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Elward, George & Marsh, William (1774–1840)

WILLIAM MARSH. The earliest record of his name that has appeared so far is an entry for insurance cover of £1,500 in 1774 [GL, Sun MS vol. 236, ref. 348625] where he is described as ‘upholder … near Charles Street in Mount…

Fuhrlohg, Christopher (b. c. 1740–d. after 1787)

Christopher Fuhrlohg came from a Swiss family which emigrated to Sweden. He was born in Stockholm in about 1740 as the 4th child of the master cm Johan Hugo Fürloh (1724–47). It is not known to whom he was app., but he set off on his travels as a…

Grendey, Giles (b. 1693–d. 1780)

Giles Grendey was born in Wotton-under-Edge, Glos., the son of William Grendey, and his wife Anne (neé Hall). In 1709 he was app. to William Sherborne, a second-generation London joiner. [GL, Indenture] His seven years expired in 1716 when he became a…

Nash, Robert

address unknown (1759–65). Recorded repairing japan cabinets at Temple Newsam House, Leeds in January 1759 and cleaning and repairing an ‘India Pearl Screen, a Lacquered Screen and a Tonquin Trunk’ for St…

Verlander, Simon (1727–37)

Admitted freeman in 1727, and described as a joiner in 1731. Children bapt. in 1733 and 1737. Lacquered corner cabinet recorded, inscribed on base: ‘Simon Verlander/att Colchester’.