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Aldis, J., Pimlico, London. Name stamped on late Regency writing desk.
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’.
Anderson, William, 24 Fleet St, London, writing desk and dressing case maker (1829). [D]
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.
Ayres, Philip, 18 Sise Lane, Cannon St, London, writing desk and dressing case maker (1829). [D]
Banting, France & Co., 27 St James's St, London, cm and u (1813–40).
Barber, J., 16 Cateaton St, London, desk and dressing case maker (1835). The firm of Barber, Son & Davey, writing desk and dressing case makers, are recorded at this address in 1829. [D]
Barlow, J., 107 Rea St, Birmingham, writing desk maker (1823). [D]
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]
‘The Golden Ball’ by the Dytchside, Holborn Bridge, London; cabinet maker (fl.1708)
Bayley, Blew & Chapman, 17 Cockspur St, London, dressing case makers and Perfumers to His Majesty and H R H Duke of York, (1829–35).
Bayley, Son & Blew, Cockspur St, London, cm (late 18th century). Satinwood writing or artist's cabinet recorded, bearing inside lid the label of ‘Bayley, Son & Blew, Cockspur Street, London’.
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.
‘The Sun’, South side of St Paul's Churchyard, London; cabinet maker (fl.1682-d. 1753)
Bell, Elizabeth, ‘The White Swan’, against the South Gate, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm (1740–c. 1758). Successor to Henry Bell at this address and almost certainly his widow.
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.
Bennet(t), Samuel, ‘at the Sign of the Cabinet’, Lothbury, London, cm (c. 1695–d. 1741).
Birtle, —, address unrecorded (1728–29). Named in the Holkham Hall accounts supplying in 1728 a mahogany bureau, £1 8s; 2 mahogany tables and 2 screens, £10 18s; and in 1729, a mahogany writing table, £6 6s, and a wainscot dumbwaiter, £1 8s.
Blugrove, Ann, ‘Nonburry’ (Newbury, Berks.?), cm (1730). Named in the Stowe MS being paid £3 10s for a writing desk in 1730. [Huntington Lib., California, MS ST 82, p. 261]
Bonnel(l), Thomas, 133 Long Acre, London, upholder and cm (1744–d. 1782). In partnership with William Simmon(d)s, cm, St Martin-in-the-Fields, when declared bankrupt, Gents Mag., April 1744.
Bradshaw, Thomas, 10 St Paul's Churchyard, London, upholder and cm (1754–75). [D] Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Label found on Chippendale-style mahogany bureau bookcase with scrolled fretted pediment, Chinoiserie frieze and bracket feet.
Briggs, Thomas, London, cm, writing desk and dressing case maker (1819–35). Addresses given at 20 Newington Causeway, 1819–23, and 27 Piccadilly, 1829–35. [D]
Buck, Ann, at ‘The Queen's Head’, Holborn, near Hatton Gdn, London, dealer in furniture and upholstery (1741–50).