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Attwater, W., 9 Drake St, Red Lion Sq., London, cm, u and undertaker (c. 1820).
Audley, William jnr & John
Barefoote, Josiah, London, cm and u (d. 1744). Sale of stock announced in Daily Advertiser, 19 May 1744: ‘The Upholstery & Cabinet Goods of Mr Josiah Barefoote, deceas'd within Two Doors of Durham Yard in the Strand, viz.
Oxford St, London and Lower Temple St, Birmingham; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1805-39)
London; upholder (fl.1672–1711)
Air St, Piccadilly, London; carpenter and blind maker (fl. 1772-1778)
Bijar, Robert and Mary
Dublin, Ireland; japanners and wallpaper sellers (fl.1742-69)
Robert Bijar was recorded in Abbey Street, 1742-9, where he died in 1749. He was succeeded by his widow, Mary.
Liverpool, upholsterer and carpet warehouse owner (1816–37)
Bodham, Philip, ‘The Three Chairs’, Bartholomew Close, West Smithfield, London, u (1719–24). ‘Was partner with the late Mr. John Hibbert, is now remov'd to the next door’, as above.
Bridgman, Thomas, address unrecorded, u (1768).
Bromwich & Leigh; Bromwich, Thomas
12 Lord St, Liverpool, Lancs.; upholder and cabinet maker (b. 1784–d. 1824)
Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–88)
Cliffe, Joseph, Chester, u, cm, auctioneer and appraiser (1823–33). in 1818–19 recorded at Bold St but at this period he was probably employed in the business of his uncle Samuel Davies in Foregate St. He was in his uncle's employ for 17 years.
Dublin, Ireland; upholsterer and blanket manufacturer (fl.1733-d.1759)
Davies (or Davis), Samuel, Chester, u, cm and auctioneer (b. c. 1770–d. 1829). Trading in Eastgate St, 1797–1805; Foregate St, 1812–30; and no. 132 in 1828; in partnership with Cliffe in 1822. Admitted freeman on 23 January 1798.
Deering, William, Gt Newport St, Long Acre, London, Venetian blind and game table maker and retailer (1769). Advertised in Middlesex Journal, 16 May 1769, as the ‘original maker of Venetian blinds.
Dublin, Ireland; upholder, furniture seller, Toyman and Laceman (fl.1740-69)
Recorded at the sign of the Blue Door at the lower end of Fleet Street, 1740-60; Ussher's Quay, 1762-9.
Eagles, T. F., 18 King St, Covent Gdn, London, manufacturer of paper tea trays to their Majesties and the Royal Family (1813–25). Eagles succeeded to the premises and business of Henry Clay between 1810–13.
Evans, Cadwalader, address unrecorded, cm (1724–30). Carried out much jobbing and general repair work for the Monson family. Bills to Lady Mary Saunderson submitted between 1724–30 totalled £85 0s 11d, and refer generally to furniture repairs.