Mayor of Norwich



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Robert Ferror; ?-1543; Mayor of Norwich; Hoo and Norwich, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/4928
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  • ?-1543

Son of John and Margaret Ferror. Wives Katherine and Ann, four sons, Sir John Ferror, a priest, Thomas, Christopher and Robert, and daughter Mary. Lived on the south side of Queen Street, Norwich. Sheriff in 1507, and mayor in 1526 and 1536. Born at Hoo, Norfolk. Buried in the churchyard of St Michael-at-Plea, Norwich.

Ralph Wilkins; ?-1555; Mayor of Norwich; Norwich, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/4929
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  • ?-1555

Wife Anne, daughter of Thomas Aldrich who was mayor in 1507. Three sons, William, Nicholas and Thomas, and three daughters, Elizabeth, Agnes and Alice. Lived in St Michael Coslany, Norwich. Sheriff in 1510, and mayor in 1527. A woollen draper. Owned considerable property in Norwich and Norfolk. Buried in St Michael's Church, Norwich.

Robert Green; ?-1541; Mayor of Norwich; Norwich, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/4931
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  • ?-1541

Wife Joan, daughter of Robert Brown who was mayor in 1522. Daughter Dorothy. Sheriff in 1517, and mayor in 1529. A grocer. Buried in the north aisle of St Stephen's Church, Norwich. Died 3 July 1541

Augustine Steward; ?-1571; Mayor of Norwich; Norwich, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/4934
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  • ?-1571

Son of Geoffrey Steward, alderman and mercer. Wife Elizabeth, daughter of William Read of Beccles, two sons (one called William) and six daughters. Second wife Alice, daughter of Henry Repps, and son Edward and two daughters (one called Faythe). Lived in the house called after him opposite the Erpingham Gate in Tombland, Norwich. Later lived in Elm Hill, Norwich in an area called Crown Court Yard. Born in the parish of St George Tombland in 1491. Sheriff in 1526, burgess in Parliament, mayor in 1534, 1546 and 1556, deputy mayor in 1549 during Kett's Rebellion. He was the leading citizen of Norwich at this time and was instrumental in obtaining a grant to the city from the Crown of the Blackfriars Convent (now in St Andrew's Hall, Norwich), preserving the best example of friar architecture. Also the donor of the mace of rock crystal. Died aged 79 years, and buried in St Peter Hungate Church, Norwich.

William Layer; ?-c 1539; Mayor of Norwich; Norwich, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/4936
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  • ?-c 1539

From the Layer family of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Wife Elizabeth, daughter of John Marsham of Norwich. Had six sons, John, Thomas, William, Christopher, Nicholas and George, and two daughters, Elizabeth and Audry. A grocer, he was sheriff in 1526, and mayor in 1537. Owned property in St Paul's, Norwich and in Suffolk. Probably buried in St George Colegate, Norwich.

Nicholas Sotherton; ?-1540; Mayor of Norwich; Norwich, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/4937
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  • ?-1540

Wife Agnes, six sons including Thomas who was mayor in 1565, Leonard who was sheriff in 1556 and John who was sheriff in 1565. Also five daughters. Sotherton family came from Ludham, Norfolk. Sheriff in 1530, and mayor in 1539. He was a grocer by trade. He was also a magistrate and very wealthy. Owned property at Hellesdon and Ludham, Norfolk. Buried in St John Maddermarket Church, Norwich. Lived in the house now known as Stranger's Hall, Norwich. Died 10 November 1540.

William Appleyard; ?-1419; Mayor of Norwich; Bracon Ash and Norwich, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/4940
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  • ?-1419

Descended from Richard, son of William de Appleyard of Durham. Parents were Bartholomew and Emma Appleyard. He married Margaret, daughter of Robert Clere of Ormesby. Children - Nicholas, Elizabeth and Katherine. Lived in Norwich in building now called Bridewell Museum. Died 1419. Mayor of Norwich 1403-1405, 1411, 1412, 1418. Bailiff in 1386, 1395, 1401, burgess in Parliament at least 10 times between 1383 and 1419. Held the manor of Intwood in 1401. Lord of the manor of Bracon Ash and escheator for Norfolk in 1402. His will was proved in Norwich on 14 October 1419.

Walter Daniel; ?-1426; Mayor of Norwich; Norwich, Norfolk

  • GB/153/NM/4941
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  • ?-1426

Son of Roger and Christian Daniel of Fundenhall. Brother was John Daniel who was also mayor of Norwich. Married Joan. Bailiff in 1385, 1392 and 1399. Mayor of Norwich in 1406, 1409, 1419 and 1423. Died 18 September 1426

John Daniel; ?1418; Mayor of Norwich; Fundenhall, Norfolk, and Norwich St Stephen

  • GB/153/NM/4942
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  • ?1418

Parents - Roger and Christian Daniel of Fundenhall. Brother was Walter Daniel who was also mayor of Norwich. Married twice - Maud and Emma. Daughters Joan and Margaret. Bailiff in 1388, 1394, 1401 and 1403. One of the original two sheriffs of Norwich in 1403. Mayor of Norwich in 1407 and 1417. He was joint patron with his brother of the livings of St Peter at Nelonde, Norfolk, and of St Mary of Little Wreningham. Benefactor to the church of Fundenhall. Build almshouses in St Stephen's, Norwich. Died 1418.

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