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Alden, Anne, Below the conduit, Exeter, Devon, u (1717–24). In 1717 took app. named Humphrey Wilcox who continued the business at the same address on her retirement in 1724.

Alderman, J., 16 Soho Sq., London, inventor, patentee and manufacturer (c. 1830–40).

Allin, William, Newark, Notts., cm (1770–88). Insured with the Sun Fire Office in 1776 for a total of £1,000 of which £400 was for utensils and stock.

Arbuthnot, Philip, Villers St, Strand, London, cm, japanner and looking-glass seller (1702–27). One of the most fashionable furniture suppliers of the first decades of the 18th century.

Atherton, —, A tallboy with secretaire drawer, a fall-front estcritoire, a tea table, and a number of chairs are known stamped ‘ATHERTON’. These can be dated on the basis of style from c. 1780 to c. 1810 and are thought to be of north country origin.

Barston, Thomas, Grantham, Lincs., ironmonger and cutler (1770).

Bedwell, William, the Butter Mkt, Ipswich, Suffolk, joiner and cm (1723–42). As only joiner he took out a Sun Insurance policy on 6 January 1723 for £200 on his dwelling house in the parish of St Stephen.

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.

Binns, Joseph, London, cabinet inlayer, shell and stringing maker, buhl manufacturer (1776–1829). Addresses given at 24 Duke St, 1792–1811; 6 Albion Buildings, Bartholemew Close in 1788; and 5 Goswell Rd, Frederick Pl., 1813–29.

Bolton, George, Haxby, York, cm (?) (1824). Mahogany tea table with tapering turned legs and reeded edges to flaps recorded, signed underneath and dated 30 June 1824.

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 …’.

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.

Chapman, Thomas, Old Bethlem, London, cm and bedsteadmaker (1748–83). App. to John Price, upholder of London, in September 1741 for seven years. Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.

Cooke, John, Chester, cm (1765–89). Free 18 February 1765 after serving as app. under Philip Prestbury of Chester, cm. By 1771 had set up in business in Eastgate St.

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.

Gumley, Elizabeth, London, cm (1674–d. 1751); Gumley, John, cm and manufacturer of plate- and looking-glass (1691–1727).

Hallett, William snr, Gt Newport St, Long Acre, London, cm (b. c. 1707–d. 1781), Hallett, William jnr, cm (c. 1730–d. 1767). In 1938 the late R. W. Symonds published an article on Hallett, Vile and Cobb [Conn., April 1938, pp.

Hartley, John, Lewes, Sussex, cm and chairmaker (1762–80). Advertised in Sussex Weekly Advertiser, 3 May 1762 his business ‘At the Shop late Mr.

Hasert, Peter, London, cm and looking-glass maker (1692–1746); Hasert, Peter, cm and looking-glass maker (1746–51). In June 1692 Hasert, sometimes called Hazard, was fined as a Papist for refusing the oath of fidelity. [Westminster Ref.

Hatt, John, Aldersgate St, London, cm, chairmaker and glass grinder (1759–79). Trading at no. 23, 1767–73; and no. 142, 1774–79.

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.

Hints (or Hintz), Frederick, at ‘The Porcupine’, Newport St, near Leicester Fields, London, cm (1738). Advertised in Daily Post, 22 May 1738, the sale of ‘a choice Parcel of Desks and Book cases of mahogany, tea tables, tea chests, tea-boards etc.

Hodson, Robert, at ‘The Cabinet’, Frith St, Soho, London, cm (1712–24). Took out a Sun Insurance policy on 25 March 1712 on his goods; and a Hand in Hand policy for £250 on his house on 11 July 1716.