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George Wilson (1766 - 1822)

George Wilson, born in Newcastle on the 24th June 1766, was a famous pedestrian (speed walker). 

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English: A depiction of George Wilson (The Blackheath Pedestrian) walking.
- 1818. Public Domain image.

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Simon Cotterill
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002072:George Wilson Pedestrian Wayeman T. Undated

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George Wilson, a pedestrian, on a road lined with people. Etching by J.T. Smith after himself, 1815.
- Public domain image c/o Wellcome Collection

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