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Dunton, John jnr (1705-24)

Dunton, John jnr, London u (1705–24). Trading at ‘The Wheatsheaf’, Bedford St, Covent Gdn, 1722–23. Son of John Dunton, yeoman of Ryslip, (Ruislip) Middlx, and brother of William Dunton. App. to Benjamin Powell on 3 July 1705, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 7 January 1715. Took his brother as app. 1715–24. Took out a Sun Insurance policy on 2 March 1722 for £500 on goods and merchandise in his house. A further policy of 1723 is known. [GL, Upholders’ Co. records; GL, Sun MS vol. 15, ref. 278640; Heal]

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