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Argles, Edward
Maidstone, Kent, then London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1795–181

Baines, Henry

Lancaster, Lancs.; joiner and cabinet maker (fl.1731–84).

Barber, John, Coney St, next to ‘The Black Swan’, York, turner, maker of ladies's spinning wheels, fire screens, writing tables etc. (1785–1806). Advertised in York Courant, 23 August 1785.

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.

Barnard, Bradley

107 St Paul’s Road, Highbury, & Islington, London; upholsterers, wholesale cabinet makers, invalid & baby’s furniture manufacturers (fl.1871-86)

Barrett, Richard, George and William

Pembroke, Wales; cabinet maker, builder, upholsterer, paper hanger, appraiser and undertaker (fl. c.1820-1889)

Barrett, Thomas, 270 Strand, London, cm and u (1826–28). A circular writing table is recorded bearing the label of Thomas Barrett, 270 Strand. [D; V & A archives] See John Barrett

Beaner, J.

London; marquetry maker (fl.1890)

Bell, Philip

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

Betjemann, G. & Sons; George Betjemann Ltd

London; dressing, writing case and fancy furniture makers (fl.1810-c.1910)

Birch, William Ltd.

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire & London; chair maker, cabinet maker and upholsterer (fl.c.1840-1954)

Birtle, —, address unrecorded (1728–29). Named in the Holkham Hall accounts supplying in 1728 a mahogany bureau, £1 8s; 2 mahogany tables and 2 screens, £10 18s; and in 1729, a mahogany writing table, £6 6s, and a wainscot dumbwaiter, £1 8s.

Bowen, -

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

Boyce, John, 9 Essex St, Strand, adjacent to the Temple, London, carpenter, builder, cm etc. (c. 1800). Pedestal writing table, c. 1800, bears his label which adds, ‘Chambers Offices etc. fitted up with neatness & dispatch. NB.

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.

Brew & Claris

Finsbury, London; wholesale furniture makers (fl.c.1870-1888)

Brown & Lamont, Chester, cm and u (1820s). Trade label recorded on three-drawer writing table in the Gothic style from Eaton Hall, Cheshire. [V & A archives]

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.

Brown, W. S.

28 Howe Street & Broughton Market, Edinburgh, Scotland; cabinet maker (fl.1877-85)

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.