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Farnworth, Samuel (1790-1822)

Farnworth, Samuel

London & Chester, Cheshire; carver, gilder and picture frame maker (fl.c. 1790-1822)

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Trade label reads: 'Bo,of Sam.l Farnworth | Carver, Gilder & Picture Frame Maker | Pavement, near Finsbury Square | Mouldings of all sorts for Country Dealers, on the shortest Notice & most reasonable Terms.'. 'Girandoles in the Genteelest Stile' and 'Looking Glasses of all sizes and Patterns', 179_  [Heal,32.18]. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Possibly the same Samuel Farnworth of Chester,  listed as carver and gilder trading at the Exchange (1814); at Eastgate Street in (1816); and at Eastgate Row (1822). Could be Samuel Farnworth recorded as a widower when he married Elizabeth Cartwright in 1804 at St Martin Church, Chester.   

Source: DEFM

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