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Erskine, William (1807-1829)

Erskine, William

London; chair carver (fl.1807-29)

Recorded as chair carver of 55 Castle Street East, Oxford Market, when he purchased a Sun Insurance policy on 11 February 1807 for £500 of which stock, utensils and goods in trust accounted for £10 [Guildhall Library, Sun MS vol. 437, ref. 800184].  

Probably the same William Erskine at 5 Hyde Street, Bloomsbury (1826–29).

Source: DEFM

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