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Battison, George (1835-36)

Battison, George, Ampthill, Beds., joiner (1835–36). Received commission for 50 double and 50 single beds from the Guardians of the new Union Workhouse, Ampthill, built in 1835, and was paid £58 6s 8d in February 1836. One survives, consisting of elm frame united by bed bolts, pine headboard and slats. [Exhib. cat., Common Furniture, Temple Newsam House, 1982]

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