Samuel Wight Welles, son of Dabee (sic) Welles, Citizen and Leather seller of London, apprenticed to John Swift 28th September 1730 on Payment of £30.00. Free 5th July 1739.
Mark entered as largeworker, 2nd March 1741. Address: Staining Lane, "removed into Maiden Lane " 7th November 1744. Moved to St. Ann's Lane, 7th April 1755.
Heal records him only as plateworker, Staining Lane 1740; and London 1750.