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Bladwell, John, Bow St, Covent Gdn, London, u, cm and chairmaker (1724–68). These dates possibly cover two related tradesmen.
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.
Casbert, John, address unknown, u (1660–76). Supplied furnishings for royal palaces during the reign of Charles II on a very extensive scale.
Cox, John, London, u (1713–49). In the period 1713–18 at the ‘Iron Balcony’, next door to Lord Craven's in Drury Lane, but by 1734 had moved to The Piazza, Covent Gdn. As early as 1713 he took an app.
The ‘Three Golden Chairs’, Haymarket, London; upholder (fl.1721–d. 1759)
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]
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.
Morris, Robert, at ‘The Golden Lyon’, Cornhill, London, ‘Royal Upholsterer Extraordinary’ (1660–70).
Nickson, Samuel, Bridge St Row, Chester, cm and u (1802–27). Listed also at Commercial Buildings in 1816. Free 3 July 1802. Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803.
London, upholder (1774–1812)
Pyner, Francis snr and jnr, Lombard St, London, upholder and cm (1764–93). Francis Pyner snr was app. to William Powle, freeman of the Clothworkers’ Co., and made free of the Upholders’ Co. under the terms of the 1750 Upholders’ Act on 1 November 1764.
Seddon, George I
Aldersgate St, London; cabinet maker (fl. 1753–d.1801)
26 Gracechurch St or 5 Clements Lane, Lombard St, London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1770–88)
Stooks, Thomas, Rose & Crown Yd, Leeds, Yorks., cm, appraiser and auctioneer (1775–98). Recorded at Briggate in 1798.
Tait(t), Richard, 92 Jermyn St, London, upholder, cm and undertaker (1786–1827). Recorded at no. 93, 1786–87.
Thompson, John Thomas
Tomkins, William, at ‘The Royal Bed’, corner of New Broad St, near Little Moorgate in Moorfields, London, u and sworn appraiser (1743–c.1760).