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Forfar (or Forfur), John (1759-1802)

Forfar (or Forfur), John, London, upholder (1759–1802). Addresses given at 41 Houndsditch in 1772; Leadenhall St in 1778; Little St Mary Axe in 1781; Fenchurch St in 1786; Garlick Hill in 1794; and Islington in 1802. Son of John Forfar, mariner of St George in-the-East. App. to William Guidott on 6 September 1759, and Thomas Brown, merchant tailor, on 5 August 1762. Admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 6 November 1766. Took app. named Andrew Pratt, 1768–72. [GL, Upholders’ Co. records]

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