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Deschamps, Peter (1710-49)

Deschamps, Peter, London, upholder (1710–49). Trading in Greek St, Soho, 1747, and Compton St, 1749. Son of Isaac Deschamps, upholder, and Susanna Deschamps. App. to his father on 1 August 1710, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 3 November 1725. Took apps named Thomas Heath and Edward Daniel, 1746–55; and his son, John Deschamps, 1736–52, admitted freeman in 1752. [GL, Upholders’ Co. records; poll bk; Heal]

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