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London; carver (fl.1744–83)
Balls, John & Co.
Bird St and Oxford St, London; cabinet maker, upholder and appraiser (fl.1809–40)
Barlow, William, Swallow St, London, carver (1745–51). Worked for William Kent at 44 Berkeley Sq. in 1745, and with James Richards at Henry Pelham's house in Arlington St. His ‘Kentian’ friezes with foliages, festoons, shells and flowers cost 48s each.
Beaumont, William, 144 High St, Hull, Yorks., cm (1793). Advertised in Hull Packet, 1793, as a maker of tablets, friezes and chimney pieces.
Bradshaw, Thomas, 10 St Paul's Churchyard, London, upholder and cm (1754–75). [D] Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Label found on Chippendale-style mahogany bureau bookcase with scrolled fretted pediment, Chinoiserie frieze and bracket feet.
Edinburgh, Scotland and 56 Greek St, Soho, London; upholder and cabinet maker (fl.1736-79)
Daniell, —, 42, 44 and 46 Wigmore St, London, cm.
Del Vecchio, —, 26 Westmorland St, and 187–88 Gt Brunswick St, London, ‘PRINT, LOOKING-GLASS, STATUARY, PLAISTER OF PARIS, & ROMAN CEMENT MANUFACTURER, TO HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE IV AND TO THE BOARD OF WORKS’ (1831).
Woodbridge, Suffolk; joiner (fl.1828)
France, William snr
Francis, H., address unrecorded. In December 1839 he supplied to Buckingham Palace ‘4 new Spanish mahogany sideboards, carved & gilt’ costing £150; and carried out alterations to six others for £130.
French, J., Weaverham, Cheshire, clockcase maker. The gilt inscription ‘J. French, Cabinet Maker, Weaverham, Cheshire’ has been recorded on the hood-frieze of at least six long-case clocks by Richards of Weaverham.
Gates, William, St Martin's Lane, London, cm (1774–after 1800). William Gates was a cm who specialized in fine inlay and engraved woodwork.
Gillingtons, —, address unknown (c. 1815). Regency brass inlaid rosewood sofa table, rectangalar top, and two drawers in frieze on four turned supports and sabre legs, sold at Sotheby's, 12 January 1979, lot 218, bears the stamp ‘GILLINGTONS 3009’.
Harmer, B., address unrecorded. Early 19th-century library reading chair recorded bearing the stamp of ‘B. HARMER’. [Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Ipswich Museums and Art Galleries, L.
Hedges, John, Soho, London, looking-glass manufacturer (1817–29). Recorded at 31 Dean St and 53 Old Compton St in 1817; 14 Old Compton St in 1820; and 46–47 Dean St in 1829.
Hindley, C. & Son(s), 154 Oxford St, London, cm (c. 1820–30). Mark recorded on Regency kidney-shaped desk, veneered in yew and panelled with boxwood and ebony inlay, ornamented with finely-chased mounts and beadings, c.1830.
Hingston, John, 41 Cirencester Pl., Fitzroy Sq., London, cm. Regency rosewood ‘Musicatheca’ recorded bearing inscription: ‘John Hingston invenit et fecit’ and address. Hinged top raised with an easel support and a milled border.
Hughes, Robert, 115 Piccadilly, opposite Green Park, London, undertaker, u and cm to their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (1827–39). Submitted a bill to the Rt Hon. Lord Gwydir, receipted on 5 June 1827.
St Paul's Churchyard, London, cabinet maker, upholder and undertaker (c. 1773–97)
Mardol, Shrewsbury, Salop; cabinet maker and upholder (fl. c. 1723–c. 1750)
Marsden, James, address unrecorded, carver (1739–42).
Marshall, James jnr, York and Leeds, cm, upholder and appraiser (1755–d.1796). Appears to have run businesses either simultaneously or firstly in Leeds, c. 1755–66, then in York from 1768 until his death in 1796.
Martin & Smith
Norwich, Norfolk; cabinet makers (fl. 1810)