Edward Fuhr

???? - 25th Jan 1801


Edward Fuhr was a partner in Hibberts, Fuhr & Co. (q.v.) of 9 Mincing Lane.

  1. Fuhr died at his house in Soho Square, 25/01/1801 and was buried 02/02/1801 in St Anne's, Soho. He was registered at 3 Lime Street Square in 1784, 9 Mincing Lane from 1785 to 1791 and in Kingston, Surrey, from 1795 to 1800.

  2. Unknown connection to Edward Fuhr, age 16, "a Black Youth", baptised 30/10/1791 in Marylebone.

  3. Edward Fuhr married Mary Oxley 08/03/1778 in St Dunstan in the East where he was a bachelor of St Andrew Undershaft. His will makes no mention of a wife or children, leaving bequests totalling £20,000 to family members and the residue to his nephew and partner John Vincent Purrier (q.v.).


  1. Ancestry.com, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online]; Ancestry.com, U.K. and U.S. Directories, 1680-1830 [database on-line]; Ancestry.com, Surrey, England, Land Tax Records, 1780-1832 [database online].

  2. Ancestry.com, London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 [database online].

  3. Ancestry.com, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 [database online]; PROB 11/1352/337.

We are grateful to Carolyn Bedwell for her assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information


PROB 11/1352/337 - precis.

Edward Fuhr of the City of London, merchant.

To my sister Sarah Jemmett, wife of Charles Jemmett, £6000.

To my nephew and partner John Vincent Purrier £6000.

To my sister-in-law Susanna Purrier £3000.

To my niece Miss Benegina Purrier £2000.

To my friend and partner George Hibbert £2000.

To my sister-in-law Catherine Crown Fuler [=Fuhr] £1000.

All rest and residue to John Vincent Purrier.

Executors to be Thomas Hibbert, George Hibbert and John Vincent Purrier.

Signed 26/06/1797.

Proved in London 30/01/1801 by George Hibbert and John Vincent Purrier.


Associated Estates (3)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1795 [EA] - 1796 [LA] → Owner

Inherited Fairy Hill under the will of his brother Charles Fuhr (d. 1794).

1817 [EA] - 1817 [LA] → Mortgagee-in-Possession

Hibberts Fuhr and Purrier were shown as the mortgagees-in-possession, although Edward Fuhr had died several years previously.

1817 [EA] - 1820 [LA] → Joint owner

Shown as registered for Hibberts Fuhr and Purrier in 1817, after a purchase in Chancery by James Simpson for 'Thomas Hibbert' in trust, and sold by the firm by 1820. The purchase in Chancery presumably flowed from an earlier mortgage.

Legacies Summary

Commercial (1)

Name partner

Relationships (3)

Uncle → Nephew
Notes →
Also business...
Notes →
Edward was also the heir of his brother...
Brother-in-law → Sister-in-law

Addresses (4)

Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, South-east England, England
3 Lime Street Square, London, Middlesex, London, England
9 Mincing Lane, City of London, Middlesex, London, England
Soho Square, London, Middlesex, London, England