Thomas Cook blue plaque

  • Description

    "Thomas Cook was one of the world's first travel agents, he started his business in Leicester following a successful rail excursion to Loughborough in 1841. Thorncroft is the name of this house on London Road in Leicester, it was where Thomas Cook lived with his wife Marianne towards the end of his life. He died in the house in 1892." Photo by Mat Fascione, 2017.
  • Owner

    Mat Fascione
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 4 years, 9 months ago
    Viewed: 512 times
    Picture Taken: 2017-05-01
  • Co-Curate tags


Add a comment or share a memory.

Login to add a comment. Sign-up if you don't already have an account.


Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.