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Adair, John, London, carver and gilder (1749–69). Recorded at St Ann's Ct, Covent Gdn in 1749 but by 1763 was established at Wardour St, Soho.
Adair, John & William, Wardour St, Soho, London, carvers and gilders (1769–77). The use of the same address and a reference to Adair & Co. show an association between John and William Adair in this period.
Adair, William Robert
London; carver and gilder (fl.1777–1805)
Agnew, Thomas & Zanetti, Vittore, Manchester, carvers and gilders (1810–40). Thomas Agnew (b. 1794–d. 1871), founder of the present firm of Bond St, London, fine art dealers, was app. to Zanetti in 1810 and made a partner in 1817.
London; carver (fl.1744–83)
Anning, John, Broad St, Lyme Regis, Dorset, cm and u (1829–40). Married a Miss Reader of Lyme in December 1829. Inscription recorded on drawer of mahogany bow-front toilet mirror: ‘Mr. John Anning Cabinet maker Lyme 1833 Dorset’.
Ashlin, William, 6 Belton St, Long Acre and 68 Strand, London, carver, gilder and looking-glass maker (1789–1826). Initially trading solely from the Belton St address.
Barlow, William, Swallow St, London, carver (1745–51). Worked for William Kent at 44 Berkeley Sq. in 1745, and with James Richards at Henry Pelham's house in Arlington St. His ‘Kentian’ friezes with foliages, festoons, shells and flowers cost 48s each.
London & Gloucestershire; cabinet maker (b.1865-d.1926)
Barston, Thomas, Grantham, Lincs., ironmonger and cutler (1770).
Bayles, William, Market Pl., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, joiner and cm (1827–39). A bill of 22 July 1839 lists items supplied for Wemmergill, North Yorks.: ‘2 swing glasses tray bott.
Bayley, Blew & Chapman, 17 Cockspur St, London, dressing case makers and Perfumers to His Majesty and H R H Duke of York, (1829–35).
Bayley, Thomas, 3 Hart Ct, Bridgewater Sq., London, convex mirror manufacturer (1808). [D]
Baynes & Ireland, 19 Blackman St, Southwark, London, looking-glass makers, carvers and gilders, carpenters, u and cm (1820–23).
Beckwith, James, address unrecorded, cm (1814). Named in the Royal Household accounts on 5 January 1814 supplying new plate glass for dressing table in President's Room and blinds in Office Keeper's appartment, Council Office, Whitehall.
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.
Bell, J., north side of the Square, Stockton-on-Tees, Co. Durham, carver and gilder (1824).
St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker and upholder (1758–74)
Beynon, George, William and David
Carmarthenshire, Wales; cabinet maker (fl.1851-1923)
Dublin, Ireland; looking glass seller and gilder (fl.1708-d.1749)
Recorded at Essex Bridge, 1708-49.
Source: Glinn & Peill, Irish Furniture (2007), p. 291.
Bickadike (Bickerdike or Bickersdike), John
Newcastle; cabinet maker (fl.1734–59)
Birtill, Joseph, Clare St, Bristol, carver and gilder (d. by 1785).