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    • Engraved portrait of John Cook (bap. 1608, d. 1660)

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    • Engraved portrait of John Cook (bap. 1608, d. 1660). Line engraving after unknown artist. Two circular vignettes show Cook's execution at Tyburn and his head on a stake. Cook holds the book, 'Doctrina Libertinorum'. German title.
    • Cook, John (bap. 1608, d. 1660), judge and regicide
    • Official opening tomorrow

    • Leicester Mercury;
    • Newspaper cutting of an advertiser's announcement of the official opening of the Magnum Hotel and office complex.
    • Abandoned buildings; Warehouses; Hotels; Magnum Hotel
    • Ghost sign for Pearce & Sons on Market Place

    • Duggan, Dennis
    • Pearce & Sons began business in Grantham, Lincolnshire as jewellers and silversmiths. The sons set up two shops in Leicester and Leeds these branches closed in 19991. The original property in Leicester was in Gallowtree Gate and then Market Place...
    • Advertisements;
    • Ghost sign for Mitchells & Butlers on Granby Road

    • Hyde, Colin
    • Mitchells & Butlers is founded from the merger of two Midlands family businesses, both owning breweries and pub estates. The words on this sign read: "Good honest beer."
    • Advertisements; Brewing industry;
    • Ghost sign for S. Russell & Sons on Repton Street

    • Hyde, Colin
    • S. Russell & Sons was founded by Samuel Russell in 1864 as a brass foundry, in 1881 Russell's two sons joined the firm and they moved to a new foundry in Bath Lane. In 1920 a new foundry was opened on Bonchurch Street where this ghost sign can be...
    • Advertisements; Masonry;
    • Ghost sign for W. W. Busby & Sons. on Knighton Lane taken in 1996.

    • Duggan, Dennis
    • This ghost sign seems to have two layers to it but is for the same company who are now known as "W.W. Busby & Sons - Monumental Sculpters & General Masons". The words that can be seen on the ghost sign are: masons & sculptures, stone, marble &...
    • Advertisements; Stone carving; Monument builders; Monuments & memorials;
    • Ghost sign for W. W. Busby & Sons. on Knighton Lane taken in 2003.

    • Hyde, Colin
    • This ghost sign seems to have two layers to it but is for the same company who are now known as "W.W. Busby & Sons - Monumental Sculpters & General Masons". The words that can be seen on the ghost sign are: masons & sculptures, stone, marble &...
    • Advertisements; Stone carving; Monument builders; Monuments & memorials;
    • Anarchists on anarchy!

    • Leicester Anarchist-Communists
    • Poster publicising two lectures on anarchism at the Co-operative Hall, Leicester
    • Anarchists; Anarchism;
    • Conditions Booklet

    • Rothley Heritage Trust
    • The booklet has an earlier and later version of the Suburb dream in the two maps. The Rothley Garden Suburb was an aspiration in the mind of Frederick Merttens after his purchase of the Rothley Temple Estate in 1893, and the siting of a station on...
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Stock Designs

    • Clare & Scott, Architects
    • Two examples of stock designs held in the Suburb Office that prospectiive purchasers could consider. George Clare working with a Mr Scott. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 35-L H Lloyd 1910

    • Clare, George E.;
    • Lester Harry Lloyd was a London-born Dentist who moved to this house on Swithland Lane with his wife and two young sons. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 100-J W Spurway Semis 1915

    • Fosbrooke & Bedingfield, Architects
    • Design for two semi-detached houses on Swithland Lane for client J W Spurway. Prepared by a Leicester firm which included Thomas H Fosbrooke, who had been resident on the Ridgeway from before 1911. Examples of architectural plans submitted by...
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Plan 129-Stibbe Gardener 1922

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    • Design for a Gardener's Cottage within the grounds of Charles Stibbes' Swithland Lane home. The Architect has engrossed his signature on the second image with two much flourish to decipher his name. Signed off by F Merttens. Examples of...
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;

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