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Bayles, Lucy (1745-46)

Bayles, Lucy, address unrecorded, cm and u (1745–46). Carried out work for Robert Nugent of Gosfield Hall, Essex, for his London house in Dover St. A long bill for cm and u sundries supplied, 1745–46, lists four items of furniture: on 22 October 1745 ‘8 very good Larch walnutry chairs with quilted backs … £14’; on 26 October ‘a Large Chest’, £3 15s; and on 18 March 1746 a mahogany table costing £2 8s and a mahogany ‘standish with inck & sand glasses’, costing 3s 6d. [Essex RO, D/DU 502/2, pp. 219–20]

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