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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.
London; cabinet maker, upholder, appraiser, undertaker (fl.1750–d. 1781)
Brown, W., 6 Gt George St, Liverpool, cm and u (1832–34). Advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 18 May 1832, that he ‘has removed from 41 St. James Street to No. 6 Great George Street’. Sale of stock announced, same paper, 2 May 1834, ‘of Mr. W.
109 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b. 1711–d. c. 1783)
Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–88)
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.
Dowbiggin(g) or Dowbiggen, Thomas
Elward, George & Marsh, William
Folker, William, Oxford, u (1784–1808). Trading at Corn Mkt in 1808. Furnished the rooms of Lord William Russell, younger brother of the 5th and 6th Dukes of Bedford, at Christchurch, Oxford, where he was a student, 1784–87.
Lancaster and London; cabinet makers and upholsterers (fl.c.1730–after 1840)
Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard
Graham, Joseph & partners
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–1829)
Griffith(s), Charles, Watergate St Row, Chester, cm and u (1831–40). Freeman of Chester, 27 April 1831. Bankrupt March 1838 and on 3 April his stock was offered for sale at his premises at 89 Watergate St Row.
Guild of Handicraft
London and the Cotswolds; furniture makers (fl.1888-1907)
address unrecorded; chair maker (fl.c.1800)
London; cabinet maker (b. 1741–d. 1784)
Hodson, John, London, upholder and cm (1709–86). Son of Thomas Hodson, innholder of Lincoln. App. to Thomas Arne jnr on 23 February 1709, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 3 December 1718. Took app.
Honiss, William Henry, York St (or Buildings), Hastings, and 43 Marina, St Leonards, Sussex, u (1837–39).
Kennett, Robert & Kidd, William, London, u (1766–95). Amongst the Chancery Masters’ Exhibits in the PRO is an account book of a furniture-making firm for 1792–95.
Thorngate, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham; joiner and cabinet maker, timber merchant (b. 1787-d.1840)
Lyons, Charles, Bold St, Liverpool, cm (1823–39). In 1833 claimed to have been trading for ten years, though not recorded in Liverpool directories until 1829, when he is shown at 72 and 73 Bold St.
Mackenzie, Alexander & Blissatt (or Blisset(t))
Marylebone St, Golden Sq., London; cabinet makers and upholders (1784–1815)
Masters, William, at ‘The Golden Fleece’, Coventry St, Piccadilly, London, cm, upholder, appraiser and undertaker (c. 1740–61).
Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804)
London; cabinet makers (1758/59–1804)