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Boon, John, 9 Duke St, Liverpool, with shop at 1 Waterloo Pl., Church St, cm and u (1827). Declared bankrupt, Liverpool Mercury, 25 May 1827.

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.

Bradshaw, William

London; cabinet maker, upholder and ‘tapissier’ (fl.1728–d. 1775)

Burton, Samuel snr, London, u, cm, auctioneer and undertaker (1765–d. 1801). Addresses given in St Mary Axe, near Leadenhall St, c. 1765; 13 Houndsditch, 1768–83; no. 15, 1778–86; no. 11, 1782–83; and no. 8, 1782–1801.

Clarkson, William, ‘The King's Head’, corner of Old Bedlam, Moorfields, London, upholder, appraiser, cm and undertaker (c. 1760). His trade card states that he ‘Makes & sells all Sorts of Upholstery, Cabinet Goods viz.

Cobb, John

72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)

Cuenot, John Antoine, Warwick St, Golden Sq., London, carver (1744–62). Although included in Mortimer's London Directory of 1763 he had probably died the year previously and the John Cuenot at this address in 1763 was his son.

Cullen, James

Edinburgh, Scotland and 56 Greek St, Soho, London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1736-79)

Cutter, Charles, Warwick St, Golden Sq., London, carver and gilder and painter (1805–18). Trading from 22 Warwick Sq. by July 1806 when he took out insurance cover of £550 which included £250 in respect of stock, utensils and goods in trust.

Dowbiggin(g) (or Dowbiggen), Thomas

Mount St, London; cabinet maker and upholder (b. 1788–d. 1854)

Elliott, Charles

London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1752–d. 1832)

Fall, Jonathan

Cheapside, London; upholder (1753–92) 

Trading at Trump St, Cheapside,, 1763; and as successor to J. Iliffe at ‘The Blue Curtain’, 5 St Paul's Churchyard 1765–73.

Fawkes, John, Guildford, Surrey, u (1754–57).

Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard

London; cabinet maker and upholders (1748–96)

Graham, Joseph & partners

London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–1829)

Grange, Charles, ‘The Royal Bed’, Snow Hill, London, u and cm (1710–63). Free of the Upholders’ Co., 13 September 1710, and master in 1748.

Greaves, Thomas, Cambridge, joiner (1724–d. 1750). The Cambridge Corp. common day bk records that on 2 June 1724, ‘Thomas Graves Joyner’ paid £5 5s for his freedom.

Hulbeart, Thomas, at ‘The Ship & Anchor’, over against Gun Yard, Houndsditch, London, u and cm (1689–90).

Hunter, William, in Token House Yard, near the Royal Exchange, London, upholder and appraiser (1755–c.1760). Rococo trade card, c.1760, states that he ‘Makes after the Newest Fashion all sorts of Four Post & Standing Beds.

Iliffe, John, London and Kettering, Northants., upholder (1753–94). Son of William Iliffe of Desborough, Northants., farmer. App. to Elizabeth Hutt of London, upholder, and also to Thomas Burnet. Made free of the Upholders’ Co.