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Alderman, J., 16 Soho Sq., London, inventor, patentee and manufacturer (c. 1830–40).
Anderton, William, Liverpool, u and cm (b. 1750–d. 1812). Trading on his own account as early as 1777, in which year he was declared bankrupt. Had recommenced business by 1781 when he was trading from 17 Dale St.
Bar(r)on, Randolph, Martletts Ct, Bow St, St Martin-in-theFields, London, upholder (1709–29). Advertised in press, 1712 and 1727. Took app. 16 December 1713.
Barron, Benjamin, over against Bond's Ct, Walbrook, London, u (1720–41). Son of Robert Baron of Mary Land, clerk, app. to John Osborn, 3 August 1720. Admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude, 6 November 1728. Advertised in the press in 1732.
Barron, John, Wood St, London, upholder (1747). Advertised in press, 1747. [Heal]
Barry, William, 15 Junction Dock St, Hull, Yorks., cm, u, paper hanger and furniture broker (1831–40).
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.
Bolte, Adrian, London, cm (1660–75). Cm to Charles I, he applied for re-appointment to the office under Charles II. Named in the Great Wardrobe Accounts early in his reign, supplying in 1668 a great press.
Bradburn(e), John, London, cm, u, appraiser, undertaker (1750–d. 1781).
Carkeet, Nathaniel, Truro, Cornwall and London cm and u (1797–1820).
Cauty, William, London, cm and u (1748–80). Established initially at the sign of ‘The Chair & Curtains’ at the west end of Somerset House, Strand.
Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert, London, cm and u (1767–88). At 2 Beak St, Golden Sq., 1767–75 when the address became 28 Warwick St, Golden Sq. The Beak St address was still being used by Robert Chipchase as late as 1787.
Chippendale, Thomas jnr, London, cm (b. 1749–d. 1822). The eldest of his illustrious father's children, was bapt. at St Paul's, Covent Gdn on 23 April 1749.
Chippendale, Thomas snr, London, cm (b. 1718–d. 1779).
Cobb, John, 72 St Martin's Lane, London, u and cm (c. 1715– 78). John Cobb was presumably the one of that name put app. in 1729 to Tim Money, a Norwich u, for £45. [GL, Boyd's app. lists, vol. VI, p.
Cooper, George, London, carver and gilder, glass grinder and looking-glass manufacturer (1784–1839). At 8 Lombard St in 1784 but by 1785 the number had changed to 82.
Cooper, Henry L., 93 Bishopsgate St Within, London, cm, u, carver and gilder, estate agent and undertaker (1828–30). An ambitious maker whose advertisements in the local press matched his claim to wait upon families ‘in any part of the United Kingdom’.
Coxed, John and G., and Woster, Thomas, cm of ‘The White Swan’, St Paul's Churchyard, London, (1700–36).
Crawford, William, 228 High Holborn, London, cm and u (1768–83). In 1778 with William Bond, carver and gilder, and Thomas Noble, proprietors of the Casino in Marlborough St, took out insurance cover for £800.
Cross, Nicholas, 10 Pool Lane and 4 Thomas's St, Liverpool, cm (1754–d. 1780). In 1762 also referred to as a glass grinder.
Cure, George, the ‘Three Golden Chairs’, Haymarket, London, u (1721–d. 1759). Probably the son and successor of the George Cure working in London in the same trade, 1691– 1718. The business operated by George Cure jnr was of a substantial nature.
Daglish, William, Gateshead and Newcastle, joiner and u (1782–1838). Addresses given below Tollbooth, Gateshead, 1782–90; Cooper's-entry, 1795–1811; and Westgate St, Newcastle, 1824–34, no. 35, 1834–38.
Day, W., 353 Strand and 12 Charing Cross, London, trunk and portable bed manufacturer (c. 1820).
Dingwall, Alexander, Leicester Fields, Charing Cross, London, upholder and cm (1749–74). Polled at Westminster in 1749.
Ellis, B., London, carpenter (1804–07). Carried out repairs and made furniture for Bedford House and St James's Sq., London. In 1804 he made ‘a stong kitchen table’, costing £10, for the stables at St James's.