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Alderman, J., 16 Soho Sq., London, inventor, patentee and manufacturer (c. 1830–40).
Alken, Sefferin, London, carver (1744–83). In 1744 his address was given as St James's, Westminster, and from 1760 he was at Dufour's Ct, Broad St, Golden Sq.
Aycliffe (or Ayliffe), Thomas jnr, London, turner and chairmaker (1760–d. 1805). ‘Turner in Ordinary to his MAJESTY’. Originally at the corner of Gt Newport St but by 1762 had moved to 49 Wardour St which he used as ware rooms.
Brown, John, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm and u (1718–68). Son of Richard Brown of Chipping Norton, Oxon., tallow chandler. App. to John James on 28 March 1718 and free of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude, 6 October 1725.
Cripps, John, address unknown, garden furniture supplier (1838–40). Recorded from February 1838 supplying rustic furniture and metalwork for the gardens at Buckingham Palace.
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 (?).
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’.
McDouall, James, at ‘The Royal-Bed’, Strand, near Durham Yd, London, cm, u and appraiser (1766–70).
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]
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.
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.
Thoms, Alexander, Exeter, Devon, chairmaker (1786–1816). Removed to North St in 1795, announcing premises to let adjoining Palace Gate, where Richard Toms was recorded in 1791. Removed to 268 Fore St with manufactory at St Paul's St in 1808; and to no.
Walker, John, York and Harewood, Yorks., joiner (1766–75). App. to John Halsey, carver, in 1745 and Edward Griffiths, cm, in 1752. Free of York as a joiner, 1766. Involved in the supply of furniture to Harewood House, Yorks.