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Payne, Benjamin (1827-1828)

Payne, Benjamin

Leicester, Leicestershire; cabinet maker, upholsterer, auctioneer and appraiser (fl.1827–28)

At Granby Street in 1827. His trade card and a Leicester directory show him at Gallowtree Gate, London Road in 1828.

The trade card states that he supplied plate glass, paper hangings, carpets and feather beds. Also that he acted as an agent for the sale of estates and canal and gas company shares and was in attendance at Lutterworth, Leicestershire every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Source: DEFM

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