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Bickley, John (1770)

Bickley, John, London, u, cm and gilder (1770). Carried out composition and gilding work at Chatsworth House, Derbs. in the mid 1770s, and in 1777 was paid for furniture and upholstery totalling £1813 10s 6d, including ‘the Bookcase in the Great Apartment’, costing £34 17s. [Chatsworth papers, accounts, p. 276; Burlington, June 1980, p. 416]

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