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josal
17-07-2005, 4:06 PM
My 3X great grandfather was born in Manchester circa 1799 and is variously described in census returns and certificates as a master joiner, master carpenter and cabinet maker. Would he have been a member of a guild and if so, which one ? How can I find out more ?

Josal

Fulhamster
17-07-2005, 10:57 PM
Hiya josal!
This might be a place to ask in the first instance:

The Worshipful Company of Joiners & Ceilers
75 Meadway Drive
Horsell
Woking
Surrey
GU21 4TF
Clerk: Mrs A L Jackson BA: Partners Name J Graeme
Tel: 01483 727113
Fax: 01483 720098
Email: amanda.jackson2@btinternet.com
Web:
All the very best,
Reg

josal
18-07-2005, 4:51 PM
Thanks very much for that info, Reg. I'll certainly give them a try.

Regards - Joan

G.V.Ford
18-07-2005, 9:03 PM
Josal,
Please let us know if you are successful or whether the Worshipful Company don't have membership records for that period.

Thanks
Geoff

AnnB
19-07-2005, 2:05 PM
The Worshipful Company of Joiners and Ceilers also has a web site at http://www.joinersandceilers.co.uk/
Best wishes
Ann