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Fenton, John (1769-72)

Fenton, John, address unrecorded, cm (1769–72). Worked at Gibside, Co. Durham, for the Earl of Strathmore. On 21 June 1769 he was paid £1 13s 10d; on 26 May 1770, £1 5s ‘for a Chair for Lord Glamis’; on 9 November 1771, £27 17s 3d for a mahogany ‘Buro Bed’, feather bed, bolster, pillows and curtains; and on 6 July and 31 December 1772, a total of £14 6s for child's chairs, quilts and ‘happins’. [Durham RO, Strathmore MS D/St/V1493; 352/9; V995; 286]

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