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Alderman, J., 16 Soho Sq., London, inventor, patentee and manufacturer (c. 1830–40).
Byfield, Thomas, Soho, London, carver and gilder (1793–1827). Recorded in partnership with James Byfield at 16 Wardour St in 1793 and alone at 39 Old Compton St, 1809–25.
Clackson, William, Ditch Side, St Bride's, London, u (1709–15).
Fell, Joseph, Half Mood Inn Yd, Bigg Mkt, Newcastle, cm (1816). Sale by Joseph Fell of stock of ‘an eminent CABINET-MAKER’ declining business, announced in Durham County Advertiser, 29 June 1816.
Hibbert, John, London, u (1668–d.1717). Trading in Bartholomew Close by 1717, when he died and was succeeded at this address by his partner, Philip Bodham.
Le (or La) Grange, —, London, u (1674–75). Upholsterer to the Royal Household in the reign of Charles II.
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’.
Morel, Nicholas and Morel & Hughes, Robert, London, cm and u (1790–1830).
Morgan & Sanders, 16 and 17 Catherine St, Strand, London, cm and u (1801–20). A partnership of Thomas Morgan and Joseph Sanders, both former employees of Thomas Butler of 13 and 14 Catherine St.
Phill, Thomas, ‘The Three Golden Chairs’, Strand, London, u (1700–d.1728). Free of the Upholders’ Co., 23 September 1700. Took as app. Thomas Collins of St Ives, Hunts. 2 June 1709 and he was made free, 4 November 1719.
Pocock, William, London, cm and u (b.1750–1825). Initially practised the trade of carpenter in London. He was made a member of the Carpenters’ Co. by redemption in 1782.
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]
Roberts, Thomas (1685–1714) and Richard (1714–1729), at ‘The Royal Chair’, Marylebone St, London, joiners, chairmakers and carvers.
Russell, John, London, chairmaker, joiner, u and cm (c.1773–1822). Employed by the Crown between 1773 and 1822, and was chairmaker to the King.
Ryland, A., address unrecorded. Charged £72 for ‘covering a chair, footstool and cushion set on ye throne in Westminster Abbey — for 8 yds. of wich gold and blue brocard at £9.’ [V&A archives]
Sanders & Colbron, address unknown, u (1819–20). Undertook removals, cleaning and repairs at Brighton Pavilion in 1819, and supplied a canopy, chair and footstools for the Duke of Wellington, Ambassador to the Court of France in 1820.
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.
Thompson, Messrs, St James St, Liverpool, cm (1813).
Tomlin, Robert, 61 Hanover St, Liverpool, cm (1820). Sale of stock by Taylor & Pinnington of Church St, on Tomlin's ‘going to reside in London’, advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 7 April 1820.
Turner, Thomas, 139 New Bond St, London, u and cm to their Majesties (1809–40). Recorded in partnership with Henry Turner, 1809–25.
Vallance, John & Evans, Samuel, address unrecorded, joiners and chairmakers (1823–26). Carried out general jobbing work and supplied some furniture for St James's Palace, Hampton Court, Kensington Palace and for the Houses of Parliament, 1823–26.
Whitby, John, London, joiner (1660–67). Although described as a joiner he appears to have specialised in chair making and was a frequent supplier to the Royal family in the early years of Charles II's reign.