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Ashley, George, Norwich, cm (1757–99). Son of Thomas Ashley, worsted weaver; admitted freeman on 25 June 1757.
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.
London; upholder (fl.1672–1711)
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.
Above Gray's-Inn Gate in Holborn, London, bed maker and upholsterer (1759)
109 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b. 1711–d. c. 1783)
Dublin, Ireland; upholsterer and blanket manufacturer (fl.1733-d.1759)
Cooke, Isaac, Norwich, u (1766). Son of John Cooke, worsted weaver. Admitted freeman 30 November 1766. [Freemen reg.]
Culyer, Thomas, Lakenham, Norwich, chairmaker (1818–30). Son of Henry Cullyer, worsted weaver. Free 25 April 1818. [Freemen reg; poll bk]
Culyer, William, Norwich, cm and chairmaker (1811–18). Son of Henry Culyer, worsted weaver. Free 16 February 1811. [Freemen reg.; poll bks]
Cheapside, London; upholder (1753–92)
Trading at Trump St, Cheapside,, 1763; and as successor to J. Iliffe at ‘The Blue Curtain’, 5 St Paul's Churchyard 1765–73.
'Two Candlesticks and Bell’, Addle Street, London; brass and cabinet founder (d.1740)
Lancaster, Lancs.; cabinet maker (b.1753-d.1818)
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.
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.
Hutchins, Abigail, address unrecorded, u and cm (1757–70). She worked with Abraham Hutchins for the 4th Duke of Bedford between 1757–60.
Leath, Samuel, Norwich and London, cm (1799–1830). Son of Simon Leath, worsted weaver and free 14 September 1799. Still working in Norwich, July 1802, but by November 1806 was in London where he was to stay.
Moore, James snr
Moore, Thomas, at the ‘Bishop Blaze’, 77 Chiswell St, Finsbury, London, carpet weaver and hosier (1756–78). Fine trade card shows mitred figure holding wool-comb and book, with Rococo decoration surrounding sheep, cushions and a loom.
Morland, John, address unrecorded, u (1768–69). A long bill in the Kendal RO from John Morland to Thomas Morland is dated July 1768, totals £55 6s 9¼d, and was receipted in full on 5 June 1769.
Covent Garden, London; cabinet maker (fl.1716–51)
Nixers, Theophilus, London, cm and u (1741). In January 1741 the stock of Theophilus Nixers was advertised for sale.
Edinburgh, Scotland; cabinet maker and wright (fl.1713-1772)