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Francis Mulliner (c1824-1886), Coach builder
1840 Coachmaker of Northampton and Royal Leamington Spa; his grandmother (?) died aged 78, she was relict of the late Francis (?) Mulliner
1841 Coachbuilder (age 15); living in the house of Jane Mulliner (mother?) in Northampton
1851 Francis Mulliner (age 27), living with his sister in Northampton; coach maker employing 26 men and 3 boys 
1851 Exhibited at the Great Exhibition
1861 Living at Billing Road, Northampton: Francis Mulliner (age 37 born Northampton), Coachbuilder employing 20 men and 6 boys. With his wife Charlotte Agnes Mulliner (age 27 born Northampton) and their three children; Francis Edwin Mulliner (age 5 born Northampton); Agnes Rose Mulliner (age 2 born Northampton); and Augustus Greville Mulliner (age 5 months born Northampton). Three servants.
1862 Showed a Fitzroy phaeton at the London Exhibition.
1867 Exhibited carriage at the Paris Exhibition
1868 Patent in connection with the poles of carriages
Presumably had moved to Liverpool setting up what became Francis Mulliner Ltd there
1871 Carriage builder employing 110 men and 20 boys. Living with his wife Charlotte (age 36) and 4 children in Birkenhead
1886 Died in Birkenhead