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Hepplewhite, Georgelocked

(1727?–1786)
  • Simon Swynfen Jervis

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Hepplewhite, George (1727?–1786), cabinet-maker and furniture designer, of whose origins firm evidence is lacking, was almost certainly born in 1727, the son of George Hepplewhite (1678–1733) of Ryton, a prosperous Tyneside village in co. Durham, and Sarah, née Rootlish (d. 1729)...

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