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Carrington, William (1763-93)

Carrington, William, London, u (1763–93). On 12 April 1763 married Mary Smeaton of Stanlake, Oxon. at Stanlake. His address is recorded as Marylebone, London. In 1776 took out insurance cover of £200 on a property on the corner of Castle St in Hanover St, Long Acre which he was using as business premises. Of this £60 was to cover utensils, stock and goods. By the next year he had moved to 8 Little St Martin's Lane which he was to occupy until 1793. The insurance cover taken out in 1775 on this new property was £300 of which £160 was for utensils, stock and goods. [D; Bodleian index of Oxf. marriage bonds; GL, Sun MS vol. 237, p. 223; vol. 249, p. 76]

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