Daniel Lambert and places related to him

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Daniel Lambert and places related to him Nov 17, 2014
Mr. Lambert made it into history because of his obesity. At the time of his death, he weighed 52 stones (335 kgs) making him the heaviest recorded person of his time. However, the chap was an intelligent person and many people enjoyed conversations with him. He became a prison guard, however his weight made him unemployable and after some unsuccessful attempts in other jobs, he put himself on exhibition in London and charged people to see him.

Daniel Lambert became an icon in his native Leicestershire, but also in Stamford where he died. His grave is located in the cemetery of St. Martin's and can be easily found. A picture of him as well as his walking stick are found in the lobby of the George Hotel where he once stayed. These two items were once exhibited in a London pub with Lambert's name. His grave is located in a cemetery behind St. Martin's church and is easy to find once you are up there - it is the one with a sign in front.

Today, Daniel Labert is seen as something between city mascot and patron saint and is part of the Stamford folclore.
Daniel Lambert portrait and his or…
Daniel Lambert's tombstone, Stamfo…
Cemetery (Lambert's tombstone in t…
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