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Charles Richardson (cement merchant)

Charles Richardson (born 16 February 1817 at Woodford, Essex, United Kingdom: died 30 January 1890 at Newton Abbot, Devon) was the founder of the family Brick and Cement Firm A & WT Richardson Ltd, which lasted over 100 years. [1]

37 relations: Albert Memorial, Alfred Gilbert, Anteros, Barge, Brick, Brick tax, Bricklayer, Cement, Conyer, Essex, Kennington, Kent, Lambeth, Leeds, London, London County Council, London stock brick, London, Midland and Scottish Railway, Ministry of Works (United Kingdom), New Zealand, Newton Abbot, Paddington, Partnership, Piccadilly Circus, Portland cement, Private limited company, Roman cement, Shepherd's Bush, Sittingbourne, Teynham, The Oval, United Kingdom, Vauxhall, White City, London, William Aspdin, Wood Lane, Woodford, London.

Albert Memorial

The Albert Memorial is situated in Kensington Gardens, London, directly to the north of the Royal Albert Hall.

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Alfred Gilbert

Sir Alfred Gilbert (12 August 1854 – 4 November 1934) was an English sculptor and goldsmith who enthusiastically experimented with metallurgical innovations.

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Anteros

In Greek mythology, Anteros (Ἀντέρως, Antérōs) was the god of requited love, literally "love returned" or "counter-love" and also the punisher of those who scorn love and the advances of others, or the avenger of unrequited love.

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Barge

A barge is a flat-bottomed boat, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods.

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Brick

A brick is a block or a single unit of a kneaded clay-bearing soil, sand and lime, or concrete material, fire-hardened or air-dried, used in masonry construction.

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Brick tax

The brick tax was a property tax introduced in Great Britain in 1784, during the reign of King George III, to help pay for the wars in the American Colonies.

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Bricklayer

A bricklayer, who may also be called a mason, is a craftsman who lays bricks to construct brickwork.

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Cement

A cement is a binder, a substance that sets and hardens and can bind other materials together.

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Conyer

Conyer is a riverside hamlet of Teynham in the borough of Swale in Kent, England.

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Essex

Essex is a county in England, immediately north-east of London.

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Kennington

Kennington is a district in London, England, south of the River Thames.

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Kent

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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Lambeth

Lambeth is a district in Central London, England, located in the London Borough of Lambeth.

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Leeds

Leeds is a city in West Yorkshire, England.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London County Council

London County Council (LCC) was the principal local government body for the County of London throughout its existence from 1889 to 1965, and the first London-wide general municipal authority to be directly elected.

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London stock brick

London stock brick is the type of handmade brick which was used for the majority of building work in London and South East England until the growth in the use of Flettons and other machine-made bricks in the early 20th century.

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London, Midland and Scottish Railway

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)It has been argued that the initials LMSR should be used to be consistent with LNER, GWR and SR.

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Ministry of Works (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Works was a department of the UK Government formed in 1943, during World War II, to organise the requisitioning of property for wartime use.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Newton Abbot

Newton Abbot is a market town and civil parish in the Teignbridge District of Devon, England on the River Teign, with a population of 25,556.

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Paddington

Paddington is an area within the City of Westminster, in central London.

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Partnership

A partnership is an arrangement where parties, known as partners, agree to cooperate to advance their mutual interests.

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Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus is a road junction and public space of London's West End in the City of Westminster, built in 1819 to connect Regent Street with Piccadilly.

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Portland cement

Portland cement is the most common type of cement in general use around the world, used as a basic ingredient of concrete, mortar, stucco, and most non-speciality grout.

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Private limited company

Private limited company is a hybrid type of business entity used in many jurisdictions, with some differences from country to country.

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Roman cement

Roman cement is a substance developed by James Parker in the 1780s, and finally patented in 1796.

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Shepherd's Bush

Shepherd's Bush (also Shepherds Bush, often shortened to Bush) is an area of west London in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham.

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Sittingbourne

Sittingbourne is an industrial town situated in the Swale district of Kent in south east England, from Canterbury and from London.

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Teynham

Teynham is a large village and civil parish in Kent, England, in the district of Swale.

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The Oval

The Oval, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground at Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Vauxhall

Vauxhall is a mixed commercial and residential district of central London in the London Borough of Lambeth.

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White City, London

White City is a district in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and forms the northern part of Shepherd's Bush.

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William Aspdin

William Aspdin (23 September 1815 — 1864) was an English cement manufacturer, and a pioneer of the Portland cement industry.

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Wood Lane

Wood Lane (A219, formerly A40) is a street in London.

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Woodford, London

Woodford is a suburban town in North East London, England, occupying the north-western part of the London Borough of Redbridge.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Richardson_(cement_merchant)

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