Sir Ambrose Heal
Person Male Born 3/9/1872 Died 15/11/1959
Furniture designer and retailer. Born at Crouch End. Studied at the Slade School of Fine Art before joining the family firm which ran the Heal & Son department store. He designed the simple, sturdy furniture which was to become the shop's trademark. Knighted in 1933, he died at Beaconsfield.