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Assheton, Ralph (1762-88)

Assheton, Ralph, Manchester, u (1762–88). Admitted freeman of Preston, Lancs. in 1762. Brother to William Assheton of Preston, u. Had two other brothers, Richard and John, the latter a lawyer. Established at Market St Lane, Manchester by 1772 but in the next year had moved to 5 St Ann's Sq., Manchester at which address he was to remain. [D; Preston Guild records]

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