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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.
Bradshaw, George Smith, London, cm, u and tapestry maker (b. 1717–d. 1812). Addresses given at Greek St, Soho, 1737– 59; no. 59 from 1755 (previously the workshop of William Bradshaw); at 80 Dean St with store room at Sutton St, Soho Sq.
Bromwich, Thomas, at ‘The Golden Lyon’, Ludgate Hill, London, paper stainer and u (1748–d. 1787). Trade card, dated 1748, states that he ‘Makes and Sells all manner of Screens, Window Blinds, and Covers for Tables, Cabins, Stair-Cases, &c.
Burnell, C. & Fox, John, London, cm, upholders, appraisers and undertakers, successors to William Lamb (1809–25). Trading at 9–10 Jewin St, Cripplegate, 1809–19; and 46–47 Newgate St, 1820–25.
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.
Chew, William, 12 Lord St, Liverpool, u and cm (b. 1784–d. 1824). Initially traded in partnership with his father John Chew under the style ‘Chew & Son’.
Dewing (or Dueing), Francis, London and King St, Boston, Massachusetts, engraver and carver (1716). Advertised in Boston City Directory as engraver on copper and silver plate (carver and calico printer), King Street — lately of London.
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.
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.
Nash, Thomas, ‘The Royal Bed’, Holborn Bridge, London, u (1714–d. 1748). Took out a Sun Insurance policy on 16 July 1714 on goods and merchandise in his house.
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]
Squire, William, London, cm and u (c.1730). Two different trade cards of this maker are known. One lists an address at ‘The Three Tents and Lamb’ within Bishopsgate, near Cornhill.
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.
Thomas, J., address unrecorded, cm and u (1806–08). Carried out work for the Dowager Lady Heathcote between 17 July 1806 and 9 May 1807, totalling £20 6s 6d.
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]
Tomlin, Robert, 61 Hanover St, Liverpool, cm (1820). Sale of stock by Taylor & Pinnington of Church St, on Tomlin's ‘going to reside in London’, advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 7 April 1820.