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Anderton, Henry, Liverpool, cm and upholder (1811–19). In 1811 traded from 18 Sir Thomas Buildings and in the same year is recorded at 2 Marble St with a partner called Jamieson.
Belshaw, Edmund jnr, Liverpool, cm (1802–05). Admitted freeman on 8 July 1802. Took app. in 1802 named Samuel Sharrat, who petitioned freedom in 1818.
Bettridge, Josh., ‘Worcester Wharf, top of Severn St, Birmingham, English and Foreign Timber Merchant, Mahogany and Rose Wood Veneers, Wood Turner, Carver Bedstead Pillar Manufacturer’ (1838).
Bonnel(l), Thomas, 133 Long Acre, London, upholder and cm (1744–d. 1782). In partnership with William Simmon(d)s, cm, St Martin-in-the-Fields, when declared bankrupt, Gents Mag., April 1744.
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1787–1814)
12 Lord St, Liverpool, Lancs.; upholder and cabinet maker (b. 1784–d. 1824)
Cleator, George, Liverpool, cm (1767–82). At 7 Atherton St, 1767–81 according to directory entries but in 1782, the year of his retirement, he was in Lord St.
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.
Custance, William, Fakenham, Norfolk, cm (1794). Bankruptcy announced in 1774, and from 6 October of that year his stock was sold by auction.
Dublin, Ireland; upholder and cabinet maker (fl. 1750-55)
Dowbiggin(g) or Dowbiggen, Thomas
Eyre(s), James & Large, James, 226 Piccadilly, opposite ‘The Black Bear Inn’, London, carpet, bedding, cabinet warehouse and manufactory, undertakers (1777–99).
Fawkes, John, Guildford, Surrey, u (1754–57).
France, William snr
Gillpatrick, Joseph, address unknown (1740). On 23 April 1740 paid £1 4s by Lord Monson for two sacking bottom bedsteads. [Lincoln RO, Monson 11/50]
Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard
Hare, Moses, Exeter, Devon, cm (1803–08). Addresses given at 13 Magdalen St in 1806 and 246 High St in 1807. Named in the Militia Census in 1803. Advertised sale of timber and veneer in Exeter Flying Post, 10 April 1806.
Hudson, Edward, Lancaster, cm (1802–05).
Hunt, Benjamin, Brighton, Sussex, cm and u (1805–d.1824). Owned workshop and premises at top of Dorset Gdns, Edward St, 1805–07; recorded in St James's St, 1805–24, no. 27 in 1822, and no. 31, 1823–24.
Jackson & Graham
Oxford St, London; cabinet maker and upholsterer (1836–85)
London and Liverpool, cabinet maker (1818–26).
Thorngate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham; joiner and cabinet maker, timber merchant (b. 1787-d.1840)
Lodge, Henry, London and Colchester, Essex, u (1731–84). Son of William Lodge snr, of Colchester, sadler. App. in London to Roger Tomlyn, 16 November 1724 and free of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude, 1 December 1731.
Lowe & Houghton, Lord St, Liverpool, cm (1805–09). At Barrack Yd in 1805 and Castle Yd in 1809. In May 1809 the partnership was dissolved and the stock sold off.
Mears, John, Liverpool, cm (1790–1822). Addresses given at 12 Queen St, Oldham St, 1790–96; 4 Upper Milk St with shop at 37 Smithfield St, 1807–14; 5 New Milk St in 1815; 6 Upper Milk St in 1816; 77 Stanley St in 1818; and 26 Gt Crosshall St in 1821.