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O'Neill, John (1816-39)

O'Neill, John, Liverpool, cm (1816–39). App. to Thomas Dutton and free by servitude, 6 June 1816. Married on 27 September of the same year at St Peter's Church. His address at this date was Gt Crosshall St. Trading at 40 Standish St in 1818, 34 Cable St, 1821–37 and 67 Cable St in 1839. Took as apps Peter Hitchcock in 1819, William Foley in 1821, William Durante in 1823, Daniel Birchall in 1824, Colin Mackenzie Lewes in 1827, Joseph Thomas Clarke in 1828, William Welsh in 1829, Samuel Pope in 1830, Jacob Williams and Peter Erlam in 1831, Edward John Owens in 1832 and William Sharp Lyons and James Griffiths in 1834. Bankrupt by June 1826 though recommenced business from the same address. In 1834 he announced that he had in stock ‘Wardrobes, Chests of Drawers, Chairs, Loo & Card Tables & various other Articles’, which he claimed had been made under ‘his own immediate inspection’. [D; freemen reg.; Liverpool Mercury, 27 September 1816, 30 June 1826, 4 April 1834; app. reg.]

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.