He is the oldest of four siblings.
He was introduced to Claire English through her brother and his friend, Dominic Jones. She applied for a magician's assistant job. Ferdy and Claire developed a relationship soon after. They were engaged only months later.
However, after an agreement between Lydia and Claire to get a statuette in the Villiers' home valued in London had been exposed to Jennifer, Jennifer conspired to have Claire arrest by falsely accusing her of theft. Ferdy fells into a deep depression.
He committed suicide with a shotgun in the days before Christmas.