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Clements, Robert (1808-22)

Clements, Robert, 5 Fashion St, Spitalfields, London, cm and looking-glass frame maker (1808–22). In January 1808 took out insurance cover of £1,800 which included £50 for stock and utensils in his dwelling house, £250 for his workshop behind, £350 for stock and utensils therein, and £200 for stock and utensils in an open yard which also included a sawpit. A further £200 of the total was for no. 6 Fashion St. By January 1822 the cover had been increased to £2,000 of which £770 was for the two houses which included a warehouse and manufactory and £550 for stock, utensils and goods in trust. [GL, Sun MS vol. 442, ref. 812488; vol. 491, ref. 987781]

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