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Arthur William Simpson (1857-1922), a native of Kendal, served his apprenticeship as a wood carver at Gillow's of Lancaster. He left in 1879 and spent the following years as a journeyman carver working in Leicester and London before returning to Kendal and setting up a workshop in 1885. He exhibited regularly at The Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society meeting C F A Voysey in 1890's. His company was successful in producing a wide range of furniture and ecclesiastical carving.