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Alexander, –, address unrecorded (1748). On 13 June 1748 £6 6s was paid by Mrs Bowes to ‘Alexander for a pair of branches lackered’. [Durham RO, D/St/V1488–90]
Bell, Elizabeth, ‘The White Swan’, against the South Gate, St Paul's Churchyard, London, cm (1740–c. 1758). Successor to Henry Bell at this address and almost certainly his widow.
Bowman, William, Liverpool, cm (1788).
Burton, —, Stamford, Lincs., carver and gilder (c. 1826–32). Trade card reads: ‘CARVER, GILDER, Looking Glass and Picture Frame Maker, Bookbinder &c. Glasses polished and silvered. Frames made to Pattern. Old Frames Regilt.
Clinch, Thomas, ‘The Clock Case’, Long Alley, Moorfields, London, clock case maker and japanner (c. 1730). A handwritten label on the door of a longcase clock states that he ‘sells all sortes of lackquard work for clock cases, all sortes of varnish’.
Crace, John & Sons, London, painter, gilders and decorators (1802–26). Initially at 158 Drury Lane but by 1808 had moved to 59 Gt Queen's St, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
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
Ferguson, Mary, address unrecorded, cm or furniture dealer (1686).
Fuhrlohg, Christopher, 24 Tottenham Ct Rd, between Percy St and Hanaway Yd, 22 Gerard St, and 12 Gt Russell St, Bloomsbury, London, cm, inlayer and u (b. c. 1740–d. after 1787). Christopher Fuhrlohg came from a Swiss family which emigrated to Sweden.
Goertz, H. L. (Heinrich Ludwig or Henry Louis), Windsor, Berks., u and cm (1814–40). Goertz apparently immigrated to England from his native Hanover between 1799 and 1802 when that city was under Napoleonic threat.
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.
Grendey, Giles, London, cm (b. 1693–d. 1780). Giles Grendey was born in Wotton-under-Edge, Glos., the son of William Grendey, and his wife Anne (neé Hall). In 1709 he was app. to William Sherborne, a second-generation London joiner.
Halfehide, Thomas, Fleet St, London, cm (1715–23). Recorded in Bride Lane, 1715–21; and Salisbury Ct, Fleet St, 1717–23. Fined for non-service at St Bride's in 1715, 1716 and 1721, and served as Questman in 1717.
Jensen, Gerrit, St Martin's Lane, London, cm (1680–d. 1715). Gerrit Jensen, whose name occurs in the Lord Chamberlain's accounts spelt in fourteen different ways (sometimes anglicized as plain Garrard Johnson), has been called ‘the English Boulle’.
Moore, James snr, Nottingham Ct, Short's Gdns, St Giles-in-the-Fields, London, cm (c. 1670–d. 1726). Moore may be the ‘James Moore’ born to James and Mary Moore, and christened on 10 December 1670 at St Dunstan's, Stepney.
Nash, Robert, address unknown (1759–65).
Nix, George, London, cm (1744–51). Information about George Nix is somewhat sparse. In 1716 he is described as ‘citizen and joiner’ and recorded taking app. named Edward, son of Edward Halfhide, citizen and joiner, on 15 August for a payment of £15.
Parker, Thomas, London, cm and buhl manufacturer (1805–30). At 19 Air St, Piccadilly from 1808–17 but by 1820 in Warwick St, Golden Sq., where the number was 22 to 1827 but 32 in 1829–30.
Perrin, Henry, London, cm and upholder (1724–37). At ‘The Japan'd Cabinet and Clock’, Fleet Ditch 1724–32. His trade card [Banks Coll., BM] shows his trade sign, with representations of a long case clock and japanned cabinet on an elaborate stand.
Ratcliffe, John, York, cm (1740–67). Recorded at Coney St in 1740; Low Ousegate in 1743; ‘next Door to the Sign of the Blue Anchor upon Ouse Bridge’ in 1746; and in St Helen's parish, 1759–67.
Ross, Joshua, Bath, Som., gilder and frame maker (1745–c.1765). Subscribed to John Wood's A Description of the Exchange at Bristol, published at Bath in 1745. A printed trade card in Bath Ref. Lib.
Verlander, Simon, Colchester, Essex, joiner (1727–37). Admitted freeman in 1727, and described as a joiner in 1731. Children bapt. in 1733 and 1737. Lacquered corner cabinet recorded, inscribed on base: ‘Simon Verlander/att Colchester’.
Wharton, Charles, ‘The Crown & Two Septres’, Queen St, Southwark, London, picture frame maker (c. 1750). Offered to supply picture frames ‘either in Gold, Lacquered or Black’.