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Baxendale, Josiah (1732-1768)

Baxendale, Josiah

Liverpool; cabinet maker (1732–1768)

Admitted freeman of Lancaster, 1732–33, and of Liverpool on 8 September 1733.

Bound two apprentices: Waller in 1735 and Ward in 1751.

Former apprentices, Richard Waller and James Threlfall petitioned for freedom in 1756; John Harvey and Leigh Sutton in 1757; and Thomas Potter, Thomas Ward and Edward Lowe in 1761.

Recorded on 22 December 1758 concerning the sale by auction of the household goods of John Titley, Liverpool.

Polled at Lancaster 1768. [Lancaster freemen rolls; Society of Genealogists apprentice index; Liverpool Advertiser, 22 December 1758; Liverpool freemen reg. and committee book; poll book].

The father of Joseph and Gamaliel Baxendale. 

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