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Abbott, Anthony, Liverpool, upholder (b. 1773/74–d. 1831). Recorded in 1796 at 14 Rainford's Gdn and subsequently at Davies St, Hackins Hey and Bolt St. In 1816 he had a warehouse at 3 Lower Spaling St.
Alden, Anne, Below the conduit, Exeter, Devon, u (1717–24). In 1717 took app. named Humphrey Wilcox who continued the business at the same address on her retirement in 1724.
Allen, William, London (?), u (1687–92). Supplied goods to the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, between 1687 and 1692 costing £8 14s 8d. [Wren Soc., vol. 19, p.
Bristol; cabinet maker and upholsterer (fl. 1890)
Anderton, William, Liverpool, u and cm (b. 1750–d. 1812). Trading on his own account as early as 1777, in which year he was declared bankrupt. Had recommenced business by 1781 when he was trading from 17 Dale St.
Atkins, Thomas Illiff(e), Leicester and Northampton, u (1820–30). App. to Joseph Spencer of Belgrave Gate, Leicester, and admitted freeman in 1826. Trading at Mercer's Row, Northampton, 1823–30.
Baildon, Thomas, Blake St, Stonegate, York, u, appraiser, undertaker and auctioneer (1762–1798). Son of William Baildon, tailor, and Sarah Baildon. App. to Robert Barker jnr u, 1 May 1762. Admitted freeman 1785.
Baines, Margaret & Son, 1 St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet and upholstery warehouse, cabinet and carpet warehouse owners (1825–27).
Barefoote, Josiah, London, cm and u (d. 1744). Sale of stock announced in Daily Advertiser, 19 May 1744: ‘The Upholstery & Cabinet Goods of Mr Josiah Barefoote, deceas'd within Two Doors of Durham Yard in the Strand, viz.
Barker, Robert snr, at the ‘Sopha Dome Beds’, Petergate, York, u, appraiser and undertaker (b. 1706–d. 1781). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Son of John Barker, u of Petergate, bapt.
Oxford St, London and Lower Temple St, Birmingham; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1805-39)
Beckwith, Henry, High St, Stockton-on-Tees, Co. Durham, cm and u (1784–1832). Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793, and Cabinet Dictionary, 1803.
Beckwith, John, 5 Rathbone Pl., Oxford St, London, upholder and cm (1806–16). Also recorded at 8 Stangate St, Lambeth, in 1808. Trade card [Banks Coll., BM] shows Grecian sofa and elaborate draped window pelmet, and reads ‘from St. Martin's Lane’.
Belk, Vincent, Hall Gate, Doncaster, Yorks., cm and u (1818–34). Submitted bill for furniture and upholstery supplied to G. Wentworth of Woolley Hall, Yorks., between April and November 1825, totalling £48 7s 4d. [D; YAS, Wentworth papers, MD 272/2]
Bell, —, address unrecorded, cm (c. 1750–75). Mahogany Master's armchair with full padded back, surmounted by shield with bacchus head, scrolled arms, and cabriole leg with scroll foot recorded from Vintners’ Hall, London. [V & A archives]
Bell, Daniel, London, cm and u (1725–31).
St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker and upholder (1758–74)
Benifold, W., 25 High St, Chatham, Kent, cm and u (1806). Sale of stock by auction announced, Maidstone Journal, 12 August 1806, of ‘Home Manufactured CABINET & UPHOLSTERY FURNITURE’ of ‘Mr. W.
Beresford & Hicks
Hemsworth Street & Curtain Road, London; furniture manufacturers (fl.1891-1995)
London; furniture designer, maker, wood carver (b.c.1815-d.1891)
Bickley, John, London, u, cm and gilder (1770). Carried out composition and gilding work at Chatsworth House, Derbs.
Bill, Hubert & Co.
London; bamboo furniture manufacturer (fl.c.1869-1905)