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Edmonds (or Edmunds), Samuel(l) (1713-25)

Edmonds (or Edmunds), Samuel(l), London, upholder (1713–25). Recorded as Edmonds in James St, near Golden Sq. in 1720. Son of Samuel Edmunds, plumber of London; app. to John Rose(?) and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 3 March 1713/14. Took out a Sun Insurance policy on 25 March 1720 on goods and merchandise in his house. In 1725 he received £4 11s for ‘upholstery work of a blue cloth bed’, probably carried out for the Duke of Montrose. [GL, Upholders’ Co. records; GL, Sun MS vol. 11, p. 77; Scottish RO, GD 220/6/1256/47]

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