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Hall, Henry (1746-1796)

Hall, Henry

London; upholder and sworn appraiser (fl. 1746–d.1796)

The son of the yeoman, Richard Hall of Hertford; apprenticed to Jonathan Fair, draper and upholder, on 16 September 1746. Admitted a freeman of the Upholders’ Company on 24 May 1756 and made master in 1784.

Bound as his apprentices: Benjamin Harper, 1760–67; Mark Dawes until 1773; Samuel Holden, 1767–72; and John Rogers Harper until 1793 [Guildhall Library (GL), Upholders’ Company records].

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Henry Hall's trade card at ‘The Three Crowns & Dove’, corner of Old Bedlam, Moorfields, London, Buys & Sells all sorts of Household Furniture , both New & Old as Bedding, Chests if drawers, Desks & Book Cases, Chairs, Tables & Glasses with all other kinds of Upholstery Cabinet & Braizery Goods. Note: all Kinds of Goods or Merchandise bought or sold by Commission, c.1760 [Banks,28.72]. © The Trustees of the British Museum

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At a later at ‘The Three Crowns’, Old Bedlam, c.1770 [Banks,28.71]. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Directories and Upholders’ Company records give 1 Moorfields, 1767–72; Moorfields in 1778; Staining Lane, 1781; and Guildhall in 1794.

Source: DEFM

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