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 Thomas “Pedlar” Palmer

Thomas “Pedlar” Palmer

Birth
Canning Town, London Borough of Newham, Greater London, England
Death 13 Feb 1949 (aged 72)
Brighton, Brighton and Hove Unitary Authority, East Sussex, England
Burial Brighton, Brighton and Hove Unitary Authority, East Sussex, England
Plot ZE H17
Memorial ID 53320955 · View Source
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Thomas (Pedlar) PALMER was a Professional Boxer who had a turbulant life. World Bantamweight Champion from 1895 to 1899 when he lost his title in New York to Terry McGovern. He first married Margaret McKAY on 15 May 1896 and had 6 children. His second marriage was to Rebecca PIKE (nee HALL) in Brighton, East Sussex on 8th March 1948. They had one son.

More family information can be found at www.whippfamily.co.uk


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Gravesite Details The Memorial in the photo was removed some time ago because of subsidence

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  • Created by: Brian Whipp
  • Added: 6 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53320955
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas “Pedlar” Palmer (25 Sep 1876–13 Feb 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53320955, citing Bear Road Cemetery, Brighton, Brighton and Hove Unitary Authority, East Sussex, England ; Maintained by Brian Whipp (contributor 47270716) .