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Barker, William, London, u (1813). He altered and reupholstered six late 17th-century armchairs at Ham House, inscribing a new wooden member: ‘this Chair was restufft at Kingston, but covered at the Time the Bed was done.
Baudvine (or Baudovin), Nicholas, London, u (1683–84).
Bell, —, address unrecorded, cm (c. 1750–75). Mahogany Master's armchair with full padded back, surmounted by shield with bacchus head, scrolled arms, and cabriole leg with scroll foot recorded from Vintners’ Hall, London. [V & A archives]
Beville, Francis, 48 Wells St, Oxford St, London, u (1813–39).
Bissoll, —, Worcester, u (17th century). Wing armchair recorded bearing label. [Apollo, June 1975, p. 110]
Bonynge, —, address unrecorded, upholder (1795). Two of a set of six painted beechwood armchairs signed ‘BONYNGE UPHOLDER 1795’, exhibited by D. Drey, Antique Fair, Grosvenor House, 7–22 June 1962. [Conn., June 1962, p.
Boulnois, John, 44 South Moulton St, London, u (c. 1830–39).
Bransby, Robert, St Bartholomew-the-Great, London, u (1668–74). One of the agents in Britain for the tapestry firm of Michiel and Philip Wauters, Antwerp.
Bridgman, Thomas, address unrecorded, u (1768).
Brookshaw, George, 48 Gt Marlborough St, London, cm, commode maker, ‘Peintre-Ebéniste par Extraordinaire’ (1783–86). Employed at Carlton House, 1783–86, when his bill totalling £55 15s 6d was examined by Henry Holland.
Buchanan, P., address unrecorded (c. 1810–20). Stamp of ‘P.
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.
Chapman, George & John, 31 Market Pl., Hull, Yorks., u and cm (1776–1815). John Chapman, the founder of the business was the son of Thomas Chapman of York, a painter.
Chippendale, Thomas jnr, London, cm (b. 1749–d. 1822). The eldest of his illustrious father's children, was bapt. at St Paul's, Covent Gdn on 23 April 1749.
Cooke, Isaac, Bath, Som., u and cm (1765–1778). Employed by John, 4th Duke of Bedford. Presented account for £30 in June 1765 in respect of work carried out for the Duke at Bath.
Cooper, H. W., address unknown, (c. 1785). A Hepplewhitestyle oval backed mahogany armchair at Temple Newsam House, Leeds, has this name impressed on the seat rail. [Gilbert, Leeds Furn. Cat., vol. 1, pp. 93–95; V & A archives]
Cullen, James, 56 Greek St, Soho, London, u and cm (1754–79). Listed in London directories between 1765 and 1779.
Daguerre, Dominique, Sloane St, Chelsea, London, cm (1789–d. 1796). A refugee French dealer who fled to London in 1793.
Elward, George & Marsh, William, succeeded by Elward, Marsh & Bailey; Elward, Marsh & Tatham; Marsh & Tatham; Tatham & Bailey; Tatham, Bailey & Saunders; Bailey & Saunders; Edward Bailey; Mount St, near Charles St, London, cm
Firth, G., address unrecorded. Stamp found on pair of mid Georgian mahogany open armchairs with shaped rectangular backs, pierced vertical splats between outcurved arm supports, upholstered seats, square fluted legs and stretchers.
Ford, —, address unrecorded.
France, William snr, St Martin's Lane, London, cm and u (1734?–d. 1773). William France snr who had a distinguished patronage, and whose firm continued after his death in various titles (noted at end of entry), may have been born in 1734.
Gee, John, London, chairmaker and turner (1779–c. 1824) also listed as Gee & Sons (1809) and Gee, Thomas Ayliffe (1804– 09?).
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.
Goodison, Benjamin, ‘Golden Spread Eagle’, Long Acre, London, cm (c. 1700–67). Benjamin Goodison first comes to notice on 7 September 1719 when he signed for money for ‘my master’ James Moore from the Duchess of Marlborough. [BL, Add.