Plaque

Wong Kei Restaurant - Willy Clarkson

Inscription

Willy Clarkson, 1861 - 1934, theatrical wigmaker, lived and died here.
London County Council

Site: Wong Kei Restaurant (3 memorials)

W1, Wardour Street, 41

The house was designed and built for Clarkson's theatrical costume shop. His celebrated theatrical clients laid the foundation and coping stones, symbolically the first and last stones in the construction of a house.

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Wong Kei Restaurant - Willy Clarkson

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Willy Clarkson

Costumier and wigmaker. He took over his father's business in 1878, and becam...

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Wong Kei Restaurant - Willy Clarkson

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London County Council

Prior to the LCC London matters were run by church parishes. The LCC was the ...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Wong Kei Restaurant - Willy Clarkson

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Wong Kei Restaurant - Henry Irving

Wong Kei Restaurant - Henry Irving

Sir Henry Irving laid the coping stone of this building 1905.

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Wong Kei Restaurant - Sarah Bernhardt

Wong Kei Restaurant - Sarah Bernhardt

Sarah Bernhardt laid the foundation stone of this building 1904.

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