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Atkins, William (1784-1806)

Atkins, William, London, carver, gilder and picture frame maker (1784–1806). At 294 High Holborn in 1784, in which year his house was insured for £300. By 1790 an address at 41 Fenchurch St was being used in addition, and from 1793 this was the sole trade address. In the following year the business was trading as Atkins & Wallace. By 1799 the trading style had changed to Atkins & Nightingale (later Atkins & Co.) and the address was 143 Leadenhall St. [D; GL, Sun MS vol. 321, p. 365]

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