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Thomas Christy (1776-1846) of Christy and Co
1776 Born son of Miller Christy
1790 Apprenticed to his father as felt maker for 7 years
c.1797 Became a partner in the family business
1800 Married Rebecca Hewlings in Westminster
1830 Thomas Christy the elder retired from the Partnership with William Miller Christy, John Christy and Thomas Christy, junior, in the trades of Hat Manufacturers, Furriers, and Skinners, carried on in Gracechurch-Street, in the City of London, in Bermondsey-street in the County of Surrey, at Stockport, in the County of Chester, and at Frampton Cotterell, in the County of Gloucester
1846 Died in Chelmsford