Building    From 1878  To 1934

Besley drinking fountain

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Building

A drinking fountain was erected in Aldersgate Street in 1878 in memory of Robert Besley. It was removed 1934.

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Besley drinking fountain

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Besley drinking fountain removed

This plaque surely should have been designed with the Clarendon typeface, jus...

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Samuel Whitbread

Samuel Whitbread

Brewer and member of parliament. Born at Cardington, near Bedford. He set up a small brewery in London in 1742. He amassed a large fortune and invested heavily in property. M.P.for Bedford in 1768....

Person, Commerce, Food & Drink, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Tata Consumer Products

Tata Consumer Products

From their website: "Tata Consumer was formed with a vision to synergise, simplify and scale the principal consumer products interests of the Tata Group under one umbrella Today, we are one of the ...

Group, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Ralph Thrale

Ralph Thrale

Son of Anne Thrale, sister of Edmund Halsey who took him into his brewery business, the Anchor Brewery. Thrale.com tells this interesting story: "When Ralph took a wife in the early 1720's, he cho...

Person, Food & Drink

1 memorial
2i's coffee bar

2i's coffee bar

Birthplace of British rock 'n roll and the popular music industry. Mickie Most started as a singing waiter here. Owen Adams provides a huge amount of information.

Place, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Music / songs

1 memorial