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Allen, George (1800-20)

Allen, George, Fenchurch St, London, u, cm and looking-glass manufacturer to the Bank of England (1800–20). Son and successor of John Allen. Admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by patrimony on 7 May 1800. For a brief period traded from his father's address at 50 Fenchurch St but by 1802 was at no. 158. Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803. Maintained a carpet and paper-hanging warehouse, and acted as auctioneer, appraiser and undertaker. Trade card in BM. [D; GL, Upholders’ Co. records]

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