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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.

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, cabinet maker and undertaker (c. 1760)

Crow, Augustin, Bartholomew Close, near Smithfield, London, u (d. by 1689). Successor to Alderman William Crow. Augustin Crow was already dead by April 1689 when his stock was disposed of.

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

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.

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.

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.

Nixers, Theophilus, London, cm and u (1741). In January 1741 the stock of Theophilus Nixers was advertised for sale.

Price, John, ‘The Three Chairs & Cabinet’, Catherine St, Strand, London, u, undertaker and appraiser (1726–58). Son of Petley Price of Wantage, Berks., Gent. App. to Thomas Money on 7 December 1726 and free of the Upholders’ Co.

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.

Rogers, Thomas, at ‘The Blew Boar’, next door to ‘The White Horse Inn’, Fleet St, London, u (1675–d.1687). Heal records him in contemporary newspapers.

Simpson, Michael, ‘The Royal Tent’, on the Bridge, Leeds, Yorks., upholder, appraiser and undertaker (1762–70). App. to Alderman Farrer of York and then moved to London. By January 1762 he had returned from London and set up in business in Leeds.

Soundy, Benjamin

26 Gracechurch St or 5 Clements Lane, Lombard St, London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1770–88)

Squire, William, London, cm and u (c.1730). Two different trade cards of this maker are known. One lists an address at ‘The Three Tents and Lamb’ within Bishopsgate, near Cornhill.

Whistler, Gabriel

Dublin, Ireland; upholder (fl.1760-1805)