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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.
Allin, William, Newark, Notts., cm (1770–88). Insured with the Sun Fire Office in 1776 for a total of £1,000 of which £400 was for utensils and stock.
Aycliffe (or Ayliffe), Thomas jnr
London; turner and chairmaker (fl.1760–d. 1805)
Beckwith, John, 5 Rathbone Pl., Oxford St, London, upholder and cm (1806–16). Also recorded at 8 Stangate St, Lambeth, in 1808. Trade card [Banks Coll., BM] shows Grecian sofa and elaborate draped window pelmet, and reads ‘from St. Martin's Lane’.
Beckwith, Samuel, snr and jnr
101 St Martin's Lane, London; cabinet makers and upholders (fl.1774–1812)
‘The Sun’, South side of St Paul's Churchyard, London; cabinet maker (fl.1682-d. 1753)
Benois, F., address unrecorded. On 10 October 1814 supplied to the Prince Regent 2 cabinets ornamented with Florentine marble, mounted in ormolu, costing £1,000, another costing £500, and a small toilette box, £50.
Benson, Joseph, St John St, Clerkenwell, London, japan furniture manufacturer (1803–25). Trading at no. 202, 1803–08 and no. 132, 1819–25. Recorded as ‘Benson & Co., Royal Japan Manufacturers’ in 1820.
Bickerstaff, William, 2 Little Vere St, Piccadilly, London, carver and gilder (1829).
Bigmore, Job, 1 White St, London, stained wood, japanned and Windsor chairmaker (1839). [D]
Blackburn(e), John, Liverpool, u (1772–83). Trading at Fenwick St, in 1772, with warehouse at 12 High St, 1773–74; and Pownall Sq., 1781–83. Admitted freeman on 23 July 1772.
Bounsall (or Bounfall), A., 8 Middle Row, Holborn, London, japanned chair manufacturer (1802–04). Named in Sheraton's list of master cabinet makers, 1803. [D]
Brooks, Thomas, Hull, Yorks., cm, carver, gilder and lookingglass manufacturer (1778–1840). Addresses given at 1 North Dockside in 1803; 50 Whitefriargate, 1806–14; no. 16, 1817–26; 48 Savile St, Osborne St, 1831–34; and no. 50, 1835–40.
Brown & Pattendon, 190 Oxford St, London, japanned chairmakers (1808–11). [D]
Brown, James, St Paul's Churchyard, London, u and cm (1747–96). Traded initially at the sign of ‘The King's Arms’ on the south side of St Paul's Churchyard which had been previously used by Christopher Gibson.
Buckingham, H., the Mint, London, japanned chair manufactory (1803–15). Recorded in Old St, 1803, and Old George St, 1802–20. Named in Sheraton's list of master cabinet makers, 1803. [D]
Buckman, James, 24 and 26 Red Cross St, London, dyed and japanned chair manufacturer (1808–11). [D]
Burrough(s) (Borough(s), Burrowes), John
Bywater, John, Grosvenor St, Bond St, London, cm and u to His Majesty (1803–39). Recorded at 70 Lower Grosvenor St, 1812–39; as Bywater & Goodbarne at no. 10 in 1835, and no. 70, 1836–37; and as Bywater & Co. at no. 70, 1829–39.
Carkeet, Nathaniel, Truro, Cornwall and London cm and u (1797–1820).
Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert
London; cabinet maker and upholder (fl.1767–88)
Chippendale, Thomas snr
London; cabinet maker (b. 1718–d.
Birmingham and London; japanner and papier-mâché manufacturer (fl.1772–d. 1812)