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Mr Cowper Thornhill Master of the Bell Inn at Stilton in Huntingdon-Shire.

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Title: Mr Cowper Thornhill Master of the Bell Inn at Stilton in Huntingdon-Shire.
Sporting: Horse Riding
Transport: Horses & Carts
Medium: Copper
Publisher: Wilkinson, Robert
Date: 1745
Dimensions: 385 x 473 mm

Cowper or Cooper Thornhill is credited as the inventor of Stilton cheese and was certainly its first promoter, selling the cheeses from the Bell Inn.

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Web References
Subject:The Bell Inn at Stilton www.thebellstilton.co.uk
Year:1745 en.wikipedia.org



Antique Print - "Mr Cowper Thornhill Master of the Bell Inn at Stilton in Huntingdon-Shire." published 1745 by R Wilkinson at No.58 in Cornhill.