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Adderley, Samuel, 2 Court, Branstone St, Birmingham, fancy box, case and caddy maker (1835). [D]
Adye, Thomas, London, carver and sculptor (1730–53). Responsible for the carved mahogany ballot box supplied in 1738 to the Society of Dilettanti for whom he had been appointed sculptor.
Allen, Samuel, 5 Prince's St, Barbican, London, fancy cm (1835–39). In 1839 trade listed as portable desk, dressing case, work box and cabinet case maker. [D]
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’.
Arbuthnot, Philip, Villers St, Strand, London, cm, japanner and looking-glass seller (1702–27). One of the most fashionable furniture suppliers of the first decades of the 18th century.
Armstrong, —, address unrecorded, u (1719). Received £9 13s from Lady Bowes on 19 February 1719 for upholsterer's work. [Durham RO, D/St/Box 352/1]
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.
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.
Banting, France & Co., 27 St James's St, London, cm and u (1813–40).
Barnett, R., address unrecorded, cm(?) (1796). Supplied an ivory cabinet costing £4 14s 6d to the Hon. James Drummond of Perth, in 1796. [Scottish RO, GD 160/Box 46/XIV Bundle]
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]
Bastard, John & William, address unrecorded, cm (1756).
Bateman, John, ‘The Golden Ball’ by the Dytchside, Holborn Bridge, London, cm (date unrecorded). A walnut bureau is recorded bearing the label of John Bateman. [C. Life, 14 June 1962, p. 1420]
Bateman, John, Lancaster (1816–33). Named in the Gillow records between 1816–33.
Batley, William, 13 Brownlow St, Holborn, London, portable desk, dressing case, work box and pocket book manufacturer (1820–29). Recorded as Batey in 1820. [D]
Bayles, William, Market Pl., Barnard Castle, Co. Durham, joiner and cm (1827–39). A bill of 22 July 1839 lists items supplied for Wemmergill, North Yorks.: ‘2 swing glasses tray bott.
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.
Belchier, John, ‘The Sun’, South side of St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm (1717–d. 1753). A craftsman whose surname might suggest a Huguenot origin.
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.
Bell, Henry, ‘The White Swan’, against the South Gate, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm (1736–d. 1740). Successor to Coxed & Woster at this address.
Bell, Philip, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm and upholder (1758–74). Successor to Elizabeth Bell and almost certainly her son. His father was probably Henry Bell who also traded at the same address.
Bennet(t), Samuel, ‘at the Sign of the Cabinet’, Lothbury, London, cm (c. 1695–d. 1741).
Benois, F., address unrecorded. On 10 October 1814 supplied to the Prince Regent 2 cabinets ornamented with Florentine marble, mounted in ormolu, costing £1,000, another costing £500, and a small toilette box, £50.
Bickerstaff, William, 2 Little Vere St, Piccadilly, London, carver and gilder (1829).
Bill, Richard & George, 12, 13 and 14 Summer Lane, Birmingham, with depot at 17 Ave Maria Lane, London, papier mâché and japan works (1818–39).