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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.
Ellison, Thomas, Liverpool, u (1767–96). Addresses given in High St, 1767–73; 22 Sparling St, 1787; and no. 39 in 1796. [D] Advertised a lottery of his furniture at Sparling St in Williamson's Liverpool Advertiser, 13 September 1790.
Fawkes, John, Guildford, Surrey, u (1754–57).
Foxhall, —, address unrecorded (1805–09). Named in the account book of Lady Cotton of Madingley Hall, Cambridge, in January 1805 receiving £38 10s.
Harris, Thomas, 9 New St and 19 New Summer St, Birmingham, u, furnishing draper, carpet dealer and paper hanger (1829–35). Submitted bill to Mr Lloyd, 1829–30, totalling £1 14s 8d for ‘Gothic Chintz’.
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.
Moneyment, Matthew, Swaffham, Norfolk, cm and u (1827–30). Declared bankrupt, Chester Courant and North Wales Advertiser, 20 July 1827, but trading again at Castle Acre St in 1830. [D] Trade card of M.
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.
Morland, John, address unrecorded, u (1768–69). A long bill in the Kendal RO from John Morland to Thomas Morland is dated July 1768, totals £55 6s 9¼d, and was receipted in full on 5 June 1769.
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.
Reeve(s), Ham(b)den (or Hampden), Strand, London, u (1704– d.1714).
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]