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Attwater, W., 9 Drake St, Red Lion Sq., London, cm, u and undertaker (c. 1820).
Bijar, Robert and Mary
Dublin, Ireland; japanners and wallpaper sellers (fl.1742-69)
Bill, Richard & George, 12, 13 and 14 Summer Lane, Birmingham, with depot at 17 Ave Maria Lane, London, papier mâché and japan works (1818–39).
Blyde, Charles, London, cm, u, appraiser and undertaker (c. 1760–84). Trading at ‘The Chair and Tea Chest’, c. 1760, the address given on his trade card framed by foliated Rococo scrolls, which states he was ‘Late foreman to Messrs.
London; cabinet maker, upholder and ‘tapissier’ (fl.1728–d. 1775)
Brown, James, St Paul's Churchyard, London, u and cm (1747–96). Traded initially at the sign of ‘The King's Arms’ on the south side of St Paul's Churchyard which had been previously used by Christopher Gibson.
Burgon, Benjamin, Derby, u (1792). Advertised in Derby Mercury, 22 November 1792, sale of ‘Household furniture, China, Glass, Delph and Linen … Night Tables, Mahogany and Stain'd Chairs, Stands, Trays, Tea Board, Tea Chests …’.
Chivers, Noah, High Holborn, London, u and cm (1770–93). Son of Thomas Chivers of Warminster, Wilts., farmer. App. to Thomas Humphreys 5 August 1762, then James Grange 5 June 1765. Free of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude 4 April 1770.
72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)
Cooper, Joseph, ‘The Crown & Bowl’, facing St Sepulchre's Church, Snow Hill, London, wood and ivory turner (c. 1760). Trade Card in Heal Coll., BM.
Crawley, Gerard, ‘The Coffee Mill and Nimble Ninepence’, Cornhill, London, turner (1743–68). Although a turner he dealt with and made items of furniture.
Crook, Benjamin snr
Cross, Nicholas, 10 Pool Lane and 4 Thomas's St, Liverpool, cm (1754–d. 1780). In 1762 also referred to as a glass grinder.
Davies (or Davis), Samuel, Chester, u, cm and auctioneer (b. c. 1770–d. 1829). Trading in Eastgate St, 1797–1805; Foregate St, 1812–30; and no. 132 in 1828; in partnership with Cliffe in 1822. Admitted freeman on 23 January 1798.
Diller, D. & J., 5 Chandos St, Covent Gdn, London, travelling, writing desk and dressing case manufacturers (1837–41).
Dobb, Thomas, Liverpoool, cm (1760–80). Addresses given in Frog Lane, 1766–67; Williamson Sq., 1768–69; Lord St, 1768–77; and as ‘Gent.’ at no. 30 in 1777.
Dublin, Ireland; cabinet maker and joiner (fl.1761-1781)
Edwards, David, 21 King St, Bloomsbury Sq., London,writing and dressing case maker to the Royal Family, inventor of the patent military travelling cases (1813–d. 1848). Addresses also given at 84 St James's St, 1813–14, and 5 Orange St in 1817.
Edwards, Thomas, London, cm (1832–39). Sent account dated 23 August 1839 to John Arkwright of Hampton Court, Leominster, Herefs., for articles supplied in 1832–33.
Freeman, Edward, Norwich, cm and chairmaker (1760–1803). On 19 April 1760 Edward Freeman, cm, son of Edward Freeman, carpenter was admitted a freeman of Norwich. He is recorded in the Norwich poll bk of 1768.
Gardner, Matthew, Liverpool, cm (1796–d. 1815). Son of John Gardner, pot painter. Free 25 May 1796. In 1800 at 22 Whitechapel, the number changing to 85 in 1805 and 90, 1807–11. By 1813 at 79 Mount Pleasant.
Gomm, William & Richard, London, cm and u (c. 1698–1794). William Gomm was born c. 1698 the son of Richard Gomm, a yeoman farmer of Chinnor, Oxon. In 1713 he was app. to Hugh Maskall of London, a member of the Leathersellers’ Co.
Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard
London; cabinet maker and upholders (1748–96)
Hall, Joseph, Hull, Yorks., cm, carpenter and joiner (1740–54). Son of Joseph Hall, joiner; admitted burgess in 1740. In 1749 his app.