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Ackworth, William

86 High Street, Chatham, Kent; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1802–11)

Adams, Charles V.

Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire & London; cabinet maker (fl.c.1886-1926)

Alden, Anne, Below the conduit, Exeter, Devon, u (1717–24). In 1717 took app. named Humphrey Wilcox who continued the business at the same address on her retirement in 1724.

Anderson, John, Liverpool, cm and carver (before 1746). In the Maryland Gazette, 21 October 1746 he announced that he made ‘Chairs, Tables, Desks, Bureaus, Dressing Tables, Clock Cases and all kinds of Furniture’.

Anderton, Henry, Liverpool, cm and upholder (1811–19). In 1811 traded from 18 Sir Thomas Buildings and in the same year is recorded at 2 Marble St with a partner called Jamieson.

Arrowsmith, Stephen, London, turner and cm (c. 1730–58). Born 26 December 1701 at Nantwich, Cheshire, his father being a skinner by trade. His address is variously given on trade labels as ‘The Blue-Ball, in St.

Art Furniture Company

25 Garrick Street, London; art furniture makers/retailers (fl.1867-68)

Baines, Henry, Lancaster, joiner and cm (1739–84). Admitted freeman as a joiner, 1739–40, and took eighteen app. joiners and cm between 3 September 1744 and 15 October 1785.

Barnsley, Ernest

Gloucestershire; furniture designer and maker (b.1863-d.1926)

Barton, I., address unrecorded. Between 15 February and 10 March 1798 supplied a mahogany Pembroke table and four ‘Camber’ chairs, and cleaned ‘the bookcase & bureau of ink etc’, for Stourhead. [Wilts. RO, MS 383/5/1]

Bateman, John

‘The Golden Ball’ by the Dytchside, Holborn Bridge, London; cabinet maker (fl.1708)

Bath Cabinet Makers Ltd

Bath, Somerset & London; furniture designers, makers & retailers (fl.1892-1939)

Batten, John, St Margaret's Bank, Rochester, Kent, upholder, cm, appraiser and undertaker (1792–1839).

Bayliss, William

London; cabinet maker (fl.1906)

A chestnut chest of drawers designed by Ambrose Heal and executed by Bayliss was exhibited by Heal & Son in the 1906 Arts & Crafts Exhibition at £12 10s.

Beale, Robert 

Dublin, Ireland; joiner or carver? (fl.1710)

Made two frames for Trinity College Dublin, paid 4 November 1710. Source: Glinn & Peill, Irish Furniture (2007), p. 279.

Becket(t), William, Lancaster, cm and joiner (1771–1800). App. to William Blackburn in 1771; admitted freeman, 1779–80, when stated ‘of Wray’. Named in the Gillow records between 1786–1800 moulding claws.

Bedwell, William, the Butter Mkt, Ipswich, Suffolk, joiner and cm (1723–42). As only joiner he took out a Sun Insurance policy on 6 January 1723 for £200 on his dwelling house in the parish of St Stephen.

Beetles, C. C.

93 & 102 Herbert Street, New North Road & 45 Essex Road, London; bamboo furniture manufacturers (fl.1894-1900)

Beevor, James, address unrecorded (c. 1780). Mahogany chest of drawers recorded with name ‘JAMES BEEVOR’ inscribed on underside of top.

Belcher & Gray, London, cm and u (1769–81). Addresses given at Brownlow St, Holborn, 1769–83, and Poultney St, Golden Sq., 1783–84. In 1779 supplied beds and bedding for Sir John Griffin Griffin's London house in New Burlington St.

Belcher, Thomas, 25 Gt Portland St, London, upholder and undertaker (1783). Took out a Sun Insurance policy in 1783 for £300 of which utensils and stock accounted for £213. [GL, Sun MS vol. 313, p.

Bell, Elizabeth

‘The White Swan’, against the South Gate, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker (1740–c. 1758).