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Ashlin, William, 6 Belton St, Long Acre and 68 Strand, London, carver, gilder and looking-glass maker (1789–1826). Initially trading solely from the Belton St address.
Bullock, George, Liverpool and London, cm (b. 1777/78– d. 1818).
Carter, Thomas, Stone St, Maidstone and Blue Town, Sheerness, Kent, cm, u, tin man and brazier (1790–1834). The earliest reference to this business occurs in the Maidstone Journal, 27 July 1790.
Coade, Eleanor and her successors, London (1769–c. 1840). Eleanor Coade (b. 1733–d. 1821) made an artificial stone at Narrow Wall, Lambeth, which so successfully imitated natural limestone that it has been mistaken for it ever since.
Cobb, John, 72 St Martin's Lane, London, u and cm (c. 1715– 78). John Cobb was presumably the one of that name put app. in 1729 to Tim Money, a Norwich u, for £45. [GL, Boyd's app. lists, vol. VI, p.
Cox, John, Clare, Suffolk, cm, u, appraiser and auctioneer (1796–1803).
Coxed, John and G., and Woster, Thomas, cm of ‘The White Swan’, St Paul's Churchyard, London, (1700–36).
Davis (or Davies), Peter, Lime St, Liverpool, u, feather bed and mattress maker (1822–37). Trading at 9 Lime St, 1822–27, with manufactory at 30 Cable St, 61 Lime St, 1827–29; no. 69, 1832–34; and no. 57, 1837.
Drakeford, John & Price, Richard F., Birmingham (1815–21). Signed and dated a leather-covered pinewood work or jewellery box with stamped gilt metal mounts. [Apollo, April 1961, p. 100, illus.]
Gillow, Lancaster and London cm (c. 1730–after 1840).
Hildebrand, —, temporarily in London, ‘Proprietor and Maker of the most Magnificent Cabinet in the World’. A notice, c. 1780, advertised the spectacle of his extraordinary cabinet at ‘Mr.
Hopper, H., London (1812–25).
Jensen, Gerrit, St Martin's Lane, London, cm (1680–d. 1715). Gerrit Jensen, whose name occurs in the Lord Chamberlain's accounts spelt in fourteen different ways (sometimes anglicized as plain Garrard Johnson), has been called ‘the English Boulle’.
Jones & Barker, 16 Lichfield St, Birmingham, makers of brass cabinet furniture (1793–1803). An oval brass repoussé picture frame is known with their trade label affixed.
Linnell, William, London, carver, cm and u (b. c. 1703–d. 1763). William Linnell was the son of a yeoman, John Linnell of Hemel Hempstead, Herts. He went to London in 1717 to serve his apprenticeship with Michael Savage, a member of the Joiners’ Co.
Mant, John, Winchester, Hants., cm and auctioneer (1792–1808). Recorded in High St, 1805–08.
Miles, Henry & Edwards, John, 134 Oxford St, London, furniture printers, u and cm (1822–44).
Oakley, George (& various partners), London, cm and u (1773–1840).
Rackstrow (or Rackstraw), Benjamin, London, cm, sculptor and picture frame maker (c.1720–d.1772).
Robinson, Richard, at ‘The Flower Pot’, Beaufort St, Strand, London, looking-glass maker (1697–1711). Recorded in newspapers in 1697.
Ryton & Walton, Wolverhampton, Staffs., papier mâché makers (c.1810).
Seddon, George, Aldersgate St, London, cm (1753–1868).
Staveley, Thomas, adjoining St Clement's Churchyard, near Fybridge, Norwich, carver and gilder (late 18th century). Worked in London before setting up his manufactory in Norwich.
Thomas, Frances, Halesowen, Salop, cm (c.1810–c.1830). Trading at Pekingham St, c.1830. Metal label of ‘F.
Tomkins, William, at ‘The Royal Bed’, corner of New Broad St, near Little Moorgate in Moorfields, London, u and sworn appraiser (1743–c.1760).