Journal back issues

The current issue (Volume 33 – 2019) of Regional Furniture is only available to RFS members, but back issues are published on this website after a three year delay. You can read these online, download or print them free of charge using the links below.


Volume 33 – 2019 (to be published online 2022)

  • Leeds and West Yorkshire Carved Oak Furniture of the Seventeenth Century. Peter Brears.
  • HUBBARD GRANTHAM and I HUBBARD GRANTHAM: a Late Georgian Windsor Chairmakers’ Whodunnit. William Sergeant and Julian Parker.
  • The Great Chair of Sir Ralph Warburton, 1603. Adam Bowett.
  • Current Developments in the Scientific Dating of Wood. Martin Bridge.
  • Triangular Gothic Stools: a Further note. Christopher Pickvance.

Volume 32 – 2018 (to be published online 2021)

  • A Social History of Oak Furniture in Cumbria. Peter Brears
  • A Triangular Gothic Stool, part 2: carbon dating and other evidence. Aidan Harrison.
  • Customers and Distributors of Gillows’ Eighteenth-Century Windsor Chairs. John Boram.
  • The Elusive Turnpin Chair. Julian Parker.
  • Joseph Newton, Windsor Chair Maker of Fenton, Lincolnshire. William Sergeant.
  • Early Elizabethan Chests at Sizergh Castle. Megan Wheeler.
  • A French Furniture Maker and the ‘Courtly Style’ in Sixteenth-Century Scotland. Michael Pearce.

Volume 31 – 2017 (to be published online 2020)

  • William Porden’s State Bed for Eaton Hall, Cheshire. Peter N. Lindfield
  • Changing Histories: The Life of a ‘Curious’ Table from Durham Cathedral. Elizabeth Hancock
  • A Triangular Gothic Stool. Aidan Harrison
  • Wooden Warriors: A Group of Eighteenth-Century Desks from Northern Ireland. Fergus Purdy and Fionnuala Carragher
  • The Notebook of Thomas Noblet, a Lancashire Joiner. William Mccartney and Adam Bowett

Volume 30 – 2016


Volume 29 – 2015


Volume 28 – 2014


Volume 27 – 2013


Volume 26 – 2012


Volume 25 – 2011 


Volume 24 – 2010:


Volume 23 – 2009:  A Biographical Dictionary of Nineteenth Century Antique and Curiosity Dealers, Mark Westgarth


Volume 22 – 2008: London Furniture


Volume 21 – 2007: furniture in churches


Volume 20 – 2006: the 2006 Journal was entitled A Dictionary of Norfolk Furniture Makers, 1700-1840 by John Stabler.  It is also available in book form; for further details see here.


Volume 19  – 2005


Volume 18 – 2004


Volume 17 – 2003: The 2003 Journal was titled Roger Warner: Memoirs of a Twentieth Century Antique Dealer. It is also available in book form at the price of £20.00.


Volume 16 – 2002 : The 2002 Journal focused upon Scottish furniture comprising five articles of original research into furniture connected to Scotland, and a complete reprint of ‘The Glasgow Cabinet Maker’s Book of Prices’ 1806.


Volume 15 – 2001


Volume 14  – 2000 


Volume 13 –  1999


Volume 12 – 1998:  the 1998 Journal concentrated on the work of Gillow’s of Lancaster 


Volume 11 – 1997


Volume 10 – 1996


Volume 9 – 1995


Volume 8 – 1994


Volume 7 – 1993: An Anthology of Regional Furniture with Maker’s Identification


Volume 6 – 1992


Volume 5 – 1991


Volume 4 – 1990


Volume 3 – 1989


Volume 2 – 1988


Volume 1 – 1987