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Beckwith, William (1789)

Beckwith, William, 101 St Martin's Lane, London, cm and u (1789). A relative, possibly son of Samuel Beckwith. In 1789 they supplied a very neat Mahogany Horse-Shoe Reading Table made the same form as Her Majesty's at Kew’ for the Queen's House (Buckingham House), at a cost of £4 14s 6d. [V & A archives] This large commission was however nominally in the hands of Beckwith and France as noted in the Wardrobe accounts. [PRO, LC 11/4]

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