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Burland, William (1823–1839)

Burland, William

Liverpool, Lancashire; carver and gilder (fl.1823–39)

Listed at 1 Tyrer Street with a shop at 64 Church Street (1823); 1 Tyrer Street and Cash's Buildings, Church Street (1824); 8 Clarence Street with a shop at 66 Church Street (1827–29); 4 South Hunter Street with a shop at 65 Church Street (1834); 8 Harmony Street, Great Richmond (1835); a shop at 67 Church Street (1837); and no. 36 (1839).

In January 1830 Burland was paid for supplying ‘a gilt frame for a portrait of Alderman George Case’ for Liverpool Town Hall. The portrait was by Sir Thomas Philips, R.A.., and both frame and portrait survive at the Town Hall. 

Probably related to Thomas Burland.

Source: DEFM; Dean, ‘The Regency Furniture in Liverpool Town Hall’, Furniture History (1989).

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