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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.
Bradgate, Elisa, address unrecorded, u(?) (1725–26).
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).
Dingwall, Alexander, Leicester Fields, Charing Cross, London, upholder and cm (1749–74). Polled at Westminster in 1749.
Goodison, Benjamin, ‘Golden Spread Eagle’, Long Acre, London, cm (c. 1700–67). Benjamin Goodison first comes to notice on 7 September 1719 when he signed for money for ‘my master’ James Moore from the Duchess of Marlborough. [BL, Add.
Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard, London, cm and upholders (1748–96). Although the firm of John Gordon and John Taitt received a number of important commissions in the 1770s, relatively little is known about the two partners’ early careers.
Holinshade, —, King St, Drury Lane, London, cradle maker (1803). Named in Sheraton's list of master cabinet makers. Possibly William & Joseph Hollinshed.
Naish, Catherine, St Mary-le-Strand, London, u and chairmaker (1759–72). A noted supplier of furniture to the Royal family.
Patterson, James, parish of St George the Martyr, London, turner, dealer and chapman (1747–64). Bankruptcy announced, London Gazette, 18–25 September 1764. He was probably the James Patterson who supplied goods to Gibside, Co.
Patterson, Joseph, ‘The Crown’, New Bond St, London, turner (c.1730). His trade card [Heal Coll., BM] indicates that he sold mahogany tables, ‘round Tea boards’, ‘Dutch Matted & Wooden Chairs’ and cradles. [Heal]
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).
Pocock, William, London, cm and u (b.1750–1825). Initially practised the trade of carpenter in London. He was made a member of the Carpenters’ Co. by redemption in 1782.
Seddon, George, Aldersgate St, London, cm (1753–1868).
Thompson, Francis, at ‘The Three Chairs’, St John's Lane, near Hick's Hall, London, turner and chairmaker ‘from Mr. AYLIFFE, Turner to His Majesty’ (c.1750).
Thorn, —, at ‘The Beehive & Patten’, John St, Oxford Mkt, London, cricket bat, turnery and patten warehouseman (1764).
Williams, Henry, Long Acre, London, joiner and chairmaker (1717–58). In 1717 he was occupying a brick house and workshop on the south side of Long Acre, abutting the east side of Bagnio Walk. This property he insured for £250.