Lloyds Bank, Twinings, Tweed, An Unexpected Part Two

Lloyds Bank Law Courts Branch; Twinings, Tweed, an unexpected part 2 In my last post I wrote a little of the beginnings of Twinings Tea Merchants their bank  and the link with my family tree. Last week I happened to walk past Lloyds on the Strand and popped in to take a closer look. Twinings... Continue Reading →

Tom’s, Twinings and Tweeds, a British institution

Twinings has long been associated with fine teas but actually sprang from Tom’s Coffee House. This blog explores a little of that early history and links to Tweed family members who lie within my own ancestral tree.Walking along the Strand in 1706 a waft of aromatic coffee and stimulating chit chat may have enticed you... Continue Reading →

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