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Abbott, Anthony, Liverpool, upholder (b. 1773/74–d. 1831). Recorded in 1796 at 14 Rainford's Gdn and subsequently at Davies St, Hackins Hey and Bolt St. In 1816 he had a warehouse at 3 Lower Spaling St.
Abbott, William, High St, Royston, Herts., cm and u (1824–39).
Abrey, Henry, High St, Chelmsford, Essex, cm and u (1823–40). In November 1834 suffered a fire at his cabinet warehouse in New St, Chelmsford. [D; Times, 25 November 1834; Oxford RO, Misc. LR 1/9; Essex RO, Q/RJ/2/1]
Ackworth, William, 86 High Street, Chatham, Kent, u and cm (1802–11). Took out a Sun Insurance policy in January 1802 for £3,200 of which stock and utensils accounted for £1,350.
Adams, George, London, u, cm, auctioneer and undertaker (1777–1828). Initially at 42 Haydon Sq., Minories, but from 1788 address changed to 122 Minories. Son of George Adams of Canterbury, innholder. App.
Adams, George snr, cm (d. 1773). Small inlaid mahogany cabinet of c. 1750 by this maker belongs to University College, Oxford (on loan to the Museum of the History of Science).
Adams, William, 9 Trippet Lane, Sheffield, Yorks., cabinet and portable desk manufacturer (1822). [D]
Adamson, Robert, Fenchurch St, London, cm, joiner and mahogany turner (1751–66). His trade card [Heal; MMA; NY] states that he ‘Makes all sorts of Cabinet Looking Glasses and Mahogany Goods at the lowest Prices. NB.
Aitken, Thomas, Langley St, Long Acre, London, cm (1760). Trade card illustrated in Heal states that he ‘Makes and Sells all Sorts of Cabinet and Chair Work’.
Algar, Joseph, 9 King St, Holborn, London, upholder and broker (1821). On 30 May 1821 took out cover for £1,000 with the Sun Fire Office on his dwelling house at which it was stated there was ‘no stove nor cabinet work done therein’. [GL, Sun MS, vol.
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.
Allaway, George & James, 58 Minster St, Reading, Berks., cm and u (1803–40). Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803. William Osmond was a partner in 1823. [D]
Alldridge, Charles, 85 Bradford St, Birmingham, cabinet case maker (1839). [D]
Allen & Doolan, 174 Borough, London, cabinet and chairmakers (1768–75). [D]
Allen, George, Fenchurch St, London, u, cm and looking-glass manufacturer to the Bank of England (1800–20). Son and successor of John Allen. Admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by patrimony on 7 May 1800.
Allen, Henry, London (?), cm (1669–73). Supplied fourteen pieces of furniture to William, 5th Earl of Bedford at a cost of £66 16s.
Allen, Samuel, 5 Prince's St, Barbican, London, fancy cm (1835–39). In 1839 trade listed as portable desk, dressing case, work box and cabinet case maker. [D]
Alvin, Charles, 60 Cromer St, Gray's Inn Lane Rd and Black Horse Yd, London, broker and cm (1821–23)). Insured with the Sun Fire Office for £200 in 1821 of which £40 was for stock and utensils.
Anderson, —, Windmill St, Tottenham Ct Rd, London, chairmaker (1803). Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803.
Anderson, Henry, 48 Castle St, Oxford Mkt, London, cm (1793–1808). Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793, and Cabinet Dictionary, 1803. [D]
Anderson, Thomas, address unrecorded, cm (1803). Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803.
Anderton, Charles, 19 Paul St, Finsbury Sq., London, cabinet and chairmaker (1808). [D]
Anderton, William, Liverpool, u and cm (b. 1750–d. 1812). Trading on his own account as early as 1777, in which year he was declared bankrupt. Had recommenced business by 1781 when he was trading from 17 Dale St.
Anderton, William, Bromsgrove St, Birmingham, cabinet case maker (1835–39). Recorded at no. 18 in 1835. [D]
Andrewes, Thomas, 25 Baldwin St, Bristol, cm and upholder (1781–d. 1819). In 1785 supplied a considerable quantity of fine inlaid furniture for the Mansion House, Queen's Sq. The cost of Andrewes's work amounted to £594 1s 9d.