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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.

Bailey, Edward, 13 and 14 Mount St, Grosvenor Sq., London, cm, u and undertaker (1809–40).

Banting, France & Co., 27 St James's St, London, cm and u (1813–40).

Baron, William jnr, Whimple St, facing Broad St, Plymouth, Devon, cm, u, auctioneer, appraiser, undertaker, patent mangle and household furniture dealer (1822–26).

Bayley, Blew & Chapman, 17 Cockspur St, London, dressing case makers and Perfumers to His Majesty and H R H Duke of York, (1829–35).

Bland, Charles, London, cm and u (1672–80). Named in the Royal Household accounts as a cm to Charles II.

Bradburn(e), John, London, cm, u, appraiser, undertaker (1750–d. 1781).

Bramah, J. & Sons, west end of Piccadilly, London, ‘Patent Engine Lock & Water Closet Manufacturer’ (1807–23).

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.

Chippendale, Thomas snr, London, cm (b. 1718–d. 1779).

Chippendale, William, Farnley, Yorks., joiner (1735–70). Second cousin to Thomas Chippendale snr. In 1767–68 erected a second storey over the school house at Burnt Yates, Yorks.

Clunes, Duncan, 44 Goodge St, London, cm and u (1811–25). On 12 December 1824 his wife Betty took out insurance cover amounting to £2,700 on 26 houses in Lambeth, Locks Fields, Bedford St, Nelson Pl., Newington Butts etc.

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.

Coles, Roger jnr, Ansford, Som., cm (1763–64). Worked for Rev. James Woodforde 3 November 1763 on ‘a small writing Table with a Drawer & Lock’ for which 8s was charged.

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

Folgham, John, London, cm, case and knife-case maker, dealer in silver and plated goods (c. 1750–1803). Trade card, c. 1760, gives address opposite the ‘Castle Inn’, Wood St; trade card and directories, c.

Franklin, Jeremiah, Oxford, master carpenter (1705–32).

Gates, William, St Martin's Lane, London, cm (1774–after 1800). William Gates was a cm who specialized in fine inlay and engraved woodwork.

Gilney, Christopher, Castle Ditches, Norwich, cm (1793–1806). First recorded in 1793 as a subscriber to Sheraton's Drawing Book.

Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard, London, cm and upholders (1748–96). Although the firm of John Gordon and John Taitt received a number of important commissions in the 1770s, relatively little is known about the two partners’ early careers.

Hallett, William snr, Gt Newport St, Long Acre, London, cm (b. c. 1707–d. 1781), Hallett, William jnr, cm (c. 1730–d. 1767). In 1938 the late R. W. Symonds published an article on Hallett, Vile and Cobb [Conn., April 1938, pp.

Jean, Peter Dominique, near Windmill St, Tottenham Ct Rd, London, ormolu maker (1764–1807). As Jean Dominique, he is recorded in the Royal Household accounts and Jourdain, Regency Furniture trading at Marshall St as a gilder and founder, 1783/95.

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.

Lambert, Pierre, address unknown, cm (1701). Undertook minor work in 1701 for Lord Monson, the largest item being the supply of ‘15 square glasses’ at 15s. A fine lock costing 5s was provided for ‘ye book case’. [Lincoln RO, Monson 12]