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oldest London journalist [Mr Thomas Catling].

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oldest London journalist [Mr Thomas Catling].

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    Published in The People, Dec. 16, 1906.

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    Open LibraryOL20741998M

    This ends the centenary article Since Since the above article has written for the firm's centenary, the company has been amalgamated into Sunderlands of Croydon. Being a sensible farmer-type he must soon have realised that this was an easier way of earning a crust than humping milk churns around on his cart. Architecture, not fiction, was what first took him to live in the capital. With documents like this, the fog clears away a bit. That, as it turned out, was one of the few innovations by Guntrips in a hundred years.

    Longman's parents had died by the time he was nine. This proved unfortunate for me as housemasters used to seize those little brown envelopes with the tell-tale Glasgow postmark. Guntrip Ltd. When Tom Guntrip died in at the age of 71, he left behind the biggest betting business south of the Thames. Gordon, English ministers at Brussels, but through an intrigue of Robert Wood, under-secretary to Lord Weymouth, he was suddenly dismissed from the vice-consulship inand the post given to Mr. When Osborn, whose daughter became the wife of Longman, died in aboutLongman became sole owner of the business.

    With the war over, Tom returned to the firm and business became so big that they vacated the hotel and moved to premises in Bromley Road, Catford, where they still are today Bets of four and five figures will not be encouraged, though deposit account clients can start gambling once their cheques are cleared. So inthe exact date is unknown, he set himself up as a bookmaker, as well. With the paper going from strength to strength, a special edition of The Star was issued on January 17,to mark the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the newspaper.


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All customers must pass scrutiny test As many as 50 punters a week reply to the Guntrips advertisement in the Sporting Life - but only half are accepted as clients. A sense of continuity was assured, and this factor played a major part in the enduring popularity of The Star, with the paper continuing to plead for peace and social reform.

While other papers openly sympathised with Hitler and took great pains to appreciate and defend his point of view, The Star stood largely alone in condemning the actions of the Third Reich. Few industries boomed as much as bookmaking after World War Two.

Many of our customers like our weekly, hand written accounts. Now well into their sixties, the three brothers Guntrip can be truly proud of the standing their firm has in sporting circles.

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He had to prove that she was right before he could embark on marriage. The message is part of a haul of writing tablets unearthed in the heart of Londonmetres from Bank underground station. Doubtless on his daily round he accomodated customers in their betting needs.

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