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London; carver (fl.1744–83)
Almond, William, Brownlow St, London, carver and gilder (1739–66). On 16 April 1750 he was paid £5 10s for work carried out for the 3rd Earl of Burlington, £4 10s of this being in respect of Chiswick.
Beck, Arnold Frederick, Glassonbury St, Long Acre, London, cm and musical instrument maker (1763–77). Insured his household goods and stock for £150 and wearing apparel for £50 on 2 August 1763. [GL, ref. 201685, p.
Belongaro (or Bolongaro), Dominic, Manchester, carver, gilder, print seller, ladies’ repository for fancy painting, barometer and looking-glass maker (1817–40). Trading at 2 Old Millgate, 1817–32; 32 Market St in 1839; and 14 Market St in 1840.
London; carver (fl.1720–d. 1743)
London; cabinet maker, upholder, appraiser, undertaker (fl.1750–d. 1781)
Horsemarket, Warrington, Lancs.; cabinet maker (fl.1796–1808)
Bradshaw, Michael, London, cm and u (1750–63). Trading in Bridge or Budge Row in 1763. Member of the Livery of the Upholders’ Co. in 1750.
Brown, Richard, London. In 1766 he was involved in a matter of arbitration between Sir Lawrence Dundas and the upholder, Samuel Norman, over the latter's charges for gilding the gallery at Moor Park. [Gilbert, Chippendale, pp. 158–59]
Caiton, William, Cambridge, joiner (1670–d. c. 1723). William Caiton is first recorded in the Trinity College, Junior Bursar's account bks from 1670 and received regular payments up to his death c. 1723.
109 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b. 1711–d. c. 1783)
Chippendale, Thomas jnr
St. Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b.1749-d.1823)
Chippendale, Thomas snr
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.
72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)
Cocks, George C., Bristol, portable desk maker (1825–35). At 3 Lower Montague St, 1825–29, 2 Denmark St, 1830–32, and Upper Maudlin St, 1833–35.
Cole, George, Golden Sq., London, u (1747–74). Supplied goods and carried out work at Corsham Court, Wilts. between 1761 and 1774. Some of the sums paid were substantial, such as £130 14s on 10 March 1761 and £101 8s on 30 April 1763.
Crouzet, Joseph, Gt Titchfield St, Fitzroy Sq., London, carver and gilder (1817–37). At no. 107 in 1817 but by 1820 at no. 11. On 5 February 1823 Crouzet took out insurance cover on this latter address for £1,000 of which £300 was for stock.
Crumpton, —, Liverpool, u (1718–26). Supplied goods and carried out work for Nicholas Blundell of Crosby Hall, Lancs, between 1718–26.
Davies (or Davis), Thomas, address unrecorded, gilder (1758–65). In 1765 he gilded the gallery at Syon House, Middlx, ‘at 2/6 pr. sq. ft.’, for the Duke of Northumberland.
Derignee (Devignee, Deuguée or Derique(e)), Robert
London; carver and gilder (fl. 1691–1707)
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.
Donaldson, Thomas, High St, Shrewsbury, Salop, joiner, carver and gilder (1803–35). [D] Recorded at St Chad's Hill in 1822. Named in the Shrewsbury burgess roll, 1806, in which year his son James was born; he too became a carver and gilder.
Dowbiggin(g) (or Dowbiggen), Thomas
Mount St, London; cabinet maker and upholder (b. 1788–d. 1854)
Dudley, Thomas, King St, Soho Sq., London, metal ornament and bell-hanging manufactory (1817–20). Trading at no. 34 in 1817 and no. 36 in 1820.