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Alken, Sefferin, London, carver (1744–83). In 1744 his address was given as St James's, Westminster, and from 1760 he was at Dufour's Ct, Broad St, Golden Sq.

Anderton, —, Lancaster, carver (1816). Named in the Gillow records as carving trusses on bookcase. [Westminster Ref. Lib., Gillow vol. 344/100, p. 2006]

Anderton, Henry, Liverpool, cm and upholder (1811–19). In 1811 traded from 18 Sir Thomas Buildings and in the same year is recorded at 2 Marble St with a partner called Jamieson.

Arbuthnot, Philip, Villers St, Strand, London, cm, japanner and looking-glass seller (1702–27). One of the most fashionable furniture suppliers of the first decades of the 18th century.

Ashlin, William, 6 Belton St, Long Acre and 68 Strand, London, carver, gilder and looking-glass maker (1789–1826). Initially trading solely from the Belton St address.

Austin, Cornelius jnr, Cambridge, joiner (c. 1698–d. 1729).

Austin, Cornelius snr, Cambridge, joiner (c. 1660–1704). Cornelius Austin is better known for the fixed joinery work that is found in many of the Cambridge colleges such as King's Chapel, Emmanuel Chapel and the Wren Library at Trinity.

Avant, Thomas, Queen St, Dawlish, Devon, cm and u (1810–30). On 26 April 1810 advertised in Exeter Flying Post for workmen. Supplied white and gold bookcases for the libraries at Powderham Castle in 1820. [D; C. Life, 18 July 1936]

Bailey, Edward, 13 and 14 Mount St, Grosvenor Sq., London, cm, u and undertaker (1809–40).

Bainbridge, Thomas, Lancaster, trade unrecorded (1808–23). Named in the Gillow records making a bookcase in 1811. [Westminster Ref. Lib., vol. 344/99, p. 1902]

Baldock, Edward Holmes, Hanway St, London, furniture dealer, restorer, etc. (b. 1777–d. 1845). Born on 14 May 1777. Married on 19 November 1811 Mary Goringe, the daughter of John and Sarah Goringe of Buxted, Sussex.

Balls, John & Co., Bird St and Oxford St, London, cm, u and appraiser (1809–40). Addresses at 12–13 Bird St, Manchester Sq., 1809–37; George Yd, Grosvenor Sq., 1827–28; 170 Oxford St, 1835–40 and 26 Bird St in 1839.

Banting, France & Co., 27 St James's St, London, cm and u (1813–40).

Barker, Robert jnr, at ‘The Chinese Bed and Sopha’, Coney St, Spurriergate, York, u, appraiser and undertaker (b.c. 1734–80). Eldest son of Robert snr, of Petergate, York, bapt. 30 November 1734.

Baron, William jnr, Whimple St, facing Broad St, Plymouth, Devon, cm, u, auctioneer, appraiser, undertaker, patent mangle and household furniture dealer (1822–26).

Barton, I., address unrecorded. Between 15 February and 10 March 1798 supplied a mahogany Pembroke table and four ‘Camber’ chairs, and cleaned ‘the bookcase & bureau of ink etc’, for Stourhead. [Wilts. RO, MS 383/5/1]

Battersby, —, Lancaster. Named in the Gillow records working on a bookcase in 1818. [Westminster Ref. Lib., Gillow vol. 344/100, p. 2065]

Bedwell, William, the Butter Mkt, Ipswich, Suffolk, joiner and cm (1723–42). As only joiner he took out a Sun Insurance policy on 6 January 1723 for £200 on his dwelling house in the parish of St Stephen.

Belcher & Gray, London, cm and u (1769–81). Addresses given at Brownlow St, Holborn, 1769–83, and Poultney St, Golden Sq., 1783–84. In 1779 supplied beds and bedding for Sir John Griffin Griffin's London house in New Burlington St.

Bell, John & Pick, Robert, address unrecorded, cm. Mahogany breakfront bookcase, c. 1750, known bearing two of their labels. [V & A archives]

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.

Bennet(t), Samuel, ‘at the Sign of the Cabinet’, Lothbury, London, cm (c. 1695–d. 1741).

Bickley, John, London, u, cm and gilder (1770). Carried out composition and gilding work at Chatsworth House, Derbs.

Billups, Thomas, Cambridge, joiner (1670–1723). Possibly the son of William Billups, he is recorded in the accounts of Christ's College.

Bonnel(l), Thomas, 133 Long Acre, London, upholder and cm (1744–d. 1782). In partnership with William Simmon(d)s, cm, St Martin-in-the-Fields, when declared bankrupt, Gents Mag., April 1744.