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Deeble(s) (or Debble), John Thurston (1770-1802)

Deeble(s) (or Debble), John Thurston, London, upholder (1770–1802). Recorded at Old Fish St, 1777; 85 Cannon St, 1782–93; no. 82, 1791–97; and Sun St, Bishopsgate Without, 1802. Son of Thomas Deeble, Gent., of Old Fish St; app. to Henry Blaxland on 2 May 1770, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 2 July 1777. Took app. named William Withers, 1782–89. On 28 April 1787 insured household goods for £600 with the Sun Co. Declared bankrupt, Williamson's Liverpool Advertiser, 7 March 1791 and Billinge's Liverpool Advertiser, 11 December 1797. [D; GL, Upholders’ Co. records; GL, Sun MS vol. 343, p. 584]

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