to enjoy the open spaces and clean air. One regular visitor was Queen Elizabeth I who frequently visited Putney from 1579 - 1603, often visiting Mr John Lacy. She was said to "honour Lacy with her company more frequently than any of her subjects", often staying for two to three days.
Since the second half of the 19th century, Putney has been one of the most significant centres for rowing in the United Kingdom.
The University Boat Race, first contested in 1829 in Henley-on-Thames, has had Putney as its starting point since 1845. Since 1856, it has been an annual event, beginning at the University Stone, just upstream from Putney Bridge.
Clement Attlee, former British Prime Minister was born, brought up and cremated in Putney.
Jason Flemyng, actor, born in Putney.
Bobby Moore, England football world cup winning hero, lived in Putney in his later years.