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Atkinson, George, Lancaster. Named in the Gillow records, 1790–1802, constructing various items of furniture, and ‘making & moulding claws for dining tables’. [Westminster Ref. Lib.]

Baines, Henry, Lancaster, joiner and cm (1739–84). Admitted freeman as a joiner, 1739–40, and took eighteen app. joiners and cm between 3 September 1744 and 15 October 1785.

Baker, William

Windsor, Berks., and London; carver and gilder (fl.1794–1840)

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.

Barnsley, Sidney

London & Gloucestershire; cabinet maker (b.1865-d.1926)

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.

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.

Boothby, John, at ‘The Golden Head’, Norfolk St, Strand, London, u, sworn appraiser and undertaker.

Bradshaw, William

London; cabinet maker, upholder and ‘tapissier’ (fl.1728–d. 1775)

Brodie, Francis

Lawnmarket and Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland; cabinet maker, wright, and glass grinder (b.1708-d.1782)

Brook(e), John snr, Briggate, Leeds, Yorks., cm and u (1783– d. c. 1804). [D] Address also given at Wormald Yd in 1798.

Brown, Richard, address unrecorded. In 1805 patented a method of expanding dining tables. [Fastnedge, Sheraton Furniture]

Burton, Samuel snr, London, u, cm, auctioneer and undertaker (1765–d. 1801). Addresses given in St Mary Axe, near Leadenhall St, c. 1765; 13 Houndsditch, 1768–83; no. 15, 1778–86; no. 11, 1782–83; and no. 8, 1782–1801.

Bussel(l), Joseph, Plymouth, Devon, cm and u (1783–99). Advertised in Exeter Flying Post, 7 August 1783, sale of mahogany in plank, board or log, and requesting eight good cm. Death of wife reported, 6 August 1784.

Butler, Thomas

London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1787–1814)

Chapman, Thomas, Old Bethlem, London, cm and bedsteadmaker (1748–83). App. to John Price, upholder of London, in September 1741 for seven years. Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.

Chew, William

12 Lord St, Liverpool, Lancs.; upholder and cabinet maker (b. 1784–d. 1824)

Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert

London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–88)

Chuck, Ernest

Barley, Hertfordshire; cabinet maker (fl.1887-1959)

Clarke (Clark), Robert

Lurgan, Co. Antrim, Ireland; cabinet maker (fl.1772-7)

Connery, Patrick

Limerick, Ireland; cabinet maker (fl.1769-75)

Cooke, Isaac

Bath, Som.; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1765–1778)

Cooke, John, Chester, cm (1765–89). Free 18 February 1765 after serving as app. under Philip Prestbury of Chester, cm. By 1771 had set up in business in Eastgate St.

Cranston, John jnr

Ringwood, Hants.; upholder, cabinet maker and auctioneer (fl.1823–39)