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Fawdington, William (1808-1825)

Fawdington, William

York, Yorkshire and London; cabinet maker, pocketbook manufacturer, portable desk and dressing case manufacturer (fl.1808–25)

The son of Robert Fawdington, carpenter, deceased, William was apprenticed to John Barber, a cabinet maker and turner, on 19 October 1801. He was made a freeman of York and became a cabinet maker in London by 1820 [York apprentice register and freemen rolls].

Possibly the same Robert Fawdington, listed as cabinet and pocketbook manufacturer at 22 Warwick Square, Newgate Street, London (1820), and as portable desk & dressing case manufacturer at 11 Leadenhall Street (1825).

Source: DEFM

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