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Friend & Vinton; Friend, George; Friend & Company (1838-1889)

Friend & Vinton; Friend, George; Friend & Company

Ramsgate, Kent; cabinet makers and upholsterers (fl.1838-1889)

Friend & Vinton were recorded at 140 High Street, Ramsgate, 1838-39, as cabinet makers, brokers & undertakers. The partnership was dissolved in the spring 1880 with George Friend continuing the business [The Furniture Gazette, 17 April 1880]. 

Possibly the same Friend, of Friend & Company, cabinet makers and upholsterers of 112 High Street, who went bankrupt [The Furniture Gazette, 1 February 1889]. 

Source: DEFM

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