Event    From 7/11/1888  To 7/11/1888

Smithfield Fish Market opened

Categories: Commerce, Food & Drink

Thanks to (C) Peter Gregson for the picture.

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Smithfield Fish Market opened

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Smithfield Fish Market opened

This market was opened on November 7th 1888 by the Right Honourable Sir Polyd...

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Charles Rolls

Charles Rolls

Born 35 Hill Street, W1, son of Lord Llangattock, John Rolls. A keen racing cyclist, he became the fourth man in England to own a car, took to racing cars and repeatedly broke the land speed record...

Person, Aviation, Commerce, Industry, Seriously Famous, Transport

1 memorial
Selfridges

Selfridges

Department store created by Harry Selfridge. The flagship store opened on 15 March 1909. In 1951 it was acquired by Lewis's and then in 1965 by the Sears Group. In 2003 the chain was acquired by Ga...

Group, Commerce

3 memorials
Walter Scrimgeour

Walter Scrimgeour

Extremely rich stockbroker. He bought Parkfield from his brother-in-law, Alan Block, when his own home at nearby no. 6 The Grove became too small for his eight children. He then bought the neighbou...

Person, Commerce

1 memorial
Castle Tavern - EC2

Castle Tavern - EC2

Being at a junction the address has been given as 26 King Street which certainly is more definitive than the Gresham Street address which seems to have fluctuated widely. Pubwiki gives: "in the 184...

Building, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
General Post Office

General Post Office

The first general post office in London opened in 1643, after King Charles I legalised use of the royal posts for private correspondence. It was possibly located on Cloak Lane near Dowgate Hill, in...

Building, Commerce

5 memorials