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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.

Boon, John, 9 Duke St, Liverpool, with shop at 1 Waterloo Pl., Church St, cm and u (1827). Declared bankrupt, Liverpool Mercury, 25 May 1827.

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.

Carkeet, Nathaniel

Truro, Cornwall and London; cabinet maker and upholsterer (1797–1820)

Clarkson, William

‘The King's Head’, corner of Old Bedlam, Moorfields, London, upholder, appraiser, cabinet maker and undertaker (c. 1760)

Coleman, Thomas, ‘The Ship’ on London Bridge, London, u and appraiser (1733–37). Son of Thomas Coleman of White Chappell, Middlx, Gent. App. to Ambrose Pearman 7 April 1725 and admitted a freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude 5 December 1733.

Conn, P., Stockton-on-Tees, Co. Durham, cm (1827–37). In August 1837 advertised for sale ‘a large quantity of WHITE & GREY GOOSE FEATHERS & FEATHER BEDS.

Cooke, Thomas, London, cm and u (1746–64). In 1746 at ‘The Crown & Cushion’, Gt Queen St, Lincoln's Inn Fields.

Cork & Goring, Gt Alice St, Goodman's Fields, London, cm and u (1818). Bankrupt 1818 and their stock sold by auction October 1818.

Crow, Augustin, Bartholomew Close, near Smithfield, London, u (d. by 1689). Successor to Alderman William Crow. Augustin Crow was already dead by April 1689 when his stock was disposed of.

Dalton, George

Dublin, Ireland; cabinet maker (fl. 1767-75)

Made Freeman of the City of Dublin as an Upholder by Service, Easter 1767.  

Davis (or Davies), Peter, Lime St, Liverpool, u, feather bed and mattress maker (1822–37). Trading at 9 Lime St, 1822–27, with manufactory at 30 Cable St, 61 Lime St, 1827–29; no. 69, 1832–34; and no. 57, 1837.

Dixon, Frederick, Middlx, feather bed and mattress manufacturer (1824). Declared bankrupt, London Gazette, 21 December 1824. Possibly:

Fawkes, John, Guildford, Surrey, u (1754–57).

Fenton, John, address unrecorded, cm (1769–72). Worked at Gibside, Co. Durham, for the Earl of Strathmore.

Flintoff, William

London; cabinet maker, upholsterer, carver and feather bed maker (fl.1775-1807)

Gill, James, Liverpool, cm and u (b. 1790–1823). Born 14 March 1790, son of Joseph Gill, butcher. Admitted freeman by patrimony on 5 October 1812, and by 1814 trading at 8 Paradise St.

Goff, Robert

Dublin, Ireland: upholder and auctioneer (fl.1745-57)

Recorded in Duke Street, 1745-57.

Grange, Charles, ‘The Royal Bed’, Snow Hill, London, u and cm (1710–63). Free of the Upholders’ Co., 13 September 1710, and master in 1748.

Griffith(s), Charles, Watergate St Row, Chester, cm and u (1831–40). Freeman of Chester, 27 April 1831. Bankrupt March 1838 and on 3 April his stock was offered for sale at his premises at 89 Watergate St Row.

Hallows, John, at ‘The Crown & Scepter’, Moorfields, London, u and sworn appraiser (c.1760). Trade card with Rococo embellishment states that he ‘Makes & Sells all Sorts of Standing Beds & Bedsteads.

Hand, Peter

Dublin, Ireland: upholder and auctioneer (fl. 1753-65)

Recorded at Back-lane, near Nicholas Street, 1753; Phoenix Street, 1753-65.

Hankinson, V. J., London (?). In 1773 supplied Sir John Griffin Griffin of Audley End, Essex, with ‘one Field Bedstead & check furniture’, costing £2 15s; and ‘one feather bed bolster & pillow’, £3 5s. [Essex RO, D/DBy/A31/2]

Heal, John Harris, London, feather bed and mattress maker (1810–28). Addresses given at 33 Rathbone Pl., 1810–18, and 203 Tottenham Ct Rd, 1822–28. [D; London rate bks] See Heal & Son and Fanny Heal(e) & Son.