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Adams, George, London, u, cm, auctioneer and undertaker (1777–1828). Initially at 42 Haydon Sq., Minories, but from 1788 address changed to 122 Minories. Son of George Adams of Canterbury, innholder. App.
Baron, William jnr, Whimple St, facing Broad St, Plymouth, Devon, cm, u, auctioneer, appraiser, undertaker, patent mangle and household furniture dealer (1822–26).
London; cabinet maker, upholder, appraiser, undertaker (fl.1750–d. 1781)
Brown, W., 6 Gt George St, Liverpool, cm and u (1832–34). Advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 18 May 1832, that he ‘has removed from 41 St. James Street to No. 6 Great George Street’. Sale of stock announced, same paper, 2 May 1834, ‘of Mr. W.
Copland, Henry, Gutter Lane, Cheapside, London, engraver and designer (1720–d. 1753). Trained as a silver engraver. App. to goldsmiths in 1720 and 1724. His engraved work popularised the Rococo style.
Dover, W., address unrecorded. Provided Nicholas Pearse of Loughton, Essex, and Bloomsbury, London, with two hall chairs, receiving £2 15s on 26 April 1814. [Essex RO, D/DHt A1/4] See J. Dover.
Ellis, John (Jonathan)
Dublin, Ireland; cabinet maker (fl.1701-35)
Glenister, Thomas snr
Temple End, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire; chair maker (b. 1837-c.1891)
Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard
London; cabinet maker and upholders (1748–96)
Settle, Yorks.; cabinet maker (fl.1798–1837)
Harmer, B., address unrecorded. Early 19th-century library reading chair recorded bearing the stamp of ‘B. HARMER’. [Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Ipswich Museums and Art Galleries, L.
Hepplewhite, George, Redcross St, Cripplegate, London, cm (d. 1786). A very elusive figure recorded in only one trade directory [Lowndes, 1786] as Kepplewhite & Son (sic), cm of 48 Redcross St.
Kennett, Robert & Kidd, William, London, u (1766–95). Amongst the Chancery Masters’ Exhibits in the PRO is an account book of a furniture-making firm for 1792–95.
4 Chandos St, Covent Gdn, London; cabinet maker (fl. 1763–78)
Martin & Parry, address unrecorded. On 8 January 1832 supplied Sir Charles Blois of Cockfield Hall, Yoxford, Suffolk, with three hall chairs costing £7 8s. [Suffolk RO, HA30: 312/418] Probably:
Masters, William, at ‘The Golden Fleece’, Coventry St, Piccadilly, London, cm, upholder, appraiser and undertaker (c. 1740–61).
Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804), London, cm.
Moore, James jnr, London, cm and u (c. 1690–d. by 1734). We have no record of James Moore's birth, but as his father, James snr was born c. 1670 it might be assumed as c. 1690. He was presumably app. to his father, but again there is no confirmation.
Lammas Street, Carmarthen, Wales; cabinet maker (b.1760-d.1831)
Naish, Catherine (Katherine)
St Mary-le-Strand, London; upholder and chairmaker (fl.1759–72)
Covent Garden, London; cabinet maker (fl.1716–51)
Oakey, —, Liverpool, cm (1819). On 10 December 1819 Messrs Taylor & Pinnington advertised the coming sale of Oakey's utensils and stock ‘on the Premises 25 Tarleton-street Church-street’.
(& various partners), London; cabinet maker and upholder (app. 1773–d. 1840)
Owen, John, Liverpool, u (1790–d. 1830). At 12 St Peter St, 1790–96 and 1813–14; but from 1804–11 the number was 41. In 1813–14 at 32 Standish St, and from 1816–21 at Gloucester St.
Seddon, George I
Aldersgate St, London; cabinet maker (fl. 1753–d.1801)