Sir Jesse Boot

Knight Bachelor (from 1909)

Died aged c. 81

Jesse Boot, 1st Baron Trent (2 June 1850 – 13 June 1931) transformed The Boots Company, founded by his father, John Boot, into a national retailer, which branded itself as "Chemists to the Nation".

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

King Edward VII Gateway. Generously donated to the citizens of Windsor by Sir Jesse Boot and opened by Princess Alice Countess of Athlone in January 1921

Alexandra Gardens, Windsor, United Kingdom where they donated (1921)

This building was erected in 1883 and became the first store to be acquired by Jesse Boot founder of Boots and benefactor of the city of Nottingham

16-22 Goose Gate, Nottingham, United Kingdom where they worked