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Banks, Benjamin (1801-27)

Banks, Benjamin, 3 Lichfield St, Soho, London, cm and wine cooler maker (1801–27). Took out Sun Insurance policies on 6 July 1801 for £500 of which utensils and stock accounted for £440; and on 2 February 1813 for £500 ‘on house only in 10 High St. in tenure together with 50 Upper Thames (No stove therein)’. [D; C. Life, 30 April 1948, pp. 882–83; DEF; GL, Sun MS vol. 419, ref. 721125; vol. 462, ref. 889952]

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