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Colsey, William (1802-1829)

Colsey, William

London; cabinet maker (fl. 1802–29)

In 1802 at 19 Hatton Wall where he purchased insurance cover for £300. In 1808 he was at 18 Charles Street, Hatton Garden, and in 1817 at 28 Charlotte Street, Old Street Road.

His trade at this period was mainly in small case furniture, and his trade card described him as a ‘Knife case, portable desk and tea caddy maker’.

From 1825– 29 he was at 11 George Street, Mansion House and in 1829 was simply described as a cabinet maker [Hackney archives dept, 332 TDE/22].

Source: DEFM

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