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Armitage, George Faulkner
Altrincham, Cheshire; designer and furniture maker (b.1849-d.1937)
Barefoote, Josiah, London, cm and u (d. 1744). Sale of stock announced in Daily Advertiser, 19 May 1744: ‘The Upholstery & Cabinet Goods of Mr Josiah Barefoote, deceas'd within Two Doors of Durham Yard in the Strand, viz.
Bastendorff, Peter & Co.; Bastendorff, Severin; Bastendorff, Sidney
4 Euston Square & 23 Harrington Street, Hampstead Road, London; cabinet maker, bamboo furniture manufacturer (fl.1881-1903)
Bill, Hubert & Co.
London; bamboo furniture manufacturer (fl.c.1869-1905)
Birchall, William, Queen Sq., Bath, Som., u and cm (1770–93). Took out a Sun Insurance policy in 1775 for £1,400, of which utensils, stock and goods accounted for £1,010. [D; GL, Sun MS vol. 242, p. 613] See Thomas Bird.
205 & 207 Stamford Street, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire; cabinet maker & carpet warehouseman (fl.1885)
Brettingham, Matthew & Lillie, James, London. Between 1756–59 the architect Brettingham and the carver and joiner Lillie worked together at Holkham Hall, Norfolk.
Bromhead, —, address unrecorded (1727). Named in the Holkham Hall accounts supplying ‘4 Russia chairs and 2 settees etc.’ costing £11, in 1727. [V & A archives]
4 New Inn Yard, London; furniture makers (fl.1870-1886)
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.
Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–88)
39 George Street, Portman Square, London; cabinet maker and upholsterer (fl.1871-1883)
Recorded in the 1871 Kelly’s Post Office Directory.
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.
Cookes, William; Cookes & Sons; Cookes, Sons & Meres; J & W Cookes
Warwick & Leamington, Warwickshire; cabinet makers, carvers and upholders (fl.1812-67)
Dawes, Richard, address unrecorded.
Leicester, Leicestershire; cane furniture makers (fl.1907-1950s)
Dunton, William, London, cm and u (1715–d. 1764). Trading in Bedford St, Covent Gdn in 1733. Son of John Dunton, yeoman, of Ryslip, (Ruislip) Middlx, and brother of John Dunton, jnr, to whom he was app. on 7 March 1715/16.
London, cabinet maker and upholder (1821–35)
Edinburgh Upholstery Company
Evans, Cadwalader, address unrecorded, cm (1724–30). Carried out much jobbing and general repair work for the Monson family. Bills to Lady Mary Saunderson submitted between 1724–30 totalled £85 0s 11d, and refer generally to furniture repairs.
Everard, Richard, address unrecorded, chairmaker (1702–25). In 1702 he provided walnut chairs and a nursing chair for Wriothesley, 2nd Duke of Bedford, at a cost of £3 6s; and in 1709 twenty walnut chairs for £8.
Faucon, James, London, cm and glass-grinder (1731–32). An advertisement appeared 119 times in the Daily Post, between 16 February 1731 and 26 September 1732, announcing the sale of ‘goods of the noted Mr.