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Devey, John (1822)

Devey, John, Woburn, Beds., u, cm and chair manufacturer (1822). Named in the Leigh accounts, supplying furniture for Stoneleigh, Warks., namely ‘A Large highly finished Flower Stand yellow deal & painted green wth Elm inside box upon large ball feet’, costing £9 9s; and ‘making a Coromandale [sic] reading frame finish'd on wainscot & Beech. French polish'd’, £2 8s. [Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Leigh receipts DR 18/5] See T. S. Devey. Probably:

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