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Audley, William jnr & John, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffs., u, cm and auctioneers (1812–39). Initially at Lad Lane but by 1822 had in addition premises in the High St. In the period 1818–22 the business is referred to as William Audley & Sons.
Becket(t), William, Lancaster, cm and joiner (1771–1800). App. to William Blackburn in 1771; admitted freeman, 1779–80, when stated ‘of Wray’. Named in the Gillow records between 1786–1800 moulding claws.
Belshaw, Edmund jnr, Liverpool, cm (1802–05). Admitted freeman on 8 July 1802. Took app. in 1802 named Samuel Sharrat, who petitioned freedom in 1818.
Billing, J. S., 5 St Mary's Hill, cm, u and undertaker. Label recorded on oak low boy, c. 1760.
Blackburn (or Blakeburn), Thomas, St Mary's Gate, Manchester, cm (1771–73). Recorded at no. 14 in 1773. Announced in Prescott's Manchester Journal, 21 December 1771 ‘that he has enter'd on the shop late of Mr. Watkinson's, in St.
Bolt, Thomas, 28 Margaret St, Cavendish Sq., London, cm (1837–38).
Bott, Thomas, London, cm and u (1816–39). Addresses given at 10–11 Gt Portland St, Oxford St 1816–31, and 28 Margaret St, 1832–39. [D] Supplied furniture to Streatlam Castle, Co. Durham, receipts for which are dated July 1829 and January 1830.
Boulnois, John, 44 South Moulton St, London, u (c. 1830–39).
Brown, W., 6 Gt George St, Liverpool, cm and u (1832–34). Advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 18 May 1832, that he ‘has removed from 41 St. James Street to No. 6 Great George Street’. Sale of stock announced, same paper, 2 May 1834, ‘of Mr. W.
Bullin, Thomas, Plymouth Dock, Devon, cm (1810). On 8 February 1810 signed a contract to purchase trees at St Mellion, Cornwall, 133 cherry and 143 oak, for £70 5s. [Cornwall RO, DD Cy, 5888]
Bullock, George, Liverpool and London, cm (b. 1777/78– d. 1818).
Butler, Jos., Tattenhall, Cheshire, cm (1814). Signed and dated in marquetry the door of an oak housekeeper's cupboard with marquetry inlay, now at the Grosvenor Museum, Chester.
Capstack (or Capstick), James, Market St, Lancaster, cm (1798–1812). A cm of this name is recorded in the Gillow records for the periods 1798–99, 1800 and 1812–14.
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.
Cleator, George, Liverpool, cm (1767–82). At 7 Atherton St, 1767–81 according to directory entries but in 1782, the year of his retirement, he was in Lord St.
Cooke, John, Chester, cm (1765–89). Free 18 February 1765 after serving as app. under Philip Prestbury of Chester, cm. By 1771 had set up in business in Eastgate St.
Cooper, George, London, carver and gilder, glass grinder and looking-glass manufacturer (1784–1839). At 8 Lombard St in 1784 but by 1785 the number had changed to 82.
Copeland, Robert, Liverpool, cm (1766–d. 1796). Initially traded from an address in High St but by 1772 had moved to 36 Lord St. The number in Lord St from 1781 was 32.
Cox, Edward Treslove, London, u and cm (1807–21). At 104 St Martin's Lane, 1807–11, 13 Haymarket St 1811–20 and 6 Northumberland Ave., 1821.
Cross, Nicholas, 10 Pool Lane and 4 Thomas's St, Liverpool, cm (1754–d. 1780). In 1762 also referred to as a glass grinder.
Cuenot, John Antoine, Warwick St, Golden Sq., London, carver (1744–62). Although included in Mortimer's London Directory of 1763 he had probably died the year previously and the John Cuenot at this address in 1763 was his son.
Dawe(s) (or Daws), Robert, 17 Margaret St, Cavendish Sq., London, cm, u and recumbent chair manufacturer (1820–39). Trading at 33 Edgware Rd in 1839. Also listed at Harlington, Middlx in 1838.
Day, W., 353 Strand and 12 Charing Cross, London, trunk and portable bed manufacturer (c. 1820).
Dowbiggin(g) (or Dowbiggen), Thomas, Mount St, London, Royal cm and u (b. 1788–d. 1854). After long neglect, Dowbiggin has at last come to light as probably the most highly reputed and successful cm of the 2nd quarter of the 19th century.
Eling, James, Maze Pond, Southwark, London, carpenter and cm (1753). Sale of stock on declining business announced in Public Advertiser, 23 March 1753, consisting of oak, fir and deal, walnut veneers, cabinets, chairs and looking-glasses.