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Leadbetter, Thomas (1767-72)

Leadbetter, Thomas, Liverpool, u (1767–d. by 1772). Free 24 November 1767 but did not trade for long. In December 1772 an auction sale of the remaining stock of the late Thomas Leadbetter was announced. This consisted of ‘Morines, Chineys & Checks for Bed Furniture; Counterpanes, coverlets, quilts, Wilton & Scotch carpeting; hair cloth for chair seats, royal matting; great variety of papers for hanging rooms; buckram, bed laces, fringe, tassels, line, curtain rings etc: Together with several Bedsteads & Hangings, good Feather Beds, Chests of Drawers, Mahogany Chairs & Tables, Looking Glasses, some China etc.’. [Williamson's Liverpool Advertiser, 25 December 1772; freemen reg.]

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