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Abbot, Mathew & Richard, Uppingham, Leics., chair turners (1790–98). [D]
Abbott, William, Stamford, Lincs., chairmaker, cm and turner (1819–26). Trading at St Peter's Hill, 1819–22, and Beastmarket in 1826. [D]
Abel, Samuel, Church Gate, Loughborough, Leics., cm, joiner, appraiser and auctioneer (1775–95). Took up auctioneering in 1786. Advertised for journeymen cm and chairmakers in 1775, 1789, 1791.
Abraham, David, Searrett's Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight, Hants., chairmaker (1823–30). [D]
Abram, William jnr, High Wycombe, Bucks., chairmaker (b. 1816–41). [PR; 1841 Census]
Abram, William snr, High Wycombe, Bucks., chairmaker (1815–40). [PR]
Absell, James, 1 Cambridge Pl., Hackney Rd, London, chair stuffer (1835–39). [D]
Ackery, J., Bristol, cm and chair manufacturer (1834–40). Addresses at West St in 1834 and at 2 Jacob St from 1839. [D]
Ackworth, William, 86 High Street, Chatham, Kent, u and cm (1802–11). Took out a Sun Insurance policy in January 1802 for £3,200 of which stock and utensils accounted for £1,350.
Adair, William Robert, London, carver and gilder (1777–85). Initially carried on his business from 26 Wardour St, Soho, which had been earlier used by John Adair.
Adams, Daniel, Bury St, Stowmarket, Suffolk, cm, turner and chairmaker (1824–30). [D]
Adams, Francis, Low Park St, Sheffield, Yorks., chairmaker and beer house owner (1837). [D]
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, John, Needham Mkt, Suffolk, chairmaker (1773). [Suffolk RO, FAA: 50/2/94–104]
Adams, Robert & Co., 403 Oxford St and 2 Dean St, Soho, London, chair and sofa manufacturers, japanners and gilders (1801–16). Also traded under the style of Adams & Gray from 1801–04, and Adams, Graves & Co. from 1807–08.
Adams, William, 8 Cumberland St, Goodge St, London, chairmaker, cm and u (1809–39). [D]
Adderton, John, 24 Greyhound Yd, Nottingham, chairmaker (1832–40). Recorded also at Chesterfield St and Derby Rd in 1840. [D]
Addington, John, Stamford, Lincs., chairmaker (1840). [D]
Addison, John, Lancaster, chairmaker (1800–06). App. to Isaac Boulton in 1800. Admitted freeman in 1806, when stated ‘of Skipton’. [Lancaster app. reg. and freemen rolls]
Addison, John, Clayton St, Colne, Lancs., chairmaker and turner (1816). [D]
Agland, William, 4 Brydges Pl., Shoreditch, London, chairmaker (1823). Stock, utensils, goods in trust and dwelling house insured with the Sun Fire Office for £100. [GL, Sun MS vol. 494, ref. 1010925]
Aide, Robert, address unrecorded, chair frame maker (1722–36). Various payments occur in the accounts of the Duke of Northumberland. [V & A archives]
Ainsworth, John, High St, Stone, Staffs. chairmaker (1822). [D]
Ainsworth, Thomas, Colchester, Essex, chairmaker (1805–39). Initially traded from an address in Crouch St but in 1839 in Pelham St. [D]
Aitken, Thomas, Langley St, Long Acre, London, cm (1760). Trade card illustrated in Heal states that he ‘Makes and Sells all Sorts of Cabinet and Chair Work’.