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Cranston [married name Cochrane], Catherine [Kate] (1849–1934), tea-room proprietor, was born on 27 May 1849 at 39 George Square, Glasgow. Often known as Kate, she was the only daughter and youngest of the three children of George Cranston, hotel-keeper (1817–1899), and his wife, ...

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Garraway, Thomas (d. 1692?), coffee-house keeper, is of unknown parentage. He married his first wife, Elizabeth, in the 1650s, and their first recorded residence was a house in Sweeting's Rents in the parish of St Bartholomew by the Exchange, London, the registers of which record the baptisms of their first son, ...

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Lloyd, Edward (c. 1648–1713), coffee house keeper, publisher, and eponymist of ‘Lloyd's insurance’, was probably born about 1648, but nothing is known of his origins. He was the proprietor of a London coffee house licensed some time between March 1685 and 1687. This was almost certainly '...

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Rosee, Pasqua (fl. 1651–1656), coffee-house keeper, was probably born into the ethnic Greek community in Ragusa, Sicily, in the early seventeenth century. By 1651 Rosee had moved to Smyrna in the Ottoman empire, where he made the acquaintance of Daniel Edwards, an English ...

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Salter, James [called Don Saltero] (d. c. 1728), coffee-house proprietor, is said to have come from Ireland and settled in Chelsea about 1673. He was at one time a servant of Sir Hans Sloane, whom he accompanied on his travels. He opened his first coffee house in ...

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Urwin, William [Will] (d. 1695), coffee-house keeper, is of unknown parentage, and nothing is known of his early life or education. At an unknown date he opened a coffee house which subsequently became the most famous in London of its time. It was well established as early as February 1664, when ...

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White, Francis (d. 1711), chocolate-house keeper, was an Italian immigrant; in his will he left legacies to his sister and her husband, Angela Maria and Tomaso Casanova, and to his aunt Nicoletta Tomasi, all of Genoa. His name, it has been presumed, may well have been a straight translation from the Italian: ...