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Bealing, Richard, London, u (1672–1711). Named frequently in the Royal Household accounts between 1688–1711, supplying bedding, cushions, upholstered furniture, curtains etc.
Bell, Daniel, London, cm and u (1725–31).
Bolt, Thomas, 28 Margaret St, Cavendish Sq., London, cm (1837–38).
Bonifold, John, address unrecorded, chairmaker (1791–92).
Bott, Thomas, London, cm and u (1816–39). Addresses given at 10–11 Gt Portland St, Oxford St 1816–31, and 28 Margaret St, 1832–39. [D] Supplied furniture to Streatlam Castle, Co. Durham, receipts for which are dated July 1829 and January 1830.
Bradshaw, —, address unrecorded, cm and u (1777). The Blenheim accounts mention ‘18 pieces of green flock paper’ supplied on 26 February, and ‘2 four post bedsteads with purple flowered Cotton furn.
Bradshaw, William, London, cm, u and ‘tapissier’ (1728–d. 1775). Workshops at Frith St, 1728–32; the ‘Gr. House’, 27 Soho Sq. and 59–60 Greek St, 1732–47; 60 Greek St, 1748–51; no. 59, 1752–55; and Princes St, Hanover Sq., 1756–62.
Braithwait(e) (or Brathwait(e), Ebenezer, Cornhill, London, u (1717–55). Trading at the ‘Ship and Anchor’, 1727–32. Son of Samuel Braithwaite, cheesemonger of Westminster, possibly brother of Samuel, cm and u of Holborn. App.
Brown, James, St Paul's Churchyard, London, u and cm (1747–96). Traded initially at the sign of ‘The King's Arms’ on the south side of St Paul's Churchyard which had been previously used by Christopher Gibson.
Bruce, David, Aldersgate St, London, cm and u (1792–1823). Recorded at no. 110 in 1792 and no. 113, 1800–23.
Burnell, C. & Fox, John, London, cm, upholders, appraisers and undertakers, successors to William Lamb (1809–25). Trading at 9–10 Jewin St, Cripplegate, 1809–19; and 46–47 Newgate St, 1820–25.
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.
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.
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.
Cullen, James, 56 Greek St, Soho, London, u and cm (1754–79). Listed in London directories between 1765 and 1779.
Davies (or Davis), Samuel, Chester, u, cm and auctioneer (b. c. 1770–d. 1829). Trading in Eastgate St, 1797–1805; Foregate St, 1812–30; and no. 132 in 1828; in partnership with Cliffe in 1822. Admitted freeman on 23 January 1798.
Dillon, Joseph, address unrecorded, chairmaker (1701). In October 1701 he was paid £4 6s by 2nd Duke of Bedford for six walnut backstools and four walnut elbow chairs, all with stuffed backs, and two walnut round stools. [Bedford Office, London]
Dowbiggin(g) (or Dowbiggen), Thomas, Mount St, London, Royal cm and u (b. 1788–d. 1854). After long neglect, Dowbiggin has at last come to light as probably the most highly reputed and successful cm of the 2nd quarter of the 19th century.
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
Evans, Samuel, address unrecorded, joiner and chairmaker (1826–31).
Farrington, Richard snr and jnr, Newcastle, carvers and gilders, cm and u (1778–1844). Recorded at Painter-heugh, 1778–87; Broad Chair, 1787–1806; Farrington's Ct, 8 Bigg Mkt, 1806–44; and also 10 Eldon Pl., 1833–44.
Fell, Lawrence, London, cm (1766–97). In notable partnership with William Turton from c. 1770, and later with James Newton at 31 Compton St, 1781–84, and 63 Wardour St and 10 Bruton St in 1797.
Gilding, Francis, 113 Aldersgate St, London, cm and u (1759–96). Son of Edmund Gilding of Red Cross St to whose business he succeeded. The manufactory he operated was substantial.
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.