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Beck, J. (1748)

Beck, J., Clerkenwell, London, journeyman cm (d. 1748). Death reported, Penny London Post, 1–4 July 1748: ‘On Thursday about 6 o'clock, as Mr. Beck … was going through Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell, to his work, he was seized with a Apoplectick Fit, and, there not being any body present that could let him Blood, he expired in a few minutes’.

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