Charles Henry Harrod


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Noun1.Charles Henry Harrod - English merchant who took over a shop in London that was expanded by his son into a prestigious department store (1800-1885)
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B u t c h a n g e h a s b e e n reassuringly slow since the posh people's emporium was founded in 1834 by tea-loving entrepreneur Charles Henry Harrod.
Perhaps the best-known of all department stores, this began life as a small Knightsbridge shop in 1849 by successful wholesaler and tea merchant Charles Henry Harrod.
The first shop of William Henry Smith (WHS miths) is mentioned, with Charles Henry Harrod's grocery in East London.