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Maidstone, Kent, then London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1795–181
Lancaster, Lancs.; joiner and cabinet maker (fl.1731–84).
Balls, John & Co.
Bird St and Oxford St, London; cabinet maker, upholder and appraiser (fl.1809-55)
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.
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
London; marquetry maker (fl.1890)
Betjemann, G. & Sons; George Betjemann Ltd.
London; dressing and writing furniture makers (fl.1810-c.1910)
Birch, William Ltd.
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire & London; furniture makers (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.
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.
Brew & Claris
Finsbury, London; wholesale furniture makers (fl.c.1870-88)
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]
Bryham (Bryan), Simon
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.
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1787–1814)
13 & 14 Catherine Street, London, upholsterer, cabinet makers and chair manufacturer (c. 1790-1803)
Lancaster, Lancs.; cabinet maker (fl.1769-1782)
109 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b. 1711–d. c. 1783)
Chippendale, Thomas snr
‘The Crown’, King St, Bloomsbury, London; chair and cabinet maker (d. 1739)
Clancy, John, 7 New Turnstile, Holborn, London, broker and cm (1809–21). In February 1821 took out insurance cover of £600 of which £330 was in respect of stock and utensils in his dwelling house in New Turnstile.
Coles, Roger jnr, Ansford, Som., cm (1763–64). Worked for Rev. James Woodforde 3 November 1763 on ‘a small writing Table with a Drawer & Lock’ for which 8s was charged.