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St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker and upholder (1758–74)
Bisset(t) (or Birset), John, London, cm, cabinet and upholstery warehouseman, sworn appraiser and undertaker (c. 1760–93). Trade card, c.
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.
Buck, Ann, at ‘The Queen's Head’, Holborn, near Hatton Gdn, London, dealer in furniture and upholstery (1741–50).
Burcham, Peter, London, carver, cm, chairmaker, undertaker and appraiser (1754–63). Trading at the Cabinet Warehouse, Fleet Mkt, 1755–63, and also near Holborn Bridge, 1763.
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.
109 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet maker (b. 1711–d. c. 1783)
Copland, Henry, Gutter Lane, Cheapside, London, engraver and designer (1720–d. 1753). Trained as a silver engraver. App. to goldsmiths in 1720 and 1724. His engraved work popularised the Rococo style.
Dalziel, —, at ‘The Chair’, the corner of Wych St, facing Drury Lane, London, cm (c. 1770).
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.
Lancaster and London; cabinet makers and upholsterers (fl.c.1730–after 1840)
Gomm, William & Richard
London; cabinet maker and upholder(c.1698–1794)
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.
Hall, Pierce (or Pearce), at ‘The Chair’, in St John's St, near Hicks Hall, London, cm and chairmaker (1754–c.1760). Rococo trade card, c. 1755–60, shows Chippendale-style chair in an elaborately shaped surround.
Hallows, John, at ‘The Crown & Scepter’, Moorfields, London, u and sworn appraiser (c.1760). Trade card with Rococo embellishment states that he ‘Makes & Sells all Sorts of Standing Beds & Bedsteads.
Harris, John, Leadenhall St, London, joiner and cm (1758–59).
Hatt, John, Aldersgate St, London, cm, chairmaker and glass grinder (1759–79). Trading at no. 23, 1767–73; and no. 142, 1774–79.
Johns (or John) St, London, cabinet and chair maker (fl.1781–96)
Hewitt, (or Hewett), Nathaniel, at ‘The Crown & Cushion’, near St Thomas's Gate, Southwark (42 Borough), London, u, appraiser and undertaker (1768–77).
Holden, Thomas, at ‘The Sign of the Chair’, Hanover St, near Castle St, Long Acre, London, cm, appraiser and undertaker (c.1750).
Holloway, Richard, St Martin's Church Yard, London, ‘Cabinet & Chair Maker, Upholder &c. Funerals Furnished’ (1777). Rococo trade card reads as above, and shows Chippendalestyle chair and bureau bookcase.
Holmes, Richard, Barbican, London, freeman carpenter, cm, looking-glass manufacturer and glass grinder (1755–86). Recorded at no. 55, 1777–78; no. 22, 1778–86; and as Richard Holmes & Son, 1781–86.