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Carnaby, William (1808-24)

Carnaby, William, Newcastle, cm (1808–24). Before setting up in business in partnership with his brother Ralph in 1808 he had been employed in London as foreman to W. D. Watson of Parliament St. The partnership with Ralph at 1 Green-court, Newgate St, was short-lived and by 1809 he was trading on his own account at 3 Collingwood St. In 1813 however he moved back to 1 Green-court which in May 1812 had been vacated by his brother when he moved to Low Friar St. [D; Newcastle Courant, 5 March 1808, 29 April 1809, 12 August 1809; Newcastle Chronicle, 27 February 1813]

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