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Audley, William jnr & John
Baxter, Anthony Thomas, ‘The Naked Boy’, Henrietta St, Covent Gdn, London, cm (1730–38). Letters to Baxter from Mrs Elizabeth Purefoy and her son Henry, of Shalstone, Bucks., discuss work he carried out for them from 1730–38.
Bott, Thomas, London, cm and u (1816–39). Addresses given at 10–11 Gt Portland St, Oxford St 1816–31, and 28 Margaret St, 1832–39. [D] Supplied furniture to Streatlam Castle, Co. Durham, receipts for which are dated July 1829 and January 1830.
Brailsford, William, Sheffield, Yorks., cm and u (1774–1837). Trading with Thomas Brailsford at High St in 1774; alone at Norfolk St in 1787; at 3 Market St in 1797; and at 3 George St in 1837. [D] Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793.
Bridgman, Thomas, address unrecorded, u (1768).
Brown, Ralph, Newcastle, u (1768–1808). Trading at ‘The Royal Tent, Foot of the Side’, 1768–1792; and Dean St, no. 8 from Mosley St, 1792–1808. Trade card of elaborate Rococo design shows tent, sofa and French chair in the Chippendale style.
Burnell, C. & Fox, John, London, cm, upholders, appraisers and undertakers, successors to William Lamb (1809–25). Trading at 9–10 Jewin St, Cripplegate, 1809–19; and 46–47 Newgate St, 1820–25.
Truro, Cornwall and London; cabinet maker and upholsterer (1797–1820)
Church, Thomas, Hull, Yorks., u (1749–74). Took the following apps: Addinhall and Johnson (1749), Jolland (1755) and Ellis (1757).
The ‘Three Golden Chairs’, Haymarket, London; upholder (fl.1721–d. 1759)
Deane & Co.
London Bridge, London; general ironmongers and metal furniture makers (fl.c.1850-1860)
Gibson, —, Newport St, St Ann's, Soho, London, u (c. 1780).
Griffith(s), Charles, Watergate St Row, Chester, cm and u (1831–40). Freeman of Chester, 27 April 1831. Bankrupt March 1838 and on 3 April his stock was offered for sale at his premises at 89 Watergate St Row.
Harris, John, 40 Crawford St, London, upholder and undertaker (1817–21). Presumably the u of 40 Crawford St whose lease and stock were sold on 17 July 1821 by Edward Foster of 14 Greek St.
Harris, Thomas, 9 New St and 19 New Summer St, Birmingham, u, furnishing draper, carpet dealer and paper hanger (1829–35). Submitted bill to Mr Lloyd, 1829–30, totalling £1 14s 8d for ‘Gothic Chintz’.
Hindley, Charles & Son(s)
Berners Street & Oxford Street, London; cabinet makers, upholsterers, retailers (fl.c.1820-1892)
Stafford Street, Dublin, Ireland; upholsterer (f. 1746-54)
Jenkins, John, Exeter, Devon, cm and u (1825–32). In December 1825 announced his removal from his residence in Goldsmith St to a shop previously occupied by ‘Mr. Pillbrow's Grand Musical Repository’ at 150 Fore St opposite St John's Church.
Kent, Thomas, Newcastle, u and cm (1824–27). In June 1824 announced that he had commenced trading from ‘the commodious WARE ROOMS lately occupied by MR. JOSEPH FELL, AUCTIONEER, FOOT OF DEAN STREET’.
Kent, William, Carpenter's Hall, 67 London Wall, London, u and cm (c. 1810–21). Son of Abbot Kent and app. to him on 1 October 1788. Free of the Upholders’ Co.
King, Benjamin, address unknown, u (1755–61). Supplied textiles to Woburn Abbey, Beds. for the furnishing of some of the new rooms after the rebuilding.
May, William, Sharp, Peter & Wilson, Isabella, Liverpool, u, dealers and chapmen, cm and modellers (1817). Declared bankrupt, and sale of stock and effects advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 10 January 1817.
Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804), London, cm.
Miles, Henry & Edwards, John