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Memorial

Bill Richmond Tom Cribb Public House

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Bill Richmond

Erection date: 14/9/2016

Inscription

Bill Richmond, freed slave, boxer, entrepreneur, spent the last evening of his life here with his friend Tom Cribb 27 Dec 1829.
A BBC History Project

Site: Tom Cribb Public House (3 memorials)

SW1, Panton Street, 36

The Richmond plaque can be seen in our photo, between the lamppost and the two blackboards.

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Bill Richmond

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Bill Richmond

Boxer. Born a slave in Richmondtown, Staten Island, New York. He become a ser...

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A 2016 BB2 television series called Black and British - A Forgotten History, ...

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Bill Richmond

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Tom Cribb English Heritage

Tom Cribb, 1781 - 1848, bare knuckle champion lived here. English Heritage 

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Tom Cribb Tom Cribb was the British bare-knuckle boxing champion between 1809...

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