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Horne, Abial(l) & Son (1765-83)

Horne, Abial(l) & Son, Wellclose Sq., London, cm and glass grinders (1765–83). Recorded at no. 19, 1768–83. Rococo trade card states that he ‘Sells all Sorts of Looking Glasses, Cabinet & Upholstery Goods at the Lowest Prices. NB. For Exportation.’ Notice in Leicester Journal, 1778, reads that he had sold out on his premises in December 1777, and it was now being resold by an auctioneer in Leicester in January 1778. Recorded in Directories up to 1783, however. [D; Heal]

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