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Crowther, William & Hannah (1793–1840)

Crowther, William & Hannah

Halifax, Yorkshire; cabinet maker, turner, watch and clock maker (fl. 1793–1840)

Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793. His trade card, c. 1810, gives an address as Lister Lane, Halifax.

Crowther was regularly recorded in directories from 1822 initially at Kings Cross Lane and after 1830 Bull Green and/or 32 Hopwood Lane as a cabinet maker and upholsterer. Their trade card offered ‘All kinds of Framing for Samplers, Pictures &c. in Oil or Burnish'd Gold’ and stated that ‘Boarding Schools supplied with Cases for Filligree Work’.

Sources: DEFM; Stabler, ‘Furniture Makers’ Trade-Cards and Bill-Heads in the John Johnson Collection’, Furniture History Newsletter (May 2007).

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