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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Anglo-Chilean Society

Anglo-Chilean Society

Fromed at the Chilean Embassy at 3 Hamilton Place. In 2008 The British Chilean Chamber of Commerce based in London merged with The Anglo Chilean Society.

Group, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Chile

1 memorial
Sir John Lubbock

Sir John Lubbock

Banker, politician and scientific writer. Born at 29 Eaton Place. He went into his father's banking business at the age of 14 and became a partner in 1856. Entered parliament in 1870, and succeeded...

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Science

1 memorial
London Tea History Association

London Tea History Association

Founded to record and commemorate over 335 years of the World’s tea trade in London. Feb 2018 City Matters reported that "a statue recognising the City’s pivotal position in the tea trade planned ...

Group, Commerce, Food & Drink, History

2 memorials
Andrew Gibb

Andrew Gibb

Ship-repairer and philanthropist. Born in Glasgow. After serving his apprenticeship in shipbuilding, he came to London to ply his trade. He was deacon of St Mark's Presbyterian Church in Greenwich,...

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy, Scotland

1 memorial
Charles Robinson

Charles Robinson

In 1835 founded C.A. Robinson & Co.

Person, Commerce

2 memorials