Person    | Male  Born 30/8/1720  Died 11/6/1796

Samuel Whitbread

Brewer and member of parliament. Born at Cardington, near Bedford. He set up a small brewery in London in 1742. He amassed a large fortune and invested heavily in property. M.P.for Bedford in 1768. Died at Bedwell Park, Hertfordshire.

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Samuel Whitbread - royal visit

Their majesties King George III & Queen Charlotte were received in this b...

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Albergo del Pellegrino

Albergo del Pellegrino

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Tyburn Turnpike House

Tyburn Turnpike House

This toll gate is thought to have stood about where Marble Arch now stands.

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Bull and Mouth Inn

Bull and Mouth Inn

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Building, Commerce, Food & Drink, Transport

2 memorials
Madame Tussaud

Madame Tussaud

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Person, Commerce, Craft / Design, France

2 memorials
César Ritz

César Ritz

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