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Ackworth, William, 86 High Street, Chatham, Kent, u and cm (1802–11). Took out a Sun Insurance policy in January 1802 for £3,200 of which stock and utensils accounted for £1,350.

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.

Atherton, —, A tallboy with secretaire drawer, a fall-front estcritoire, a tea table, and a number of chairs are known stamped ‘ATHERTON’. These can be dated on the basis of style from c. 1780 to c. 1810 and are thought to be of north country origin.

Baldock, Edward Holmes, Hanway St, London, furniture dealer, restorer, etc. (b. 1777–d. 1845). Born on 14 May 1777. Married on 19 November 1811 Mary Goringe, the daughter of John and Sarah Goringe of Buxted, Sussex.

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, Philip, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm and upholder (1758–74). Successor to Elizabeth Bell and almost certainly her son. His father was probably Henry Bell who also traded at the same address.

Birkit, —, Halles St, Clare Mkt, London, cm (1776). Straightfronted chest of five drawers in two contrasting woods, with top formed as a secretaire recorded, inscribed with name, address and date. [V & A archives]

Bisset(t) (or Birset), John, London, cm, cabinet and upholstery warehouseman, sworn appraiser and undertaker (c. 1760–93). Trade card, c.

Bradley, Richard, Horsemarket, Warrington, Lancs., cm (1796–1808). Witnessed a will in 1796. Good quality mahogany bow-fronted secretaire bookcase, c.

Bradley, Robert, Horsemarket, Warrington, Lancs., cm and u (1805–48). Declared bankrupt, Liverpool Mercury, 27 June 1817, but trading again from 1818–48; recorded wrongly as ‘Beadley’ in 1818. Secretaire bookcase, c.

Bradshaw, Thomas, 10 St Paul's Churchyard, London, upholder and cm (1754–75). [D] Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Label found on Chippendale-style mahogany bureau bookcase with scrolled fretted pediment, Chinoiserie frieze and bracket feet.

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.

Burton, James snr, Lancaster, cm (1779–98). Admitted freeman, 1779–80; polled at Lancaster, 1784; and named in the Gillow records in 1798 working on a secretaire. [Lancaster freemen rolls; Westminster Ref. Lib., Gillow vol. 344/97, p. 1456]

Bussel(l), Joseph, Plymouth, Devon, cm and u (1783–99). Advertised in Exeter Flying Post, 7 August 1783, sale of mahogany in plank, board or log, and requesting eight good cm. Death of wife reported, 6 August 1784.

Coxed, John and G., and Woster, Thomas, cm of ‘The White Swan’, St Paul's Churchyard, London, (1700–36).

Damget, —, address unrecorded. Secretaire cabinet recorded impressed ‘DAMGET 1753’. [Sotheby's, 18 November 1982]

Durham, John, London, cm and u (1821–35). Trading at 16 Catherine St, Strand, 1823–28; and 16 Rupert St, Haymarket, 1829–35. Stock consisted of varieties of folding, camp and field beds, combined settee, couch and cabinet beds.

Fuhrlohg, Christopher, 24 Tottenham Ct Rd, between Percy St and Hanaway Yd, 22 Gerard St, and 12 Gt Russell St, Bloomsbury, London, cm, inlayer and u (b. c. 1740–d. after 1787). Christopher Fuhrlohg came from a Swiss family which emigrated to Sweden.

Granger, Hugh, ‘The Carved Angel’, Aldermanbury, London, cm (1692–1706). In 1692 was churchwarden of St Mary's Church, Aldermanbury.

Gregson, Joseph, London and Liverpool, u and interior surveyor (1812–d. 1827). Son of William Gregson, block maker and nephew of Mathew Gregson of Liverpool, cm and u. Freeman of Liverpool 5 October 1812.

Head, Jonathon, Gt George St, Liverpool, cm (1813). Sale of his stock in trade ‘by order of the assignees’, by Trother & Magill, cm and auctioneers, advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 9 April 1813.

Helston, J. J., 36 Gt Queen St, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, furniture broker, appraiser and undertaker (late 18th century).

Heyes, J., Liverpool, cm (1824). Sale of stock by Stewart & Benton advertised in Liverpool Mercury, 12 November 1824. Notice read: ‘HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE of a very superior description, the property of Mr. J.

Jamar, S., London and Liverpool, cm (1818–26). In 1818 at 29 Wardour St, Soho. In February of that year he advertised his range of furniture in the French manner which he manufactured in London.