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Driver, Richard (1793-1810)

Driver, Richard, Thomas St, Bristol, cm, u, broker and carpet maker (1793–1810). Trading at no. 16 when he advertised in Farley's Bristol Journal, 17 March 1798, thanking the public for their ‘very liberal support received … for a series of years’. Announced that ‘his STOCK of UPHOLSTERY, CABINET and CARPET GOODS is comparatively extensive, and superbly good and elegant; the whole of which will be disposed of … at very reduced prices …’. [D]

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