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Andrew Aubrey (died c.1356) was an English merchant and politician, who served three terms as Lord Mayor of London during the reign of Edward III. Born the son of Roger and Denise Aubrey, he became a...

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Sir Edward Bellamy (deceased)

11/9/2016 11/9/2016

Robert Drope, Draper Sheriff 1469-70. Mayor 1474-5. Auditor 1456-8; Master Drapers 1477-8, 1482-3. Died 1487; Will (PCC 4 Milles) cod. 19 Jun; proved 19 Oct 1487. His widow married Edward Grey, Vis...

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From Wikipedia, November 2014: Sir Cuthbert Hacket (died November 1631) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1626. Hacket was a city of London merchant and a member of the Worshi...

11/11/2014 10/1/2016

4/19/2012 9/22/2016

Sir Henry Garraway (1575 - 1646)

"Garway"

Birth 1575 City of London Baptism 1575 17 Apr St.Peter-le-Poer, Broad Street, City of London Marriage to Margaret Clitherow 1607 29 Dec Age: 32 Leyton, Essex, England Elected 1639 Ag...

12/8/2012 9/21/2016

Wikipedia There was a Ralph Cotton of Alkington, who married Jane Smith of Newcastle-under-Lyme in Staffordshire (daughter of one John Smith – unhelpfully) in the middle of the Sixteenth cen...

7/18/2010 8/15/2016

Sir William Withers, Lord Mayor of London Sir William Withers, Lord Mayor of London from 1707 to1708. Born circa 1657, he was a descendant of Sir Thomas Wyther, who was knighted by King Edward III, c...

8/4/2016 8/5/2016

Family and Education s. of Robert Hadley of Hadleigh, Suff., by his w. Alice. m. (1) bef. Mar. 1368, Margaret, 2da.; (2) bef. Dec. 1400, Thomasina, 1st da. and coh. of Thomas Goodlake* of London and Ux...

8/26/2013 7/31/2016

Family and Education m. (1) bef. May 1375, Eleanor, ?wid. of John Burgys or Brygys of London, goldsmith; (2) bef. Dec. 1391, Margaret (d.1431), da. of John Stodeye† (d.1376) of London, vintner, ...

7/31/2016 7/31/2016

Lord Mayor 1466-67

7/31/2007 7/30/2016

Thomas became 'Sir Thomas Canninge' and was the Lord Mayor of London in 1456.

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DNB: Gisors, John (I) de (d. 1282), merchant and mayor of London, laid the foundations for the success of a family, probably of Norman origin, who can be traced in London for nearly three hundred yea...

7/21/2016 7/27/2016

Sir John Houblon (13 March 1632 – 10 January 1712) was the first Governor of the Bank of England from 1694 to 1697. John Houblon was the third son of James Houblon, a London merchant, and his ...

12/16/2008 6/2/2016

Sir David William Brewer, KG, CMG, CVO, JP (born 28 May 1940) was Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London to Elizabeth II from 2008 until 2015. A marine insurance broker by profession, Brewer also served...

5/19/2016 5/19/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Claudius Hunter ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire . London...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

1444 Jul 31 suc. Holland Stephen Forster, Fishmonger Bread St 1444-58. Sheriff 1444-5. Mayor 1454-6. M.P. London 1435; Auditor 1439-43, 1446-7. Died Dec 1458; Will (PCC 15 Stokton) 4...

3/13/2016 3/13/2016

Sir John Gore (died December 1636) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1624. Gore was a son of Gerard Gore, alderman of the City of London. He was a city of London merchant and a ...

8/20/2008 3/12/2016

Sir Thomas Ramsey (1511 - 1590)

Sir Thomas Ramsey, Grocer Sheriff 1567-8. Mayor 1577-8. Knighted 1 May 1578; President Christ's Hospital 1582-90; Surveyor-General Hospitals 1586-90. Died 19 May 1590; Will (PCC 29 Drury) 20 Sep 1585...

3/7/2016 3/7/2016

John Milborne, Draper Sheriff 1510-1. Mayor 1521-2. Knighted 1522; Auditor 1506-8, 1520-2; Master Drapers 1515-6, 1522-3, 1528-9, 1533-4. Died 1536; Will (PCC 35 Hogen) 10 Jun 1535; proved 12 May 153...

10/9/2015 2/24/2016

Sir Thomas Rowe MP (b. - 1570)

Sir Thomas Rowe, Merchant Taylor Sheriff 1560-1. Mayor 1568-9. Knighted (bef 14 Jul) 1569; President St. Thomas' Hospital 1567-8; Master Merchant Taylors 1557-8. Died 2 Sep 1570; Will (PCC 28 Lyon) 2...

7/9/2015 2/24/2016

Sir Henry Rowe MP (b. - 1612)

Henry Rowe (Lord Mayor) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Sir Henry Rowe (died 12 November 1612) was an English merchant who was Lord Mayor of London in 1607. Rowe was the son of Sir Thomas Row...

7/15/2012 2/24/2016

William Webbe (died 1599) was a 16th-century English merchant and Lord Mayor of London. He was the son of John Webbe, a clothier of Reading in Berkshire. Webbe moved to London and joined the Salters' C...

2/19/2016 2/19/2016

Sir Wolstan Dixie MP (1525 - 1594)

Sir Wolstan Dixie, Skinner Sheriff 1575-6. Mayor 1585-6. Son-in-law of Sir Christopher Draper (Lord Mayor 1566-7) and founder of Market Bosworth Grammar School. No children. Biography: wikipedi...

5/12/2011 2/19/2016

In 1548, Nicholas Woodroffe became a freeman of the Haberdashers' Company by Patrimony. Sheriff 1572-3. Mayor 1579-80. Knighted 7 Feb 1580; M.P. London 1584-5; President St. Thomas' Hospital 1584-6 (...

7/4/2008 2/19/2016

Sir Christopher Draper, Kt. MP (1511 - 1581)

Sheriff 1560-1. Mayor 1566-7. Knighted 16 Feb 1567; Surveyor-General Hospitals 1573-81; Master Ironmongers 1557, 1562, 1564, 1567, 1571, 1575, 1579, 1580. Died 8 May 1581; Will (PCC 22 Darcy) 21 Jul 15...

10/1/2013 2/19/2016

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.

1/25/2015 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

Hugh Wiche, Mercer Sheriff 1444-5. Mayor 1461-2. K.B. 26 May 1465; M.P. London 1447; Auditor 1436-7, 1459-61; Master Mercers 1451, 1457, 1460, 1468. Died 1468; Will (PCC 23 Godyn) 17 May 1466; proved...

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

John Garratt, Lord Mayor of London 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...

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
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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

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

6/21/2011 9/6/2015

William Stokker, Draper Sheriff 1473-4. Mayor 1485. Knighted 21 May 1471; Auditor 1476-8; Master Drapers 1479-80. Died 28 Sep 1485; Will (PCC 26 Logge) 23 Sep 1485; proved 16 Sep 1486. Source: The ...

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...

8/5/2008 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...

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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 Ja...

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

by Pat Patterson ( ) Sir Rowland Hayward b ca 1520 Shropshire, England, d 1593/4 London, Middlesex, England Rowland Hayward (sometimes recorded Haward, or as here, Heyward), was born in Bridgnort...

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 ...

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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...

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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. ...

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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

Family and Education bap. 25 Oct. 1601, 5th but 3rd surv. s. of Christopher Frederick, surgeon, of London by 2nd w. Mary, sis. of John Saunders of London. m. 10 Jan. 1637, Mary, da. of Thomas Rous, mer...

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...

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