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Farmborough (or Farnbrough), Hannah (1773-75)

Farmborough (or Farnbrough), Hannah, London, u (1773–75). Widow of William Farmbrough, probably the cm of North Audley St, London, she continued to work for the Royal Household after her husband's death. Between 1773–75 she provided bases for a sofa, stuffed the seats of ten mahogany ‘Gothic back’ chairs, twelve ‘banister back’ chairs, and supplied carpeting and bedding for the palaces at St James's and Kew, and the Houses of Parliament. [PRO, LC9/320–23] See John Gilroy.

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