Tom Cribb

Died aged c. 67

Tom Cribb (8 July 1781 – 11 May 1848) was a world champion English bare-knuckle boxer of the 19th century. Cribb was born near Bristol but moved to London before starting professional fighting. He undertook a series of fights between 1805 and 1812 when he retired, becoming a coal merchant and then publican. His career has been commemorated with the name of a pub and in literature.

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

Tom Cribb 1781-1848 Bare Knuckle Boxing Champion lived here

36 Panton Street, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Bill Richmond Freed Slave, Boxer, Entrepreneur Spent the last evening of his life here with his friend Tom Cribb 17 Dec 1829

36 Panton Street, London, United Kingdom where they was

The Bristol Boys. Tom Cribb (1781-1848). Jem Belcher (1781-1811). John Gully (1783-1863). 'Big' Ben Brain (1753-1794). Henry Pearce (1777-1809). [full inscription unknown]

The Hatchet Inn, Frogmore Street, Bristol, United Kingdom where they was near