Name: John Ferrers
Birth: ABT 1461 in Tamworth, Shropshire
Death: 15 JUL 1512 1
Burial: Tamworth, Shropshire
Occupation: Sheriff of Staffs
MEM: Tamworth, Shropshire; tomb chest with effigy (now with no legs)
Change Date: 24 AUG 2009
Succeeded his grandfather. Was knighted on Black Heath Field. He was elected Sheriff of Staffordshire in 1500 and made High Steward of Tamworth by Henry VII in 1506. He willed to be buried ?within the chancel of Tamworth church before the image of St. Editha? and it is noteworthy that he died on her festival day, 15th July 1512.
Sir John Ferrers, d.1512, and wife, chest with Tudor flower and shields, Tudor flower to cornice and 2 effigies, the male now without legs.
Father: John Ferrers b: ABT 1442 in Hambleton, Rutland
Mother: Maud Stanley b: ABT 1444 in Elford, Staffs
Dorothy Harper b: ABT 1470 in Rushall, Staffs
- Humphrey Ferrers
- Type: Web Site
Title: Tamworth Heritage Trust