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Belcher, Thomas, 25 Gt Portland St, London, upholder and undertaker (1783). Took out a Sun Insurance policy in 1783 for £300 of which utensils and stock accounted for £213. [GL, Sun MS vol. 313, p.
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]
Benson, W. A. S.
London; metalwork designer & manufacturer (b.1854-d.1924)
Bogaert(s) (or Bogeart), Peter
London; carver, gilder, upholder (fl. 1786–1819)
Bone, Henry, Truro, Cornwall, then Plymouth, Devon, carver and worker in wood (1755–72).
London; carver (fl.1720–d. 1743)
Browne & Co
53 University St, Fitzroy Sq., London; scagliola works (fl.1835–55)
Buckland, W., Exeter, Devon, cm (1814–16). Report in Exeter Flying Post, 21 July 1814 that his app., John Glanfield, had run away, describing him as ‘about 5 feet 5 inches high, fair complexion and slight made.
12 Lord St, Liverpool, Lancs.; upholder and cabinet maker (b. 1784–d. 1824)
Chippendale, Thomas snr
72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)
Collett, Jonathan, ‘The King's Arms’, opposite Pall Mall, Charing Cross, London, glass cutter (1769–86). On 18 May 1769 supplied a ‘pair of two light Girandolles, richly ornamented’ at £9 9s for Alscot Park, Warks.
Collins, William, Tothill Fields, London, (1812–23).
Cooper, Joseph, London, carver, gilder, looking-glass maker, cm and u (1761–1828). From 1761 to 1797 at 20 Noble St, Foster Lane.
Edinburgh, Scotland and 56 Greek St, Soho, London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1736-79)
Cushing, Samuel snr and jnr, Norwich, carvers and gilders (1770–1840). Samuel snr was app. to Benjamin Jagger and free by servitude, 21 September 1770.
Dishon, John Baptist, address unrecorded, gilder (1759). Gilded the state bed designed by Borra for Stowe, Bucks., now in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, Liverpool.
Dowbiggin(g) (or Dowbiggen), Thomas
Mount St, London; cabinet maker and upholder (b. 1788–d. 1854)
Flight & Kelly, Exeter-change, Strand, London, organ builders and mahogany case makers (1788–96). Trading as Flight, Son & Kelly, 1791–94. [D]
Foster, Edmund, Hull, Yorks., carver and gilder (c. 1762–1805). Rococo trade card, dating before 1784, gives address at the Golden Boy in the High Street’. Recorded in Lowgate from 1784–99; and North Church Side, 1803–05.
Foulger, Lockn, Walham Green, London, chairmaker (1773). Trade card shows Gothic and twig-work settees, a Windsor chair on wheels, a light carriage and a barrel or boat chair.
France, William snr
Freame, —, Worcester, cm, u, auctioneer and appraiser. Two early 19th-century trade cards give addresses at 11 Goose Lane and 52 High St.