Person    | Female  Born 26/12/1913  Died 22/5/1992

Elizabeth David

Cookery writer. Born as Elizabeth Gwynne into a wealthy family. Travelled in Europe and around the Mediterranean, spending some years in Cairo, where she married in 1944. Returned to England in 1946. moving into the Chelsea house in 1947, divorced in 1960. No children. Her first book 'A Book of Mediterranean Food', 1950, was welcomed by the Britain of  wartime austerity. Died at her Chelsea home.

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Elizabeth David

Elizabeth David, 1913 - 1992, cookery writer, lived and worked here, 1947 - 1...

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T Walton (London) Ltd

T Walton (London) Ltd

Founded by T. Walton. See his page for more details about the shops. Our picture was generously offered to us by Monika Roleff who tells us: "This paper bag is part of the collection of ephemera o...

Group, Commerce, Food & Drink

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John Courage

John Courage

Born Aberdeen.  Came to London in 1780 as a shipping agent.  He bought the Private House and Old Brewhouse at Horselydown in 1787 and developed it into a thriving business.  Died London.

Person, Commerce, Food & Drink, Scotland

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Robert E. Rhea

Robert E. Rhea

Businessman. Born in Aurora, Illinois. Responsible for developing the McDonald's hamburger empire abroad.

Person, Commerce, Food & Drink, USA

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Old Cock Tavern - Fleet Street

Old Cock Tavern - Fleet Street

From PubWiki: "It was originally established in 1549 on the north side of Fleet Street at No. 190. In the 1600s the pub was called the Cock & Bottle. The original pub closed in 1886 and was dem...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

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The Bell, Carter Lane

The Bell, Carter Lane

From this inn, on 25 October 1598, Richard Quiney wrote a letter to William Shakespeare. This letter, the only one addressed to Shakespeare that has survived, is held by the museum at Strafford. Th...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

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