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Blackburn, William snr (1727-93)

Blackburn, William snr, Lancaster, cm (b. 1727–d. 1793). Admitted freeman, 1764–65. By 1788 his son William the younger had entered the business. Tombstone in Lancaster Priory churchyard records that he died on 3 December 1793, aged 66. [Lancaster freemen rolls and app. reg.; poll bk]

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