1-2 of 2 Results  for:

  • social celebrity x
  • Manufacture and trade x
Clear all


Dunstan, Jeffrey (1759?–1797), hawker and ‘mayor of Garrett’  

G. F. R. Barker

revised by Anita McConnell

Dunstan, Jeffrey (1759?–1797), hawker and ‘mayor of Garrett’, was a foundling reared in the parish workhouse of St Dunstan-in-the-East, in the City of London. At the age of twelve he was apprenticed to a greengrocer, but he ran away to Birmingham, where he worked in the factories. The heavy labour probably added to his deformities, for as an adult he had knock knees, a large head, and grew to a height of only ...


Cover Dunstan, Jeffrey (1759?–1797)

Dunstan, Jeffrey (1759?–1797)  

Maker: T. Wilkes


Jeffrey Dunstan (1759?–1797) by T. Wilkes, pubd 1794 © National Portrait Gallery, London