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Hutchins, Abraham (1753-60)

Hutchins, Abraham, address unrecorded, u (1753–60). He was employed regularly by the 4th Duke of Bedford at Bedford House, London, and at Woburn Abbey, Beds., supplying curtains and bed furniture, cleaning and scouring textiles, upholstering chairs and making covers for the Duchess's and her daughter's dressing-tables. In 1753 he also supplied ‘14 beach chairs covered in Spanish leather’. From 1757 he worked with Abigail Hutchins, who was probably his mother. The latter was succeeded by Hassall Hutchins. [Bedford Office, London]

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