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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.

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)

Dowbiggin(g) (or Dowbiggen), Thomas

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

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.

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.

Maple & Co.; Cook & Maple; J. Maple

London; upholsterers & furniture makers (fl.1841-1988)

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).

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.

Norman, Samuel

London; carver and gilder, furniture and upholstery supplier (fl.1746–67)

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.

Rayner, Philip, corner of Brook(e) St, Holborn, London, cm and u (d.1745). Sale of stock in trade on his death advertised in London Evening Post, 2–4 May 1745.

Soundy, Benjamin, 26 Gracechurch St or 5 Clements Lane, Lombard St, London, u and cm (1770–88). Son of Benjamin Soundy of Virginia St, Wapping, Gent. Benjamin Soundy jnr was free of the Upholders’ Co.