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Grubb, William (1673-1725)

Grubb, William, Cambridge, joiner (1673–d.1725). William Grubb received two payments from Trinity College in 1673 and 1679 for general joinery work. Two payments were also made to him by Christ's College, both for supplying furniture, 28 March 1690 ‘To W Grub for 18 chair frames, and one Elbow chair frame p bill £2. 13. 0.’. John Lunton upholstered them in leather. The other payment in 1691 ‘June 3 paid Willm Grub for the exchange of ye old table and old cupboard for An oval table and two sideboard tables in ye Lodging’, £1. 15s. He died in the parish of St Michael, Cambridge in 1725. [Archives of Trinity and Christ's Colleges; Will AR 2:35 University Lib.] R.W.

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