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Gorton, William (1793-1821)

Gorton, William, Bristol, turner and chairmaker (1793–1821). At Old King St, 1793–95; Penn St, 1799–1812; Trenchard St, 1813; and St James's Back, 1814–21. In 1793 supplied John Pinney the Bristol merchant who lived in Gt George St, with six Windsor chairs, and also painted two others. For this commission he charged £1 10s. [D; Bristol Univ. Lib., John Pinney's cash bk]

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