Appley, William (1749-1798)
Lancaster, Lancs and Nottingham; cabinetmaker (fl.1749–98)
App. to R. Thorney in 1749 and admitted freeman, 1753–54. Moved to Nottingham in 1767-68 where he was when he became a Lancaster Freeman. On 31 July 1784 he advertised for a craftsman in the Nottingham Journal. [D; Lancaster app. reg., freemen rolls and poll bk]. Robert and William Appley were probably brothers.
Sources: DEFM; Stuart, Gillows of Lancaster and London 1730-1840 (2008), II, pp 212 & 319.