Plaque: Thomas Hancock
Erection date: 8/10/2003
On this site lived and worked Thomas Hancock (1786 - 1865) inventor and founder of the British rubber industry.
Plastics Historical Society
Crystic Stonecast by Scott Bader
From the Scott Bader website: "Marble, granite or stone can be produced using specially developed Crystic resins and gelcoats in combination with one of the wide range of coloured synthetic chips or by using a pre-blended Crystic Stonecast resin."
Site: Thomas Hancock (1 memorial)
N4, Banstead Court, Green Lanes
Hancock died at Marlborough Cottage, on this site, where he had lived for fifty years. For the history and a picture of this rather substantial cottage see Bouncing Balls.