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Claxton, William (1711-d.1718)

Claxton, William

Fleet Ditch, London; upholsterer (fl. 1711-d.1718)

‘The Golden Lyon’, Fleet Ditch, London. Claxton is recorded in Thomas Warden’s inventory as acting as a sub-contractor to Warden. He was accidentally killed on Shrove Tuesday 1718.

Sources: DEFM; Lindey, ‘Thomas Warden (c.1660-1701) and Cane Chair-Makers in the City of London’, Furniture History (2016).

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