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Died: 1782

The master builder Jacob Reary was elected to The Carpenters' Company prior to the date of earliest surviving records of the 1760s. At The Company meeting of April 15, 1771, Thomas Nevell reported that Reary "Stood in Need of Some Assistance After Consideration his Case this Meeting Agreed to Grant him An Order on the Master for 20/ Shillings...." Company records mark him as deceased in 1782.

Written by Roger W. Moss.

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