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Sir John Salter

(died 1744), Lord Mayor of London

Sitter in 3 portraits

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Sir John Salter, by and published by Andrew Miller, after  Jonathan Richardson - NPG D40046

Sir John Salter

by and published by Andrew Miller, after Jonathan Richardson
mezzotint, 1740
NPG D40046

Sir John Salter, by and published by Andrew Miller, after  Jonathan Richardson - NPG D40047

Sir John Salter

by and published by Andrew Miller, after Jonathan Richardson
mezzotint, 1740
NPG D40047

Sir John Salter, by Unknown artist - NPG D6600

Sir John Salter

by Unknown artist
watercolour
NPG D6600

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Joanna Moncrieff

04 January 2021, 15:20

Salter's Road in Walthamstow is named after him. He had previously owned the land there.
In 1725 a grant of waste was made to Sir John Salter for the building of a row of houses later known as Salter’s Buildings.
"Salter's Buildings (alias Forest Rise). Name correctly applied to the buildings in the Lea Bridge Road section of Forest Rise 1725-1820 but incorrectly applied to the buildings in the other section of Forest Rise c1777 onwards. Name also applied to the roadway."
The National Archives have his will PROB 11/735/1

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