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Button, John (1761-1802)

Button, John, London, glass grinder and cm (1761–1802). Addresses given at 33 Crooked Lane, 1769–81; and Riverhead, Kent, 1786–1802. Son of John Button, grazier, of Peasmarsh, Sussex; admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by redemption on 6 August 1761. Took son, William Button, as app., 1768–93; and John Joad, 1771–79/80. Declared bankrupt, Gents Mag., September 1778. [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.