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Blyde, Charles, London, cm, u, appraiser and undertaker (c. 1760–84). Trading at ‘The Chair and Tea Chest’, c. 1760, the address given on his trade card framed by foliated Rococo scrolls, which states he was ‘Late foreman to Messrs.

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.

Burton, Samuel snr, London, u, cm, auctioneer and undertaker (1765–d. 1801). Addresses given in St Mary Axe, near Leadenhall St, c. 1765; 13 Houndsditch, 1768–83; no. 15, 1778–86; no. 11, 1782–83; and no. 8, 1782–1801.

Darby, William, at ‘The Bear & Crown’, 12 Aldermanbury, London, u, appraiser and undertaker (1750–70). Son of John Darby, ‘baymaker’, of Witham, Essex; app. to Thomas Brown, freeman merchant tailor, by trade upholsterer.

Gillow

Lancaster and London; cabinet makers and upholsterers (fl.c.1730–after 1840)

Grange, Charles, ‘The Royal Bed’, Snow Hill, London, u and cm (1710–63). Free of the Upholders’ Co., 13 September 1710, and master in 1748.

Hopkins, William, at the corner of Rood Lane, 15 Fenchurch St, London, freeman joiner, upholder, cm and sworn appraiser (1746–74).

Hunter, William, in Token House Yard, near the Royal Exchange, London, upholder and appraiser (1755–c.1760). Rococo trade card, c.1760, states that he ‘Makes after the Newest Fashion all sorts of Four Post & Standing Beds.

Kemp, George

Cornhill London, upholder, cabinet maker and glass grinder (fl.1755–97)

Mayhew, John (1736–d. 1811) and Ince, William (d. 1804)

London; cabinet makers (1758/59–1804) 

Moore, Thomas, at the ‘Bishop Blaze’, 77 Chiswell St, Finsbury, London, carpet weaver and hosier (1756–78). Fine trade card shows mitred figure holding wool-comb and book, with Rococo decoration surrounding sheep, cushions and a loom.

Morel, Nicholas and Morel & Hughes, Robert

London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1790–d.1831)

Simpson, Michael, ‘The Royal Tent’, on the Bridge, Leeds, Yorks., upholder, appraiser and undertaker (1762–70). App. to Alderman Farrer of York and then moved to London. By January 1762 he had returned from London and set up in business in Leeds.