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Rodwell, William (1726–1732)

Rodwell, William

at ‘The Walnut Tree’ south side of St Paul's Churchyard, London; window blind and frame maker (fl. 1726–32)

Heal records him in newspapers of 1726. William Rodwell, near Ludgate, supplied Earl Fitzwalter of Moulsham Hall with ‘Two Window Blinds of Canvas, Mosaic Gilt’, for which he was paid £4 3s on 9 February 1732.

Source: DEFM; Westman, ‘Eighteenth-Century Window Blinds at Audley End: A Recent Discovery’, Furniture History (1997).

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