Person    | Female  Born 1901  Died 1974

Maggie Richardson

Categories: Commerce

Sold flowers at "Maggie's Corner" for 60 years.

This lovely evocative photo (found for us by Denis Hoare) comes from Jonnie3 at Flickr where it is captioned 'Oxfam shop, Hampstead High Street, London 1966' and where Adrian has added the comment: "Maggie the flower seller now has a plaque on the side of the building that replaces this one - she'd been there since about 1920."

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Maggie Richardson

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Maggie's Corner

Maggie's Corner In fond memory of Maggie Richardson, 1901 - 1974, who sold f...

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Goat in Boots

Goat in Boots

Pubs History says: "This pub was called the Goat until 1725 when the name was extended to Goat in Boots. Fulham Road was previously New Brompton Road, e.g. in 1851; and earlier called Little Chelse...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Sir Thomas Lipton

Sir Thomas Lipton

A self-made man, company founder, merchant, philanthropist and yachtsman. Born as Thomas Johnstone Lipton in Glasgow to Irish parents who has a small provisions shop. He opened his own shop and th...

Person, Commerce, Food & Drink, Industry, Seriously Famous, Scotland

1 memorial
Cornhill market

Cornhill market

Cornhill was apparently the only market allowed to be held after noon in the 14th century.  Stow reports Cornhill holding a corn-market (not surprisingly) but also old clothes being sold there.

Event, Commerce

1 memorial
Terry Smith

Terry Smith

Chairman of the Sir Keith Park Memorial Campaign.  Spent 3 years and millions of dollars to get the Keith Park statue erected.  In 2011 this earned him, a Brit, the title normally given to a NZ cit...

Person, Benefactor, Commerce, History, New Zealand

1 memorial