The Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660 – 1840 (The Furniture Society)
Here follows an extract from the above publication:
“King,William, Whitehaven,Cumb, cm and looking-glass maker (1793-1834).”
The following information has also been found;
King,cm of Whitehaven, was a subscriber to Sheraton’s Drawing Book,1793. It was probably either William or Michael King who
were in partnership at King Street (1805-08) as cm and looking-glass manufacturers. William King was trading on his own behalf
from an address in Lowther Street in 1811 and by 1829 had moved to 13 Tangier Street.In 1834 William Alkin King was trading from
this address as a cm,gilder and looking-glass manufacturer.