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Finlayson, James (1786-1817)

Finlayson, James, Midford Pl., Tottenham Ct Rd, London, cm and chairmaker (1786–1817). Recorded at no. 6, 1804–17. Took out Sun Insurance policies on 27 June 1786 for £300, utensils and stock accounting for £200; and on 5 July 1791 for £600 of which £580 accounted for two shops, sawpit, stock and goods. John and James Finlayson of Bedford Pl. took out insurance on 17 July 1809 for £800 of which workshop, stock, utensils and shop accounted for £600. Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793, and named in the list of master cabinet makers, in his Cabinet Dictionary, 1803. [D; GL, Sun MS vol. 337, p. 626; ref. 585595; vol. 447, ref. 832770]

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