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Anderton, Henry, Liverpool, cm and upholder (1811–19). In 1811 traded from 18 Sir Thomas Buildings and in the same year is recorded at 2 Marble St with a partner called Jamieson.
Argles, Edward, Maidstone, Kent, then London, u and cm (1795–1813). Son of Thomas Argles. Traded from an address in High St, Maidstone until 1810. On 22 September 1804 took app. named George Johnson for seven years at a premium of £80.
Auster, Roger, Birmingham, picture frame maker (1793–1818). At Brick Kiln Lane in 1793 but from 1812 was at Bristol St where the trade of brass founding was being carried on in addition and his son was assisting him in the business. [D]
Banting, France & Co., 27 St James's St, London, cm and u (1813–40).
Barker, Robert snr, at the ‘Sopha Dome Beds’, Petergate, York, u, appraiser and undertaker (b. 1706–d. 1781). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Son of John Barker, u of Petergate, bapt.
Baron, William jnr, Whimple St, facing Broad St, Plymouth, Devon, cm, u, auctioneer, appraiser, undertaker, patent mangle and household furniture dealer (1822–26).
Bates, Edmund, 8 Wellington St, Leeds, Yorks., carver in wood, draughtsman and gilder.
Bayley, Blew & Chapman, 17 Cockspur St, London, dressing case makers and Perfumers to His Majesty and H R H Duke of York, (1829–35).
Beckwith, John, 5 Rathbone Pl., Oxford St, London, upholder and cm (1806–16). Also recorded at 8 Stangate St, Lambeth, in 1808. Trade card [Banks Coll., BM] shows Grecian sofa and elaborate draped window pelmet, and reads ‘from St. Martin's Lane’.
Belcher, Thomas, 25 Gt Portland St, London, upholder and undertaker (1783). Took out a Sun Insurance policy in 1783 for £300 of which utensils and stock accounted for £213. [GL, Sun MS vol. 313, p.
Bertram, William, 100 Dean St, Soho, London, u (1839). [D] Brass-inlaid mahogany kneehole desk in French style recorded in private collection with stamped name and address on edge of central drawer.
Blea, —, Swerford, Oxon., ‘Cabinet Maker, Upholsterer, Carver Gilder, Sign Decoration Painter’ (c. 1830–40). So reads heading of bill which continues ‘Projecting Word Letters carved, Brass Door Plates etc. Neatly Engraved’. [Private coll.]
Bradburn(e), John, London, cm, u, appraiser, undertaker (1750–d. 1781).
Bradshaw, William, London, cm, u and ‘tapissier’ (1728–d. 1775). Workshops at Frith St, 1728–32; the ‘Gr. House’, 27 Soho Sq. and 59–60 Greek St, 1732–47; 60 Greek St, 1748–51; no. 59, 1752–55; and Princes St, Hanover Sq., 1756–62.
Brailsford, J. W., Sheffield, Yorks., u (1783). Supplied window curtains to Hardwick Hall in 1783, costing £4 is 11½d. J. and W.
Brailsford, William, Sheffield, Yorks., cm and u (1774–1837). Trading with Thomas Brailsford at High St in 1774; alone at Norfolk St in 1787; at 3 Market St in 1797; and at 3 George St in 1837. [D] Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793.
Bramah, J. & Sons, west end of Piccadilly, London, ‘Patent Engine Lock & Water Closet Manufacturer’ (1807–23).
Brook, I, address unrecorded. Set of four undated mahogany chairs, yoke-back with brass strings stamped ‘I. BROOK’, recorded in Wakefield, Yorks.
Broster, William, Castle St, Liverpool, cm and toyman (1766–69).
Bullock, George, Liverpool and London, cm (b. 1777/78– d. 1818).
Butler, J., Deptford Bridge, London. A folio trolly in the Codrington Lib., Oxford, has a brass tablet engraved with this maker's name.
Butler, Thomas, London, cm and u (1787–1814). Initially took employment as an attorney's clerk and was a part-time nonconformist minister at a chapel in Hitchin, Herts.
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.
Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert, London, cm and u (1767–88). At 2 Beak St, Golden Sq., 1767–75 when the address became 28 Warwick St, Golden Sq. The Beak St address was still being used by Robert Chipchase as late as 1787.
Chippendale, Thomas snr, London, cm (b. 1718–d. 1779).