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Ashley, George, Norwich, cm (1757–99). Son of Thomas Ashley, worsted weaver; admitted freeman on 25 June 1757.
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.
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.
Dublin, Ireland; upholsterer and blanket manufacturer (fl.1733-d.1759)
Cooke, Isaac, Norwich, u (1766). Son of John Cooke, worsted weaver. Admitted freeman 30 November 1766. [Freemen reg.]
Culyer, Thomas, Lakenham, Norwich, chairmaker (1818–30). Son of Henry Cullyer, worsted weaver. Free 25 April 1818. [Freemen reg; poll bk]
Culyer, William, Norwich, cm and chairmaker (1811–18). Son of Henry Culyer, worsted weaver. Free 16 February 1811. [Freemen reg.; poll bks]
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.
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.
Hutchins, Abigail, address unrecorded, u and cm (1757–70). She worked with Abraham Hutchins for the 4th Duke of Bedford between 1757–60.
Leath, Samuel, Norwich and London, cm (1799–1830). Son of Simon Leath, worsted weaver and free 14 September 1799. Still working in Norwich, July 1802, but by November 1806 was in London where he was to stay.
Moore, Thomas, at the ‘Bishop Blaze’, 77 Chiswell St, Finsbury, London, carpet weaver and hosier (1756–78). Fine trade card shows mitred figure holding wool-comb and book, with Rococo decoration surrounding sheep, cushions and a loom.
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.
Nixers, Theophilus, London, cm and u (1741). In January 1741 the stock of Theophilus Nixers was advertised for sale.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Stannard, Richard, Norwich, cm (1815). Son of Richard Stannard, worsted weaver. Free 9 December 1815. [Freemen reg.]
Thompson, —, address unrecorded.