The Twickenham plaque is mistaken about his role as founder of Twining's Tea, since that company was founded in 1706 by a Thomas Twining, born in 1675. The Twining's website shows no interest in their history but from the Twickenham museum we discover that this is Thomas II. Buried at St Mary the Virgin, Twickenham.
Person | Male Born 27/1/1776 Died 25/12/1861
This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Garden of rest
Holly Road Garden of rest This garden was first laid out for public use in 19...
From Parish of Frien Barnet: "... born in Okehampton, Devon ... made a fortune from a patent carpet cleaning process. By 1891, Sydney and his wife Annie were living in Friern Barnet at their house ...
The Green Company
Established in Bristol, the company promotes the alternative energy sources of solar and wind power.
Pope’s Head Tavern
From British History: "...'Pope's Head', mentioned as early as the reign of Edward IV. Here, in the reign of Henry VI., wine was sold at a penny a pint, without charge for bread."
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.
Ahmed Ali Kanoo
He appears in a list of "World's Richest People," Forbes 1996/8 and as a member of the 'Bahrain Monetary Council' in 1965. A tree seems somewhat inadequate.