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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.
Allin, William, Newark, Notts., cm (1770–88). Insured with the Sun Fire Office in 1776 for a total of £1,000 of which £400 was for utensils and stock.
Atherton, —, A tallboy with secretaire drawer, a fall-front estcritoire, a tea table, and a number of chairs are known stamped ‘ATHERTON’. These can be dated on the basis of style from c. 1780 to c. 1810 and are thought to be of north country origin.
Barston, Thomas, Grantham, Lincs., ironmonger and cutler (1770).
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.
Bell, Daniel, London, cm and u (1725–31).
‘The White Swan’, against the South Gate, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker (1740–c. 1758).
Binns, Joseph, London, cabinet inlayer, shell and stringing maker, buhl manufacturer (1776–1829). Addresses given at 24 Duke St, 1792–1811; 6 Albion Buildings, Bartholemew Close in 1788; and 5 Goswell Rd, Frederick Pl., 1813–29.
Bolton, George, Haxby, York, cm (?) (1824). Mahogany tea table with tapering turned legs and reeded edges to flaps recorded, signed underneath and dated 30 June 1824.
Birmingham, Liverpool and London; sculptor, cabinet maker and designer (d.1818)
Burgon, Benjamin, Derby, u (1792). Advertised in Derby Mercury, 22 November 1792, sale of ‘Household furniture, China, Glass, Delph and Linen … Night Tables, Mahogany and Stain'd Chairs, Stands, Trays, Tea Board, Tea Chests …’.
Cauty, William, London, cm and u (1748–80). Established initially at the sign of ‘The Chair & Curtains’ at the west end of Somerset House, Strand.
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.
Limerick, Ireland; cabinet maker (fl.1769-75)
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.
Dublin, Ireland; upholder and cabinet maker (fl. 1750-55)
Dublin, Ireland; cabinet maker and joiner (fl.1761-1781)
Garrett, R. & A.
London; decorators and furnishers (fl.1874-1905)
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.
London; cabinet maker (fl. 1727-29)
Hallett, William snr & jnr
Hartley, John, Lewes, Sussex, cm and chairmaker (1762–80). Advertised in Sussex Weekly Advertiser, 3 May 1762 his business ‘At the Shop late Mr.
Hasert, Peter, snr & jnr
London; cabinet maker and looking-glass maker (1692–1746)
Hatt, John, Aldersgate St, London, cm, chairmaker and glass grinder (1759–79). Trading at no. 23, 1767–73; and no. 142, 1774–79.