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Beal, George (1806-1840)

Beal, George

York, Yorkshire; cabinet maker and upholsterer (fl. 1806–40)

Beal announced in York Courant, 18 August 1806, that he was entering partnership with his uncle, Thomas Beale, and was recorded in partnership at Stonegate in 1823 and 49 Coney Street, 1837–40, no. 50 in 1828.

Bound apprentices name:

  • John Brown, 4 April 1807 
  • John Webster, 5 October 1811 
  • George Meynell, 17 October 1814
  • John Skilbeck, 8 March 1826
  • Henry Rhodes, 31 July 1828 
  • John Chapman, 14 June 1835
  • Edward Lund, 21 April 1836 

Sources: DEFM; York apprentice registers.

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