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Adams, Charles V.

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

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’.

Argles, Edward, Maidstone, Kent, then London, u and cm (1795–1813). Son of Thomas Argles. Traded from an address in High St, Maidstone until 1810. On 22 September 1804 took app. named George Johnson for seven years at a premium of £80.

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.

Barber, John, Coney St, next to ‘The Black Swan’, York, turner, maker of ladies's spinning wheels, fire screens, writing tables etc. (1785–1806). Advertised in York Courant, 23 August 1785.

Barlow, William, Swallow St, London, carver (1745–51). Worked for William Kent at 44 Berkeley Sq. in 1745, and with James Richards at Henry Pelham's house in Arlington St. His ‘Kentian’ friezes with foliages, festoons, shells and flowers cost 48s each.

Barrett, Richard, George and William

Pembroke, Wales; cabinet maker, builder, upholsterer, paper hanger, appraiser and undertaker (fl. c.1820-1889)

Barrett, Thomas, 270 Strand, London, cm and u (1826–28). A circular writing table is recorded bearing the label of Thomas Barrett, 270 Strand. [D; V & A archives] See John Barrett

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)

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.

Beaner, J.

London; marquetry maker (fl.1890)

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).

Bell, Philip

St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker and upholder (1758–74) 

Bennet(t), Samuel

‘at the Sign of the Cabinet’, Lothbury, London, cabinet maker (c. 1695–d. 1741).

Betjemann, G. & Sons; George Betjemann Ltd.

London; dressing and writing furniture makers (fl.1810-c.1910)

Birch, William Ltd.

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire & London; furniture makers (fl.c.1840-1954)

Birtill, Joseph, Clare St, Bristol, carver and gilder (d. by 1785).