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Bent, Thomas

Opposite Bridewell Bridge, Fleet Ditch, London, bed-joiner (1749–c. 1760) 

Brown, Ralph, Newcastle, u (1768–1808). Trading at ‘The Royal Tent, Foot of the Side’, 1768–1792; and Dean St, no. 8 from Mosley St, 1792–1808. Trade card of elaborate Rococo design shows tent, sofa and French chair in the Chippendale style.

Buck, Ann, at ‘The Queen's Head’, Holborn, near Hatton Gdn, London, dealer in furniture and upholstery (1741–50).

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.

Channon, John

109 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b. 1711–d. c. 1783)

Dell, Benjamin, Moorfields, London, bedstead maker (1749–1802). Trade card, c. 1763–92, gives address ‘next Door to the Sash, middle Moorfields’; and Heal also gives Christopher's Alley, Moorfields.

Gomm, William & Richard

London; cabinet maker and upholder(c.1698–1794) 

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.

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.

Hatt, John, Aldersgate St, London, cm, chairmaker and glass grinder (1759–79). Trading at no. 23, 1767–73; and no. 142, 1774–79.

Hervé, François 

Johns (or John) St, London, cabinet and chair maker (fl.1781–96) 

Hewitt, (or Hewett), Nathaniel, at ‘The Crown & Cushion’, near St Thomas's Gate, Southwark (42 Borough), London, u, appraiser and undertaker (1768–77).

Hollinshed, Thomas, corner of Gt Queen St, Drury Lane, London, turner (1755). Rococo trade card states that he ‘Makes & Sells all Sorts of Turnery Goods, in Mahogany, Wallnuttreee &c. Viz.

Hopkins, William, at the corner of Rood Lane, 15 Fenchurch St, London, freeman joiner, upholder, cm and sworn appraiser (1746–74).

Hunter, William, in Token House Yard, near the Royal Exchange, London, upholder and appraiser (1755–c.1760). Rococo trade card, c.1760, states that he ‘Makes after the Newest Fashion all sorts of Four Post & Standing Beds.

Kemp, George

Cornhill London, upholder, cabinet maker and glass grinder (fl.1755–97)

Linnell, John

London; cabinet maker, upholder and carver (b.1729–d. 1796)

Marshall, James jnr, York and Leeds, cm, upholder and appraiser (1755–d.1796). Appears to have run businesses either simultaneously or firstly in Leeds, c. 1755–66, then in York from 1768 until his death in 1796.

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; cabinet makers (1758/59–1804) 

Morel, Nicholas and Morel & Hughes, Robert

London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1790–d.1831)

Potts, John, Toddington, Beds. and London, upholder (1761–d.1800). In the 1760s and early 1770s appears to have traded from Toddington, Beds.

Simpson, Michael, ‘The Royal Tent’, on the Bridge, Leeds, Yorks., upholder, appraiser and undertaker (1762–70). App. to Alderman Farrer of York and then moved to London. By January 1762 he had returned from London and set up in business in Leeds.