Squeezed hard between two modern buildings is St Michael Cornhill, with history dating back to 1055. Burnt down in the fire of 1666 this building dates from about 1722, although some of its magnificent bells date from 1421.
It is located near Leadenhall Market where the streets are named after the trades that operated there.
Francis Creagh was, in 1705 was according to the Freedom of the City Admission Papers on
6th August 1705 and was apprenticed to Matthew Snablin
This database contains papers associated with
application for "Freemen" status. Freeman are: a man who did not have to
pay trade taxes and shared in the profits of his borough, a person free
of feudal service who had served their apprenticeship and could trade
in their own right, and anyone who was a member of a City Guild. Freemen
admission papers often contain biographical details about the
He died and was buried on Mar. 12 Francis Creagh ; in the new vault at St Michael's
It appears he did not marry.
Margaret Creagh married Anthony Isaacson
Anthony Isaacson, was Collector of Customs for the Port of Newcastle. He married Margaret in 1707 at St Bride Church, Fleet Street London
.St Bride's Church is a church in the City of London, England. The building's most recent incarnation was designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1672 in Fleet Street in the City of London, though Wren's original building was largely gutted by fire during the London Blitz in 1940.
British History Online has many entries regarding Anthony and his work as Collector of Customs of Newcastle port
Margaret and Anthony numerous children, but unfortunately most died very young.
Their children married their cousins, just to make research even more difficult!
Margaret died in 1732
In 1734 he purchased the property Fenton in Durham, when he died in 1746 the property was left to his eldest daughter. Perhaps after her mother's death she was his housekeeper.
Sarah Creagh b 1684
Mary Creagh b 1689