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Askew, John

Lancaster, Lancs.; cabinet maker (app.1772)

He was William Ormandy's apprentice in 1772. Ormandy is known to have made billiard tables and knife boxes.

Bates, Thomas

London; mahogany knife case maker (fl.1793)

Source: DEFM.

Bell, Philip

St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker and upholder (1758–74) 

Bijar, Robert and Mary

Dublin, Ireland; japanners and wallpaper sellers (fl.1742-69)

Robert Bijar was recorded in Abbey Street, 1742-9, where he died in 1749. He was succeeded by his widow, Mary.

Bowen, -

Carmathen, Wales; cabinet maker (fl.c.1790)

Bradley, Richard

Horsemarket, Warrington, Lancs.; cabinet maker (fl.1796–1808)

Bradley, Robert, Horsemarket, Warrington, Lancs., cm and u (1805–48). Declared bankrupt, Liverpool Mercury, 27 June 1817, but trading again from 1818–48; recorded wrongly as ‘Beadley’ in 1818. Secretaire bookcase, c.

Brown, W., 6 Gt George St, Liverpool, cm and u (1832–34). Advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 18 May 1832, that he ‘has removed from 41 St. James Street to No. 6 Great George Street’. Sale of stock announced, same paper, 2 May 1834, ‘of Mr. W.

Clay, Henry; W. Clay & Sons; H. Clay

Birmingham and London; japanner and papier-mâché manufacturer (fl.1772–d. 1812)

Coleman, William

Dublin, Ireland; upholder and blanket manufacturer (fl.1703-13)

Recorded in Essex Street, 1704-13.

Cox & Son(s); Cox, Sons, Buckley & Company

Southampton Street & Lambeth, London & Thames Ditton, Surrey; church & domestic furniture makers, retailers, carvers and gilders (fl.1853-1935)

Durham, John

London, cabinet maker and upholder (1821–35) 

Gregson, Joseph

Liverpool, Lancs., and London; upholsterer and interior surveyor (fl.1806–d. 1827).

James, Robert

Bristol; cabinet maker and upholder (fl. 1784–1831)

Kettle, Henry

St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker, upholder and undertaker (fl. c.1773–97)

Knowles, Richard

London; cabinet maker (1783–93)

Mallet, Francis Peter

48 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell Green, London, cabinet maker and upholder (b. 1729–d. 1799)

Marshall, James jnr, York and Leeds, cm, upholder and appraiser (1755–d.1796). Appears to have run businesses either simultaneously or firstly in Leeds, c. 1755–66, then in York from 1768 until his death in 1796.

Pritchard, William

Philip Lane, Aldermanbury, London; cabinet maker (fl.1760)

Robinson, Henry

11 Angel Court, Snow Hill, removed to 18 Cow Lane, London; maker of shagreen and mahogany knife cases, tea caddies etc. (1802)

Trade card recorded by Ambrose Heal.

Source: DEFM

Silk, Thomas

London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl. 1767–1801)