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Bott, Thomas, London, cm and u (1816–39). Addresses given at 10–11 Gt Portland St, Oxford St 1816–31, and 28 Margaret St, 1832–39. [D] Supplied furniture to Streatlam Castle, Co. Durham, receipts for which are dated July 1829 and January 1830.
London; cabinet maker, upholder, appraiser, undertaker (fl.1750–d. 1781)
Brailsford, William, Sheffield, Yorks., cm and u (1774–1837). Trading with Thomas Brailsford at High St in 1774; alone at Norfolk St in 1787; at 3 Market St in 1797; and at 3 George St in 1837. [D] Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793.
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)
Clay, Henry; W. Clay & Sons; H. Clay
Birmingham and London; japanner and papier-mâché manufacturer (fl.1772–d. 1812)
Farrington, Richard snr and jnr
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.
Force, Charles, 193 High St, Exeter, Devon, cm (1831). Announced in The Alfred, 7 June 1831, public auction of his stock of cabinet and upholstery furniture and premises to let with possession.
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)
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.
Mackenzie, Alexander & Blissatt (or Blisset(t))
Marylebone St, Golden Sq., London; cabinet makers and upholders (1784–1815)
Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804)
London; cabinet makers (1758/59–1804)
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.
Covent Garden, London; cabinet maker (fl.1716–51)