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Abbott, Anthony, Liverpool, upholder (b. 1773/74–d. 1831). Recorded in 1796 at 14 Rainford's Gdn and subsequently at Davies St, Hackins Hey and Bolt St. In 1816 he had a warehouse at 3 Lower Spaling St.
Abbott, William, High St, Royston, Herts., cm and u (1824–39).
Abrey, Henry, High St, Chelmsford, Essex, cabinet maker and upholder (1823–40). In November 1834 suffered a fire at his cabinet warehouse in New St, Chelmsford. [D; Times, 25 November 1834; Oxford RO, Misc.
86 High Street, Chatham, Kent; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1802–11)
ADAM, QUENTIN, wright, B of Canongate as p to Dougall McFarlane, B, 9 April 1663.
Adams, George, London, u, cm, auctioneer and undertaker (1777–1828). Initially at 42 Haydon Sq., Minories, but from 1788 address changed to 122 Minories. Son of George Adams of Canterbury, innholder. App.
Adams, George snr, cm (d. 1773). Small inlaid mahogany cabinet of c. 1750 by this maker belongs to University College, Oxford (on loan to the Museum of the History of Science).
Adams, William, 9 Trippet Lane, Sheffield, Yorks., cabinet and portable desk manufacturer (1822). [D]
Adamson, Robert, Fenchurch St, London, cm, joiner and mahogany turner (1751–66). His trade card [Heal; MMA; NY] states that he ‘Makes all sorts of Cabinet Looking Glasses and Mahogany Goods at the lowest Prices. NB.
Addison & Davidson, address unrecorded (1772). Received 6s on 31 December 1772 for a looking-glass for Gibside, Co. Durham. [Durham RO, Strathmore MS D/St/V. 995]
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.
London and Edinburgh, Scotland; carver and gilder (fl.1787)
At the Corner of Langley Street, Long Acre, London, cabinet and chair maker (fl.1760)
Aitken's trade card says he ‘Makes and Sells all Sorts of Cabinet and Chair Work’.
Aizdu Bamboo Co.
London; bamboo furniture manufacturer (fl.1894-96)
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.
Hartfield, Sheffield; decorator of furniture (fl.1842-5)
Alexander, H. & A. G. & Co. Ltd
Eastfield, Rutherglen, Glasgow, Scotland; furniture makers (fl. 1901-3)
Algar, Joseph, 9 King St, Holborn, London, upholder and broker (1821). On 30 May 1821 took out cover for £1,000 with the Sun Fire Office on his dwelling house at which it was stated there was ‘no stove nor cabinet work done therein’. [GL, Sun MS, vol.
London; carver (fl.1744–83)
Allaway, George & James, 58 Minster St, Reading, Berks., cm and u (1803–40). Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803. William Osmond was a partner in 1823. [D]
Alldridge, Charles, 85 Bradford St, Birmingham, cabinet case maker (1839). [D]
Allen & Doolan, 174 Borough, London, cabinet and chairmakers (1768–75). [D]
Allen, George, Fenchurch St, London, upholsterer, cabinet maker and looking-glass manufacturer to the Bank of England (1800–20). Son and successor of John Allen. Admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by patrimony on 7 May 1800.
Allen, Henry, London (?), cm (1669–73). Supplied fourteen pieces of furniture to William, 5th Earl of Bedford at a cost of £66 16s.
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]