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Alden, Anne, Below the conduit, Exeter, Devon, u (1717–24). In 1717 took app. named Humphrey Wilcox who continued the business at the same address on her retirement in 1724.
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.
Barry, William, 15 Junction Dock St, Hull, Yorks., cm, u, paper hanger and furniture broker (1831–40).
Butler, Jos., Tattenhall, Cheshire, cm (1814). Signed and dated in marquetry the door of an oak housekeeper's cupboard with marquetry inlay, now at the Grosvenor Museum, Chester.
Cleare, Thomas, ‘The Indian Chair’, south side of St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm (1724). His trade label has been recorded on a walnut kneehole writing desk sold at Sotheby's on 26 March 1976, lot 47.
Cliff, Washington, High St, Nantwich, Cheshire, u (1797–1823). Married to Mary who gave birth to a son Joseph Dutton in 1797, daughter Mary in 1799 and son George in 1801. Supplied furniture and furnishings to Lord Crewe of Crewe Hall 1822–23.
Crook, Benjamin snr, ‘The George & White Lyon’, south side of St Paul's Churchyard, London, joiner and cm (1732–50). Although he was not elected freeman of the Joiners’ Co.
Dickinson, H., address unrecorded, cm (c. 1790). Mahogany wardrobe, c. 1790, with unusual arrangement of small cupboard and fourteen drawers in lower half, recorded as made by H. Dickinson.
Dobb, Thomas, Liverpoool, cm (1760–80). Addresses given in Frog Lane, 1766–67; Williamson Sq., 1768–69; Lord St, 1768–77; and as ‘Gent.’ at no. 30 in 1777.
Elliott, Charles, London, cm and u (1752–d. 1832) and successors. Charles Elliott was one of the chief London cm of the late 18th century. He held royal appointments from 1783–c.
Evans, Samuel, address unrecorded, joiner and chairmaker (1826–31).
Fish, Peter, Hopton, Suffolk, cm (1744–d. 1788). Two walnut bureaux bear an inscription by Peter Fish. The earliest is veneered in walnut with two small and two long drawers and is decorated with two rows of chevron banding and crossbanding.
Freeman, William, Norwich, cm (1811–39). William Freeman, cm was enrolled as a freeman of Norwich on 24 February 1811. He is recorded in the poll bk of 1812 at St Andrew's and that of 1830 in the parish of St Simon and St Jude.
Gates, William, St Martin's Lane, London, cm (1774–after 1800). William Gates was a cm who specialized in fine inlay and engraved woodwork.
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.
Grubb, William, Cambridge, joiner (1673–d.1725). William Grubb received two payments from Trinity College in 1673 and 1679 for general joinery work.
Hallam, John, address unrecorded, joiner (1700).
Helston, J. J., 36 Gt Queen St, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, furniture broker, appraiser and undertaker (late 18th century).
Hennesy & Pelly, 105 Wardour St, Oxford St, London, u and dealers in second-hand furniture.
Hicks, J., Lower Pembroke St, London. Mahogany easel toilet mirror recorded with rectangular plate and pierced swanneck pediment, the frame stamped ‘J. Hicks, Pembroke Street’. The stamp of ‘J. Hicks, 5 Lr.
Hodson, John, London, upholder and cm (1709–86). Son of Thomas Hodson, innholder of Lincoln. App. to Thomas Arne jnr on 23 February 1709, and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude on 3 December 1718. Took app.
Hudson & Corney, 4 and 13 Broad St, Soho, London, upholders and cm (1790–1811).
Hudson, Edward, Lancaster, cm (1802–05).
Hudson, Francis, York, joiner (1709–33). Trading in Stonegate in 1729. Son of Francis Hudson, whitesmith; admitted freeman by patrimony in 1709.
Hurdacre, Joseph, Huntspill, Som., joiner (1739). A cupboard, originally one of a pair built-in on either side of the fireplace in a cottage near Bristol, is inscribed on the lining of the lefthand drawer ‘Mr.