Place    From 1685  To 1840

New Tunbridge Wells

Categories: Commerce, Medicine

Place

Pleasure Gardens and Medicinal Well. Also known as Islington Spa.

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New Tunbridge Wells

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Spa Green

This plaque has large blank areas which the local artists do their best to de...

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Harry Selfridge

Harry Selfridge

Born Wisconsin. Too small to join the navy he became a clerk in a department store, where he rose to manager and then set out on his own. Very successful, he "retired" in 1906, moved to London and ...

Person, Commerce, USA

2 memorials
Wilkinson Sword Company

Wilkinson Sword Company

The company was founded as a manufacturer of guns made in Shotley Bridge, County Durham, by Henry Nock in London when he opened premises in Ludgate Hill. 1804, James Nock was appointed Gun Maker to...

Group, Commerce, Industry

1 memorial
Barratt Homes Limited

Barratt Homes Limited

One of the largest residential property development companies in the United Kingdom. It was founded as Greensitt Bros., but control was later assumed by Sir Lawrie Barratt.

Group, Commerce

3 memorials
Charles Cheers, Baron Wakefield of Hythe CGE, LLD

Charles Cheers, Baron Wakefield of Hythe CGE, LLD

Charles Cheers Wakefield was born and raised in Liverpool. (Cheers was his mother's maiden name). Became an oil-broker, founding his own firm in 1899, C.C. Wakefield & Co. later Wakefield Oil C...

Person, Commerce, Lord Mayor, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
William Whiteley

William Whiteley

Entrepreneur and founder of Whiteley's department store on Queensway, now Whiteleys shopping centre. A bequest from his will formed Whiteley Village. Born in Yorkshire and, 1848, apprenticed to a ...

Person, Commerce, Tragedy

3 memorials