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Cripps, John (1838-1840)

Cripps, John

Address unknown; garden furniture supplier (fl.1838–40)

Recorded from February 1838 supplying rustic furniture and metalwork for the gardens at Buckingham Palace. In the quarter to September 1839 he supplied ‘two Swiss Pattern Garden Chairs’ at £1 1s, a rustic garden table with drawers and varnished at £2 12s 6d, and eight ‘Improved Pattern Windsor Chairs’ for which £2 16s was charged.

He also prepared a mahogany parrot stand, supplied flower stands and boxes and firescreens [Windsor Royal Archives, RA, box I, item 2; Lord Chamberlain's accounts].

Source: DEFM

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