Thomas Crapper (baptised 28 September 1836; died 27 January 1910) was a
plumber who founded Thomas Crapper & Co in London. Contrary to widespread
misconceptions, Crapper did not invent the flush...
May 19, 2015 ... The centerpiece of today's modern bathroom, the flush toilet has equal roots in
ancient sanitation practices, Elizabethan politics and Indus...
Jan 31, 2016 ... Is it true that a 19th-century British plumber named Sir Thomas Crapper (aka
John Crapper) invented the flush toilet?
Jun 1, 1993 ... Myth: Thomas Crapper invented the toilet. Fact: No one in the know about
Thomas Crapper would ever make this statement. In his research ...
"The assumption that Crapper invented the flushing toilet in untrue. The device
was created by Sir John Harington, a courtier of Elizabeth I, who had a 'john' built
May 31, 2011 ... celebrated figure in Victorian England, an ingenious plumber who invented the
modern flush toilet; others believe him to be nothing more than ...
Sep 14, 2009 ... While he did not invent the toilet, Crapper still has a close connection to the first
patent for the toilet. Albert Gilblin, an employee of Crapper, ...
Indeed, he invented the bathroom showroom and displayed his wares in large
plate glass windows at the Marlboro' Works. This caused quite a stir and it is said
John Harrington invented the toilet in order to dispose of excrement that was, at
that time, poisoning the state, according to Today I Found Out. The toilet he ...
... owner of Thomas Crapper; Co. Despite popular belief, Crapper was not
responsible for the invention of the flush toilet, and he did not have the middle