Person    | Male  Born 1842  Died 28/4/1914

Thomas. J. Barratt

Categories: Commerce, History

Businessman and historian. Born 25 Tottenham Place. 1864 joined A & F Pears as a bookkeeper and then married F. Pears's eldest daughter the next year.

Historian of Hampstead, author of the 3 volume 1912 'Annuls of Hampstead'. Chairman in Pears, the soap manufacturers. Referred to as "the father of modern advertising" he was responsible for using the Bubbles picture in a Pears advertising campaign. The picture source website gives the details.

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Thomas. J. Barratt

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Bell Moor House - Barratt

On this site stood the house Bell Moor where the historian of Hampstead, Thom...

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