Francis Merryweather

MERRYWEATHER, Francis (fl.1761-1774) — Salisbury & Northampton

Engraver. Engraved and printed An exact plan and section of Old Sarum / The east view of that ancient city 1761; M. L., A plan of the commons of Northampton from an actual survey ca.1770.

Advertised that he “engraves on silver, steel, brass, or copper, as seals, copper plates of all kinds” (Salisbury Journal, 6 Jul 1761). Assuming that this is indeed the same man, he had moved to Northampton by 1766, marrying Mary Corin at All Saints, Northampton, 20 Jul 1766. They baptised a son, also Francis, in 1770.

Penny Farthing Street, Salisbury — 1761
Printing Office, Salisbury — 1761
South Quarter, Northampton — 1774

Alexander. BBTI. Tooley.

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