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Bradley, Richard (1796–1808)

Bradley, Richard

Horsemarket, Warrington, Lancs.; cabinet maker (fl.1796–1808)

Witnessed a will in 1796. Good quality mahogany bow-fronted secretaire bookcase, c. 1800, with four drawers and two glazed doors, inlaid with ivory, now at Warrington Museum and Art Gallery; stamped twice ‘R. BRADLEY, WARRINGTON’, referring to either Richard or Robert (illustrated Jones (1993), fig. 19 and Exhib., Eighty Years On, Manchester City Art Gallery, 1983] Possibly the father of Robert Bradley.

Source: DEFM; Jones, ‘An Anthology of Regional Furniture with Maker’s Identification’, Regional Furniture (1993).

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