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Bersselaer, John (1712-33)

Bersselaer, John, at ‘The Three Crowns’, over against Southampton St in the Strand, London, cm (1712–d. 1733). Took out Sun Insurance policies on 25 December 1712 ‘for his good’, and on 4 October 1728 for £600, £400 on his premises and £200 on his glass in trade. Took app. named John Rylance on 4 July 1717. In 1733 he died and his goods were sold. [GL, Sun MS vol. 2, p. 150; vol. 27, ref. 45497; PRO, IRI/5; Harris, Old English Furniture]

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