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Offline CarolA3

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Re: Thomas Cubitt's Pimlico
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 02 April 19 15:18 BST (UK) »
Does anyone have any suggestions about any things to view in Pimlico specifically connected to Thomas Cubitt eg. the location and any remnants of his Yard and Workshops between Lupus Street and the River Thames.

The Wikipedia article I linked to earlier says this - not good news I'm sorry to say:

'After Cubitt's workshops in Thames Bank were destroyed by fire, he remarked "Tell the men they shall be at work within a week, and I will subscribe 600 towards buying them new tools."[6]'

I like this guy!

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Re: Thomas Cubitt's Pimlico
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 02 April 19 16:34 BST (UK) »
Les, I have sent you photos of the statue in Pimlico.

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Re: Thomas Cubitt's Pimlico
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 02 April 19 16:49 BST (UK) »
Les, I have sent you photos of the statue in Pimlico.

Martin

Is that the same one shown in my link  https://bandaproperty.co.uk/2016/03/30/banda-approved/thomas-cubitt-londons-master-builder

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Re: Thomas Cubitt's Pimlico
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 02 April 19 17:03 BST (UK) »
Stan it's the same statue, but my own more detailed photos, too big for here.  I used to work nearby.

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Re: Thomas Cubitt's Pimlico
« Reply #13 on: Tuesday 02 April 19 22:08 BST (UK) »
Id never heard of Cubitts. You learn something new everyday on rootschat.  :)

I agree Carol, he sounds like a good man (looking after his workers). :)

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Re: Thomas Cubitt's Pimlico
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday 02 April 19 23:40 BST (UK) »
Another Cubitt. Probably the same family. Find a Grave.

George Cubitt, 1st Baron Ashcombe was born at Clapham Common, London, He was the son of Thomas Cubitt and Mary Anne Warner.
He married Laura Joyce, daughter of Reverend James Joyce and Sarah Brakspear, on 14 June 1853 at Dorking, Surrey, England.
He died aged 88 at 17 Prince's Gate, London, England.
He was buried on 2 March 1917 at Ranmore, Surrey.

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Re: Thomas Cubitt's Pimlico
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 03 April 19 07:11 BST (UK) »
I was somewhat surprised to see that the first Lord Ashcombe, born George Cubitt, was indeed the son of our Thomas Cubitt.

Surprised, because Thomas was also offered a title but declined it.  Evidently he just wasn't that kind of man.

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Re: Thomas Cubitt's Pimlico
« Reply #16 on: Wednesday 03 April 19 11:51 BST (UK) »
Thanks, everyone, for your input. Thomas Cubitt was a developer whose Company re-built Osborne House (on the Isle of Wight) for Victoria and Albert and, in the mid-19th C, added the new wing to Buckingham Palace. He developed Belgravia, Pimlico and etc. He was a very enlightened employer of a large workforce of tradesmen, including builders, plumbers, carpenters.

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Re: Thomas Cubitt's Pimlico
« Reply #17 on: Wednesday 03 April 19 12:14 BST (UK) »
I often used to pass the statue of Thomas Cubitt while having a lunchtime walk and it always used to make me smile, thinking of this comedy sketch.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=bputeFGXEjA

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Young, Adamson & Wilson, (Hartlepool). 

I use GRAMPS v5.0 software. 

My ancestors are probably turning in their graves, not that I can actually find any of them.