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Ferrers, Thomas (1706-1732)

Ferrers, Thomas

at the sign of ‘The Sun’, Fleet Street, London; upholsterer (fl. 1706–32)

Named in newspapers in 1706.

Purchased a Sun Insurance policy on 7 February 1712/13 on his goods in Arlington Street, ‘now in possession of Baron Groot, Envoy of Hannover’; on his house in Jarman Street, Westminster, ‘now in the possession of the Rt. Hon. Earl of Blessington’; and on his goods in Newbrook House, St James's Park, ‘now in possession of the Rt. Hon. Charles, Earl of Peterborough’. On 29 September 1715 he insured goods and merchandise in his house [London Metropolitan Archive (LMA) Sun MS vol. 2, p. 186; vol. 5, p. 86].

A Thomas Ferrers of London, upholsterer was declared bankrupt, Gents Magazine, September 1732 [Beresford Chancellor, Annals of Fleet Street, 1912].

See also Woodrose, upholsterer at this address in 1702.

Source: DEFM

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.