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Bladwell, John, Bow St, Covent Gdn, London, u, cm and chairmaker (1724–68). These dates possibly cover two related tradesmen.
Boon, John, 9 Duke St, Liverpool, with shop at 1 Waterloo Pl., Church St, cm and u (1827). Declared bankrupt, Liverpool Mercury, 25 May 1827.
London; cabinet maker, upholder, appraiser, undertaker (fl.1750–d. 1781)
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.
Burnett, Thomas, Strand, London, u and cm (1744–74). Recorded at ‘The King's Arms, against the New Church in the Strand’, 1747–66, and no. 61 Strand, 1760–74. [D] In partnership with Gilbert Burnett, 1747–74.
Chippendale, Thomas snr
Edinburgh, Scotland and 56 Greek St, Soho, London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1736-79)
Dowbiggin(g) or Dowbiggen, Thomas
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1752–d. 1832)
Cheapside, London; upholder (1753–92)
Trading at Trump St, Cheapside,, 1763; and as successor to J. Iliffe at ‘The Blue Curtain’, 5 St Paul's Churchyard 1765–73.
Fogg, J., London, chinaman to His Majesty (1824–28). Trading at 150 Regent St, 1826–28. Submitted a bill to Lord Gwydir for work done between 2 March 1824 and 15 April 1826, totalling £177 15s 8d.
Gilbert, Sarah, London, u (1729–41). Probably the widow of John Gilbert of St Giles, London who died in 1729.
Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard
Graham, Joseph & partners
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–1829)
Harris, John, 40 Crawford St, London, upholder and undertaker (1817–21). Presumably the u of 40 Crawford St whose lease and stock were sold on 17 July 1821 by Edward Foster of 14 Greek St.
Iliffe, John, London and Kettering, Northants., upholder (1753–94). Son of William Iliffe of Desborough, Northants., farmer. App. to Elizabeth Hutt of London, upholder, and also to Thomas Burnet. Made free of the Upholders’ Co.
Jackson & Graham
Oxford St, London; cabinet maker and upholsterer (1836–85)
Cornhill London, upholder, cabinet maker and glass grinder (fl.1755–97)
Kennett, Robert & Kidd, William, London, u (1766–95). Amongst the Chancery Masters’ Exhibits in the PRO is an account book of a furniture-making firm for 1792–95.
King, Thomas, Long Acre, London, cm and gilder (1742). In October 1742 his stock in trade was sold by auction.
Lapierre (Lapiere), Francis
Pall Mall, London; upholder (b. 1653-d. 1714)
Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804)
London; cabinet makers (1758/59–1804)
McDouall, James, at ‘The Royal-Bed’, Strand, near Durham Yd, London, cm, u and appraiser (1766–70).