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Gatliffe, Thomas (1728-68)

Gatliffe, Thomas, Pool Lane, Liverpool, cm (1728–68). Took apps named Bencoft in 1728 and Nagle in 1752. Later apps were Thomas Dobb (free 1760), Isaac Wardley (free 1765) and John Molyneux (app. 1754, free 1765). In June 1768 he announced his retirement from the trade, ‘being advanced in years’. His ‘Stock of ready made Cabinet Goods & Looking Glasses’ were sold off from his Pool Lane premises from 8 June ‘the lowest Price Ticketted on each Piece of Furniture’. [S of G, app. index; Liverpool freemen's committee bk; Williamson's Liverpool Advertiser, 3 June 1768]

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