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London; upholder (fl.1672–1711)
Beckwith, William, 101 St Martin's Lane, London, cm and u (1789). A relative, possibly son of Samuel Beckwith.
Bone, Henry, Truro, Cornwall, then Plymouth, Devon, carver and worker in wood (1755–72).
London; carver (fl.1720–d. 1743)
Bramah, J. & Sons, west end of Piccadilly, London, ‘Patent Engine Lock & Water Closet Manufacturer’ (1807–23).
Burrows, George & James
Tunbridge Wells, Kent; Tunbridge-ware manufacturers (fl.1828–40)
Burton, Sam., parish of All Saints, Cambridge, joiner (1665–75). Recorded in the account bks of Trinity College, 1665–68, mending forms, seats, table and desk; and in 1667 supplying ‘a new table for the Upper Buttry’, 15s.
Chippendale, Thomas snr
Coade, Eleanor and her successors, London (1769–c. 1840). Eleanor Coade (b. 1733–d. 1821) made an artificial stone at Narrow Wall, Lambeth, which so successfully imitated natural limestone that it has been mistaken for it ever since.
72 St Martin's Lane, London; upholder and cabinet maker (b.c. 1715– 78)
Colombine, Paul, Norwich, u (1721–86). Son of Francis Colombine of Norwich, physician. App. to William Braithwaite of London 8 April 1714 and admitted a freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 2 August 1721.
Curtis, John, Wisbech, Cambs., cm, u and chairmaker (1768–1824).
Dingle, Daniel, Exeter, Devon, cm (1826–40). Trading in Cowick St, 1831–34; 3 Bridge St, 1833; and New Bridge St, 1836–40. Son William bapt. at St Thomas's Church on 16 July 1826.
Dudley, Thomas, King St, Soho Sq., London, metal ornament and bell-hanging manufactory (1817–20). Trading at no. 34 in 1817 and no. 36 in 1820.
Edmonds, —, address unrecorded, ‘inventor’ (1744). Notice in Daily Advertiser, 23 April 1744 concerned the sale ‘by Order of the Creditors of Mr.
Farrington, Richard snr and jnr
London; carver, gilder, glass grinder and picture frame maker (fl.1774–1825)
Ferrand, Thomas, York, carver, gilder and frame maker (b. 1786–d. 1852). Trading in partnership with William Dodgson in Coney St, 1814–16, when the partnership was dissolved. Ferrand is recorded alone in Stonegate in 1823; and at 7 Mount, 1828–30.
Gates, William, St Martin's Lane, London, cm (1774–after 1800). William Gates was a cm who specialized in fine inlay and engraved woodwork.
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.
Hervé, François, Johns (or John) St, London, cm and chairmaker (1781–96).
Hildebrand, —, temporarily in London, ‘Proprietor and Maker of the most Magnificent Cabinet in the World’. A notice, c. 1780, advertised the spectacle of his extraordinary cabinet at ‘Mr.
Humble, John, address unrecorded. In 1828 supplied a set of heavily carved elm dining room furniture, consisting of a table, ten chairs, two armchairs and a cellaret, to Nunnykirk House, Northumb.