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Paxon, George (1808-1814)

Paxon, George

High Street, Hampstead, London; upholsterer, auctioneer, undertaker, patentee (fl.1808-14)

Recorded 1808-14 in High Street, Hampstead.

In 1812 Paxon registered patent no. 3597 for ‘the Patent Bed Frame or Bedstead for the Relief of the Bed-Ridden’. Th frame could be adjusted to ten different positions

Sources: DEFM; Kirkham, ‘The London Furniture Trade’, Furniture History (1988).

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