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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.

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.

Cooper, —, Chatsworth, Derbs., u (1699–1704). The Chatsworth accounts show an u named Cooper working on an extensive scale from 1699–1704.

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.

Honiss, William Henry, York St (or Buildings), Hastings, and 43 Marina, St Leonards, Sussex, u (1837–39).

Hutchin(s), Hassall (or Hassil), London, upholder, cm and auctioneer (1769–90). Recorded at King St, Covent Gdn, 1773–83; and no. 41, 1783–90. In 1777 Hassett Hutchins of Hart St, Covent Gdn, insured a house at 115 Strand, near Somerset House, for £60.

Linnell, John, London, cm, u and carver (1729–d. 1796). John Linnell was the eldest son of William Linnell and his wife, Mary Butler. He was probably trained as a furniture maker in his father's workshop although he was not formally app.

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.

Moore, Thomas, at the ‘Bishop Blaze’, 77 Chiswell St, Finsbury, London, carpet weaver and hosier (1756–78). Fine trade card shows mitred figure holding wool-comb and book, with Rococo decoration surrounding sheep, cushions and a loom.

Newbery, John, Upper Marylebone St, London, leather gilder and table cover maker (1794–1825). At 28 Upper Marylebone St in 1794 but by 1807 the number was 54.

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.

Oakley, George (& various partners), London, cm and u (1773–1840).

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]

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.

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]