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Barefoote, Josiah, London, cm and u (d. 1744). Sale of stock announced in Daily Advertiser, 19 May 1744: ‘The Upholstery & Cabinet Goods of Mr Josiah Barefoote, deceas'd within Two Doors of Durham Yard in the Strand, viz.
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.
London; cabinet maker, upholder and ‘tapissier’ (fl.1728–d. 1775)
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.
72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)
Edinburgh, Scotland and 56 Greek St, Soho, London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1736-79)
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)
Fawkes, John, Guildford, Surrey, u (1754–57).
France, William snr
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)
German St, St James's, London; upholder (fl.1692–1739)
Hopkins, William, at the corner of Rood Lane, 15 Fenchurch St, London, freeman joiner, upholder, cm and sworn appraiser (1746–74).
Kent, William, ‘The Black Lion & Tent’, opposite the Church wall in Hounsditch, London, upholder and cm (1760–61). Son of William Kent of Sussex, yeoman. App.
Lewis, Joshua, ‘The Three Tents’, by Fleet Ditch (later Fleet St), London, u (1724–63). Trading as early as March 1724 when insurance cover of £500 was taken out on goods and merchandise in his house.
Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804), London, cm.
McDouall, James, at ‘The Royal-Bed’, Strand, near Durham Yd, London, cm, u and appraiser (1766–70).
Metcalfe, Joseph, London, u (1752). Presented a large bill to the Duke of Norfolk for work done at Norfolk House, dated 9 May 1752.
Miles, Henry & Edwards, John
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.
Nightingale, John, Liverpool, cm (1766–d. 1782). At Pool Lane, 1766–69; 2 Hanover St, 1772–74; 44 Whitechapel in 1777 and 51 Whitechapel thereafter. His bankruptcy was announced in October 1773, and in February 1774 his stock was sold by auction.
Nixers, Theophilus, London, cm and u (1741). In January 1741 the stock of Theophilus Nixers was advertised for sale.
London; carver and gilder, furniture and upholstery supplier (fl.1746–67)
Pyner, Francis snr and jnr, Lombard St, London, upholder and cm (1764–93). Francis Pyner snr was app. to William Powle, freeman of the Clothworkers’ Co., and made free of the Upholders’ Co. under the terms of the 1750 Upholders’ Act on 1 November 1764.