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Argles, Edward, Maidstone, Kent, then London, u and cm (1795–1813). Son of Thomas Argles. Traded from an address in High St, Maidstone until 1810. On 22 September 1804 took app. named George Johnson for seven years at a premium of £80.
Bayley, Son & Blew, Cockspur St, London, cm (late 18th century). Satinwood writing or artist's cabinet recorded, bearing inside lid the label of ‘Bayley, Son & Blew, Cockspur Street, London’.
Belongaro (or Bolongaro), Dominic, Manchester, carver, gilder, print seller, ladies’ repository for fancy painting, barometer and looking-glass maker (1817–40). Trading at 2 Old Millgate, 1817–32; 32 Market St in 1839; and 14 Market St in 1840.
100 Dean St, Soho, London; upholder (fl.1839-60)
Blades, Thomas, London, cm and u (1774–1822). Trading in St James's Mkt, 1774; 114 Jermyn St, 1790–93; and 177 Piccadilly, 1804–22. In partnership with his son from 1799–1802, and with Palmer, 1803–22.
Bonynge, —, address unrecorded, upholder (1795). Two of a set of six painted beechwood armchairs signed ‘BONYNGE UPHOLDER 1795’, exhibited by D. Drey, Antique Fair, Grosvenor House, 7–22 June 1962. [Conn., June 1962, p.
Burcham, Peter, London, carver, cm, chairmaker, undertaker and appraiser (1754–63). Trading at the Cabinet Warehouse, Fleet Mkt, 1755–63, and also near Holborn Bridge, 1763.
Busby, A., address unrecorded. Set of six Regency mahogany rail back chairs with wide satinwood back panels, reeded frames and drop-in seats on sabre legs recorded, stamped ‘A. BUSBY’. [Dreweatt, Watson & Barton auction, 26 January 1983]
Chapple, Charles, Exeter, Devon, cm (1819–24). At St Thomas in 1819 when the death of his wife was recorded. By 1822 at North St and in the following year at 26 Holloway St.
Chivers, Noah, High Holborn, London, u and cm (1770–93). Son of Thomas Chivers of Warminster, Wilts., farmer. App. to Thomas Humphreys 5 August 1762, then James Grange 5 June 1765. Free of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude 4 April 1770.
72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)
Dowbiggin(g) (or Dowbiggen), Thomas
Mount St, London; cabinet maker and upholder (b. 1788–d. 1854)
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1752–d. 1832)
Fenner, L., 216 East Room Gallery, Pantheon, London, fancy cm (c. 1830). Label recorded on small fancy cabinet consisting of a podium containing one drawer, and surmounted by a rosewood gallery.
Ferrand, Thomas, York, carver, gilder and frame maker (b. 1786–d. 1852). Trading in partnership with William Dodgson in Coney St, 1814–16, when the partnership was dissolved. Ferrand is recorded alone in Stonegate in 1823; and at 7 Mount, 1828–30.
Lancaster and London; cabinet makers and upholsterers (fl.c.1730–after 1840)
Graham, Joseph & partners
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–1829)
Gregson, Mathew, Liverpool, u and cm (1749–1824). The son of a Thomas Gregson, block maker; app. to William Litherland, u, April 1765, in partnership with Elizabeth Urmson 1778–88 and Bullen 1800–06.
Gwilliam & Barnard, Fleet Mkt, London (c. 1800). Label recorded on a Sheraton mahogany wardrobe with satinwood inlay. [Phillips, 1 July 1968 (Sandways Pl., Kent), lot 26]
Hare, Moses, Exeter, Devon, cm (1803–08). Addresses given at 13 Magdalen St in 1806 and 246 High St in 1807. Named in the Militia Census in 1803. Advertised sale of timber and veneer in Exeter Flying Post, 10 April 1806.
London; cabinet maker (b. 1741–d. 1784)
Hicks, J., Lower Pembroke St, London. Mahogany easel toilet mirror recorded with rectangular plate and pierced swanneck pediment, the frame stamped ‘J. Hicks, Pembroke Street’. The stamp of ‘J. Hicks, 5 Lr.