QUARMAN Benjamin

Posted on: October 19th, 2016 by webfooted

The son of Benjamin Quarman of Bedminster, Somerset, victualler, and the brother of John Quarman (A).

1745 16 Sep. He was apprenticed to Thomas I and Sarah Taylor, £10 paid with the apprentice. Friends to find apparel (A, Ao, Ar).
1747 5 May. His apprenticeship was transferred to Thomas II and Bathsheba Cantle (A).
1753 17 Jun. Presumably the potter of St Peter’s, Worcester, who was granted a licence to marry Ann Shore of St Philip and Jacob parish, at St Philip and Jacob.  Bondsman: Joseph Thrall of St Philip’s, potter (M).
1755 A date between 2 Dec 1755 and 6 Jan 1756. ‘Joseph Stokes of the City of Bristol brewer Late Mary Rowell, Water Lane near Temple St: A Tenemt in the possession of Benjamin Quarman potter City Land alias Sir Thomas White [lands]’ (PBk).
1756 21 Feb. He became a free potmaker (F, G).
1774 Potter, Isleworth, Middlesex (P).
1780 6 Aug. John, son of Benjamin and Ann Quarman, baptised (RPR).
1780 2 Sep. Noted as a potmaker, deceased, on the freedom of his son, Benjamin, a cordwainer (G).
1781 & 1784 Potter, Isleworth, Middlesex (P).

Benjamin Quarman was apparently the manager of the Isleworth Pottery (Ray 1968, 68).

Tax book entries:
[25 Mar 1756-25 Mar 1757] Benjamin Quarman Water Lane (Temple-L)
[25 Mar 1756-25 Mar 1758] Benjamin Quarman Water Lane (Temple-L)


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