Skip to main content

Search our furniture makers database, comprising multiple sources.

Filter results

Search results

Displaying 1 - 25 of 213

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.

Adams, William S. & Co.

London; furniture ironmongers (fl.1860-85)

Alexander, –, address unrecorded (1748). On 13 June 1748 £6 6s was paid by Mrs Bowes to ‘Alexander for a pair of branches lackered’. [Durham RO, D/St/V1488–90]

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.

Angus, Wm & Co.

London; importers of American furniture, wholesale cabinet makers,  chair & couch manufacturers, office furniture manufacturers (fl.1880-1930)

Ashbee & Son

Bristol Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire; bedroom furniture & cabinet makers (fl.1877-86)

Aycliffe (or Ayliffe), Thomas jnr

London; turner and chair maker (fl.1760–d. 1805)

Baker, T

4 Virginia Row, Bethnal Green, London; japanned furniture manufacturer (fl.1886)

Listed in Furniture Gazette: Classified List of the Furniture, Upholstery, and Allied Trades (1886).

Bastien, Jas. Joseph

London; japanned & deal furniture manufacturer (fl.1871-86)

The 1871 Kelly’s Post Office Directory listed Bastien at 1 Helmet Row & Howard’s Buildings, London. 

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’.

Bell, Elizabeth

‘The White Swan’, against the South Gate, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker (1740–c. 1758).

Benois, F., address unrecorded. On 10 October 1814 supplied to the Prince Regent 2 cabinets ornamented with Florentine marble, mounted in ormolu, costing £1,000, another costing £500, and a small toilette box, £50.

Benson, Joseph, St John St, Clerkenwell, London, japan furniture manufacturer (1803–25). Trading at no. 202, 1803–08 and no. 132, 1819–25. Recorded as ‘Benson & Co., Royal Japan Manufacturers’ in 1820.

Bickerstaff, William, 2 Little Vere St, Piccadilly, London, carver and gilder (1829).

Biggs, Robert & Joseph

London; japanned furniture manufacturers (fl.1871-89)

Biggs, William

31 Conduit Street, 30 Ward's Row, London; furniture carver and gilder (1839-c.1850)

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.

Bounsall (or Bounfall), A., 8 Middle Row, Holborn, London, japanned chair manufacturer (1802–04). Named in Sheraton's list of master cabinet makers, 1803. [D]