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Perkins, Mr (1816)

Perkins, Mr, South St, Exeter, Devon, cm (1816). In October 1816 a fire broke out at a building in South St, ‘the lower part of the premises occupied by Mr. Perkins, cabinet-maker’. It was extinguished by firemen for the West of England office before any great amount of damage had occurred. A William Parker, upholder, was at South St in 1791. [Exeter Flying Post(?), 17 October 1816]

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