From LGBT Archive
London, originally in Kent. It was a separate metropolitan borough until it was absorbed into the London Borough of Greenwich (now the Royal Borough of Greenwich). It was at one time an important military and naval town, including the Woolwich Arsenal, Woolwich Dockyard, and Royal Military Academy.
Stella Duffy was born in Woolwich in 1963.
BiCon 1997 was held at the University of Greenwich, which was then based in Woolwich.