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London; upholder (fl.1672–1711)
Bracken, —, London(?), u (1778). Immediately put in charge of the hasty refurnishing of Thorndon Hall by Lord Petre for the visit of George III in October 1778, first proposed by the King on 22 September.
London; cabinet maker, upholder and ‘tapissier’ (fl.1728–d. 1775)
Burrough(s) (Borough(s), Burrowes), John
72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1752–d. 1832)
France, William snr
Freeman, Ant(h)ony, London, u (1722–27). In 1722 he supplied materials for a chair and canopy of state of crimson Genoa damask trimmed with gold and silver fringe to Stephen Poyntz, ‘one of His Majesty's Ambassadors Extra-ordinary’.
Gilbert, Sarah, London, u (1729–41). Probably the widow of John Gilbert of St Giles, London who died in 1729.
Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard
London; cabinet maker and upholders (1748–96)
German St, St James's, London; upholder (fl.1692–1739)
Hallett, William snr & jnr
Hutchins, Abigail, address unrecorded, u and cm (1757–70). She worked with Abraham Hutchins for the 4th Duke of Bedford between 1757–60.
Le (or La) Grange, —, London, u (1674–75). Upholsterer to the Royal Household in the reign of Charles II.
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.
Metcalfe, Joseph, London, u (1752). Presented a large bill to the Duke of Norfolk for work done at Norfolk House, dated 9 May 1752.
Moor(e), Richard, London, cm (1716–20). Recorded at ‘The Two Twisted Posts’, St Martin's Lane when he insured goods and merchandise with the Sun Co. in July 1718.
Moore, James jnr, London, cm and u (c. 1690–d. by 1734). We have no record of James Moore's birth, but as his father, James snr was born c. 1670 it might be assumed as c. 1690. He was presumably app. to his father, but again there is no confirmation.
Morland, John, address unrecorded, u (1768–69). A long bill in the Kendal RO from John Morland to Thomas Morland is dated July 1768, totals £55 6s 9¼d, and was receipted in full on 5 June 1769.
Moulder, Thomas, Cambridge, u (1687–1729). The accounts of Christ's College note on 1 June 1687 that a bill of Thomas Peters ‘the upholsterer’ was ‘recovd by his Apprentice Tho Moulder’.
Perry, Alexander, Great White House, King St, Bloomsbury, London, cm (1733). In March 1733 his stock in trade was offered for sale.
Reeve, John, address unrecorded, u (1660–69).
York; upholder (fl. 1695–d.1764)