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Bisbrown(e), Cuthbert (1762-77)

Bisbrown(e), Cuthbert, Liverpool, cm and builder (1762–77). Trading at Paradise St in 1766, with wareroom at Temple St, and timber yard at Park Lane, Tythe Barn St. Took app. named Nernon in 1762. Sale of stock after bankruptcy announced, Williamson's Liverpool Advertiser, 24 October 1766, consisting of bricks, wood, ‘and other Articles suitable for Builders, Joiners, Cabinet Makers etc. … A large Quantity of Cabinet Furniture, Braziery Goods etc: Belonging to the Estate of Cuthbert Bisbrowne, Printed Catalogues containing the particular Kind of Goods, Quantities and Qualities will be timely dispersed …’. Williamson's Liverpool Advertiser, 22 July 1768 announced that his premises in Park Lane ‘have been exposed to public Sale Three Times’ but as no purchasers appeared at the appointed times, ‘it will consequently occasion great delay in the settlement of his affairs’. By 1773 he was trading again, but now as a land surveyor in Back Jordan St, and in 1777 at 1 Bridgewater St. [D; S of G, app. index]

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