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Adair, John, London, carver and gilder (1749–69). Recorded at St Ann's Ct, Covent Gdn in 1749 but by 1763 was established at Wardour St, Soho.
Adams, Robert & Co., 403 Oxford St and 2 Dean St, Soho, London, chair and sofa manufacturers, japanners and gilders (1801–16). Also traded under the style of Adams & Gray from 1801–04, and Adams, Graves & Co. from 1807–08.
London and Edinburgh, Scotland; carver and gilder (fl.1787)
London; carver (fl.1744–83)
Allin, William, Newark, Notts., cm (1770–88). Insured with the Sun Fire Office in 1776 for a total of £1,000 of which £400 was for utensils and stock.
Anderson, Jonathan & Perry, Joshua, 59 Foregate St, Worcester, paper hangers, decorative house sign and furniture painters, carvers, gilders and frame makers (1820–33).
Ansell, Robert, Edward St
Cavendish Sq., London; carver and gilder (fl. 1767–80)
Anson, G., Broadmead, Bristol, carver and gilder (before 1798). Ceased business in June 1798 when his stock and tools were sold by auction.
Armstrong, Michael, Widemarsh St, Hereford, carver in wood and stone, gilder and picture frame maker (1776).
Ashlin, William, 6 Belton St, Long Acre and 68 Strand, London, carver, gilder and looking-glass maker (1789–1826). Initially trading solely from the Belton St address.
Bagster, James, 20–21 Piccadilly, London, cm, upholder, looking-glass maker, tentmaker; carpet, bedding, cabinet warehouse manufactory owner (1782–1808).
Bailey, William & Co., 102 Curtain Rd, and 1 and 2 Bateman's Row, London, cm and looking-glass manufacturer (1825–79).
Dublin, Ireland; upholsterer (fl. 1710-38)
Barnard, Bishop and Barnard
Norwich, Norfolk; metal furniture makers (fl.1846-1876)
Barnard, John, London, carver and gilder (1781). On 29 April 1781 he supplied ‘a pare tree frame two Edges Carv'd and gilt with board & glass to Ditto 2.6.’, to the Hon. Mrs Henrietta Howard of South Audley St, London.
London; upholder (fl.1672–1711)
Beckwith, John, 5 Rathbone Pl., Oxford St, London, upholder and cm (1806–16). Also recorded at 8 Stangate St, Lambeth, in 1808. Trade card [Banks Coll., BM] shows Grecian sofa and elaborate draped window pelmet, and reads ‘from St. Martin's Lane’.
Beckwith, Samuel, snr and jnr
101 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet makers and upholders (fl.1774–1812)
Bedwell, William, the Butter Mkt, Ipswich, Suffolk, joiner and cm (1723–42). As only joiner he took out a Sun Insurance policy on 6 January 1723 for £200 on his dwelling house in the parish of St Stephen.
St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (fl.1724–34)
Bell, J., north side of the Square, Stockton-on-Tees, Co. Durham, carver and gilder (1824).
Bellamy, —, address unrecorded (1734). Named in the Holkham Hall accounts in 1734 supplying a large gilt frame for Lord Thanet's picture costing £6, and 2 picture frames costing £6 6s. [V & A archives]
Betjemann, G. & Sons; George Betjemann Ltd.
London; dressing and writing furniture makers (fl.1810-c.1910)