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Peacock, Joseph (1771)

Peacock, Joseph, Burnt Yates, near Harrogate, Yorks., joiner (1771). On 31 December 1771 the Trustees of Admiral Long's School at Burnt Yates paid Joseph Peacock, joiner and tenant farmer, £15 12s for making a large pedimented oak book cupboard in two stages enclosed by panelled doors. This piece of furniture is still at the School. [Temple Newsam House, Leeds, Exhib. Cat., Town and Country Furniture, frontispiece]

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