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Farriner, Thomas (1615/16?–1670), baker  

Stephen Porter

Farriner, Thomas (1615/16?–1670), baker, was apprenticed in March 1629 to Thomas Dodson, a London baker, and then served Richard Beaumont before being admitted a member of the Bakers' Company on 30 March 1637. On 9 July that year Farriner, described as of ...


Lunn, Sally (supp. fl. 1680x1800), supposed baker  

Matthew Kilburn

Lunn, Sally (supp. fl. 1680x1800), supposed baker, first appears as a historical figure in the Gentleman's Magazine for 1798, where a correspondent stated that 'a certain sort of hot rolls, now, or not long ago, in vogue at Bath, were gratefully and emphatically styled “Sally Lunns”...


McVitie, Robert (1809–1883), baker and confectioner  

T. A. B. Corley

McVitie, Robert (1809–1883), baker and confectioner, was born at Nunholm, Dumfries, the son of William McVitie (1765/6–1842), farmer, and his wife, Jean Green (1769/70–1846), whose family had plantations and slave-owning interests in Grenada. McVitie’s father was a failed poet and a friend of ...