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Eyles, Charles (1800-1845)

Eyles, Charles

Shadwell, London; bed and mattress maker (fl.1800-45)

Trade card
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© The Trustees of the British Museum

Trade card of C. Eyles at 41 King David Lane, Shadwell, where he supplies feather bed mattresses and pallcases (Heal,61.6), c. 1800. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Eyles’s trade card, c.1800, records his address as 41 King David Lane, Shadwell. He had moved to a different address in Shadwell by 1835 when he is recorded in a London trade directory at 7 High St, Shadwell.  He was listed in the London Post Office Directory 1845 at 9 Shadwell High Street as bed & mattress maker.

Source: DEFM

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