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Davies, Thomas (1681-1716)

Davies, Thomas, Chester, joiner and carver (1681-d. by 1716). Applied for freedom in 1681, but rejected; admitted in 1682. Former apps Samuel Davies and John Tiltson admitted freemen in 1696; Joseph Rylands in 1697; and Philip Cooper in 1704. In 1697–98 Davies provided surety for R. Warmington, tailor; in 1699, petitioned for reimbursement for security on timber transactions; in 1700, offered to provide timber for Dee navigation; in 1702, elected council man; and in 1702–04, signed various petitions concerning debts. [Chester freemen rolls and city records]

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