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Copeland, Richard jnr (1761-79)

Copeland, Richard jnr, Liverpool, joiner and cm (1761–d. 1779). Free on 9 February 1761. Took apps Thomas Battersby (free 1768) and Samuel Holland (free 1768), both from London. Died 1779 and his stock was sold by auction on 29 September at ‘BANNER'S GREAT ROOM, the Fleece in Dale-Street’. A total of 108 lots were put up for sale, many of which were sets of chairs both walnut and mahogany. Some case furniture was included comprising dressing chests, desks and night tables etc. Many small cabinet wares were also on offer with a range of ‘beautiful MACHEE Square and Oval TRAYS, WAITERS, TEA CADIES, &c.’. [Freemen reg. and committee bk; Liverpool RO, Gregson papers, 920 GRE 3/1 13]

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