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Phoenix Fire Office

Categories: Commerce

Bryan Mawer says "In 1782, the Phoenix Fire Office was established by sugar refiners for sugar refiners, prompted by objections to the excessive rates charged by the existing insurance companies, including the Sun Fire Office."

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Phoenix Fire Office

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Captain Charles Algernon Fryatt

Captain Charles Algernon Fryatt

Master mariner.  Born Southampton.  From Hellfire Corner : Captain of the Great Eastern Railway Company's steamer Brussels, he in utter defiance of the Germans continued to work the Rotterdam-Briti...

Person, Commerce, Execution

War dead, WW1
2 memorials
Sir Frederick Wigan

Sir Frederick Wigan

Merchant based in Southwark. First treasurer of Southwark Cathedral. He had homes at Clare Lawn, Mortlake, and at Purland Chase in Ross, Herefordshire. This image shows Wigan's memorial in that ca...

Person, Commerce

1 memorial
Jamrach's Emporium

Jamrach's Emporium

Exotic shop dealing in wild animals. It was run by Charles Jamrach, who inherited the business from his father. Known to seafarers throughout the world, they would bring animals from distant lands ...

Place, Animals, Commerce

2 memorials
Donovan Bros.

Donovan Bros.

Trader at Covent Garden Market at its original site.

Group, Commerce

1 memorial
Carlton Hotel, Haymarket

Carlton Hotel, Haymarket

Designed by C. J. Phipps. The picture is taken from Cockspur Street. The building was badly bombed in 1940. Compare and contrast this ornate building with New Zealand House (1963) which is there now.

Building, Commerce

2 memorials