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Fenshaw (1717)

Fenshaw, —, Bread St, London, u (d. 1717). Newspapers of 1717 report that on ‘Fryday Sennight Mr. Fenshaw, a Relation of the Lord of that Name, an Upholsterer in Breadstreet, taking a Walk about Islington, was taken very ill, and returning to Town sate down by the Chappel at Aylesburyhouse in St. Jones's; while he sate there, appearing to be indisposed, one of the inhabitants knowing him, invited him into his House, where continuing ill he fell a vomiting, soon asked for the necessary house, and he staying there longer than ordinary, they went after him, and found him dead upon the seat.’ [Winterthur, Delaware, Symonds papers] Possibly Edward Fanshaw.

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