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Buck, Ann, at ‘The Queen's Head’, Holborn, near Hatton Gdn, London, dealer in furniture and upholstery (1741–50).
109 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b. 1711–d. c. 1783)
Clark, George, Durham, u (1744–84). In 1744 took app. named Shaffield and in 1762 one named Clarke. In 1756 acted as an agent in connection with the sale of furniture for Sir Richard Hylton.
Dublin, Ireland; upholsterer and blanket manufacturer (fl.1733-d.1759)
'Two Candlesticks and Bell’, Addle Street, London; brass and cabinet founder (d.1740)
Lancaster, Lancs.; cabinet maker (b.1753-d.1818)
Hallett, William snr & jnr
Hodson, John, London, upholder and cm (1709–86). Son of Thomas Hodson, innholder of Lincoln. App. to Thomas Arne jnr on 23 February 1709, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 3 December 1718. Took app.
Hopkins, William, at the corner of Rood Lane, 15 Fenchurch St, London, freeman joiner, upholder, cm and sworn appraiser (1746–74).
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.
Moore, James snr
Covent Garden, London; cabinet maker (fl.1716–51)
Edinburgh, Scotland; cabinet maker and wright (fl.1713-1772)
Quirke, Tom, address unrecorded. Worked at Shardeloes, Bucks. in May 1769 providing two large bookcases ‘with open pediment cornices with door framed ovals flat bead and flush.
Ratcliffe, John, Chester, cm (1812–37). Trading in Foregate St, 1812–19; Britain's Entry in 1826; and Brook St in 1837. Admitted freeman on 10 October 1812.
Reason, William, London, upholder (1736–54). Recorded at St Martin-in-the-Fields in 1736 when he took app. named Jeffries. Polled at Westminster of Long Acre in 1749.
Reeves, C. Edward, address unrecorded. On 25 July 1754 he submitted a bill to the ‘Hon. Miss Lee’ for items including ‘A Large Chest with a Lock & Hinges’, which cost 16s. [Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Leigh receipts, DR 18/5]
Reynolds, William Bainbridge
Address not stated; metalworker (fl.1893)
Sayer, John, address unknown (1685). In July 1685 supplied for the 5th Earl of Bedford ‘a large press for writing with lock and hinges’ at £2 15s and ‘a wainscot case and mending the drawers and fitting them in’ 15s. [Bedford Office, London]
Sharp, John, London(?), upholder (1696–1731). On 1 August 1696 the Earl of Rockingham paid him 8s for a coffin and on 2 October 19s 2d for four bills. In 1731 paid £9 16s for 98 yds of crimson harateen for Lord Bristol's new bedchamber.
Smith, Mary, 282 Holborn, corner of Gt Turnstile, London, u (1774–90).
26 Gracechurch St or 5 Clements Lane, Lombard St, London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1770–88)
Stovell, George, 3 Lower Grosvenor St, London, u (1792–1829). Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793 and included in the list of master cabinet makers in his Cabinet Dictionary, 1803. Upholsterer to the Prince of Wales, 1801–19.