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London Stock Exchange oral history: interview with Donald Cobbett

By Bernard Attard


Interview with Mr Donald COBBETT. Born 6 September 1911. Educated at the Oratory School. Became a member of the Stock Exchange in 1947. Joined Fergusson & Bousfield (c.1933), a small firm of industrial jobbers and then moved to a succession of broking firms while also writing for 'Financial World', 'Stock Exchange Gazette', 'Investors Chronicle', 'Evening News' and the 'Sunday Telegraph'. Resigned from broking in 1975 to concentrate on journalism. Wrote 'Before the Big Bang'.\ud \ud Date of recording: 13 June 1990. Access to the interview and transcript is restricted. Both may be consulted by appointment at the Institute of Historical Research. Contact

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