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Allen, George (1800-1820)

Allen, George

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
Copyright (Attribution/Credit)
© The Trustees of the British Museum

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

Source: DEFM

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