The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 Thomas Doggett

Thomas Doggett

Birth
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
Death 20 Sep 1721 (aged 50–51)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Eltham, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 6785 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Actor and author. One-time manager of the Haymarket and Drury Lane theatres in London. Founder, in 1715, of London's famous Race, when Thames boatmen compete for Doggett's Coat and Badge, the world's oldest rowing race.


Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Thomas Doggett?

Current rating:

18 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 28 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6785
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Doggett (c.1670–20 Sep 1721), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6785, citing St John the Baptist Churchyard, Eltham, Royal Borough of Greenwich, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .