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Fox, Benjamin (1755-94)

Fox, Benjamin, 12 Little St Martin's Lane, Long Acre, London, cm and u (1755–94). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754 and to T. Malton's Treatise on Perspective, 1778. Took out a Sun Insurance policy in 1781 for £800 of which £600 accounted for utensils, stock and goods. Probably the ‘Fox Upholsterer’ of London named in the Duke of Portland's account bk kept by his steward, John Hutchinson, on 3 July 1766, being paid £175 6s; and on 1 November, £281 1s 1d for work at Burlington House. [D; GL, Sun MS vol. 297, p. 441; Notts. RO, DD5P 3/1] See Fox, Hepworth & Raynes.

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