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Covent Garden, London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1751–d.
Banks, —, address unrecorded (1750). Cited in the Holkham Hall accounts in 1750 as being paid £2 2s for a mahogany dining table, and £9 for a small wainscot table.
Baxter, Francis, address unrecorded (1709–25). Carried out work at Chicheley Hall, Bucks., between 1709–25 supplying in August 1709 a Communion Table for the Church, and in April 1723 wainscotting ‘little room with Elm’, costing £10 15s.
Bedwell, William, the Butter Mkt, Ipswich, Suffolk, joiner and cm (1723–42). As only joiner he took out a Sun Insurance policy on 6 January 1723 for £200 on his dwelling house in the parish of St Stephen.
Best, —, address unrecorded (1734). Provided ‘a wainscot pair of chests of drawers’ costing £1 8s for Holkham Hall in 1734. [V & A archives]
Bickadike (Bickerdike or Bickersdike), John
Newcastle; cabinet maker (fl.1734–59)
Billups, William, Cambridge, joiner (1664–1688).
Bladwell, John, Bow St, Covent Gdn, London, u, cm and chairmaker (1724–68). These dates possibly cover two related tradesmen.
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.
Bream(e) (or Braem), Jasper
406 Oxford Street, London; upholsterer & wainscot cabinet maker (fl.1845)
Lawnmarket and Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland; cabinet maker, wright, and glass grinder (b.1708-d.1782)
Burnett, Thomas, Strand, London, u and cm (1744–74). Recorded at ‘The King's Arms, against the New Church in the Strand’, 1747–66, and no. 61 Strand, 1760–74. [D] In partnership with Gilbert Burnett, 1747–74.
Burrows, Richard, Saffron Walden, Essex, cm and u (1777–87). Named in the accounts for Audley End, Essex, where he supplied Sir John Griffin Griffin with ‘12 Stained Chairs @ 4/10 for Steward's Room’, in 1777.
Crook, Benjamin Snr
The ‘Three Golden Chairs’, Haymarket, London; upholder (fl.1721–d. 1759)
Derignee (Devignee, Deuguée or Derique(e)), Robert
London; carver and gilder (fl. 1691–1707)
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1752–d. 1832)
Shrewsbury, Shropshire; joiner (fl. 1658-62)
Evans, Cadwalader, address unrecorded, cm (1724–30). Carried out much jobbing and general repair work for the Monson family. Bills to Lady Mary Saunderson submitted between 1724–30 totalled £85 0s 11d, and refer generally to furniture repairs.
Evans, H. Samuel, address unrecorded, joiner and chairmaker (1832–36).
Evans, Samuel, address unrecorded, joiner and chairmaker (1826–31).
Fort (or Forst), Alexander, London, joiner (c. 1645–1706). App. to Henry Phillips, 1659. Master Joiner in the Office of Works, 1678, but not able to take it up until 1688.
Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard
Hall, Joseph, Hull, Yorks., cm, carpenter and joiner (1740–54). Son of Joseph Hall, joiner; admitted burgess in 1740. In 1749 his app.