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Ackworth, William, 86 High Street, Chatham, Kent, u and cm (1802–11). Took out a Sun Insurance policy in January 1802 for £3,200 of which stock and utensils accounted for £1,350.
Alderman, J., 16 Soho Sq., London, inventor, patentee and manufacturer (c. 1830–40).
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 & 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.
Bell, Philip, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm and upholder (1758–74). Successor to Elizabeth Bell and almost certainly her son. His father was probably Henry Bell who also traded at the same address.
Birkit, —, Halles St, Clare Mkt, London, cm (1776). Straightfronted chest of five drawers in two contrasting woods, with top formed as a secretaire recorded, inscribed with name, address and date. [V & A archives]
Bowman, William, Liverpool, cm (1788).
Brown & Lamont, Chester, cm and u (1820s). Trade label recorded on three-drawer writing table in the Gothic style from Eaton Hall, Cheshire. [V & A archives]
Brown, W., 6 Gt George St, Liverpool, cm and u (1832–34). Advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 18 May 1832, that he ‘has removed from 41 St. James Street to No. 6 Great George Street’. Sale of stock announced, same paper, 2 May 1834, ‘of Mr. W.
Bussel(l), Joseph, Plymouth, Devon, cm and u (1783–99). Advertised in Exeter Flying Post, 7 August 1783, sale of mahogany in plank, board or log, and requesting eight good cm. Death of wife reported, 6 August 1784.
Coxed, John and G., and Woster, Thomas, cm of ‘The White Swan’, St Paul's Churchyard, London, (1700–36).
Damget, —, address unrecorded. Secretaire cabinet recorded impressed ‘DAMGET 1753’. [Sotheby's, 18 November 1982]
Evans, A., address unrecorded, cm (1774).
Granger, Hugh, ‘The Carved Angel’, Aldermanbury, London, cm (1692–1706). In 1692 was churchwarden of St Mary's Church, Aldermanbury.
Long, William, London, cm and carver (before 1785). From 1785 trading at an address in Union St, Philadelphia, USA. Claimed to be ‘Late of London’.
Porter, John, London, cm and u (1827–39). At 25 Welbeck St, Cavendish Sq., 1827–29 and 5 Bartholomew Pl., Hertford Rd in 1839. In 1829 the business was described as Porter & Co. invalid chair etc., maker. [D]
Richards, I. (or J.), London (?), cm (1746). Mahogany corner cabinet recorded, styled with a richly carved cornice above double glazed doors with enriched mouldings, the cupboard below enclosed by panelled double doors, with carved ogee bracket feet.
Roberts, William, address unrecorded, cm (1797). Mahogany secretary with tulipwood banding recorded bearing label which reads: ‘This Secretary was finished 3rd August 1797.
Simson (or Simpson), George, 19 St Paul's Churchyard, London, upholder, cm and undertaker (1780–1839). Son of John Simpson (sic) of Chatham, Kent, surgeon and apothecary. App. to Noah Chivers of London on 2 December 1772 and free of the Upholders’ Co.
Swan, John, Cambridge, cm, u, auctioneer, appraiser and estate agent (1824–45). Living in Jesus Lane, parish of All Saints, 1824–26 when two of his children were bapt.
Vile, William, Castle Lane (later 72 St Martin's Lane), London, cm (c. 1700/05–d. 1767). William Vile was born early in the 18th century, probably in Somerset.
Walker, George Townsend, address unknown, cm (1784). A secretaire cabinet has been recorded with the signature of this maker and the date 7 April 1784. [Christie's, 27 July 1978, lot 162]