Josiah Ferraby

Ironmaster and civic improver; married to Eliza Ferraby; children Harry, Elizabeth (Bess), Margaret (Meg), Josiah (Josh) and Quintus. Becomes a patron of Madame Clorinda when Eliza’s health is badly affected by the birth of Quintus and her medical attendants consider further pregnancy would be perilous: she suggests that he take a mistress during his visits to London on business, where it will not cause adverse local gossip.

Also known as: Jos', Mr F-, The Grand Turk, Sir Josiah Ferraby

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