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Adams, George, London, u, cm, auctioneer and undertaker (1777–1828). Initially at 42 Haydon Sq., Minories, but from 1788 address changed to 122 Minories. Son of George Adams of Canterbury, innholder. App.

Baron, William jnr, Whimple St, facing Broad St, Plymouth, Devon, cm, u, auctioneer, appraiser, undertaker, patent mangle and household furniture dealer (1822–26).

Belcher, Thomas, 25 Gt Portland St, London, upholder and undertaker (1783). Took out a Sun Insurance policy in 1783 for £300 of which utensils and stock accounted for £213. [GL, Sun MS vol. 313, p.

Birtill, Joseph, Clare St, Bristol, carver and gilder (d. by 1785).

Bradburn(e), John

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.

Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard

London; cabinet maker and upholders (1748–96)

Hallpike, V

Settle, Yorks.; cabinet maker (fl.1798–1837)

Harmer, B., address unrecorded. Early 19th-century library reading chair recorded bearing the stamp of ‘B. HARMER’. [Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Ipswich Museums and Art Galleries, L.

Kelly, John junior

Dublin, Ireland; carver and gilder (fl.1765-75)

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.

Lawson, James

4 Chandos St, Covent Gdn, London; cabinet maker (fl. 1763–78)

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, cm.

Morley, David

Lammas Street, Carmarthen, Wales; cabinet maker (b.1760-d.1831)

Naish, Catherine (Katherine)

St Mary-le-Strand, London; upholder and chairmaker (fl.1759–72)

Nix, George

Covent Garden, London; cabinet maker (fl.1716–51)

Oakley, George

(& various partners), London; cabinet maker and upholder (app. 1773–d. 1840)

Owen, John, Liverpool, u (1790–d. 1830). At 12 St Peter St, 1790–96 and 1813–14; but from 1804–11 the number was 41. In 1813–14 at 32 Standish St, and from 1816–21 at Gloucester St.

Peter, Alexander 

Edinburgh, Scotland; cabinet maker and wright (fl.1713-1772)

Planta, John, Fulneck, near Leeds, Yorks., cm (1764–c. 1825).

Seddon, George I

Aldersgate St, London; cabinet maker (fl. 1753–d.1801)

Toplis, James, London, cm, decorative u and auctioneer (1790–1828). Addresses given at 9 Old Broad St in 1798; 1 Godfrey Ct, Milk St in 1802; 22 St Paul's Churchyard, 1811– 28; and as James Toplis & Co. at nos 22–23, 1814–20.

Trapnell, C & W

Bristol; cabinet makers and upholsterers (fl.1862-72)