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Bodham, Philip (1719-24)

Bodham, Philip, ‘The Three Chairs’, Bartholomew Close, West Smithfield, London, u (1719–24). ‘Was partner with the late Mr. John Hibbert, is now remov'd to the next door’, as above. [Heal] Took out a Sun Insurance policy on 13 July ‘for his goods and merchandise in his dwelling house only’. [GL, Sun MS vol. 9, p. 357] Known to have supplied carpets, 1720–23. [Scottish RO, GD 220/6/1201/6; GD 220/6/1240/30] In 1724 P. Bodham & Co. provided Robert Walpole with ‘Twelve Wallnut wood chairs with India backs & seates veneer'd at 13/–each’. [C. Life, 15 January 1921, p. 66]

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