Friday, 30 December 2016

#plaque366 Bill Richmond


A London commemorative plaque for every day in 2016. 

The plaques are selected from all walks of life, and all points of the London compass – and I'm taking requests too!

DROP ME A LINE or leave a comment below if you'd like to nominate a plaque for inclusion in the series




Freed slave Bill Richmond, entrepreneur and welterweight boxer, was an African American who spent much of his adult life in London. In later life he became friends with is former boxing rival Tom Cribb - his plaque can be found on the Tom Cribb pub in Panton Street. He died at the age of 66.








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