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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.
Ayton, Jacob, 73 Berners St, London, carver, gilder and picture frame maker (1777). His trade card announced that he sold ‘all sorts of Green & Gold Dressing Glasses, Pier Glasses, Girandoles, etc.’. Declared bankrupt, Gents Mag., July 1777.
St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker and upholder (1758–74)
Blackburn(e), John, Liverpool, u (1772–83). Trading at Fenwick St, in 1772, with warehouse at 12 High St, 1773–74; and Pownall Sq., 1781–83. Admitted freeman on 23 July 1772.
Booker, John & Francis
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.
Cashen, Henry, Liverpool, carver and gilder (1827–35). Son of William Cashen. Admitted freeman, 19 February 1827. Address initially 77 Whitechapel, but by 1832 in partnership with his brother Edward at Adelaide Buildings, Ranelagh Pl.
Cliffe, Joseph, Chester, u, cm, auctioneer and appraiser (1823–33). in 1818–19 recorded at Bold St but at this period he was probably employed in the business of his uncle Samuel Davies in Foregate St. He was in his uncle's employ for 17 years.
72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)
Colombine, Paul, Norwich, u (1721–86). Son of Francis Colombine of Norwich, physician. App. to William Braithwaite of London 8 April 1714 and admitted a freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 2 August 1721.
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, 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.
Cotterell, Thomas, Birmingham, cm (1731–54). In 1731 took app. named Clement; in 1735, Hodgkins; in 1752, Chamberlain; and in 1754, Masefield.
Crook, Benjamin snr
Croxford, Francis, London, chair and cabinetmaker (1733). Croxford was described in 1733 as a furniture maker ‘eminent in his profession for his many new and beautiful designs, neatness of workmanship, etc.’.
Custance, William, Fakenham, Norfolk, cm (1794). Bankruptcy announced in 1774, and from 6 October of that year his stock was sold by auction.
Davies (or Davis), Samuel, Chester, u, cm and auctioneer (b. c. 1770–d. 1829). Trading in Eastgate St, 1797–1805; Foregate St, 1812–30; and no. 132 in 1828; in partnership with Cliffe in 1822. Admitted freeman on 23 January 1798.
Dawes, John & Noyes, Edward, near the ‘Feathers Inn’, Bridge St Row, Chester, carvers, gilders, picture dealers and looking-glass manufacturers (1828–30).
Del Vecchio, —, 26 Westmorland St, and 187–88 Gt Brunswick St, London, ‘PRINT, LOOKING-GLASS, STATUARY, PLAISTER OF PARIS, & ROMAN CEMENT MANUFACTURER, TO HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE IV AND TO THE BOARD OF WORKS’ (1831).
Del Vecchio, James, snr and jnr. also Vecchio and Co.
Dublin, Ireland; print seller, manufacturer of plaster of Paris and looking glasses, (fl. 1797-1859)
Fawcett (Faussett), John
Dublin, Ireland; optician, looking glass manufacturer and glass grinder (fl.1737-d.1761)
Recorded at Essex Bridge, 1737-47; at the sign of the Pair of Spectacles in Anglesea
London; carver, gilder, glass grinder and picture frame maker (fl.1774–1825)
Freeman, Edward, Norwich, cm and chairmaker (1760–1803). On 19 April 1760 Edward Freeman, cm, son of Edward Freeman, carpenter was admitted a freeman of Norwich. He is recorded in the Norwich poll bk of 1768.
Gilding, Edmund, Red Cross St, London, cm and chairmaker (1739–d. 1757). Supplied furniture to Sir Richard Hoare, a partner in Hoare's Bank and Lord Mayor of London in 1745. This was for Barn Elms House.