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French, John (1784-1794)

French, John

10 Queen Street, Cheapside, London, Upholder, upholsterer, cabinet maker and undertaker (fl. 1784–94)

Admitted a freeman of the Upholders’ Company by redemption by order of the Court of Aldermen on 7 April 1784 [London Metropolitan Archive (LMA), Upholders' Company records]. 

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British Museum

This John French trade card states that he offered a 'Great Variety of Fancy Chairs, &c., 1785 [D,2.1288]. © The Trustees of the British Museum

 

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J. French, UPHOLDER, CABINET MAKER & UNDERTAKER, No.10 Queen Street, Cheapside. makes & Sells all Sorts of Cabinet and Upholstery Furniture, from the Plain and Useful to the most Elegant and Ornamental, at the lowest Prices. Variety of paper hangings, 1756 [D,2.1289]. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Declared bankrupt, Williamson's Liverpool Advertiser, 19 January 1789. 

Source: DEFM

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