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Barrett, John (1789-1825)

Barrett, John
53–54 Wardour St, Soho, London; cabinet maker, bedstead maker, bedding warehouse owner (fl.1789–1825)

Recorded at 50 Wardour St, 1819–23, and 270 Strand, 1825. Took out a Sun Insurance policy on 15 July 1806 for £700 on 6 Meards St, Dean St, Soho, ‘in tenure of a laceman’. A secretaire cabinet in rosewood, c.1815-20, stamped ‘BARRETT WARDOUR STREET’, sold Sotheby’s, 15 June 1984, lot 131, is illustrated in Gilbert (1966), fig. 53.

Source: DEFM; Gilbert, Pictorial Dictionary of Marked London Furniture 1700-1840 (1996).


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