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Alderman, J., 16 Soho Sq., London, inventor, patentee and manufacturer (c. 1830–40).
Anderton, Henry, Liverpool, cm and upholder (1811–19). In 1811 traded from 18 Sir Thomas Buildings and in the same year is recorded at 2 Marble St with a partner called Jamieson.
Boon, John, 9 Duke St, Liverpool, with shop at 1 Waterloo Pl., Church St, cm and u (1827). Declared bankrupt, Liverpool Mercury, 25 May 1827.
Burton, Samuel snr, London, u, cm, auctioneer and undertaker (1765–d. 1801). Addresses given in St Mary Axe, near Leadenhall St, c. 1765; 13 Houndsditch, 1768–83; no. 15, 1778–86; no. 11, 1782–83; and no. 8, 1782–1801.
Carkeet, Nathaniel, Truro, Cornwall and London cm and u (1797–1820).
Clarkson, William, ‘The King's Head’, corner of Old Bedlam, Moorfields, London, upholder, appraiser, cm and undertaker (c. 1760). His trade card states that he ‘Makes & sells all Sorts of Upholstery, Cabinet Goods viz.
Coleman, Thomas, ‘The Ship’ on London Bridge, London, u and appraiser (1733–37). Son of Thomas Coleman of White Chappell, Middlx, Gent. App. to Ambrose Pearman 7 April 1725 and admitted a freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude 5 December 1733.
Conn, P., Stockton-on-Tees, Co. Durham, cm (1827–37). In August 1837 advertised for sale ‘a large quantity of WHITE & GREY GOOSE FEATHERS & FEATHER BEDS.
Cooke, Thomas, London, cm and u (1746–64). In 1746 at ‘The Crown & Cushion’, Gt Queen St, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
Cork & Goring, Gt Alice St, Goodman's Fields, London, cm and u (1818). Bankrupt 1818 and their stock sold by auction October 1818.
Crow, Augustin, Bartholomew Close, near Smithfield, London, u (d. by 1689). Successor to Alderman William Crow. Augustin Crow was already dead by April 1689 when his stock was disposed of.
Davis (or Davies), Peter, Lime St, Liverpool, u, feather bed and mattress maker (1822–37). Trading at 9 Lime St, 1822–27, with manufactory at 30 Cable St, 61 Lime St, 1827–29; no. 69, 1832–34; and no. 57, 1837.
Dixon, Frederick, Middlx, feather bed and mattress manufacturer (1824). Declared bankrupt, London Gazette, 21 December 1824. Possibly:
Fawkes, John, Guildford, Surrey, u (1754–57).
Fenton, John, address unrecorded, cm (1769–72). Worked at Gibside, Co. Durham, for the Earl of Strathmore.
Flintoff, William, 67 West Smithfield, London, cm, u and feather bed maker (1790–1808). Took out a Sun Insurance policy for £1,400 on 26 July 1803, in which year he was named in Sheraton's list of master cabiner makers.
Gill, James, Liverpool, cm and u (b. 1790–1823). Born 14 March 1790, son of Joseph Gill, butcher. Admitted freeman by patrimony on 5 October 1812, and by 1814 trading at 8 Paradise St.
Grange, Charles, ‘The Royal Bed’, Snow Hill, London, u and cm (1710–63). Free of the Upholders’ Co., 13 September 1710, and master in 1748.
Griffith(s), Charles, Watergate St Row, Chester, cm and u (1831–40). Freeman of Chester, 27 April 1831. Bankrupt March 1838 and on 3 April his stock was offered for sale at his premises at 89 Watergate St Row.
Hallows, John, at ‘The Crown & Scepter’, Moorfields, London, u and sworn appraiser (c.1760). Trade card with Rococo embellishment states that he ‘Makes & Sells all Sorts of Standing Beds & Bedsteads.
Hankinson, V. J., London (?). In 1773 supplied Sir John Griffin Griffin of Audley End, Essex, with ‘one Field Bedstead & check furniture’, costing £2 15s; and ‘one feather bed bolster & pillow’, £3 5s. [Essex RO, D/DBy/A31/2]
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.
Heal, John Harris, London, feather bed and mattress maker (1810–28). Addresses given at 33 Rathbone Pl., 1810–18, and 203 Tottenham Ct Rd, 1822–28. [D; London rate bks] See Heal & Son and Fanny Heal(e) & Son.
Heal(e), Fanny & Son, 203 Tottenham Ct Rd, London, feather bed and mattress maker (1818–40). [D; Heal]
Hewitt, (or Hewett), Nathaniel, at ‘The Crown & Cushion’, near St Thomas's Gate, Southwark (42 Borough), London, u, appraiser and undertaker (1768–77).