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Hamilton, Francis (1746-86)

Hamilton, Francis, London, upholder (1746–86). Recorded at 20 Smithfield, 1767–83, in partnership with Kirkham, 1773–83; and at West Smithfield, 1778–86. Son of Joseph Hamilton, draper of London. App. to his father on 26 March 1746, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by redemption on 7 May 1761. Took apps named John Milsom, 1761–68; John Kirkham until 1772; and John Green in 1777. [D; GL, Upholders’ Co. records]

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