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Farmer, Richard (1708-54)

Farmer, Richard, address unrecorded, upholder (1708–54). Son of Richard Farmer, clothworker of London; app. to Matthew Scrimshire on 6 October 1708, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 2 May 1716. Recorded as Beadle of the Co. from 1744. Took apps named William Brushfield, 1720–29; John Shepherd, 1722–24; William Russell in 1751; George Thorne in 1753; and William Rhodes in 1754. [GL, Upholders’ Co. records]

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