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Allen, Henry, London (?), cm (1669–73). Supplied fourteen pieces of furniture to William, 5th Earl of Bedford at a cost of £66 16s.

Astley, Abraham, ‘The Rising Sun’, Harp Alley, Fleet Ditch, London, u and cm (c. 1720). Probably related to Isaac Astley who traded at the same address.

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.

Barnsley, Sidney

London & Gloucestershire; cabinet maker (b.1865-d.1926)

Bateman, John

‘The Golden Ball’ by the Dytchside, Holborn Bridge, London; cabinet maker (fl.1708)

Bayfield, John Joachim, address unrecorded, cm (?), (1721). Name and date ‘Aug. 1721’ pencilled on carcase of early 18th-century walnut folding-top card table, private English coll.

Bayles, Lucy, address unrecorded, cm and u (1745–46). Carried out work for Robert Nugent of Gosfield Hall, Essex, for his London house in Dover St.

Beautility (formerly Sadovsky, S)

London; cabinet makers (fl.1896-1982)

Bedwell, William, the Butter Mkt, Ipswich, Suffolk, joiner and cm (1723–42). As only joiner he took out a Sun Insurance policy on 6 January 1723 for £200 on his dwelling house in the parish of St Stephen.

Bell, Daniel

St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (fl.1724–34)

Bell, Elizabeth

‘The White Swan’, against the South Gate, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker (1740–c. 1758).

Bennet(t), Samuel

‘at the Sign of the Cabinet’, Lothbury, London, cabinet maker (c. 1695–d. 1741).

Benson, W. A. S.

London; metalwork designer & manufacturer (b.1854-d.1924)

Bernard, John, London, u (1697–1701). In 1697 supplied to St Paul's, London, ‘12 high fine Russia Leather Chaires, 1 Great Chaire, 50 velvet cushions, 2 great Chaires, frames of walnut finely carved’, the bill totalling £129 12s 6d.

Bessant, —, address unrecorded (1755). The Holkham Hall accounts record payment of £4 14s 6d for 4 walnut drawers in 1755. [V & A archives]

Betjemann, G. & Sons; George Betjemann Ltd.

London; dressing and writing furniture makers (fl.1810-c.1910)

Bevan, Charles

London; furniture designer, maker, wood carver (b.c.1815-d.1891)

Bickadike (Bickerdike or Bickersdike), John

Newcastle; cabinet maker (fl.1734–59)

Birch, William Ltd.

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire & London; furniture makers (fl.c.1840-1954)