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86 High Street, Chatham, Kent; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1802–11)
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.
Attwater, W., 9 Drake St, Red Lion Sq., London, cm, u and undertaker (c. 1820).
Bailey, Thomas, Conduit St, Hanover Sq., London, upholder and cm (1766–74). On 17 November 1766 he sent Mr Bennet a bill for ‘a neat mahogany Pembroke table — £2 9s.’ plus oddments totalling 2s 6d.
Barton, I., address unrecorded. Between 15 February and 10 March 1798 supplied a mahogany Pembroke table and four ‘Camber’ chairs, and cleaned ‘the bookcase & bureau of ink etc’, for Stourhead. [Wilts. RO, MS 383/5/1]
St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker and upholder (1758–74)
London; cabinet maker, upholder and ‘tapissier’ (fl.1728–d. 1775)
Brown, Samuel, 25 Whitefriargate, Hull, Yorks., with house at Cottingham, cm, u, feather merchant and carpet warehouseman (1826–40).
London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1754–93)
Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–88)
Chivers, Noah, High Holborn, London, u and cm (1770–93). Son of Thomas Chivers of Warminster, Wilts., farmer. App. to Thomas Humphreys 5 August 1762, then James Grange 5 June 1765. Free of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude 4 April 1770.
Birmingham and London; japanner and papier-mâché manufacturer (fl.1772–d. 1812)
Cork & Goring, Gt Alice St, Goodman's Fields, London, cm and u (1818). Bankrupt 1818 and their stock sold by auction October 1818.
Edmonds, John, 6 Old Compton St, Soho, London, cm and u (1796–1839). Named in Sheraton's list of master cabinet makers, 1803. Took out a Sun Insurance policy on 7 July 1804 for £500 on his house at 1 Kemps Row, Chelsea, in tenure.
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1752–d. 1832)
Folker, William, Oxford, u (1784–1808). Trading at Corn Mkt in 1808. Furnished the rooms of Lord William Russell, younger brother of the 5th and 6th Dukes of Bedford, at Christchurch, Oxford, where he was a student, 1784–87.
France, William snr
Catherine St, Strand, London; upholder (fl.1772–78)
Godwin (or Goodwin), Thomas, Winchester, Hants., cm, u, auctioneer and appraiser (1823–39). Address given as Piazza in 1823 but from 1830–39 at 121 High St. By 1839 the business was styled T. Godwin & Sons.
Gomm, William & Richard, London, cm and u (c. 1698–1794). William Gomm was born c. 1698 the son of Richard Gomm, a yeoman farmer of Chinnor, Oxon. In 1713 he was app. to Hugh Maskall of London, a member of the Leathersellers’ Co.
Gregson, Mathew, Liverpool, u and cm (1749–1824). The son of a Thomas Gregson, block maker; app. to William Litherland, u, April 1765, in partnership with Elizabeth Urmson 1778–88 and Bullen 1800–06.
Hea(r)n, William, London, cm, u, chair and sofa manufacturer, undertaker and appraiser (1819–39). Addresses given at 12 Little Wild St, Long Acre, 1819–35; 11 Wild St, 1835; and 30 Russell St, Bloomsbury, 1837–39.
Hindes, James, address unrecorded, cm (1764). Named in the Earl of Egremont's accounts in 1764 receiving £12 3s 9d for work done at Petworth House, Sussex, including carpet work, wainscotting, and providing a mahogany Pembroke table.