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Sir Henry Isaacs MP (1830 - 1909)

Former Lord Mayor of London; born in that city Aug. 15, 1830. For a quarter of a century he labored in the best interests of the city of London. He agitated for improving the dwellings of the poor, a...

3/6/2009 2/6/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Robert Carden ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

1/26/2016 1/31/2016

Sir William Allen MP (c.1515 - 1586)

Sir William Allen (for he was afterwards knighted) was the son of William Allen, citizen and poulterer of London; was sheriff 1562–3, lord mayor 1571–2. "He was at first free of the Leath...

10/16/2009 1/31/2016

William Beckford (1709 - 1770)

(The Lord Mayors of Londnon) ) : William Beckford (19 December 1709 – 21 June 1770) was a well-known political figure in 18th century London, who twice held the office of Lord Mayor of Londo...

12/18/2010 1/23/2016

Sir John Fryer, 1st Baronet (14 September 1671 – 11 September 1726) was a prominent Presbyterian layman, London pewterer, merchant and Lord Mayor of London. The baronetcy became extinct on his d...

4/14/2013 1/17/2016

Sir Gerard Conyers, Knt., an eminent Turkey Merchant and Master of the Worshipful Company of Salters. Alderman of Broad Street, afterwards of Bridge Without. Sheriff in 1716 and Lord Mayor in 1722-23. ...

1/15/2016 1/15/2016

Knt. of Wardens Hall, Essex ============== (alias Forest Rise) Name correctly applied to the buildings in the Lea Bridge Road section of Forest Rise 1725 - 1820 incorrectly applied to the buildings...

1/13/2016 1/13/2016

Sir John Rivers (died 27 February 1584) was a Tudor-era businessman who became Lord Mayor of London. He was born to Richard Rivers, steward of Edward Stafford, 3rd Duke of Buckingham's lands. Alternate...

1/27/2009 1/13/2016

Sir Richard Deane (died July 1635) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1628. Deane was a city of London merchant and a member of the Worshipful Company of Skinners. He was Sheriff...

1/12/2016 1/12/2016

From Wikipedia: Sir Martin Lumley (died 2 July 1634) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1623. Lumley was a grandson of a Genoese who settled in England in the time of King Henr...

1/7/2014 1/1/2016

Sir John Gresham, Kt. MP (1487 - 1556)

"John Gresham"

Occupation: Sheriff 1537 London, England Occupation: Lord Mayor 1547 London, England Burial: 25 OCT 1556 St. Micheal Bassishaw, London, England Sir John Gresham From Wikipedia: (1495 ...

7/14/2007 12/4/2015

Harvey Christian Combe MP (1752 - 1818)

From Wikipedia: Harvey Christian Combe (1752 – 4 July 1818)[1] was an English Whig[2] politician. He was the eldest surviving son of Harvey Combe, attorney, of Andover, Hampshire. He was ele...

7/28/2011 12/2/2015

11/14/2015 11/14/2015

Lord Mayor of London 1838/9 From SalayKramer: Born 1792. The son of John Wilson, a weaver of Wood Street, Cheapside, London, who orignially came from Stenson, Derbyshire, and Elizabeth daughter and hei...

11/24/2010 10/9/2015

In 1823 royal assent was given to ‘An Act for the Rebuilding of London Bridge’ and in 1825 John Garratt, Lord Mayor and Alderman of the Ward of Bridge Within, laid the first stone of the ...

8/22/2009 10/8/2015

Nicholas Lambert MP (b. - 1533)

"Nicholas Lambard", "Nicholas Lambarde"

Nicholas Lambarde, Grocer, Lord Mayor of London 1531.

6/16/2013 10/8/2015

Sir William Forman MP (c.1510 - 1547)

Sir William Forman was Knighted on October 18, 1537, and was an Alderman in Parliament form Cripplegate Ward in the City of London from 1529 to 1545. He was High Sheriff of London in 1533 and Lord Mayo...

6/16/2013 10/7/2015

Sir William Roche Kt. MP (c.1478 - 1549)

Family and Education b. by 1478, prob. s. of John Roche of Wickersley, Yorks. [This is incorrect. A Chancery suit states his father was William] m. (1) by 1520, Juliana (d.1526), 1s. 4da.; (2) 1531, ...

2/22/2008 10/6/2015
       

In 1905, Bowater was commissioned in the service of the 4th London Howitzer Brigade Royal Field Artillery (Royal Artillery, Territorial Army), rose to the rank of Major in 1908, rank gained at its se...

11/21/2011 9/22/2015

Sir Crisp Gascoyne (1700 - 1761)

Wikipedia contributors. " Crisp Gascoyne ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

9/18/2015 9/18/2015

" JANSSEN, Stephen Theodore (d.1777), of St. Paul's Churchyard, London. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970

9/16/2015 9/16/2015

Wikipedia contributors. " George Broadbridge, 1st Baron Broadbridge ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

6/21/2011 9/6/2015

As a young man in 1440 and 1441, Stokker had commanded a contingent of the army sent to Calais. He was considerably older than Margaret Croke his wife, and died on 28 September 1485, two days after bei...

7/7/2015 9/4/2015

Sir Humphrey Hayford, Lord Mayor of London (b. - 1477)

"Humfrey", "Heyford"

Lord Mayor of London in 1477-8 notes From The Aldermen of the City of London, vol. II by the Rev. Alfred B. Beaven, Eden Fisher & Co., Ltd., London, 1913. Sheriff 1467-8. Mayor 1477-8. Aud...

9/1/2015 9/1/2015

"Robert Bassett, Lord mayor of London, 1475-6" died "between 11 May and 27 July 1484." Robert Bassett was a Member of Parliament for London in 1460, an Alderman of London from 1461 to 1484, Sheriff o...

9/1/2015 9/1/2015

Abraham Reynardson MP (1590 - 1661)

Abraham Reynardson (1589-4 October 1661) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1649.

2/19/2009 8/1/2015

Sir Robert Ducie, 1st Brt The picture is not necessarily him, but the Gowns he would have worn Birth: 1575 London, UK Death: June 1634 (59) Parents: Henry Ducie and Mary Hardy, daughter of Ro...

6/29/2014 8/1/2015

Robert Lee, alderman of London, knighted in1603, (fn. 48) was Lord Mayor in 1602–3. He settled the manor of Billesley in 1599 upon his second son Robert Lee and his wife Ann daughter of Sir Thom...

2/3/2009 8/1/2015

Family and Education b. 2 Nov. 1565,1 5th s. of Maurice Abbot (d.1606), clothworker of Guildford, Surr. and Alice March of Guildford. educ. Guildford g.s.; appr. Draper ?1589; G. Inn 1633. m. (1) Joan ...

10/20/2008 7/25/2015

Sir John Shaa or Shaw (died c.1503) was a London goldsmith. He served as engraver and later joint Master of the Mint, and as Sheriff and Lord Mayor of London. While Lord Mayor he entertained ambassador...

2/15/2015 7/24/2015

Vyner [Viner], Sir Thomas, first baronet (1588–1665), goldsmith and banker, was born on 15 December 1588 at North Cerney in Gloucestershire, the son of Thomas Vyner, of a Warwickshire family, an...

7/23/2015 7/23/2015

Sir Robert Vyner, 1st Baronet, (alternatively Viner) (1631 – 2 September 1688), Lord Mayor of London, was born in Warwick, but migrated in early life to London, where he was apprenticed to his u...

9/19/2013 7/23/2015

Family and Education b. Jan. 1640, 4th but 3rd surv. s. of James Abney of I. Temple and Willesley, Leics., sheriff of Derbys. 1656, by his 1st w. Jane, da. of Edward Mainwaring of Whitmore, Staffs.; br...

2/19/2010 7/23/2015

Sir Thomas Bludworth, MP, Lord Mayor of London MP (1620 - 1682)

"Bloodworth"

Family and Education bap. 13 Feb. 1620, s. of Edward Blidward, yeoman. of Heanor, Derbys. m. (1) Mary, da. and h. of Walter Rogers, Leatherseller, of London and Leatherhead, 2s. 1da. d.v.p.; (2) 6 Jan....

5/13/2011 7/23/2015

Family and Education bap. 16 Mar. 1695, 3rd s. of William Bethell of Swindon, Yorks. (nephew of Slingsby Bethell, republican1) by Elizabeth, da. of Sir John Brooke, 1st Bt., M.P., of York, and a dist...

9/24/2013 7/23/2015

Family and Education b. c.1520, 1st s. of George Hayward† of Bridgnorth, Salop by Margaret, da. of John Whitbrooke. educ. Bridgnorth free sch. m. (1) Joan, da. and coh. of William Tyllesworth, g...

2/18/2007 7/23/2015

Family and Education b. c.1643, 1st s. of Francis Dashwood, merchant, of London by 1st w. Alice, da. of Richard Sleigh of Pilsbury, Derbys. m. lic. 17 May 1670 (aged 27), Anne (d. 16 June 1721), da. of...

8/28/2010 7/23/2015

Family and Education b. bef. 2 June 1637, 5th s. of John Bedingfield of Lincoln’s Inn and Halesworth, Suff. by Joyce, da. of Edmund Morgan of Lambeth, Surr.; bro. of Henry Bedingfield†. m...

4/4/2014 7/23/2015

Family and Education b. 1732, 1st s. of John Sawbridge of Olantigh by Elizabeth, da. of George Wanley, banker, of London; gd.-s. of Jacob Sawbridge, M.P., South Sea Co. director. m. (1) 15 Nov. 1763, M...

6/10/2013 7/23/2015

Family and Education 1st s. of John Eyles, woolstapler, of Devizes by w. Mary. m. Sarah Cowper of London, 2s. 5da. suc. fa. 1662; kntd. 15 Aug. 1687.1 Offices Held Alderman of London 1687-Sept. 168...

3/19/2014 7/23/2015

Family and Education bap. 8 Feb. 1737, 1st surv. s. of Chauncy Townsend. educ. Hertford, Oxf. 1756. m. 3 May 1763, Rosa Peregrina du Plessis, illegit. da. and h. of Henry Hare, 3rd Baron Coleraine [I],...

6/17/2014 7/23/2015

Family and Education b. c.1538, 3rd s. of William Billingsley (d.1570) of London, Haberdasher and Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Harlowe, wid. of Sir Martin Bowes†. educ. St. John’s, Camb. 15...

10/11/2008 7/23/2015

Family and Education b. ?1762, s. of George Bridges of Gloucester. educ. by Rev. William Downham at Salton, Yorks.; Ripon; Leeds. m. 16 Jan. 1802, Frances, da. of Henry Delamain, wine merchant, of Be...

10/11/2014 7/23/2015

Drew Barantyn, MP, Lord Mayor of London MP (b. - 1415)

"Barantyne"

Family and Education yr. s. of Thomas Barantyn of Chalgrove, Oxon.; yr. bro. of Thomas*. m. (1) by Feb. 1391, Margery, da. of Thomas Burgh of London, wid. of Sir Nicholas Twyford (d.1390) of London, go...

1/14/2014 7/23/2015

From Wikipedia: Jump to: navigation, search John Gayer or Gayre (died 20 July 1649) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1646.[1] Gayer was a city of London merchant and a member...

9/13/2013 7/23/2015

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Sir Samuel Pennant (died May 1750) was a Lord Mayor of London. He was appointed a Sheriff of London for 1745 and then elected Lord Mayor for 1749 but died the followi...

12/30/2013 7/23/2015

Family and Education b. 29 Sept. 1629, 1st s. of John Clayton, carpenter, of Bulwick, Northants. by Alice, da. of Thomas Abbot of Gretton, Northants. m. 26 Dec. 1660, Martha (d. 1705), da. and coh. of ...

8/31/2013 7/23/2015

Lord Mayor of London, 1675-6. Nephew of Gilbert Sheldon, Archbishop of Canterbury. Master of the Drapers' Company 1676. Built a church in Paddington which was taken down in 1787. Sheldon Square, W2 is ...

12/16/2008 7/23/2015

Family and Education b. c.1578, o.s. of Henry Clitherow, Ironmonger of London, and 1st w. Bridget, da. of Thomas Hewett. educ. St. John’s, Oxf. 1593, aged 15. m. (1) by 1601, Catherine (bur. 1...

11/27/2008 7/19/2015

William Hewett was born in 1496, in Wales, then a hamlet of Laughton-en-le-Morthen. He was the son of Edmund Hewett, of the same place, and grandson of Nicholas. He followed the trade of a clothworke...

12/17/2008 7/19/2015

Sir Richard Gurney, 1st Baronet (died 6 October 1647) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London. He supported the Royalist cause in the English Civil War. Gurney was a city of London merch...

7/9/2013 7/19/2015

Sir John Harte was a 16th-century English merchant who was one of the principal founders of the English East India Company as well as a Lord Mayor of London. He was a native of Kilburn who became a gro...

7/19/2015 7/19/2015

Sir George Bolles or Bolle (died 1 September 1621) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1617. Bolles was from Gosberton in Lincolnshire.[1] He became a city of London merchant and ...

12/16/2008 7/19/2015

Sir Ambrose Nicholas ( - 1578) was the Lord Mayor of London in 1575. He was a salter by profession. In 2015 his body was confirmed as having been interred in a site which had been part of the Bedlam ...

6/22/2008 7/19/2015

Sir Denys Colquhoun Flowerdew Lowson, first baronet (1906–1975), financier, was born on 22 January 1906, at Snitterfield House, Wootton Wawen, near Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, youngest of...

10/15/2013 7/19/2015

Wikipedia entry ( ): Early life: He was born in Cornhill on 19 January 1849, the eldest son of Joseph Cockfield Dimsdale of Cleveland Square, London,[2] and educated at Eton. His father was from an...

7/10/2015 7/19/2015

Sir Matthew Blakiston, 1st Baronet (c. 1702 – 14 July 1774) was a British merchant, grocer and baronet. He was the son of George Blakiston and his wife Elizabeth Kay, daughter of Matthew Kay. ...

3/29/2014 7/19/2015

7/15/2014 7/19/2015

Family and Education bap. 28 Aug. 1639, 2nd s. of John Parsons, Brewer, of East Smithfield, London by his w. Jane. m. (1) by 1667, Elizabeth, da. and h. of Humphrey Beane, Cordwainer, of St. Mary Axe...

6/25/2013 7/19/2015

Family and Education b. c.1676, 1st surv. s. of Sir John Parsons by his 1st w.; half-bro. of Henry Parsons. m. 16 Apr. 1719, Sarah, da. of Sir Ambrose Crowley, M.P., alderman of London and dep. gov. ...

12/16/2008 7/19/2015

Sir Samuel Garrard, fourth Baronet (1650–1724) was an English politician and merchant. Lord Mayor of London and Member of Parliament for Amersham. From Samuel Garrard was the second son of S...

6/2/2010 7/19/2015

Sir Henry Tulse was an alderman of the City of London and was Lord Mayor of London in 1684. Tulse was elected alderman for Bread Street Ward in the City of London in 1673.[1] He was knighted at the G...

1/28/2014 7/19/2015

Sir John Moore (11 June 1620 – 2 June 1702) was the Member of Parliament for the City of London from 15 May 1685 to 9 January 1687, and Lord Mayor of London, 1681-82. )

5/28/2010 7/19/2015

Sir John Frederick MP (1601 - 1685)

Sir John Frederick (25 October 1601 - March 1685) was an English merchant, MP and Lord Mayor of London. Frederick was a city of London merchant and a member of the Worshipful Company of Barber-Surgeo...

11/14/2011 7/19/2015

From Wikipedia (April 2014); Sir Edmund Wright (died July 1643) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1640. Swakeleys HouseWright was a city of London merchant and a member of t...

8/3/2012 7/19/2015

Sir Thomas Myddelton, MP, Lord Mayor of London MP (1550 - 1631)

"Mayor of London", "Middleton", "Myddleton"

Family and Education b. c.1556, 4th s. of Richard Myddelton† (d.1577/8) of Galch Hill, nr. Denbigh, Denb. and Jane da. of Hugh Dryhurst, alderman of Denbigh; bro. of Hugh* and Robert*. educ. a...

9/7/2008 7/18/2015

Family and Education b. c.1546, 2nd s. of Simon Lowe alias Fifield (d.1577/8), Merchant Taylor of Bromley, Kent and London bridge and Margaret (d.1595), da. and co-h. of Christopher Lacy. educ. ?appr...

6/18/2014 7/18/2015

From Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900, Volume 23 Gregory, William (d.1467) by James Gairdner GREGORY , WILLIAM (d. 1467), chronicler, was the son of Roger Gregory of Mildenhall, Suffolk, a...

7/7/2015 7/7/2015

Family and Education b. 1683, 1st surv. s. of Sir Francis Eyles, 1st Bt., of London by Elizabeth, da. of Richard Ayley, London merchant; bro. of Joseph Eyles. m. his cos. Mary, da. of Joseph Haskins St...

4/6/2014 6/21/2015

Family and Education b. ?1713, nephew of Sir Henry Marshall, ld. mayor of London 1744-5. m. Miss Brown, 1s. 2da. Kntd. 18 Feb. 1744. d. 31 Oct. 1773. Sir Robert’s parentage has not been asce...

7/15/2014 6/21/2015

Sir Charles Duncombe, MP MP (1648 - 1711)

Sir Charles Duncombe (16 November 1648 – 9 April 1711) was an English banker and politician who served as a Member of Parliament and Lord Mayor of London. Duncombe was apprenticed to the Lon...

3/9/2013 6/21/2015

Sir Richard Martin (d. London, July 1617) was an English goldsmith and Master of the Mint who served as Sheriff and twice as Lord Mayor of the City of London during the reign of Elizabeth I.[1] From ...

8/31/2008 6/16/2015

5/2/2015 5/2/2015

Sir Thomas Hayes (1548 - 1617)

7/16/2009 4/24/2015

Family and Education b. c.1650, 2nd s. of John Ward of Tanshelf, Yorks. by Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Vincent of Barnbrough, Yorks. m. 17 Apr. 1684, Mary (d. 1726), da. of Sir William Bucknall† ...

1/10/2009 4/19/2015

Sir Charles Asgill, 1st Baronet (17 March 1713 – 15 September 1788), merchant banker, was the third son of Henry Asgill, silkman, of St Clement Danes, Middlesex and was educated at Westminster...

1/31/2013 3/16/2015

9/3/2008 3/7/2015

Sir Martin Calthorpe, Lord Mayor of London (c.1520 - 1589)

"Lord Mayor Sir Martin /Calthorpe/"

Sir Martin Calthorpe b: 1520 London, Middlesex, England d: 1589 London, Middlesex, England. He was Lord Mayor of London. He began his career as a draper's apprentice. He was Alderman first in Aldersgat...

11/6/2009 3/2/2015

Sir William Hooker was born in 1612, the son of William Hooker of Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire. (From records of Guildhall Public Library) He was married to Lettice Coppinger, daughter of Francis Coppin...

2/23/2015 2/23/2015

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Ian Frank Bowater , GBE, DSO, TD (16 December 1904 – 1 October 1982) was Lord Mayor of London from 1969 to 1970, the youngest son of Sir Frank Bowater, 1st Baronet (Lord M...

11/21/2011 2/19/2015

Lionel Duckett (1511 – August 1587) was one of the Merchant adventurers of the City of London. He was four times Master of the Mercers' Company, and Lord Mayor of London (1572).

9/12/2009 2/16/2015

"Marcus Samuel, 1st Viscount Bearsted JP (5 November 1853 – 17 January 1927), known as Sir Marcus Samuel, Bt between 1903 and 1921 and subsequently as The Lord Bearsted until 1925, was the found...

6/18/2008 2/16/2015

Simon Edmonds (deceased)

Lord Mayor of London

2/16/2015 2/16/2015

Lord Mayor of London, 1654-5

2/16/2015 2/16/2015

Sir Roger Martyn (deceased)

Sir Roger Martin. From Son-in-law of Humphrey Pakington (brother of Robert Pakynton, M.P. for London). His wife's sisters married Sir Lionel Duckett (Lord Mayor 1572–3) and Edward Jakman (Al...

5/14/2012 2/15/2015

Sir John Whyte, MP, Lord Mayor of London MP (c.1511 - 1573)

"John White the elder"

Sir John Whyte, born about 1511 in Farnham, Surrey, England Mayor of London, England 1563-64 A Knight with Coat of Arms, Member of Parliament for London 1563 and 1571, Knighted 1564, died 9 J...

7/30/2008 2/10/2015

11/8/2014 2/10/2015

Possibly related to, but not directly connected with, the Chesters of Bristol/Gloucestershire. Family and Education b. c.1509, 2nd s. of John Chester (d.1513), draper of London, by Joan, da. of one...

6/3/2014 2/10/2015

Oldest son of William Offley, of Stafford and Chester. Lord Mayor of London, 1556 His son Henry married Mary, daughter of Sir John White, alderman (of Aldershot) Sir Thomas Offley. One of the...

7/4/2008 2/10/2015

Sir Thomas White, Kt. MP (1492 - 1567)

Sir Thomas White has frequently been confused with a namesake, Sir Thomas White of South Warnborough in Hampshire, who was knighted on the same day, and whose wife's name, Agnes, is not uncommonly inte...

7/29/2011 2/10/2015

9/28/2008 2/10/2015

Family and Education b. by 1486, 3rd s. of John Gresham of Holt, Norf. by Alice, da. of Alexander Blyth of Stratton, Norf. m. (1) Audrey (d. 28 Dec. 1522), da. of William Lynne of Southwick, Northant...

8/21/2008 2/10/2015

4/29/2014 2/10/2015

1510 Mar 19 Bradbury Sir John Brugge (Bruges), Draper Vintry 1510-5. Langbourn 1515-30. Sheriff 1513-4. Mayor 1520-1. Knighted 1521; M.P. London 1509-10; Auditor 1504-6, 1518-21; Master Drapers 1...

12/2/2009 2/10/2015

8/27/2007 2/10/2015

Sir Thomas Bradbury (c.1460 - 1510)

3/1/2009 2/10/2015

Family and Education b. c.1685, 1st s. of John Barnard, citizen (glover) and merchant of London, of George Lane, St. Botolph’s by Sarah, da. of Robert Payne of Play Hatch, Sonning, Berks. educ...

6/15/2012 2/8/2015

5/20/2009 2/7/2015

SIR HENRY COLET (1440 - d.)

6/4/2008 2/7/2015