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Timeline for 1842
19th century | 1840s

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In December 1842, the Great Intelligence made contact with Walter Simeon. (TV: The Snowmen)

In October, Horace Stockwood steals a sacred tablet from the natives of Easter Island and leaves behind his friend and partner Alexander Richards. (PROSE: Eye of Heaven)

The majority of Fulbright Hall is constructed or restored by Augustus Fulbright. (PROSE: Evolution)

Sir Iain Laws was born in Scotland. (PROSE: The Wheel of Ice)

Abasi was born in the Congo. (AUDIO: The Ghosts of Gralstead)

The British Army engaged in Afghanistan experienced disaster during the retreat from besieged Kabul to Jalalabad. The First Doctor, Susan Foreman, Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright were caught up in the retreat. (PROSE: Mire and Clay)