Allen, George (1800-1820)
Fenchurch Street, London; upholsterer, cabinet maker and looking-glass manufacturer to the Bank of England (fl. 1800–20)
The son and successor of John Allen, admitted a freeman of the Upholders’ Company by patrimony on 7 May 1800.
For a brief period Allen traded from his father's address at 50 Fenchurch St but by 1802 was at no. 158.
He subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803.
He maintained a carpet and paper-hanging warehouse, and acted as auctioneer, appraiser and undertaker.
Trade card of George Allen at the Looking Glass Manufactory, Little East Cheap, London, c. 1802-1811 [Heal 125.1], © The Trustees of the British Museum