mobile nav


Thomas Faryner's shop

Thomas Faryner's shop

Building  To 1/9/1666

Categories: Food & Drink, Tragedy

Thomas Faryner, King Charles II's baker, had his house and bakery on Pudding Lane. It seems that he failed properly to extinguish a fire on the evening of 1 September and around midnight woke to find his house on fire. He and his family escaped but one of their bakery lads died, and the Great Fire of London had started.

See other memorials in this area

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Thomas Faryner's shop

Information Commemorated at

Faryner's shop

Near this site stood the shop belonging to Thomas Faryner, the King's baker, ...

Read More

The Monument - west and north

The bas relief by Cibber is worthy of close examination.  It shows a woman on...

Read More