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Dutton, Joseph (1810-1835)

Dutton, Joseph

Liverpool, Lancashire; cabinet maker (fl. 1810–35)

Addresses given at 4 Oldham Street with a shop at Seel Street (1810–11); 63 Bridgewater Street (1813–29), with a shop at Fleet Street (1813–14); in 1816 he moved from Seel Street to 24 Cornwallis Street, and is recorded there with John Dutton in 1824; shop addresses given at 24– 25 Cornwallis Street and 53 Frederick Street (1827–29); 66 Bridgewater Street (1834); and 7 Nelson Street (1835).

He announced his removal to 24 Cornwallis Street in Liverpool Mercury, 29 March 1816, ‘where an Assortment of Furniture of every description, of the most modern & approved Patterns, is now ready for inspection … Orders for the East & West Indies, America and other foreign parts, carefully & expeditiously executed’. Import duties for 1816 given as 22% on japanned wares of all kinds, and 35% on cabinet wares and all manufactures of woods.

Named in 1822 in the account of lives in leases granted by the Corporation of Liverpool, as having a daughter aged nine and a son, Joseph, aged 18 in 1822.

Advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 4 June 1824, for ‘6 or 8 good CABINET MAKERS — Men of Sober habits will meet with constant employ at the late advance of wages, which far exceeds any former period. Likewise 2 or 3 good MAHOGANY CHAIRMAKERS’. 

Source: DEFM

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