Harry Tate (1872-1940) Near here stood Camden House, once home of Harry Tate from 1920-31. Born Ronald Hutchinson in Scotland in 1872, he adopted 'Tate' as a stage name. He became a music hall star successful in revue and silent films and was one of the first entertainers to broadcast.
Ronald Macdonald Hutchinson (4 July 1872 - 14 February 1940), professionally known as Harry Tate, was an English comedian who performed both in the music halls and in films. Tate worked for Henry Tate & Sons, Sugar Refiners before going on the stage, and took his stage name from them.