John Ansley

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John Ansley (1774 – 23 September 1845) served as Lord Mayor of London from 1807 to 1808.[1]

Ansley was a Merchant Taylor[2].[3] He was appointed an alderman in the City of London's Bread Street ward in 1800 at the age of 26,[1] and subsequently elected one of the Sheriffs of the City of London in 1805, before being elected Lord Mayor in 1807.[1] Ansley served as vice-president of the Royal Literary Fund for many years,[1] and was a patron of the Merchant Taylors' School.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d The Gentleman's Magazine. W. Pickering. 1845. pp. 546–.
  2. ^ The Gentleman's Magazine. 1804. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  3. ^ The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, Arts, Sciences, and Literature, for the Year ... G. Robinson. 1808. pp. 1–.
  4. ^ The History of the Merchant Taylors School. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
Civic offices
Preceded by
William Leighton
Lord Mayor of London
Succeeded by
Charles Flower