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].