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Harris, Josiah (1781-91)

Harris, Josiah, 3 Talbot Ct, Gracechurch St, London, upholder and carpet warehouseman (1781–91). Took out Sun Insurance policies in 1781 and 1784 for £2,100 and £1,500 respectively, utensils, stock and goods accounting for £1,000 and £500. Took app. named William Hutchins in February 1791 for £20, £5 of which was charity money from Christ's Hospital. [D; GL, Sun MS vol. 295, p. 552; vol. 324, p. 196; GL, Joiners’ Co. records, vol. 7, p. 230] See Jonah Harris at this address.

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