Allen, George

Fenchurch St, London; upholder, cabinet maker 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]