Lewis, Richard

London; cane chairmaker(1710)
Born in Shropshire. App. to a maker at β€˜The Crown’ in St Paul's Churchyard. May not have completed his apprenticeship before he joined the First Regiment of Foot-Guards. By January 1710 he had deserted, and an advertisement was placed seeking his apprehension. At that time he was 21 years of age. [London Gazette, 25–31 January 1709–10]