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Claridge, Williamlocked

  • Anne Pimlott Baker


Claridge, William (1814/15–1882), hotelier, was born in Aylsham, Norfolk, the son of James Claridge, who may have been a servant of Nathan Mayer Rothschild, and who later worked at Gunter's restaurant in London. William Claridge's wife, Marianne Maloney (b. 1815), was Irish; they married on 15 June 1841 and it is thought that they were in private service, possibly as a butler and his wife, until they took over the running of a small private hotel in ...

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