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Brook, John jnr (1804-17)

Brook, John jnr, Leeds, Yorks., cm and u, dealer and chapman (1804–17). Trading in Briggate from 1808–16, and at Wormald's Yd in 1817. Announced in Leeds Mercury, 15 December 1804 continuation of trade at the same premises in Briggate after the death of his father. Advertised in Leeds Intelligencer, 29 September and 6 October 1808 for a ‘Person to act as Foreman in a shop where a number of Hands are employed’. Declared bankrupt, Leeds Mercury, 24 December 1814, and 29 April 1815; and Leeds Intelligencer, 2 January 1815, but trading again by 1817. [D]

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