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Baines, Margaret & Son (1825-27)

Baines, Margaret & Son, 1 St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet and upholstery warehouse, cabinet and carpet warehouse owners (1825–27). Margaret and John Baines, 1 St Paul's Churchyard, cm and u, took out Sun Insurance policies on 31 March 1823 ‘on warehouse, stable and workshops, Wheatsheaf Yard, Fleet Mkt’ for £1,400, and on ‘open shed and sawpit in yard’ for £100; and on ‘stock, utensils and goods in trust in warehouse, stable and workshops, live stock included’ for £500, and ‘in open shed and open yard’, for £1,000. M. & J. Baines, London, u and cm, were declared bankrupt on 24 October 1826. [D; GL, Sun MS vol. 494, ref. 1003293 and ref. 1003294; London Gazette, 24 October 1826; Liverpool Mercury, 27 October 1826]

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