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John Taylor, Esq.

Birthplace: Bordesley Park, Bordesley, Warwickshire, England
Death: Died in Bordesley, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom
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Father of Mary Taylor

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About John Taylor, Esq.

John Taylor Esquire of Bordesley, Warwickshire.

Married Mary Baker, and had issue:

  1. John
  2. James
  3. thomas
  4. William
  5. Charles
  6. Mary

High Sheriff of Warwickshire

Dr Carl Chinn, writing in the Old Brum magazine, a supplement to the Birmingham Evening Mail: "John Taylor, the Birmingham button king. According to Hutton, our first historian, this producer of fasteners was "the Shakespeare or Newton of his day" and his achievements were essential in the riches, extension and improvement of Birmingham."

1765, June 3 - Established Taylor and Lloyds Bank in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England which later became Lloyds. "Money was loaned by many businessmen and among them was Sampson Lloyd II. This was the precursor to Lloyds - one of the four leading British banks today."

John Taylor's descendants ended their association with the bank in 1852, after which it became known as Lloyds

1775 27 March Deceased

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John Taylor, Esq.'s Timeline

March 27, 1711
Bordesley, Warwickshire, England
Age 39
March 27, 1775
Age 64
Bordesley, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom