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Alston, Thomas (1812-1820)

Alston, Thomas

Lancaster, Lancashire; cabinet maker (fl.1812–20)

The son of Alice Als(t)on, a widow of Lancaster, apprenticed to Leonard Redmayne in 1812 and admitted a freeman in 1819–20. [Lancaster apprentice register and freemen rolls].

Possibly the son of John Alston.

Sources: DEFM; Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840 (2008), II, p. 212.

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