Person    | Male  Born 1622  Died 26/2/1704

Sir Robert Geffrye

Alderman, merchant and slave trader. From Cornwall, possibly Landrake. DOB uncertain. A member of the Ironmongers' Company and Lord Mayor, 1685-6. Married but produced no children and his wife predeceased him. His will thus left the bulk of his estate to a number of charities including the founding of the Geffrye almshouses which in 1914 were re-opened as a museum of furniture and furniture-making.

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Sir Robert Geffrye

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Sir Robert Geffrye

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