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Byfield, James (1777-1829)

Byfield, James, London, carver and gilder (1777–1829). Recorded at the corner of Holland St in Wardour St, 1777; in partnership with Thomas Byfield at 16 Wardour St, Soho, in 1793; and at 37–39 Old Compton St, Soho, 1808–29, where Thomas was trading, 1809–25. Took out a Sun Insurance policy in 1777 for £400, utensils and stock accounting for £100. [D; GL, Sun MS vol. 254, p. 249]

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