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Birtill, Joseph (1785)

Birtill, Joseph, Clare St, Bristol, carver and gilder (d. by 1785). Sale of stock in trade after death announced, Bonner and Middleton's Bristol Journal, 25 June 1785, ‘consisting chiefly of modern Glasses in the neatest stile, Gerondoles, a Quantity of Plate Glass, Mahogany Goods, &c. compleat Implements for Silvering and other necessary Fixtures. The House is exceedingly well calculated for the cabinet or Carving Business or both …’.

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