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Banting, France & Co., 27 St James's St, London, cm and u (1813–40).
Beckwith, John, 5 Rathbone Pl., Oxford St, London, upholder and cm (1806–16). Also recorded at 8 Stangate St, Lambeth, in 1808. Trade card [Banks Coll., BM] shows Grecian sofa and elaborate draped window pelmet, and reads ‘from St. Martin's Lane’.
Bott, Thomas, London, cm and u (1816–39). Addresses given at 10–11 Gt Portland St, Oxford St 1816–31, and 28 Margaret St, 1832–39. [D] Supplied furniture to Streatlam Castle, Co. Durham, receipts for which are dated July 1829 and January 1830.
London; cabinet maker, upholder, appraiser, undertaker (fl.1750–d. 1781)
London; cabinet maker, upholder and ‘tapissier’ (fl.1728–d. 1775)
Burnett, Thomas, Strand, London, u and cm (1744–74). Recorded at ‘The King's Arms, against the New Church in the Strand’, 1747–66, and no. 61 Strand, 1760–74. [D] In partnership with Gilbert Burnett, 1747–74.
109 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b. 1711–d. c. 1783)
72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)
Curle, Thomas & Son, carpenters (1800–03). Undertook work for the Royal Family. Accounts for work amounted to £69 9s 9d in 1800 and in 1803 £18 14s.
London; upholder and undertaker (fl. 1809–c.1829)
Dawe(s) (or Daws), Robert, 17 Margaret St, Cavendish Sq., London, cm, u and recumbent chair manufacturer (1820–39). Trading at 33 Edgware Rd in 1839. Also listed at Harlington, Middlx in 1838.
Dawson, William, address unknown. Mahogany ‘cockfighting’ chair dated 1773, with original ink bottles, spurs, leather castors and covered in russet leather, recorded. [Antiques, December 1965, p. 750]
Dowbiggin(g) (or Dowbiggen), Thomas
Mount St, London; cabinet maker and upholder (b. 1788–d. 1854)
Eyre(s), James & Large, James, 226 Piccadilly, opposite ‘The Black Bear Inn’, London, carpet, bedding, cabinet warehouse and manufactory, undertakers (1777–99).
France, William snr
Gardner, Andrew, Woburn, Beds., u (1799–1830). Trading at Market Pl. in 1830, Regularly features in the Woburn Abbey accounts as an u and general handyman. Most of the furniture supplied was for the servants’ quarters or for estate use.
Gomm, William & Richard, London, cm and u (c. 1698–1794). William Gomm was born c. 1698 the son of Richard Gomm, a yeoman farmer of Chinnor, Oxon. In 1713 he was app. to Hugh Maskall of London, a member of the Leathersellers’ Co.
Haddock, Elka (Elkanah or Elkunah), London, joiner and cm (1732–43). Recorded as Elkanah in Denmark St, St Giles-in-the-Fields, in 1732; as Elkunah in Greek St, 1737; and Elkanah, late of Dean St, Soho, in 1743.
Hallett, William snr & jnr
Hensman, Thomas, New St, Birmingham, cm and u (1809–35). Recorded at no. 15, 1814–22, and no. 18 in 1830–35. Submitted bill to Mrs Leigh of Stoneleigh, Warks.
London; joiner, carpenter and builder (fl.1757–84)
Hodson, John, London, upholder and cm (1709–86). Son of Thomas Hodson, innholder of Lincoln. App. to Thomas Arne jnr on 23 February 1709, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 3 December 1718. Took app.