Person    | Male  Born 6/8/1820  Died 21/1/1914

Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, Donald Smith

Born Scotland.  Emigrated to Canada in 1838 to work with the Hudson's Bay Company. He worked his way up the company and entered politics, made his fortune and was knighted in 1886. Died 28 Grosvenor Square. Buried Highgate cemetery. Unusually his daughter was allowed to inherit the barony. 

 

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Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, Donald Smith

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Leysian Mission - Strathcona

{Either side of a cartouche/shield:} Mission founded 1887 Buildings erected 1...

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Moxhay's Hall of Commerce in Threadneedle Street

Moxhay's Hall of Commerce in Threadneedle Street

From British History: The Hall of Commerce, existing some years ago in Threadneedle Street, was begun in 1830 by Mr. Edward Moxhay, a speculative biscuit-baker, on the site of the old French church...

Building, Architecture, Commerce

1 memorial
Queen's Assurance

Queen's Assurance

Established sometime in the 1850s.

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
Keith Nigel Loudoun-Shand, OBE, TD

Keith Nigel Loudoun-Shand, OBE, TD

He is shown as Keith Loudoun-Shand on the Tea Industry plaque on Sir John Lyon House, 8 High Timber Street, London, EC4. Tea broker. Major in the Queen's Royal Rifles, awarded the OBE in 1965. Sour...

Person, Armed Forces, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Whitecross Street Market

Whitecross Street Market

One of London's oldest markets.  Started trading in 17th century and was known locally as "Squalors Market".  This information, on the plaque, comes from Wikipedia.  We can't add to it.

Place, Commerce

1 memorial
C. A. Robinson & Co

C. A. Robinson & Co

Scrap metal dealers in Greenwich, founded by Charles Robinson.  In 1953 leased the land that became Anchor Iron & Crowley's Wharf, and moved there. The principal cargoes were scrap iron, lead i...

Group, Commerce

3 memorials