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Coleman, Thomas (1733-1737)

Coleman, Thomas

‘The Ship’ on London Bridge, London; upholsterer and appraiser (fl. 1733–37)

The son of the Gentleman, Thomas Coleman of White Chappell, Middlesex, apprenticed to Ambrose Pearman 7 April 1725 and admitted a freeman of the Upholders’ Company by servitude 5 December 1733 [Guildhall Library (GL) Upholders' Company records].

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British Museum

Trade card of Thomas Coleman Upholsterer at the Ship on LONDON-BRIDGE. Makes & Sells all Sorts of Upholstery Goods Wholesale or Retail Viz. fashionable Standing Beds, Feather Beds, Quilts, Ruggs, Blankets, Coverlets, Flanders & English Ticking, also Leather, Cane, & Matted Chairs, at very Reasonable Prizes, c. 1733-37 [Banks,28.33]. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Coleman was made bankrupt early in 1737 [Gents Magazine, May 1737].

Source: DEFM

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