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Tyers, Jonathan (1702-1767), pleasure garden proprietor

Paul Ranger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27933
Tyers, Jonathan (1702-1767), pleasure garden proprietor


Tyers, Jonathan (1702-1767), pleasure garden proprietor, was born on 10 April 1702, probably at his parents' home in Barnaby Street, Bermondsey, Surrey, the son of Thomas Tyers, woolstapler, and his wife, Ann. In the early 1720s he married Elizabeth Fermor (1700-1771) whose origins and early life are obscure. They are ...

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