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Bushnell, John (1758-1802)

Bushnell, John, 1 Bishopsgate St Within, London, cm and upholder (1758–1802). Recorded in Wallingford, Berks., 1794–1802. Son of Benjamin Bushnell, farmer of Blewbury, Berks.; app. to Stephen Abbott, wheelwright, on 28 February 1758. Admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. on 2 May 1765, and master in 1800. Trading as Bushnell & Savill, 1792–94. [D; GL, Upholders’ Co. records and Livery lists]

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