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Adams, William, 9 Trippet Lane, Sheffield, Yorks., cabinet and portable desk manufacturer (1822). [D]

Allen, Samuel, 5 Prince's St, Barbican, London, fancy cm (1835–39). In 1839 trade listed as portable desk, dressing case, work box and cabinet case maker. [D]

Anderson, John, Liverpool, cm and carver (before 1746). In the Maryland Gazette, 21 October 1746 he announced that he made ‘Chairs, Tables, Desks, Bureaus, Dressing Tables, Clock Cases and all kinds of Furniture’.

Anderson, William, 18 Bromsgrove St, Birmingham, maker of portable desks and dressing cases (1830). [D]

Ansell, Samuel, Birmingham, cabinet, dressing case and portable desk maker (1822–39). Recorded at Gt Charles St in 1822, no. 147, 1828–30; 28 Kenion St in 1835 as leather cabinet case maker; and Kenyon St in 1839. [D]

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.

Ashford & Al(l)dridge, Shadwell St and Bath St, Birmingham, cabinet, dressing case and portable desk makers, clock case makers (1828–30). Trading at 67 Shadwell St in 1830. [D]

Attwater, W., 9 Drake St, Red Lion Sq., London, cm, u and undertaker (c. 1820).

Austin, Samuel, 67 Charlotte St, Fitzroy Sq., London, portable desk maker (1817). [D]

Baines, Henry, Lancaster, joiner and cm (1739–84). Admitted freeman as a joiner, 1739–40, and took eighteen app. joiners and cm between 3 September 1744 and 15 October 1785.

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

Barber, J., 16 Cateaton St, London, desk and dressing case maker (1835). The firm of Barber, Son & Davey, writing desk and dressing case makers, are recorded at this address in 1829. [D]

Batchelor, Walter, Bristol, cm, clock case and camp desk maker (1835–40). Recorded in Thomas St, Pugsley's Field in 1835 and at 3 Lower Montague St in 1839–40. [D]

Bath, John, London, fancy cm, portable desk, dressing case and cabinet case maker (1829–39). Trading at 7 Artillery St, Bishopsgate in 1829; 37 Jewin St in 1835; and 97 Cheapside in 1839. [D]

Batley, William, 13 Brownlow St, Holborn, London, portable desk, dressing case, work box and pocket book manufacturer (1820–29). Recorded as Batey in 1820. [D]

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

Bayley, Daniel, at ‘The White Bear’, Aldermanbury, London, cm (1713–d. c. 1729). A bill of November 1713 paid by Mr Bempde(?) for Mr Child lists ‘A Desk upon Drawers’, costing £2 10s. [V & A archives; Harris, Old English Furniture]

Bedwell, William, the Butter Mkt, Ipswich, Suffolk, joiner and cm (1723–42). As only joiner he took out a Sun Insurance policy on 6 January 1723 for £200 on his dwelling house in the parish of St Stephen.

Belcher & Gray, London, cm and u (1769–81). Addresses given at Brownlow St, Holborn, 1769–83, and Poultney St, Golden Sq., 1783–84. In 1779 supplied beds and bedding for Sir John Griffin Griffin's London house in New Burlington St.

Bell, Daniel, St Martin's Lane, London, cm (1724–34). Took out a Sun Insurance policy on 11 May 1728 for £1,800 on his dwellings, stock in trade and merchandise, fortunately, since on 13 October that year ‘a violent fire broke out at a Mr.

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.

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.

Best, Read & Co., Lionel St, Birmingham, cabinet, dressing case and portable desk makers (1830). [D]

Biggs, Thomas, 57 Rathbone Pl., Oxford St, London, cm, portable desk manufacturers (1820–29). [D]

Birtle, —, address unrecorded (1728–29). Named in the Holkham Hall accounts supplying in 1728 a mahogany bureau, £1 8s; 2 mahogany tables and 2 screens, £10 18s; and in 1729, a mahogany writing table, £6 6s, and a wainscot dumbwaiter, £1 8s.