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MEYNELL, Francis
Ald Aldersgate, 7 Feb 1659/60-17 Dec 1663 removed to Cordwainer-6 Oct 1666 (d) (1) Lombard Street, by 1650-66, St Mary Woolnoth, 1652, Broad Street, post-Fire, Tooting, Surr (2) GOLD, not of L, Oct 1660 (3) d 6 Oct 1666, bur Tooting, Surr (4) Will pr in Court of Delegates, Dec 1667, and PCC 23 Drax pr, 5 Feb 1682/3 f Godfrey Meynell of Willington, Derbs, gent, m Dorothy, da of John Whitehaugh of Whitechapel, Middx, mar Sarah (4) Goldsmith and banker A corner stone of government finance Combined with Edward BACKWELL and Thomas and Robert VYNER in specific government loans His personal estate took ten years to call in (5) Land Derbs, Kent, Berks, Notts (6) Sheriff, 1661-2 (7) Bro of Richard MEYNELL Bro Isaac Maynell continued the business in Lombard Street after the Fire (8)
(1) Beaven, I, pp 6, 118 (2) Heal, London Goldsmiths, p 205 Hilton Price, Old Lombard Street, p 110, will (3) Beaven, I, p 6, TLMAS, VI, pp 30-1 (4) Boyd 2223 (5) Heal, London Goldsmiths, p 205 See Cal Treas Bks, I, II, passim, CSB, II, 75, 112b, 242b, 382, III, 20b-23, IV, 32 Invs give an indication of the scope of his lending (6) Will (7) Beaven, I, p 6 (8) Will of Richard MEYNELL, Heal, London Goldsmiths, p 205

From: 'Maycock - Mynne', The Rulers of London 1660-1689: A biographical record of the Aldermen and Common Councilment of the City of London (1966), pp. 101-19. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.asp?com.... Date accessed: 18 September 2005.

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from L&M Companion
Meynell, Ald. Francis (d. 1666). Goldsmith, of Lombard St; one of the principal Government bankers. His personal estate is said to have taken ten years to settle.

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