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Abbott, William, & Son (1824-1877)

Abbott, William, & Son

High St, Royston, Hertfordshire; cabinet maker and upholsterer (fl.1824–77)

William Abbott’s printed bill head, decorated with miniature items of furniture, stated that he traded as ‘Cabinet Maker, Upholsterer, paper hanger & manufacturer of Window Blinds’ and stocked fire grates.

William Abbott & Son were recorded as cabinet makers in The Furniture Gazette Directory (1877) and in the same year the firm advertised for a French polisher and an upholsteress/needlewoman [The Furniture Gazette, 12 May 1877].

Source: DEFM.

The original entry from Dictionary of English Furniture Makers, 1660-1840 can be found at British History Online.