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Edwards, Oliver (1706-42)

Edwards, Oliver, London, upholder (1706–d. 1742). Recorded in Bartholomew Close, 1724–34. Son of Oliver Edwards, Gent. of Devizes, Wilts.; app. to James Parke on 5 June 1706. Admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 5 December 1716, and master in 1742, in which year he died. [GL, Upholders’ Co. records; poll bks]

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