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London; upholder (fl.1672–1711)
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.
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.
Fall, Jonathan, London, u (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.
Fradin, Abraham, Haymarket, London, u and cm (1744). Auction announced in Daily Advertiser, 22 October 1744 of the ‘Household Furniture, Stock in Trade and Lease of the late Dwelling-House of Mr. Abraham Fradin, Cabinet-maker, next Door to Mr.
Guidot, Anthony, London, upholder (1708–27). Son of Richard Guidot of Ropley, Hants., Gent. Brother of William Guidot snr, who was his app. 1716–24, and father of William Guidot jnr, both London upholders. Anthony Guidot was app.
Heasman, Henry snr. and jnr.
London; freemen upholders (fl.1687–1750)
Howard, John, at ‘The Talbot’, Long Lane, near West Smithfield, London, upholder, appraiser and dealer in tapestries and Oriental carpets (1710–d.1742). Admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. on 3 August 1710, and master in 1734.
Hulbeart, Thomas, at ‘The Ship & Anchor’, over against Gun Yard, Houndsditch, London, u and cm (1689–90).
Dublin, Ireland; upholsterer and auctioneer (fl.1730-d.1746)
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.
Jones, Sandys, Pall Mall, London, upholder (1706–63). Son of William Jones of Cricklade, Wilts., Gent. App. to Christopher Broughton, 3 July 1706, and free of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude, 14 November 1722.
King, Thomas, Long Acre, London, cm and gilder (1742). In October 1742 his stock in trade was sold by auction.
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.
Morris, John, at ‘The Lion & Crown’, Fleet Ditch, London, u (1717–18). Provided the Duke of Montrose's Bond St House with ‘4 Mounted beds: 1 green mohair lined with Green Satin. 1 light green complet lined with a striped Satin.
Munns, Richard, Oxford St, London, furniture warehouseman, u, cm and furniture printer (1827–40). [D] Recorded as Munns & Co., late Miles, at no. 33, 1832–39; and as R. Munns & Son at nos 33 and 34 in 1840.
Paudevin, John, Pall Mall, London, upholder (1677–88). Upholder to Charles II and James II. Of French extraction and his surname is variously spelt Bodovine, Potvin, Popevine, Podvine, Potevine, Poictevine and Vaudvine by English clerks and officials.
Perry, Alexander, Great White House, King St, Bloomsbury, London, cm (1733). In March 1733 his stock in trade was offered for sale.
York; upholder (fl. 1695–d.1764)
Russell, William, address unrecorded, cm and chairmaker (1728–29). Heal records notice of sale of stock in newspapers of 1728. Harris & Son in The English Chair, p.
Tesdale, Benjamin & Co., London. In 1709 supplied the Duke of Montrose with a mohair bed, chairs, stools and curtains, at a total cost of £40 16s. Mohair was provided by John Prudom & Co. [Scottish RO, GD 220/6/1122/3]
Dublin, Ireland; upholder (fl.1760-1805)