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Alderman, J., 16 Soho Sq., London, inventor, patentee and manufacturer (c. 1830–40).
Bradburn(e), John, London, cm, u, appraiser, undertaker (1750–d. 1781).
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.
Deering, William, Gt Newport St, Long Acre, London, Venetian blind and game table maker and retailer (1769). Advertised in Middlesex Journal, 16 May 1769, as the ‘original maker of Venetian blinds.
Graham, Joseph & partners, London, cm and u (1767–1829). This business started by Joseph Graham involved various other members of the family in partnership.
Haworth, Thomas, near ‘The Angel’, High St, Doncaster, Yorks., u and cm (1766). Advertised in Cambridge Chronicle and Journal, 28 June 1766, as ‘Some years foreman to Mr.
Hewitt, John, London (?).
Hubbard, John, address unrecorded, cm (1810). Submitted a bill to the Duke of Northumberland in 1810 for a ‘mahogany eliptic breakfast table’ costing £2 10s; two square ones at £3 3s; a backgammon box, £1 4s; and a tea tray. [V&A archives]
Humberston, J., Baldock, Herts., cm, u and undertaker. Trade card, c.1820–30, is illustrated with elaborately-draped curtains, tip-up breakfast table, pole firescreen, sofa, chair and armchair. [Heal Coll., BM]
Keene, John, Oxford St, London, cm (c. 1820). Label recorded on a Regency rosewood breakfast table with brass inlay banding, supported on a circular pillar with a concave three sided base.
Kemp, George, Cornhill London, upholder, cm and glass grinder (1755–97). Son of George Kemp of Ramsgate, Kent, mariner. Father of Matthew Kemp and George Kemp jnr, both members of the Upholders’ Co. George Kemp snr was made free of the Upholders’ Co.
Kent, Bartholomew, Side, Newcastle, u (b. 1727–d. 1803). App. to William Smith of Newcastle whose daughter he later married. After receiving his freedom traded in London and Bath, Som. for seven years.
Leadbetter, Thomas, Liverpool, u (1767–d. by 1772). Free 24 November 1767 but did not trade for long. In December 1772 an auction sale of the remaining stock of the late Thomas Leadbetter was announced.
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’.
Mash, Thomas, 102 Wardour St, Soho, London, u and furniture broker (1829–39).
McDouall, James, at ‘The Royal-Bed’, Strand, near Durham Yd, London, cm, u and appraiser (1766–70).
Miller, James, Holkham Hall, Norfolk, and London, carver and gilder (1755–75). His only recorded work is that carried out at Holkham Hall, Norfolk.
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]
Seddon, George, Aldersgate St, London, cm (1753–1868).
Shackles, Thomas, Hull, Yorks., cm and u (1796–1834). In 1802 had a residence at Hedon, near Hull, but by 1803 living at Lowgate, probably the house previously occupied by John Shackles.
Smith, Samuel, ‘The Inigo Jones Head’, Compton Ct, Compton St, Soho, London cm and u (1744–d. by 1771). A Fellow of the Society for Arts and Manufactures 1761–65.
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.