Person    | Male  Born 1649  Died 20/7/1737

Gerard Conyers

Gerard Conyers

Banker. Lived in Sheen. As Lord Mayor he decreed that on London Bridge carriages should drive on the left whereas, prior to this sensible ordnance, it was a free for all.

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Gerard Conyers

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