T. Ferrers Guy
Person Male Born 18/5/1844 Died 21/2/1900
Co-churchwarden of St Mary Abbots, Kensington in 1894.
Tom Ferrers Guy was born on 18 May 1844 in Athlone, County Westmeath, Ireland, the eldest of the seven children of Thomas Guy (1819-1900) and Frances Mary Guy née Edwards (1820-1881). His father was a Physician who also served as a surgeon in the Royal Artillery. The 1861 census shows him as a scholar at the Grammar School in St Margaret's Street, Rochester, Kent.
On 25 September 1869 he married Anne Whiston Allan, a daughter of a clergyman, at The Parish Church of St Margaret's, Plumstead. His occupation was listed as clerk in an assurance company. They had eight children: Mildred Annie Ferrers Guy (1871-1928), Allan Whiston Ferrers Guy (1872-1931), Alexander Granville Ferrers Guy (1873-1925), Marmion Carr Ferrers Guy (1877-1953), Alban Henry Ferrers Guy (1878-1957), William Lloyd Ferrers Guy (1879-1962), George Norman Ferrers Guy (1881-1941) and Kenneth Allan Ferrers Guy (1883-1942). The 1871 census shows him living with his wife, daughter and mother-in-law, Annie Allan, together with a cook, a housemaid and a nurse, at 9 Vicarage Gardens, Kensington. His occupation was recorded as a clerk in the Eagle Insurance Company. The 1881 census shows that he, his wife, six children and his mother-in-law had moved to 8 Vicarage Gate, Kensington, where they also had a parlour-maid, a housemaid, a nurse, an under-nurse and an under-housemaid living in the property. The 1891 census shows him, his wife, five of their sons and his mother-in-law still at 8 Vicarage Gate and he was employing a cook, a child's-maid, a parlour-maid, a house-maid and an under house-maid. His occupation was still a clerk at the Eagle Insurance Company.
He died, aged 55 years, at 8 Vicarage Gate on 21 February 1900 and was buried on 27 February 1900 in Plot I Grave 84 in the Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, London, SW5 9JE. Probate was granted to his widow and his effects totalled £1,245-1s-1d.