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Godart, Peter (1808-13)

Godart, Peter, 7 Wilmot St, Brunswick Sq., London, carver and gilder (1808–13). Listed in 1808 also as a tallow chandler and in 1813 as a dealer in tobacco. In 1810 both Peter Godart snr and jnr are referred to. In 1808 insurance cover on household goods was £150, stock and utensils £350 and ‘stock and utensils as a carver & gilder in workshop behind’ £100. In 1810 Peter Godart snr insured the stock and utensils of his trade as a carver and gilder for £150 while his son's insurance for such items amounted to £400. In 1813 stock and utensils in the dwelling house amounted to £50 with an additional £100 in the shop nearby. Total insurance in that year, including household goods in the dwelling house was £400. [GL, Sun MS vol. 442, ref. 812643; vol. 451, refs 839671–72; vol. 463, ref. 885135]

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