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Victor Hugo Watson

Victor Hugo Watson

Person  Male  Born 1878 

Born near the Kennington Oval but his family returned to Yorkshire when he was very young and he saw himself as a Yorkshireman. In 1908 he joined Waddingtons, a printing firm which developed a specialism in playing cards and in the '30s moved into jigsaws for which there was a craze. Was responsible for acquiring the rights to Monopoly.

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Co-op bank - Monoploy

Victor and Marjorie came to London from Leeds specifically to select names fo...

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