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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.
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.
Boon, John, 9 Duke St, Liverpool, with shop at 1 Waterloo Pl., Church St, cm and u (1827). Declared bankrupt, Liverpool Mercury, 25 May 1827.
‘The King's Head’, corner of Old Bedlam, Moorfields, London, upholder, appraiser, cabinet maker and undertaker (c. 1760)
Edinburgh, Scotland and 56 Greek St, Soho, London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1736-79)
Dowbiggin(g) or Dowbiggen, Thomas
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1752–d. 1832)
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
Graham, Joseph & partners
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–1829)
Grange, Charles, ‘The Royal Bed’, Snow Hill, London, u and cm (1710–63). Free of the Upholders’ Co., 13 September 1710, and master in 1748.
German St, St James's, London; upholder (fl.1692–1739)
Hopkins, William, at the corner of Rood Lane, 15 Fenchurch St, London, freeman joiner, upholder, cm and sworn appraiser (1746–74).
Hunter, William, in Token House Yard, near the Royal Exchange, London, upholder and appraiser (1755–c.1760). Rococo trade card, c.1760, states that he ‘Makes after the Newest Fashion all sorts of Four Post & Standing Beds.
Jackson & Graham
Oxford St, London; cabinet maker and upholsterer (1836–85)
Kent, William, ‘The Black Lion & Tent’, opposite the Church wall in Hounsditch, London, upholder and cm (1760–61). Son of William Kent of Sussex, yeoman. App.
Lewis, Joshua, ‘The Three Tents’, by Fleet Ditch (later Fleet St), London, u (1724–63). Trading as early as March 1724 when insurance cover of £500 was taken out on goods and merchandise in his house.
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.
Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804)
London; cabinet makers (1758/59–1804)
McDouall, James, at ‘The Royal-Bed’, Strand, near Durham Yd, London, cm, u and appraiser (1766–70).
Metcalfe, Joseph, London, u (1752). Presented a large bill to the Duke of Norfolk for work done at Norfolk House, dated 9 May 1752.