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Chesters (or Chester), John snr and jnr (1806-39)

Chesters (or Chester), John snr and jnr, Liverpool, cm (1806–39). John Chesters snr was app. to Edward Lowe and free 31 October 1806. His first recorded trade address was 24 Harrington St in 1811. Subsequent addresses are 32 Addison St in 1816, 3 Mathew St in 1818, 9 Nash Grove in 1821 and 37 Stanley St in 1823. The latter address is also recorded in the period 1834–37 as a shop. Additionally the address 1 Chester Pl., Marquis St appears from 1827–37. In 1839 the number in Stanley St was 73. John Chesters jnr was app. to his father in 1817 and free 17 October 1827. Other apps taken were John Mercer (1811 and free 1818), William Chesters (1819 and free 1827), William Gerrard (1820), Robert Musker (1823), Adam Wilkinson Orierie (1828), George Johnson (1828 and free 1835) and Thomas Blackburn (1832). [D; app. enrolment bks]

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