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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.
Bradburn(e), John, London, cm, u, appraiser, undertaker (1750–d. 1781).
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.
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.
Crawford, William, 228 High Holborn, London, cm and u (1768–83). In 1778 with William Bond, carver and gilder, and Thomas Noble, proprietors of the Casino in Marlborough St, took out insurance cover for £800.
Dingwall, Alexander, Leicester Fields, Charing Cross, London, upholder and cm (1749–74). Polled at Westminster in 1749.
Fradin, Abraham, Haymarket, London, u and cm (1744). Auction announced in Daily Advertiser, 22 October 1744 of the ‘Household Furniture, Stock in Trade and Lease of the late Dwelling-House of Mr. Abraham Fradin, Cabinet-maker, next Door to Mr.
Gates, William, St Martin's Lane, London, cm (1774–after 1800). William Gates was a cm who specialized in fine inlay and engraved woodwork.
Gomm, William & Richard, London, cm and u (c. 1698–1794). William Gomm was born c. 1698 the son of Richard Gomm, a yeoman farmer of Chinnor, Oxon. In 1713 he was app. to Hugh Maskall of London, a member of the Leathersellers’ Co.
Graham, Joseph & partners, London, cm and u (1767–1829). This business started by Joseph Graham involved various other members of the family in partnership.
Halse, James, High St, Oxford, u and cm (1808). A mahogany clothes press, c.1800 bearing a label inscribed: ‘Halse's UPHOLSTERY & CABINET MANUFACTORY High Street, Oxford. Appraiser & Auctioneer’ was sold at Christie's, 29 June 1978, lot 75.
Hartley, John, Lewes, Sussex, cm and chairmaker (1762–80). Advertised in Sussex Weekly Advertiser, 3 May 1762 his business ‘At the Shop late Mr.
Hatt, John, Aldersgate St, London, cm, chairmaker and glass grinder (1759–79). Trading at no. 23, 1767–73; and no. 142, 1774–79.
Hodson, John, London, upholder and cm (1709–86). Son of Thomas Hodson, innholder of Lincoln. App. to Thomas Arne jnr on 23 February 1709, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 3 December 1718. Took app.
Lawson, James, 4 Chandos St, Covent Gdn, London, cm (1763–78). In the period 1763–65 recorded in directories as James & Peter Lawson but after 1767 solely as James Lawson.
Linnell, John, London, cm, u and carver (1729–d. 1796). John Linnell was the eldest son of William Linnell and his wife, Mary Butler. He was probably trained as a furniture maker in his father's workshop although he was not formally app.
Mant, John, Winchester, Hants., cm and auctioneer (1792–1808). Recorded in High St, 1805–08.
Marshall, John, London, cm, u, joiner and chairmaker (1793–1840). Addresses given at 21 Gerrard St, Soho, 1794– 1808; and 31 Soho Sq., 1811–40.
Mason, —, address unrecorded (1810). On 4 December 1810 he was paid £60 for picture frames supplied to Sir John Geers Cotterell, Bart, of Garnons, near Hereford, and Hertford St, London. [Herefs.
Miller, John, Worksop, Notts., cm, u, builder, joiner and carpenter (1816–35). Trading at Common, 1822–28, Low Town and Bridge Pl. in 1832, and Bridge Pl. in 1835.
Overley, William, at the sign of ‘The East India House’, Leadenhall St, London, joiner and cm (c. 1710–32). Prior to 1711 Overley conducted his business from a small shop which stood at the entrance to East India House.
Palliser, Joseph, address unknown, cm and joiner (1741). Paid 16s 3d for making a clothes press for ‘Mr. Leaton’, the entry in the cash book of the Gibside estate, Co. Durham being dated 1 August 1741.
Pitt, Cobbett & Son, London(?), japanners (1833). At the Stud House, Hampton Court, Middlx, undertook the japanning of 43 washstands and dressing tables, painted a press in imitation of mahogany, and stained and varnished a large Gothic sideboard.
Preston, John, Lincoln, cm and u (1770–90). The name of this maker appears in the Massingberd accounts 1770–79.
Price, Thomas, Red Cross St, Southwark, London, cm and u (1790–1817). Described as a cm, 1790–1802, and from 1809 as an u. Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793 and included in the list of master cabinet makers in his Cabinet Dictionary, 1803.