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.

Christchurch Mansion

Christchurch Park, Soane Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2BE
01473 433 554

Opening times

Tue – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Closed 24 – 27 Dec and 1 Jan

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