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Bowran (or Bouran), William (1803-05)

Bowran (or Bouran), William, London, and Bank St, Boar Lane, Leeds, Yorks., cm and u (1803–05). Advertised in Leeds Mercury, 8 October 1803, describing himself as ‘from London’, and thanking ‘those Ladies and Gentlemen who have liberally honoured him with their commands’. He begs leave ‘to inform them and the public in general, that he has now upon Hand an Elegant Assortment of articles in the above business …’. Advertised in Leeds Intelligencer, 8 April 1805 his ‘extensive assortment of chairs in the most modern style of fashion’, and again in Leeds Mercury, 20 and 27 April 1805.

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