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John Craft, ??-ca 1878

Nationality: English
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Date of Death: 1878 ca
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Identity:

John Craft was a cheesemonger and poulterer.

Life:

John Craft is recorded 47 St George's Place, London; and at 20 Philpot Lane, EC, 1860-1862; and John Craft, junior, cheesemonger, at 3 Knightsbridge Terrace, London, SW in 1860; cheesemonger at 47 St George's Place, Hyde Park Corner, from the 1860s right through the late 1880s. JW enjoyed generous credit with the firm and they were among the creditors at his bankruptcy in 1879.

Bibliography:

Kelly's London Post office Directory, London, 1860-1861; The Chelsea Pimlico and Belgravia Directory, London, 1881, 1885, 1886-1887; Kelly's Directory of Chelsea, Pimlico and Belgravia, 'Buff Book', London, 1887.