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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.
Bailey, Edward, 13 and 14 Mount St, Grosvenor Sq., London, cm, u and undertaker (1809–40).
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.
Barber, John, Coney St, next to ‘The Black Swan’, York, turner, maker of ladies's spinning wheels, fire screens, writing tables etc. (1785–1806). Advertised in York Courant, 23 August 1785.
Barlow, William, Swallow St, London, carver (1745–51). Worked for William Kent at 44 Berkeley Sq. in 1745, and with James Richards at Henry Pelham's house in Arlington St. His ‘Kentian’ friezes with foliages, festoons, shells and flowers cost 48s each.
Barrett, Thomas, 270 Strand, London, cm and u (1826–28). A circular writing table is recorded bearing the label of Thomas Barrett, 270 Strand. [D; V & A archives] See John Barrett
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.
Boyce, John, 9 Essex St, Strand, adjacent to the Temple, London, carpenter, builder, cm etc. (c. 1800). Pedestal writing table, c. 1800, bears his label which adds, ‘Chambers Offices etc. fitted up with neatness & dispatch. NB.
Brown & Lamont, Chester, cm and u (1820s). Trade label recorded on three-drawer writing table in the Gothic style from Eaton Hall, Cheshire. [V & A archives]
Burnett, Thomas, Strand, London, u and cm (1744–74). Recorded at ‘The King's Arms, against the New Church in the Strand’, 1747–66, and no. 61 Strand, 1760–74. [D] In partnership with Gilbert Burnett, 1747–74.
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.
Chippendale, Thomas snr, London, cm (b. 1718–d. 1779).
Chupain, Elijah, ‘The Crown’, King St, Bloomsbury, London, chair and cabinet maker (d. 1739). Died early in 1739 and on 27 July his household goods and stock were listed for sale by auction.
Clancy, John, 7 New Turnstile, Holborn, London, broker and cm (1809–21). In February 1821 took out insurance cover of £600 of which £330 was in respect of stock and utensils in his dwelling house in New Turnstile.
Coles, Roger jnr, Ansford, Som., cm (1763–64). Worked for Rev. James Woodforde 3 November 1763 on ‘a small writing Table with a Drawer & Lock’ for which 8s was charged.
Coxed, John and G., and Woster, Thomas, cm of ‘The White Swan’, St Paul's Churchyard, London, (1700–36).
Daguerre, Dominique, Sloane St, Chelsea, London, cm (1789–d. 1796). A refugee French dealer who fled to London in 1793.
Daniell, —, 42, 44 and 46 Wigmore St, London, cm.
Dobyn(s), Thomas, London, upholder (1722–d. 1765). Trading at George St, Hanover Sq., 1734–65. Son of Thomas Dobyns, vintner of Ruislip, Middlx; app. to Robert Webb on 23 June 1722; admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co.
Edmundson, Richard, Liverpool, cm and u (1779–1839). Admitted freeman of Lancaster, 1779–80, when stated ‘of Liverpool’, and polled at Lancaster in 1784.
Engleheart, Peter, 40 Castle St, Oxford Mkt, London, cm, u and undertaker (1793–1808). Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793, and named in his list of master cabinet makers, 1803. Mahogany double pedestal writing table recorded bearing his label.
Faradin, Abraham, address unrecorded, cm (1735). Supplied furniture to the Mohun family of Boconnoc, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, for which he was paid £12 2s on 14 April 1735.
Fenner, William, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Tunbridge-ware manufacturer (1792–1840). Probably trading on the Walks (the Pantiles) by 1792 in which year he subscribed £5 5s towards their paving.
Francis, William, 104 New Bond St, London, cm and u (1793–1840). For details of Francis's career in partnership with his brother-in-law see entry on Charles Elliott.