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Bedford, Thomas (1704-15)

Bedford, Thomas, near ‘The Star & Garter’, Pall Mall, London, upholder (1704–15). Son of William Bedford of Shadbrooke, Suffolk, Doctor of Divinity, app. to Thomas Fe(?)wor on 12 December 1704. Admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 10 April 1712. Took out Sun Insurance policies on 10 February 1714 on his dwelling house and on 25 March 1715 on goods and merchandise in his dwelling house. [GL, Upholders’ Co. records; GL, Sun MS vol. 4, ref. 4492; vol. 4, p. 206]

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