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Senior, John (1837)

Senior, John, Widemarsh St, Hereford, cm and upholder (1837). His billhead indicates that amongst items stocked were ‘writing desks, work boxes, dressing cases, music stools, floor cloths, Brussels and other carpets, paper hangings, Indian matts, table covers &c.’. An invoice of this maker survives for goods supplied to a Miss Wood between March and June 1837. The major furniture items included an ‘imitation Rosewood Sofa’ at £7, seven ‘stained Beech chairs with cushions’ at 10s 6d each, an ‘Ottoman Bed’ at £5 10s, a mahogany Pembroke table at £3 and a chiffonier at £5. [Hereford Lib., Pilley Coll., 2305 notebook 3]

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