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

Paul Ranger

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Tyers, Jonathan (1702–1767), pleasure garden proprietor, was born of unknown parents. In the early 1720s he married Elizabeth Fermor (1700–1771) whose origins and early life are also obscure. They are said to have separated in 1759, although the wording of Tyers's will does not support this supposition. ...

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