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Sir Joseph Lyons

Sir Joseph Lyons

Sir Joseph Nathaniel Lyons was a pioneer of mass catering. Chairman of J. Lyons and Co. Born Kennington,his father being a Jewish itinerant watch seller. Joseph was apprenticed to an optician. Mov...

Person, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

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Mary Anne Clarke

Mary Anne Clarke

Mistress of Prince Frederick, Duke of York. Born in Ball and Pin Alley, White's Alley, Chancery Lane as Mary Anne Thompson, she married Clarke, a stonemason who became bankrupt. She 'went bad' but ...

Person, Friend / family, France

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Lupino Lane

Lupino Lane

Actor and theatre manager. Born Henry William George Lupino in London. He came from a theatrical family and adopted the name 'Lane' from a great aunt. He made his first stage appearance at the age ...

Person, Cinema, Theatre

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Charles Keene

Charles Keene

Artist and illustrator. Born Charles Samuel Keene in Duvals Lane, Hornsey. He studied law, but abandoned this in favour of illustrating. He became well known for his work in The Illustrated London ...

Person, Art

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Maurice Adams

Maurice Adams

Architect. Born Maurice Bingham Adams. He was instrumental in the founding of Bedford Park in West London, where he designed many of the houses and St Michael & All Angels Church. In 1887 he was th...

Person, Architecture

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