Place    From 1650 

Whitecross Street Market

Categories: Commerce

One of London's oldest markets. Started trading in 17th century and was known locally as "Squalors Market". This information, on the plaque, comes from Wikipedia. We can't add to it.

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Whitecross Street Market

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Whitecross Market

Whitecross Market, one of London's oldest markets. Started trading in 17th c...

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Jonathan’s Coffee House

Jonathan’s Coffee House

Founded by Jonathan Miles in Exchange Alley around 1680. In 1698 John Castaing posted a list of prices for stocks and commodities. And so traders who were expelled from the Royal Exchange used Jona...

Building, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

1 memorial
Waitrose

Waitrose

Founded by Wallace Waite, Arthur Rose and David Taylor as a small Acton grocers, Waite, Rose and Taylor. Taylor left the business and in 1908 the name Waitrose was adopted. It was taken over by Joh...

Group, Commerce

3 memorials
Sir Joseph Lyons

Sir Joseph Lyons

Sir Joseph Nathaniel Lyons was a pioneer of mass catering. Chairman of J. Lyons and Co. Born Kennington,his father being a Jewish itinerant watch seller. Joseph was apprenticed to an optician. Mov...

Person, Commerce, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink

1 memorial
London & Manchester Assurance Co Ltd

London & Manchester Assurance Co Ltd

From the picture source website: "London & Manchester Group first saw the light of day back in 1869 when it was registered as the London and Manchester Industrial Assurance Co. Limited. The wor...

Group, Commerce

4 memorials
Tattersalls race horse auctioneers

Tattersalls race horse auctioneers

Founded at Hyde Park Corner by Richard Tattersall (1724–1795) it stayed in the Tattersall family until about WW2.  The business had to move from 'the Corner' due to the lease running out and the la...

Group, Commerce, Animals

1 memorial