Person    | Male  Born 3/11/1876  Died 12/9/1948

Rupert D‘Oyly Carte

Son of Helen and Richard D‘Oyly Carte. Chairman of the company 1901 - 1948 - through both World Wars. Father of Bridget.
Wodehouse supposedly based Psmith, one of his characters, on Rupert, or possibly his brother Lucas.

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Rupert D‘Oyly Carte

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D'Oyly Carte armillary sphere

The memorial is in the form of an equatorial armillary sphere. Although the m...

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Mitre Tavern

Mitre Tavern

Fleet Street. This pub dates from Shakespeare's time. Johnson and Boswell often visited. It was pulled down in 1829 by Hoares to extend their bank.

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Sam House

Sam House

Publican of The Intrepid Fox in Wardour Street where he died. An ardent supporter of the politician, Charles Fox he named his pub after him. A family tree website carries a transcription of "The Li...

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Edward Charles Grenfell

Edward Charles Grenfell

1st Baron St Just. At Harrow, West Acre House, 1884-8. Banker and politician. Governor of Harrow School 1922-41. Director of the Bank of England 1905-40.

Person, Benefactor, Commerce, Politics & Administration

1 memorial
Alexander McArthur

Alexander McArthur

Born Ireland. Brother to William. Emigrated to Australia, arriving in 1842.  A devout Methodist he created a business exporting gold from Australia and became a successful colonial businessman in B...

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Australia, Ireland

1 memorial
John Thornton

John Thornton

Philanthropist who promoted Christian missionary work.  Died following an accident at Bath.  He is listed on the plaque as a menber of the Clapham Sect but it did not really get going until his dea...

Person, Commerce, Religion

1 memorial