Categories: Commerce, Sport / Games
Picture source: mysteriousplanchette.com
Businessman. Founder of the John Jaques and Son Toy Company, which produced and patented ping pong equipment. See also Jaques of London.
Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk
This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
On this very site Ping Pong created & patented by John Jaques III, 1901.
Banker and murder victim. He was beaten and robbed while he travelled on the 9.50pm train from Fenchurch Street to Chalk Farm. The assailant took his gold watch and gold spectacles, but left £5 in ...
Person, Commerce, Tragedy
The Young family began fishing the Thames for whitebait in 1750. In 1811 William Young married Elizabeth Martha who had been selling fish at the Greenwich quayside. They set up a fish shop and the ...
Group, Commerce, Food & Drink
Pleasure Gardens and Medicinal Well. Also known as Islington Spa.
Place, Commerce, Medicine
Retailer. Founder of the former Bearman's department store in Leytonstone.