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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.
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.
Birtill, Joseph, Clare St, Bristol, carver and gilder (d. by 1785).
Bishop, —, Long Acre, London, ‘from Edinburgh’, gilder and carver (late 18th century). Hepplewhite-style oval mirror recorded bearing label which states that he ‘performs carving & gilding in all its branches, viz.
Bran(d)t, Charles, London, carver and gilder (1814–31). Trading at 16 Bow St, Bloomsbury in 1814; Compton House, 53 Old Compton St, Soho, 1816; 33 Theobalds Rd, Bedford Row, 1818; no.
Collins, William, Tothill Fields, London, (1812–23).
Elliott, Charles, London, cm and u (1752–d. 1832) and successors. Charles Elliott was one of the chief London cm of the late 18th century. He held royal appointments from 1783–c.
Fisher, John, Cumb., cm (1783–1811). Recorded at Curwen St, Workington in 1811.
Kent, Thomas, Newcastle, u and cm (1824–27). In June 1824 announced that he had commenced trading from ‘the commodious WARE ROOMS lately occupied by MR. JOSEPH FELL, AUCTIONEER, FOOT OF DEAN STREET’.
Lowndes, J. & W., 18 Haymarket, London, military and camp equipage warehouse (1827). Trade card in Banks Coll., BM. Offered ‘Marquees, tents & all Sorts of Camp Furniture … Camp Bedsteads … Mahogany Writing Cases, Dressing do.’ [D]
Mears, John, Liverpool, cm (1790–1822). Addresses given at 12 Queen St, Oldham St, 1790–96; 4 Upper Milk St with shop at 37 Smithfield St, 1807–14; 5 New Milk St in 1815; 6 Upper Milk St in 1816; 77 Stanley St in 1818; and 26 Gt Crosshall St in 1821.
Miller, John, Worksop, Notts., cm, u, builder, joiner and carpenter (1816–35). Trading at Common, 1822–28, Low Town and Bridge Pl. in 1832, and Bridge Pl. in 1835.
Owen, John, Liverpool, u (1790–d. 1830). At 12 St Peter St, 1790–96 and 1813–14; but from 1804–11 the number was 41. In 1813–14 at 32 Standish St, and from 1816–21 at Gloucester St.
Pic, Nicolas, London (1690–93). Associated with Peter Michon in the supply of four lanterns to Queen Mary for Kensington Palace, 1690–91, for which £48 12s was charged.
Planta, John, Fulneck, near Leeds, Yorks., cm (1764–c. 1825).
Pratt, Samuel & Henry, London, u, invalid furniture and camp equipage manufacturers (1833–40). Traded from 19 Cockspur St and 47 New Bond St, 1833–35 but may have later concentrated the business solely on the New Bond St address.
Roberts, James, Lancaster, u and cm (1759–d. by 1805). Warerooms recorded ‘under the Assembly Room’ in 1804; and trading at Market St at his death in 1805. Admitted freeman, 1759–60. The Gillows Ledger, 1763–68, shows a large account with Roberts.
Robinson, Joseph, Liverpool, chairmaker and cm (1790–1832).
Seabrook, —, 5 Corner of St Paul's, next Cheapside, London, trunk-maker (1840). Amongst the items stocked were writing desks and dressing cases and camp beds. Also had a manufactory at St Martin's Pl., St Martin-le-Grand. [V&A archives]
Taylor, Charles, 27 Basnett St, Liverpool, cm and upholder (1821–24). Sale of stock on declining business ‘on account of ill health’ advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 14 May 1824.
Thompson, Messrs, St James St, Liverpool, cm (1813).