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Aldridge, Simon (1704-1706)

Aldridge, Simon

Liverpool, Lancashire; upholsterer (1704–06)

In 1704 and 1705 he supplied beds for Crosby Hall, Lancashire for Nicholas Blundell. The ‘blew bed’, ordered on 9 March 1704, was first set up in ‘the Garden Chamber’ and then transferred to ‘the Blew Chamber’. This and a further bed ordered for his mother in February 1705 cost £27 2s 6d. [F. Tyrer (ed.), The Great Diurnal of Nicholas Blundell, vol. 1; Disbursement bk, Crosby Hall].

Source: DEFM

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