Group    From 1903 

Foyles bookshop

Categories: Commerce

Created by William and Gilbert Foyle. See William for more information. For more on old London bookshops see Spitalfields Life.

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Foyles bookshop

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Foyles - David Attenborough

The most ferocious thing I have ever encountered in any trip abroad is not a ...

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Foyles - William Foyle

Lord Justice Darling was in the shop. He offered me 4 shillings for a book m...

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Walter Scrimgeour

Walter Scrimgeour

Extremely rich stockbroker. He bought Parkfield from his brother-in-law, Alan Block, when his own home at nearby no. 6 The Grove became too small for his eight children. He then bought the neighbou...

Person, Commerce

1 memorial
Hay's Wharf

Hay's Wharf

The land between Tooley Street and the Thames has been occupied by wharves and warehouses since the middle ages. Hay's Wharf originated as a Tooley Street brew-house of which Alexander Hay took own...

Place, Commerce, Food & Drink

7 memorials
The Cavendish Hotel

The Cavendish Hotel

There is evidence of a 'Miller's Hotel' on the site in the early 1800s which was renamed in 1836. It was purchased by Rosa Lewis, who expanded it by combining four buildings into one. During both t...

Building, Commerce

1 memorial
Vintners' Company

Vintners' Company

One of the Twelve Great Livery Companies of the City of London. Its origins steeped in the history of the City of London, and the import, regulation and sale of wine.

Group, Commerce, Food & Drink, Liveries & Guilds

2 memorials
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

1 memorial