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Arthur, Johnlocked

(bap. 1708?, d. 1772)
  • Charles Brayne


Arthur, John (bap. 1708?, d. 1772), actor and designer of stage machinery, was most probably the son of Thomas and Mary Arthur who was baptized at St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London, on 23 April 1708. In September 1730 he made an appearance at ...

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