Person    | Male  Born 1761  Died 1797

John Courage

Categories: Commerce, Food & Drink

Countries: Scotland

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.

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John Courage

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Anchor Brewhouse

This Anchor Brewhouse is nothing to do with the Anchor Brewery at Park Street.

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Royal Exchange

Royal Exchange

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John Jaques

John Jaques

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Person, Commerce, Sport / Games

1 memorial
Rupert D‘Oyly Carte

Rupert D‘Oyly Carte

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Person, Commerce, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial
donkeys of Covent Garden

donkeys of Covent Garden

100,000 costermongers' donkeys worked in and around the market.  The picture source says: "In the 1860s there were as many as 2,000 donkey barrows on a Saturday morning in Covent Garden Market."

Animal, Animals, Commerce

1 memorial
J. T. Pedder

J. T. Pedder

John Thomas Pedder was born in 1823 in Romford, Essex, the second of the eighteen children of Daniel Pedder (1799-1876) and Mary Ann Pedder née Dunnings (1801-1869). His father was a leather currie...

Person, Commerce

2 memorials