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Allsop, Isaac

Worksop, Notts.; Windsor chair maker (fl.1841-1887)

Atkins, Thomas Illiff(e), Leicester and Northampton, u (1820–30). App. to Joseph Spencer of Belgrave Gate, Leicester, and admitted freeman in 1826. Trading at Mercer's Row, Northampton, 1823–30.

Atkinson & Barker

Leeds; furniture maker (fl.1845)

Supplied furniture of a severe institutional character for Aberford almshouses. An elm chair from a set made in 1845 is illustrated in Gilbert (1991), pl. 314.

Battison, George, Ampthill, Beds., joiner (1835–36). Received commission for 50 double and 50 single beds from the Guardians of the new Union Workhouse, Ampthill, built in 1835, and was paid £58 6s 8d in February 1836.

Baxter, Francis, address unrecorded (1709–25). Carried out work at Chicheley Hall, Bucks., between 1709–25 supplying in August 1709 a Communion Table for the Church, and in April 1723 wainscotting ‘little room with Elm’, costing £10 15s.

Bennet(t), Samuel

‘at the Sign of the Cabinet’, Lothbury, London, cabinet maker (c. 1695–d. 1741).

Britnell, J.

Buckinghamshire; chair maker (fl.1890)

Brodie, Francis

Lawnmarket and Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland; cabinet maker, wright, and glass grinder (b.1708-d.1782)

Chippendale, Thomas jnr

St. Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b.1749-d.1823)

Cooke, John, Chester, cm (1765–89). Free 18 February 1765 after serving as app. under Philip Prestbury of Chester, cm. By 1771 had set up in business in Eastgate St.

Curle, Thomas & Son, carpenters (1800–03). Undertook work for the Royal Family. Accounts for work amounted to £69 9s 9d in 1800 and in 1803 £18 14s.

Curtis, C. W., address unknown. A George IV pollard elm pedestal table with the label of this maker included in Christie's sale of 16 July 1981, lot 41.

Custance, William, Fakenham, Norfolk, cm (1794). Bankruptcy announced in 1774, and from 6 October of that year his stock was sold by auction.

Devey, John, Woburn, Beds., u, cm and chair manufacturer (1822).

Gilbert, John, Southwell, Middlx and Mount St, Golden Sq., London, carver (1742–84). Took out insurance cover on a house at Southwell for £150 between 1742–49. In 1749 he moved to Mount St, Golden Sq.

Hancock, William

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk; cabinet maker (b.1789-d.1848)

Hewitt (or Hewett), Richard

Upton-cum-Chalvey, Slough, Bucks.; chair maker and wheeler (b.

Hinton, —, address unrecorded. Stamp found on elm joint stool with rectangular top on turned columnar legs and H-shaped stretcher. [Christie's, 12 June 1980, lot 128]

Humble, John, address unrecorded. In 1828 supplied a set of heavily carved elm dining room furniture, consisting of a table, ten chairs, two armchairs and a cellaret, to Nunnykirk House, Northumb.

Jamar, S.

London and Liverpool, cabinet maker (1818–26).

James, Robert

Bristol; cabinet maker and upholder (fl. 1784–1831)

John, William, address unknown, chairmaker and carpenter (1778). A simple elm and oak chair is known, inscribed beneath the seat ‘William John, Carpenter fecit/ October 28 1778’. [Furn. Hist., 1976]