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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th January 1928 Born today: Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)

17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)

17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)

17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London

17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.go to related location

Binks in Bates



Binks in Bates

The hatter with a stuffed caddish snmoking cat.

Location: 21a Jermyn Street, St. James's, London, SW1Y 6HP

Description: This is the location of Edward Bates Ltd, Edward Bates Ltd who have supplied stylish hats and caps to discerning gentlemen from their enchanting Jermyn Street shop in London since 1900. Today it is still a family business offering a personal and friendly service to customers from throughout the world.

Binks, a cat strolled into the shop one morning in 1921 and didnt show any inclination to leave. Bates adopted him and became a favourite among customers. Upon his sad death in 1927 he was stuffed and given a Turkish cigarette and top hat for posterity.


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Binks in Bates

The hatter with a stuffed caddish snmoking cat.


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