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Alderman, J., 16 Soho Sq., London, inventor, patentee and manufacturer (c. 1830–40).
Chippendale, Thomas snr, London, cm (b. 1718–d. 1779).
Collins, William, Tothill Fields, London, (1812–23).
Freeman, Jeremiah and successors, Norwich, carvers and gilders (1792–1850). Jeremiah Freeman, carver was admitted a freeman of Norwich on 18 June 1792.
Goodison, Benjamin, ‘Golden Spread Eagle’, Long Acre, London, cm (c. 1700–67). Benjamin Goodison first comes to notice on 7 September 1719 when he signed for money for ‘my master’ James Moore from the Duchess of Marlborough. [BL, Add.
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’.
Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804), London, cm.
McDouall, James, at ‘The Royal-Bed’, Strand, near Durham Yd, London, cm, u and appraiser (1766–70).
Norman, George William, London, carver and gilder (1820–39). At 7 Stephen St, Tottenham Ct Rd in 1820; 21 Windmill St, Tottenham Ct Rd in 1826; and 22 Charlotte St, Fitzroy Sq. in 1839.
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]
Robbins, John, London. In 1792 he made a set of four painted and gilt torchères on triangular pedestals in the hall at Sledmere House, Yorks., and a suite of gilt seat furniture in the drawing room. [Sledmere Guide Book]
Seddon, George, Aldersgate St, London, cm (1753–1868).
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.
Vulliamy, —, address unrecorded. Signed a torchère, c. 1790, with three-sided base carved with spears centring on ribboned wreaths, on three lion-paw feet; base supports a turned stand, carved with sphinxes, lotus leaves and gadrooning. [Sold by H.