BOOK NOTTINGHAM HOTELS

Featured Destination

June 2018: The Resorts of North Devon

Devon is the only county in England with two separate coasts, north and south. It is the latter that is perhaps better known and more ...More
More Uk destinations

Jesse Boot
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Born on 2nd of June 1850
Died on 13rd of June 1931

Born 1850. Died 1931 - English drug manufacturer.


Inherited father’s herbalist shop at age of 13. Opened first chemist’s shop in Nottingham in 1877, introduced the modern chain store. Began large-scale drug manufacture. Knighted in 1909 and created a peer in 1929.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Jesse Boot?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

4737 views since 13th February 2007

Brit Quote:
There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see. - Malcolm Muggeridge
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of Vitoria - 1813, Action That Won First VC - 1854, BBC’s First Wimbledon Broadcast - 1937, World’s 1st Computer Program Runs in Manchester - 1948
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages