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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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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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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: ...