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Evans, H. Samuel (1832-36)

Evans, H. Samuel, address unrecorded, joiner and chairmaker (1832–36). Named in the Royal Household accounts supplying strong deal dovetailed boxes from 1831–36; six strong splat-back chairs, tapered legs, and wainscott seats for the King's Footman's Apartments, costing £3 12s. Carried out much jobbing work at St James's and Hampton Court Palaces, and supplied various deal presses for Kensington Palace. Worked at the Stud Lodge, Hampton Court, reframing and adding new legs to eleven chairs and repairing twelve long seats, ‘movable on low wheels with hinged feet and back boards’, all in the Conservatory and pleasure grounds. [PRO, LC11/77–92] Presumably Samuel Evans.

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