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Crofton, Philip (1823-1845)

Crofton, Philip

London; cabinet maker and upholsterer (fl.1823–45)

In 1823 at 1 Joseph St, Brunswick Sq. where he took out insurance cover for £300 of which £160 was in respect of utensils and stock. In 1826 at 113 Cromer St, Brunswick Sq. as a cabinet maker and broker. He appears to have also acted as an appraiser and house agent. Crofton was listed as a bankrupt in August 1828 but was nevertheless recorded in the London Post Office Directory 1845 at 113 Cromer Street as cabinet maker & undertaker.

Source: DEFM

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