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Habgood, William (1783-1808)

Habgood, William, London, carver, gilder and frame maker (1783–1808). Declared bankrupt, in partnership with Edward Stephens at Gt Portland St, Gents Mag., May 1783; and alone, at Dufour's Pl., St James's, Westminster, Billinge's Liverpool Advertiser, 14 November 1796. Probably the Habgood, or Hopgood, carver, gilder and frame maker, named in the Longford Castle, Wilts, accounts in 1799 being paid £15 10s 6d; in 1800, £14 18s; in 1803, £9 15s; in 1804, £10 10s ‘for frames’; and in 1808, £39 1s 6d. [V&A archives]

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