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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.
Alderman, J., 16 Soho Sq., London, inventor, patentee and manufacturer (c. 1830–40).
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]
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]
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]
Bastard, John & William, address unrecorded, cm (1756).
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.
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.
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).
Blunt, Robert, address unrecorded, leather case maker (1833–34).
Box, George, 22 Union St, Maidstone, Kent, cm and u (1826–38). [D; poll bks] See James Box.
Box, James, Union St, Maidstone, Kent, cm and u (1838–39). Trading at no. 18 in 1838 and no. 17 in 1839. [D] See George Box.
Box, Philip, address unrecorded, upholder (1720–30). Son of Philip Box, Gent. of South Newington, Oxford; app. to Robert North on 2 November 1720, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 11 November 1730. [GL, Upholders’ Co.
Bradburn(e), John, London, cm, u, appraiser, undertaker (1750–d. 1781).
Bramah, J. & Sons, west end of Piccadilly, London, ‘Patent Engine Lock & Water Closet Manufacturer’ (1807–23).
Bray, George, 4 Cross Parish, Leeds, Yorks., ‘dressing case, workbox maker & fancy stationer’ (1819). Advertised in Leeds Intelligencer, 20 September 1819.
Brayman, Thomas, address unrecorded, u (1701–02). Carried out upholstery work in Scotland for Dalkeith Palace for thirty-nine weeks from July 1701 to March 1702, amounting to £28 16s 4d. [Scottish RO, Buccleuch MS GD 224 Box 28]