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Bailes, John (1780-1837)

Bailes, John,

434 Oxford St, London, bed joiner and carver (fl. 1780–1837)

Took out Sun Insurance policies in 1780 for £400 of which utensils, stock and timbershop accounted for £160; in 1786 for £600 of which utensils accounted for £320; in 1791 for £500 for house and goods only; and in 1792 for £1,000 of which goods and stock accounted for £270. Partnered with William Bailes between 1806 and 1837. Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793. 

Trade card
Copyright (Attribution/Credit)
British Museum D,2.648

Trade card of J. Bailes, Bedstead Maker  & Carver at 434 Oxford Street, London (D,2.648), c. 1790. © 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.