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Belshaw, Edmund jnr (1802-05)

Belshaw, Edmund jnr, Liverpool, cm (1802–05). Admitted freeman on 8 July 1802. Took app. in 1802 named Samuel Sharrat, who petitioned freedom in 1818. Recorded in partnership with William Belshaw, 1803–04 in Commerce Ct, Lord St, with shop and manufactory in Whitechapel, Liverpool, in 1805. Firm declared bankrupt and sale of stock announced, Liverpool Chronicle, 30 January and 3 April 1805. Stock comprised ‘mahogany chairs, card & dining Tables, wardrobes, Lady's Do. with Book-case, Desks, Chest of Drawers with Basins, Stands, Clock-cases, Clocks & Cases, painted Chairs, Bedsteads etc. … All the STOCK, TIMBER, etc., Consisting of mahogany Planks, Boards, & Veneers, Feather do. Oak, Ash, Maple, Birch, Deal Planks & Boards; Chests of Tools, Turners’ Lathe & Tools, Benches etc.’. [D; Liverpool freemen's committee bk and reg.]

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