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Bickerstaff, William, 2 Little Vere St, Piccadilly, London, carver and gilder (1829).

Bradburn(e), John

London; cabinet maker, upholder, appraiser, undertaker (fl.1750–d. 1781)

Brailsford, William, Sheffield, Yorks., cm and u (1774–1837). Trading with Thomas Brailsford at High St in 1774; alone at Norfolk St in 1787; at 3 Market St in 1797; and at 3 George St in 1837. [D] Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793.

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.

Davis, David, address unrecorded, carver and gilder (1813–15). Worked at the 6th Duke of Bedford's house in Hamilton Pl., London, and was paid £57 13s in December 1815.


Lancaster and London; cabinet makers and upholsterers (fl.c.1730–after 1840)

Hardy, James jnr, 60–61 Blackett St, Newcastle, carver and gilder (1833–38). [D] Trade card of J. Hardy, Newcastle, reads: ‘Carver & Gilder, Picture, Looking Glass, Frame and Cornice Manufacturer, Dealer in Oil Paintings. Near the Grainger St.

Lindsay, J., Bridge St, Sunderland, Co. Durham, carver and gilder (c. 1820–30).

Lockley, Francis, Wolverhampton, Staffs., frame maker (1818–27). Trading at North St as a carver and gilder in 1822. In 1820 advertised himself as a ‘Manufacturer of Looking Glass, Picture & Miniature Frames’.

Marples & Hibbert, 72 Fargate, Sheffield, Yorks., carvers and gilders (1837).

Marshall, John

London; cabinet maker, upholder, joiner and chair maker (1793–1840).

May, William, Sharp, Peter & Wilson, Isabella, Liverpool, u, dealers and chapmen, cm and modellers (1817). Declared bankrupt, and sale of stock and effects advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 10 January 1817.

Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804)

London; cabinet makers (1758/59–1804) 

Seddon, George I

Aldersgate St, London; cabinet maker (fl. 1753–d.1801)

Sharp, Peter, Bold St, Liverpool, u, cm and modeller (1817). Named in insolvency proceedings in January 1817. At first named with two partners, William May and Isabella Wilson, but subsequently only Sharp and May are mentioned.

Smith, Alexander, 11 Orange St, Red Lion Sq., London, carver and gilder (1823–27).

Sterry, George, High St, Worcester, carver and gilder (1820–40). At 11 High St, 1820–37 and no. 42 in 1840.