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Deacon, John (1831–35)

Deacon, John

2 Berners St, London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1831–35)

Deacon & Co. are named in the Royal Household accounts, 1831–32, receiving £53 10s for a ‘very handsome Spanish mahogany map table on stand and ends — carved & French polished. Inside fitted up with brass work & rollers for maps’. The accounts of December 1833 refer to the same, or another similar map table costing £15115s. John & Charles Deacon supplied a 'Mahogany table to contain maps' for the newly completed Liverpool Town Hall for which they received £49 18s 3d on 15 March 1833. See C. Deacon.

Source: DEFM; Dean, ‘The Regency Furniture in Liverpool Town Hall’, Furniture History (1989).

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