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Arbuthnot, Philip, Villers St, Strand, London, cm, japanner and looking-glass seller (1702–27). One of the most fashionable furniture suppliers of the first decades of the 18th century.
Channon, John, 109 St Martin's Lane, London, cm (b. 1711–d. c. 1783). In the 18th century there were many Channons living in Exeter and Tiverton, and it is not always possible to establish their precise relationship to each other.
Hilker, Anthony, Husband St, Gravel Pits, near St Ann's, London, cm, carver and gilder (1747–75).
Hodson, John, London, upholder and cm (1709–86). Son of Thomas Hodson, innholder of Lincoln. App. to Thomas Arne jnr on 23 February 1709, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 3 December 1718. Took app.
Jouret, Henry, London, carver, gilder and frame maker (1755–75). Initially at ‘The Architectural Frame’, Grafton St, Soho, but subsequently moved to ‘The Gold Frame’, Maiden Lane, Covent Gdn.
Moore, James snr, Nottingham Ct, Short's Gdns, St Giles-in-the-Fields, London, cm (c. 1670–d. 1726). Moore may be the ‘James Moore’ born to James and Mary Moore, and christened on 10 December 1670 at St Dunstan's, Stepney.
Nix, George, London, cm (1744–51). Information about George Nix is somewhat sparse. In 1716 he is described as ‘citizen and joiner’ and recorded taking app. named Edward, son of Edward Halfhide, citizen and joiner, on 15 August for a payment of £15.
Norris, John, Long Acre, London, joiner and frame maker (1669–1702). Samuel Pepys in his diary records a visit to Norris at Long Acre ‘who showed me several forms of frames to choose by; which was pretty’.
Oakley, George (& various partners), London, cm and u (1773–1840).
Pearce, John, near St Alkmund's Church, Derby, cm (c.1740). A newspaper cutting (whose source has not been identified), stated that his stock in trade and tools were to be sold off.
Quirke, Tom, address unrecorded. Worked at Shardeloes, Bucks. in May 1769 providing two large bookcases ‘with open pediment cornices with door framed ovals flat bead and flush.
Ratcliffe, John, Chester, cm (1812–37). Trading in Foregate St, 1812–19; Britain's Entry in 1826; and Brook St in 1837. Admitted freeman on 10 October 1812.
Reeves, C. Edward, address unrecorded. On 25 July 1754 he submitted a bill to the ‘Hon. Miss Lee’ for items including ‘A Large Chest with a Lock & Hinges’, which cost 16s. [Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Leigh receipts, DR 18/5]
Sayer, John, address unknown (1685). In July 1685 supplied for the 5th Earl of Bedford ‘a large press for writing with lock and hinges’ at £2 15s and ‘a wainscot case and mending the drawers and fitting them in’ 15s. [Bedford Office, London]
Simm, James, address unknown, cm (1778–83). In 1778 undertook work for Sir Gilbert Heathcote to a value of £9 0s 6d which included supplying on 31 October a double chest of drawers in oak at £5 5s, and a single chest of drawers at £3 3s.
Stovell, George, 3 Lower Grosvenor St, London, u (1792–1829). Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793 and included in the list of master cabinet makers in his Cabinet Dictionary, 1803. Upholsterer to the Prince of Wales, 1801–19.
Taylor & Sons, Gt Dover St, London, cm. Name and address stamped on early 19th-century mahogany bookcase in the library at Moor House, Herts. Over 24 feet long, it must have been made for its position, extending the north wall of the library.
Taylor, Daniel, London, cm (1790–1813). Trading at Shakespeare Walk, 1790–93; 126 Pearl Row, Blackfriars Rd, 1805–07; and 3 Pear Tree Row, Lambeth Marsh, 1805–13. [D] See David Taylor at 22 Shakespeare Walk.
Tibats, H., address unrecorded. Numerous fine mid 18thcentury card tables recorded with ‘H. TIBATS’ stamped on the concertina action hinge. [Furn. Hist., 1966, pp. 44–45]