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Lancaster and Kirby Lonsdale, Lancashire; joiner, cabinetmaker and upholsterer (fl.1766-1823)
Belshaw, Edmund jnr, Liverpool, cm (1802–05). Admitted freeman on 8 July 1802. Took app. in 1802 named Samuel Sharrat, who petitioned freedom in 1818.
Bransby, Robert, St Bartholomew-the-Great, London, u (1668–74). One of the agents in Britain for the tapestry firm of Michiel and Philip Wauters, Antwerp.
Bath, Som.; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1765–1778)
Davison, Sibella & Deacon, Thomas, London, cm (1783).
Dowbiggin(g) or Dowbiggen, Thomas
Freeman, Edward, Norwich, cm and chairmaker (1760–1803). On 19 April 1760 Edward Freeman, cm, son of Edward Freeman, carpenter was admitted a freeman of Norwich. He is recorded in the Norwich poll bk of 1768.
Daneway, Gloucestershire & Leamington, Warwickshire; chair maker (fl.1903-d.1958)
Gibson, George, address unknown, u and chairmaker (1765–75). Supplied Sir John Griffin Griffin of Audley End, Essex with upholstery materials etc. in 1765 and six ash chairs at 2s 3d each in 1775. [Essex RO, D/DBy/A23/10]
Head, Jonathon, Gt George St, Liverpool, cm (1813). Sale of his stock in trade ‘by order of the assignees’, by Trother & Magill, cm and auctioneers, advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 9 April 1813.
Hewitt (or Hewett), Richard
Upton-cum-Chalvey, Slough, Bucks.; chair maker and wheeler (b.
Lacey, John, Cheap St, Frome, Som., cm and chairmaker (1762). In 1762 took app. named Ayres.
Lebus, Louis & Harris
London; furniture makers (fl.1887-1969)
London; cabinet maker, upholder, joiner and chair maker (1793–1840).
Clun, Shropshire; chair makers (fl.c.1875)
Owen, John, Liverpool, u (1790–d. 1830). At 12 St Peter St, 1790–96 and 1813–14; but from 1804–11 the number was 41. In 1813–14 at 32 Standish St, and from 1816–21 at Gloucester St.
St James’ Timber Yard, 34 Scrutton Street, London; timber merchants (fl. 1890)
Parker, William, Hereford, joiner and cm (1771–96). On 20 June 1771 informed the public that he had ‘taken over the house, Stock, and Timber-Yard, late in the Possession of Mr. Moore, in the King's Ditch’.
Penning, John, Eye, Suffolk, cooper (d.1781). Died in 1781 and the sale of his stock was advertised to take place on 3 and 4 December.
Edinburgh, Scotland; cabinet maker and wright (fl.1713-1772)
South Wales Furnishers
Swansea and Neath, Carmarthenshire, Wales; furniture makers and retailers (fl.1895-1945)
Swan, John, Cambridge, cm, u and auctioneer (1769–1811). It was reported in the Cambridge Chronicle and Journal of 29 July 1769 that ‘lately died … in the Indies, Sir William Swan of Madingley in this county.
Thomas, William John
Pentreberw, Anglesey, Wales; carpenter (n.d.)
This man bought ash and lime trees from the Gwydir estate in Conway valley at an unspecified date.
Source: Bebb, Welsh Furniture (2007), I, p. 311.
Throssell, William, March, Cambs., carpenter, millwright, wheelwright, joiner and cm. Notice in probably 18th-century Cambridge newspaper, dated 30 June, reads: ‘To be SOLD by AUCTION by Charles Cruso. (By order to the Assigness of WM.