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Heyes, J (1817-1825)

Heyes, J.

Liverpool, Lancashire; cabinet maker and victualler (fl.1817-25)

Heyes sale of stock was advertised by Stewart & Benton in the Liverpool Mercury, 12 November 1824. Notice read: ‘HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE of a very superior description, the property of Mr. J. HEYES, Cabinet maker (who is removing from the premises he at present occupies in consequence of their being sold) consisting of Mahogany Pembroke, Card & Sofa Tables, Trafalgar Chairs, Sets of Drawers, Mahogany Circular Loo Table, Secretaires, Bookcases & wardrobes, a handsome & complete Gentleman's Writing Table & Secretaire, Ladies’ Mahogany & Rosewood Work Tables, on a new plan, a complete set of superb Drawing-room Tables, in Rosewood, richly inlaid, & of exquisite workmanship & beauty…’.

Gore's Liverpool Directory (1825) recorded John Heyes as a cabinet maker and victualler, at 77 Crosshall Street with shop at 4 Thomas Street, Liverpool.  Probably the J. Hayes, cabinet maker of Liverpool, who married  Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Mr H. Crowther, Crosshall Street, on 16 June 1817 [Liverpool Mercury, 27 June 1817].

Source: DEFM

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