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Ackworth, William

86 High Street, Chatham, Kent; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1802–11)

Alden, Anne, Below the conduit, Exeter, Devon, u (1717–24). In 1717 took app. named Humphrey Wilcox who continued the business at the same address on her retirement in 1724.

Anderton, Henry, Liverpool, cm and upholder (1811–19). In 1811 traded from 18 Sir Thomas Buildings and in the same year is recorded at 2 Marble St with a partner called Jamieson.

Barnsley, Ernest

Gloucestershire; furniture designer and maker (b.1863-d.1926)

Bath Cabinet Makers Ltd

Bath, Somerset & London; furniture designers, makers & retailers (fl.1892-1939)

Batten, John, St Margaret's Bank, Rochester, Kent, upholder, cm, appraiser and undertaker (1792–1839).

Bayliss, William

London; cabinet maker (fl.1906)

A chestnut chest of drawers designed by Ambrose Heal and executed by Bayliss was exhibited by Heal & Son in the 1906 Arts & Crafts Exhibition at £12 10s.

Becket(t), William, Lancaster, cm and joiner (1771–1800). App. to William Blackburn in 1771; admitted freeman, 1779–80, when stated ‘of Wray’. Named in the Gillow records between 1786–1800 moulding claws.

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.

Beetles, C. C.

93 & 102 Herbert Street, New North Road & 45 Essex Road, London; bamboo furniture manufacturers (fl.1894-1900)

Beevor, James, address unrecorded (c. 1780). Mahogany chest of drawers recorded with name ‘JAMES BEEVOR’ inscribed on underside of top.

Belcher & Gray, London, cm and u (1769–81). Addresses given at Brownlow St, Holborn, 1769–83, and Poultney St, Golden Sq., 1783–84. In 1779 supplied beds and bedding for Sir John Griffin Griffin's London house in New Burlington St.

Bell, Philip

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

Belshaw, Edmund jnr, Liverpool, cm (1802–05). Admitted freeman on 8 July 1802. Took app. in 1802 named Samuel Sharrat, who petitioned freedom in 1818.

Bertram, William

100 Dean St, Soho, London; upholder (fl.1839-60)

Bessant, —, address unrecorded (1755). The Holkham Hall accounts record payment of £4 14s 6d for 4 walnut drawers in 1755. [V & A archives]

Best, —, address unrecorded (1734). Provided ‘a wainscot pair of chests of drawers’ costing £1 8s for Holkham Hall in 1734. [V & A archives]

Blethyn, William

Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales; cabinet maker (fl. 1844-68)

Bo(o)rman, William, High St, parish of St Lawrence, Winchester, Hants., cm and upholder (1763–98). Son of Rev. Daniel Borman, clerk of Winchester; app. to Edward Polhill on 31 August 1763, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co.

Bomery, James, address unrecorded, cm(?) (1770). Bill of 24 May 1770 for £3 3s for a chest of drawers submitted to the Earl of Winterton. [V & A archives]

Boon, John, 9 Duke St, Liverpool, with shop at 1 Waterloo Pl., Church St, cm and u (1827). Declared bankrupt, Liverpool Mercury, 25 May 1827.