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Alden, Anne, Below the conduit, Exeter, Devon, u (1717–24). In 1717 took app. named Humphrey Wilcox who continued the business at the same address on her retirement in 1724.
London; carver (fl.1744–83)
Anderson, John, Liverpool, cm and carver (before 1746). In the Maryland Gazette, 21 October 1746 he announced that he made ‘Chairs, Tables, Desks, Bureaus, Dressing Tables, Clock Cases and all kinds of Furniture’.
Anderton, —, Lancaster, carver (1816). Named in the Gillow records as carving trusses on bookcase. [Westminster Ref. Lib., Gillow vol. 344/100, p. 2006]
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.
Arrowsmith, Stephen, London, turner and cm (c. 1730–58). Born 26 December 1701 at Nantwich, Cheshire, his father being a skinner by trade. His address is variously given on trade labels as ‘The Blue-Ball, in St.
Ashlin, William, 6 Belton St, Long Acre and 68 Strand, London, carver, gilder and looking-glass maker (1789–1826). Initially trading solely from the Belton St address.
Austin, Cornelius jnr, Cambridge, joiner (c. 1698–d. 1729).
Austin, Cornelius snr, Cambridge, joiner (c. 1660–1704). Cornelius Austin is better known for the fixed joinery work that is found in many of the Cambridge colleges such as King's Chapel, Emmanuel Chapel and the Wren Library at Trinity.
Avant, Thomas, Queen St, Dawlish, Devon, cm and u (1810–30). On 26 April 1810 advertised in Exeter Flying Post for workmen. Supplied white and gold bookcases for the libraries at Powderham Castle in 1820. [D; C. Life, 18 July 1936]
Bainbridge, Thomas, Lancaster, trade unrecorded (1808–23). Named in the Gillow records making a bookcase in 1811. [Westminster Ref. Lib., vol. 344/99, p. 1902]
Baldock, Edward Holmes
Hanway St, London; furniture dealer, restorer, etc. (b. 1777–d. 1845)
Balls, John & Co.
Bird St and Oxford St, London; cabinet maker, upholder and appraiser (fl.1809–40)
Banting, France & Co., 27 St James's St, London, cm and u (1813–40).
Barker, Robert jnr, at ‘The Chinese Bed and Sopha’, Coney St, Spurriergate, York, u, appraiser and undertaker (b.c. 1734–80). Eldest son of Robert snr, of Petergate, York, bapt. 30 November 1734.
Baron, William jnr, Whimple St, facing Broad St, Plymouth, Devon, cm, u, auctioneer, appraiser, undertaker, patent mangle and household furniture dealer (1822–26).
Barton, I., address unrecorded. Between 15 February and 10 March 1798 supplied a mahogany Pembroke table and four ‘Camber’ chairs, and cleaned ‘the bookcase & bureau of ink etc’, for Stourhead. [Wilts. RO, MS 383/5/1]
‘The Golden Ball’ by the Dytchside, Holborn Bridge, London; cabinet maker (fl.1708)
Battersby, —, Lancaster. Named in the Gillow records working on a bookcase in 1818. [Westminster Ref. Lib., Gillow vol. 344/100, p. 2065]
Bedwell, William, the Butter Mkt, Ipswich, Suffolk, joiner and cm (1723–42). As only joiner he took out a Sun Insurance policy on 6 January 1723 for £200 on his dwelling house in the parish of St Stephen.
Belcher & Gray, London, cm and u (1769–81). Addresses given at Brownlow St, Holborn, 1769–83, and Poultney St, Golden Sq., 1783–84. In 1779 supplied beds and bedding for Sir John Griffin Griffin's London house in New Burlington St.
‘The Sun’, South side of St Paul's Churchyard, London; cabinet maker (fl.1682-d. 1753)
Bell, Elizabeth, ‘The White Swan’, against the South Gate, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm (1740–c. 1758). Successor to Henry Bell at this address and almost certainly his widow.