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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.

Bradburn(e), John, London, cm, u, appraiser, undertaker (1750–d. 1781).

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).

De Caix, Alexander, 15 Rupert St, Coventry St, London, water gilder and burnisher (1791–1819).

Fearnley, John, ‘The Golden Head’, Flesh Mkt, Newcastle, carver and gilder (1757–63).

Foster, Edmund, Hull, Yorks., carver and gilder (c. 1762–1805). Rococo trade card, dating before 1784, gives address at the Golden Boy in the High Street’. Recorded in Lowgate from 1784–99; and North Church Side, 1803–05.

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.

Gosset, Isaac, London, frame maker and modeller in wax (b. 1713–d. 1799). Sixth son of Jean Gosset and probably born in St Helier, Jersey.

Hancock & Co., London, glass and chandelier manufacturers (1820–35). Supplied items to Chatsworth, Derbs., between 1820 and 1835, totalling £913 10s 5d.

Hancock & Rixon, address unrecorded, lamp lustre makers (1832–38). By 31 March 1838 trading as Hancock, Rixon & Dant.

Hervé, François, Johns (or John) St, London, cm and chairmaker (1781–96).

Hollin(s)worth, William, address unrecorded, u (1758–61). The 4th Duke of Bedford ordered ‘a neat French commode’ from William Hollinsworth for £16 16s in June 1758, probably for Woburn Abbey. In the following October he paid W.

Jean, Peter Dominique, near Windmill St, Tottenham Ct Rd, London, ormolu maker (1764–1807). As Jean Dominique, he is recorded in the Royal Household accounts and Jourdain, Regency Furniture trading at Marshall St as a gilder and founder, 1783/95.

Jones, Aaron, Bristol, carver and gilder (1757–84). At Tower Lane (or Tower Hill) until 1774 when he moved to 10 Clare St. In 1757 he provided a wooden chandelier to the Moravian Chapel in Bristol. In 1758 took app. named Horner.

Langlois, Pierre, 39 Tottenham Ct Rd, London, cm (1759–81). Pierre Langlois was one of the leading cm in London in the 1760s and 1770s.

Marshall, John, London, cm, u, joiner and chairmaker (1793–1840). Addresses given at 21 Gerrard St, Soho, 1794– 1808; and 31 Soho Sq., 1811–40.

Nix, George, London, cm (1744–51). Information about George Nix is somewhat sparse. In 1716 he is described as ‘citizen and joiner’ and recorded taking app. named Edward, son of Edward Halfhide, citizen and joiner, on 15 August for a payment of £15.

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).

Quintin, Thomas, London, glass-maker (c. 1760–1810).