Boots the Chemist
Clock tower Detail
High StreetThe Boots business went from strength to strength and in the process, Jesse Boot became a very wealthy man.
He used that wealth in the best
and most generous way that he could and gifted The University Park and Highfields
Park to the people of
Nottingham and also funded the building of
He was a great man and a fine bust of him stands at the middle entrance to Highfields Park.
He was Knighted in 1917 and in 1929 was created 1st Baron Trent of Nottingham
Jesse Boot 1850 - 1931
© Ray Teece 12-07-2006