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Adye, Thomas, London, carver and sculptor (1730–53). Responsible for the carved mahogany ballot box supplied in 1738 to the Society of Dilettanti for whom he had been appointed sculptor.
Aycliffe (or Ayliffe), Thomas jnr
London; turner and chair maker (fl.1760–d. 1805)
Barnard, Bishop and Barnard
Norwich, Norfolk; metal furniture makers (fl.1846-1876)
Baron, William jnr, Whimple St, facing Broad St, Plymouth, Devon, cm, u, auctioneer, appraiser, undertaker, patent mangle and household furniture dealer (1822–26).
Bennington & Co., address unrecorded, lampmakers (1832). On 13 August 1832 supplied 24 ornamental double branch socket lights for lustres in Library and Drawing Room for Windsor Castle, costing £29 6s. [PRO, LC 11/77]
Bijar, Robert and Mary
Dublin, Ireland; japanners and wallpaper sellers (fl.1742-69)
Browne & Co
53 University St, Fitzroy Sq., London; scagliola works (fl.1835–55)
12 Lord St, Liverpool, Lancs.; upholder and cabinet maker (b. 1784–d. 1824)
Chippendale, Thomas jnr
St. Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b.1749-d.1823)
Farnley, Yorks., joiner (1735–70)
Coade, Eleanor and her successors, London (1769–c. 1840). Eleanor Coade (b. 1733–d. 1821) made an artificial stone at Narrow Wall, Lambeth, which so successfully imitated natural limestone that it has been mistaken for it ever since.
Collins, William, Tothill Fields, London, (1812–23).
Sloane St, Chelsea, London; cabinet maker (fl.1789–d. 1796)
Ellmore, W. T. & Son
Thurmaston, Leicester, Leics. and 16 City Road, London; furniture makers (fl.c.1880-1914)
Faraday, Robert, address unrecorded, brass and lamp manufacturer (1838–40). Worked at Buckingham Palace, 1838–40, repairing music tables, desks, candelabra etc. [PRO, LC11/101 and 110]
Fisher, Jabez Henry, Exeter, Devon, carver and gilder (1826–30). In 1826 he succeeded to the business of Duchemin at 7 High St, adding stationery, art materials, pier tables, cornices, frames and lamps to the stock.
Hancock & Rixon
1 Cockspur Street; lamp lustre makers (fl.1832–57)
Harraden, —, London, carver, gilder and printseller (1792–94). Addresses given on trade cards at 78 Wells St, Oxford St in 1792, and 16 Little Newport St, Leicester Sq., 1793–94.
Hewitt, John & William, 131 and 160 Goswell St, London, kitchen furniture and lamps, wholesale dealer in lanthorn leaves (1819–37). [D]
Hodgson, Joseph, Liverpool, cm and u (1818–19). Trading at 2 Limekiln Lane in 1818. Marriage to Miss Mary Ann Alderson, lamp and oil merchant, on Tuesday 13 April 1819, reported in Liverpool Mercury, 23 April. [D]
Hunt, Benjamin, Brighton, Sussex, cm and u (1805–d.1824). Owned workshop and premises at top of Dorset Gdns, Edward St, 1805–07; recorded in St James's St, 1805–24, no. 27 in 1822, and no. 31, 1823–24.
Insull, Henry, New St, Worcester, cm (1812–40). App. to John Timmings of Worcester, cm and u, and free 5 October 1812. In 1830 may have been employed by Anderson & Perry of 59 Foregate St, as an Insull appears in an account sent to J. S.
Jones & Willis; Newton, Jones & Willis
Birmingham & London; church furnishers (fl. 1851-1906)
Kennett, Robert & Kidd, William, London, u (1766–95). Amongst the Chancery Masters’ Exhibits in the PRO is an account book of a furniture-making firm for 1792–95.
Le Sage, John, St James's, London carver (1685–1706). A craftsman probably of Huguenot extraction, who attracted Royal and aristocratic patronage. In 1699 he was working on the decoration of the Presence Chamber at Hampton Court.