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Brailsford, William

Sheffield, Yorkshire; cabinet maker and upholsterer (1774–1837)

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.

Casbert, John, address unknown, u (1660–76). Supplied furnishings for royal palaces during the reign of Charles II on a very extensive scale.

Cooke, Thomas, London, cm and u (1746–64). In 1746 at ‘The Crown & Cushion’, Gt Queen St, Lincoln's Inn Fields.

Cooper, Joseph, London, carver, gilder, looking-glass maker, cm and u (1761–1828). From 1761 to 1797 at 20 Noble St, Foster Lane.

Dubourdieu, A. & Clark, Z.

at ‘The Three Chairs’, Cannon Street, near the London Stone, London; upholsterer, appraisers and undertakers (c. 1740)

Fall, Jonathan

Cheapside, London; upholder (fl.1753–1792) 

Gilbert, Sarah, London, u (1729–41). Probably the widow of John Gilbert of St Giles, London who died in 1729.

Haworth, Thomas, near ‘The Angel’, High St, Doncaster, Yorks., u and cm (1766). Advertised in Cambridge Chronicle and Journal, 28 June 1766, as ‘Some years foreman to Mr.

Howard, John, at ‘The Talbot’, Long Lane, near West Smithfield, London, upholder, appraiser and dealer in tapestries and Oriental carpets (1710–d.1742). Admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. on 3 August 1710, and master in 1734.

Hunter, William, in Token House Yard, near the Royal Exchange, London, upholder and appraiser (1755–c.1760). Rococo trade card, c.1760, states that he ‘Makes after the Newest Fashion all sorts of Four Post & Standing Beds.

Iliffe, John

London and Kettering, Northamptonshire; upholder (1753–1794)

Kent, Bartholomew

Side, Newcastle; upholder (b. 1727–d. 1803)

Kent, William, ‘The Black Lion & Tent’, opposite the Church wall in Hounsditch, London, upholder and cm (1760–61). Son of William Kent of Sussex, yeoman. App.

King, Thomas, Long Acre, London, cm and gilder (1742). In October 1742 his stock in trade was sold by auction.

Lapierre (Lapiere), Francis

Pall Mall, London; upholder (b. 1653-d. 1714)

Lewis, Joshua, ‘The Three Tents’, by Fleet Ditch (later Fleet St), London, u (1724–63). Trading as early as March 1724 when insurance cover of £500 was taken out on goods and merchandise in his house.

Morris, Robert, at ‘The Golden Lyon’, Cornhill, London, ‘Royal Upholsterer Extraordinary’ (1660–70).

Nickson, Samuel, Bridge St Row, Chester, cm and u (1802–27). Listed also at Commercial Buildings in 1816. Free 3 July 1802. Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803.

Norris, Thomas, 55 High Holborn, London, upholder (1770–1811). Son of Robert Norris of Heaton Norris, Lancs., Gent. Father of Thomas Heaton Norris and John Norris both of whom were upholders. Thomas Norris was admitted a freeman of the Upholders’ Co.