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Bates, James (1785-87)

Bates, James, Bird Cage Alley, in the Mint, Southwark, London, cm (1785–87). Took out Sun Insurance policies on 8 July 1785 for £400 on houses only with Samuel Spicer, broker; and on 6 January 1787 for £800 on six houses in Southwark and a workshop. [GL, Sun MS vol. 331, p. 47; vol. 340, p. 496]

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