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Abbott, Anthony (1773-1831)

Abbott, Anthony, Liverpool, upholder (b. 1773/74–d. 1831). Recorded in 1796 at 14 Rainford's Gdn and subsequently at Davies St, Hackins Hey and Bolt St. In 1816 he had a warehouse at 3 Lower Spaling St. Advertised on 30 April 1813 that he had ‘arrived from London with a selection of the newest patterns in upholstery & cabinet goods’. These included paper hangings, Brussels and Kidderminster carpets and ‘Cabinet Goods in Rose, Zebra & other fancy woods’. Declared bankrupt in October 1819, and his stock was sold off by auction in the same month. Died in April 1831, aged 58. [D; Liverpool Mercury, 30 April 1813; 8 and 15 October 1819; 15 April 1831]

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