Person    | Male  Born 8/7/1781  Died 11/5/1848

Tom Cribb

Categories: Sport / Games

Bare-knuckle fighter. Born at Hanham, Gloucestershire. He moved to London at the age of 13 and worked as a bell-hanger and coal porter. Following his first two fights in 1805, he decided to become a professional pugilist, winning the British and world titles in 1810. He retired in 1812 to become a coal merchant and later publican of the Union Arms, close to where the existing pub now stands. He died at 111 High Street, Woolwich.

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Tom Cribb

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Tom Cribb English Heritage

Tom Cribb, 1781 - 1848, bare knuckle champion lived here. English Heritage 

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Tom Cribb Public House

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