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Adamson, Robert, Fenchurch St, London, cm, joiner and mahogany turner (1751–66). His trade card [Heal; MMA; NY] states that he ‘Makes all sorts of Cabinet Looking Glasses and Mahogany Goods at the lowest Prices. NB.
Baudvine (or Baudovin), Nicholas, London, u (1683–84).
Bijar, Robert and Mary
Dublin, Ireland; japanners and wallpaper sellers (fl.1742-69)
Boon, John, 9 Duke St, Liverpool, with shop at 1 Waterloo Pl., Church St, cm and u (1827). Declared bankrupt, Liverpool Mercury, 25 May 1827.
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.
Braithwait(e) (or Brathwait(e), Ebenezer, Cornhill, London, u (1717–55). Trading at the ‘Ship and Anchor’, 1727–32. Son of Samuel Braithwaite, cheesemonger of Westminster, possibly brother of Samuel, cm and u of Holborn. App.
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.
Broadbent, William, Chester, upholder (1746–47). Son of John Broadbent, silk stocking weaver, late of Nantwich; app. to Ralph Bingley, embroiderer and upholder of Chester; Admitted freeman in January 1746. [Chester freemen rolls; poll bk]
48 Gt Marlborough St, London; cabinet maker, commode maker (fl. 1783-8)
Brown, James, St Paul's Churchyard, London, u and cm (1747–96). Traded initially at the sign of ‘The King's Arms’ on the south side of St Paul's Churchyard which had been previously used by Christopher Gibson.
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.
Burton, Samuel snr, London, u, cm, auctioneer and undertaker (1765–d. 1801). Addresses given in St Mary Axe, near Leadenhall St, c. 1765; 13 Houndsditch, 1768–83; no. 15, 1778–86; no. 11, 1782–83; and no. 8, 1782–1801.
109 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b. 1711–d. c. 1783)
Chippendale, Thomas jnr
St. Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b.1749-d.1823)
72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)
Cooper, —, Chatsworth, Derbs., u (1699–1704). The Chatsworth accounts show an u named Cooper working on an extensive scale from 1699–1704.
Couldwell, Roger, Bartholomew Close, London, u (1709). Said to have removed from his lodgings in Bartholomew Close with ‘8 yards of Rich Sky-colour'd Red Damask, large Figure, cut out for use, with Silk lace’.
The ‘Three Golden Chairs’, Haymarket, London; upholder (fl.1721–d. 1759)
London; upholder and undertaker (fl. 1809–c.1829)
Dawes, Bartholomew, 20 Carlisle St, Soho, London, u, cm and undertaker (1826–39). Worked for Lord Viscount Lowther in July 1838, ‘Reframing a Gilt Cabriole Sofa thoroughly repairing Do. and making good the carving’, for £2 15s.
Dell, —, 62 French St, Southampton, ‘Oval and Round Turner, Picture Frame Maker & Gilder’ (c. 1825–30). So states label on gilded frame containing silk-work landscape picture, c. 1825–30.
Dowbiggin(g) (or Dowbiggen), Thomas
Mount St, London; cabinet maker and upholder (b. 1788–d. 1854)
Edwards, John, Liverpool, cm (1824–39).
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1752–d. 1832)