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Cure, George (1691-1718)

Cure, George

London; upholder (fl.1691–1718)

Cure was recorded in the Royal Household accounts for 1691 working on an for ‘20 caned bottom chairs with banister backs and carved, 20 cushions of crimson damask for the chairs, squabs, valences, floor mats for St. James's House’. These goods were charged at £43 9s 8d.

In 1718 took out insurance cover of £400 on his rented house in King Street [Heal; Guildhall Library, Hand in Hand MS vol. 19, p. 94; TNA, LC9/280].

Probably the father of George Cure at the sign of the 'Three Golden Chairs', Haymarket (1721-59). In 1709 in Hay Market but in 1718 in King Street, St Ann, Westminster.

Source: DEFM

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