Person    | Male  Born 1815  Died 20/10/1887

Baron Herman de Stern

Categories: Commerce

Born Frankfurt, moved to London by the 1840s where he joined his brother David. There were other brothers in Paris and Berlin so their banking business covered Europe and was extremely successful. Herman became one of the wealthiest men in Victorian Britain. Father of Herbert. Baron in the Portuguese nobility. Died 4 Hyde Park Gate.

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Baron Herman de Stern

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Baron de Stern clock tower

Ornamental Passions has a photo of the seagull relief and explains that "Time...

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Pollock's toy theatre shop

Pollock's toy theatre shop

This was started by John Redington, selling printed sheets of characters and scenery for toy theatres. He ran it until his death when his family took over. 1877 his daughter Eliza married Benjamin ...

Building, Children, Commerce, Theatre

1 memorial
Joseph Hardcastle

Joseph Hardcastle

Merchant and evangelical activist.  Born Leeds.  Came to London in 1766.  Good friend of Wilberforce and the Clapham Sect.  Co-founder of the London Missionary Society in 1795 and its treasurer for...

Person, Commerce, Religion

1 memorial
St Saviour’s Dock

St Saviour’s Dock

Our picture source, HSomerville provides a thorough history of this area and says "St Saviour's Dock was created in the 13th century by the Cluniac monks of Bermondsey Abbey."

Place, Commerce, Transport

1 memorial
Lord Paul

Lord Paul

Business magnate, philanthropist and politician. Born Swraj Paul at Jalandhar, Punjab, India. He moved to England in 1966 to get treatment for his daughter who was suffering from leukaemia. Founded...

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, India

2 memorials
Thomas Davies

Thomas Davies

The bookseller and author who, in 1763, introduced Dr Samuel Johnson to James Boswell at his house in Russell Street. He took to bookselling after failing as an actor.

Person, Commerce, Scotland

1 memorial