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Bowden, George (1820-1871)

Bowden, George

London; cabinet maker and upholsterer (fl.1820–71)

Addresses given at 10 New Inn Sq., Shoreditch, 1820–21; 51 Featherstone St, City Rd, 1822–28; and 4 White Lion St, Norton Folgate, 1837–71. Took out a Sun Insurance policy on 30 November 1820 or 1821 for £600, £50 on shop behind house, and £350 on stock and utensils in shop, open yard, and workshop behind 129 Curtain Rd. Another policy of 14 January 1822 for £850, included £500 on stock and utensils in warehouse, open yard, and manufactory behind warehouse; and £150 on a house and shop at 10 New Inn Sq. in tenure of a cabinet maker. Took out a further policy on 1 April 1824 for £800. Listed in the London Post Office Directories 1845 & 1871 as cabinet maker and undertaker.

 

Source: DEFM

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