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Prudential Assurance

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Founded in Hatton Garden in May 1848 as The Prudential, Investment, Loan, and Assurance Association. The army of premium collection agents was for many years identified with the Prudential as the "Man from the Pru". It moved to its traditional home at Holborn Bars in 1879.

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Prudential Assurance

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Prudential Assurance war memorial WW1

Four standing girls adorn the corners of the plinth. At their feet are cornuc...

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W. H. Smith

W. H. Smith

William Henry Smith. Bookseller and politician. The son in "W. H. Smith and Son".  He introduced the W. H. Smith stalls at railway stations and the business thrived. Entered politics in 1868.  Appo...

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Henry Ford

Henry Ford

American industrialist, business magnate, founder of the Ford Motor Company, and chief developer of the assembly line technique of mass production. By creating the first automobile that middle-clas...

Person, Commerce, Industry, Race Issues, Seriously Famous, Transport

1 memorial
Freedom Press

Freedom Press

Anarchist publishing house in Whitechapel. Co-founded by Peter Kropotkin as an outlet and meeting place for the radical and anarchist thinkers of the day and has operated, with short breaks, ever s...

Group, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Politics & Administration

3 memorials
John Lewis

John Lewis

Retailer. Born at Town Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset. He worked in several drapery firms before opening his own business at number 132 (later 286) Oxford Street in 1864. In 1906 he walked from h...

Person, Commerce

1 memorial
Rodney's Head pub

Rodney's Head pub

Records show Rodney's Head pub was at 4 Old Street in 1851. In 1876 this was rebuilt as shown in this drawing which is pretty much as we see it today. By 1895 it was known as Old Rodney's Head a...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial