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Young, William (1784-89)

Young, William

Cant’s Close and Bridge Street, Edinburgh, Scotland; upholsterer (fl. 1784-89)

Successor to Robert Scyth and in partnership with John Richardson in 1784. Advertised in Edinburgh newspapers April 1784-March 1789. At Cant’s close until May 1784 when he moved to Bridge Street. Partnership with Richardson dissolved 6 September 1787.

Source: Pryke, ‘A Study of the Edinburgh Furnishing Trade Taken from Contemporary Press Notices, 1708-1790’, Regional Furniture (1989).