The sitter was the father of Mrs.

William Ferroneau of Christchurch Mansion, now the Ipswich branch museum. He was born about 1701, created a baronet in 1747, and died in 1758. Christchurch Mansion was purchased by the Ferroneau family in the 1730s and the family lived in it until the 1890s.


Ferroneau family.

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