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Carrington, Richard (1790-93)

Carrington, Richard, High St, Colchester, Essex, cm and u (1790–93). May well be the Richard Carrington who is recorded as residing in London in the 1784 Colchester poll bk and declared his trade as upholder. May well have returned from London in 1790 when he took out insurance cover for £500 on property in the High St described as a ‘new house, shops & ware room’. [D; GL, Sun MS 1790, ref. 572493]

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