Joseph William Thornton blue plaque in Sheffield

Joseph William Thornton 1870-1919 founder of "Thorntons" resided here at 64 Fitzwalter Rd with his family in 1911, the year he opened the first "Thorntons" shop at 159 Norfolk St Sheffield

Joseph William Thornton (born Sheffield, England, 1870; died 1919) founded the Thorntons chocolate company, famous for its chocolates and toffee, when he opened his first shop at 159 Norfolk Street, Sheffield, in 1911.

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