York; cabinet maker (1784–d. 1813)
In Hungate in 1784, Great Shambles in 1798 and Peter Lane in 1800. This may have been the William Cobb who in 1796 invoiced for the supply of a kitchen dresser to the humane hospital established by the tea-merchant William Tuke in York.
Source: DEFM; Gilbert, English Vernacular Furniture 1750-1900 (1991).