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Deering, William, Gt Newport St, Long Acre, London, Venetian blind and game table maker and retailer (1769). Advertised in Middlesex Journal, 16 May 1769, as the ‘original maker of Venetian blinds.

Duncombe, Richard, Bedford Ct, Covent Garden, London, u, cm and chairmaker (1772–85).

Folker, Samuel Sheppard, North St, Brighton, Sussex, cm, carver and gilder to His Majesty, looking-glass manufacturer and printseller (1819–31). Addresses given at no. 137, 1819–21; Royal Colonnade, North St, 1822–28; and 143 North St in 1831.

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.

Nix, George, London, cm (1744–51). Information about George Nix is somewhat sparse. In 1716 he is described as ‘citizen and joiner’ and recorded taking app. named Edward, son of Edward Halfhide, citizen and joiner, on 15 August for a payment of £15.

Pocock, William, London, cm and u (b.1750–1825). Initially practised the trade of carpenter in London. He was made a member of the Carpenters’ Co. by redemption in 1782.

Seddon, George, Aldersgate St, London, cm (1753–1868).

Storer, William, Derby(?), cm (1764). At Kedleston Hall, Derbs, there is a library table in mahogany fitted with forty-eight drawers, two reading desks and a cupboard completed by this craftsman on 17 December 1764. [C. Life, vol. CLXIII, no. 4205, p.

Syers, John, 3 Duffours Pl., Broad St, London, cm (1813–27). One directory of 1817 gives his name as Joseph. This may be an error, as John was used in 1813 and 1827 though other entries merely state J.

Townson, William, Norfolk, cm (1755–60). Probably the Townson who supplied furniture to Holkham Hall, Norfolk, between 1755–58.