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Affleck, James, Parliament St, Westminster, London, cm and corn chandler (1744–78). Subscriber to Chippendale's Director, 1754. In 1774 insured his stock in the yard in Derby Ct near his dwelling house for £100, and his house and contents for £600.

Anderson, James, address unrecorded, cm (1754). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.

Atkinson, Thomas, London, cm, u and looking-glass maker (1748–76). Admitted a member of the Joiners’ Co. on 5 July 1748. Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Traded from an address at ‘The Sun’ on the south side of St Paul's Churchyard.

Badger, Matthew, London, picture-frame maker (1761). Described as ‘late of St. Andrew, Holborn’ when discharged from Debtors’ Prison. [London Gazette, 26 September 1761] A Mr Badger, carver, subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.

Baildon, Thomas, Blake St, Stonegate, York, u, appraiser, undertaker and auctioneer (1762–1798). Son of William Baildon, tailor, and Sarah Baildon. App. to Robert Barker jnr u, 1 May 1762. Admitted freeman 1785.

Barber, John, London, cm (1755). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1755.

Barber, John, York(?), cm (1754). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. A John Barber, York, was app. to Thomas Jackson, carpenter, in 1725 for 7 years. [York app. reg.]

Barker, Robert snr, at the ‘Sopha Dome Beds’, Petergate, York, u, appraiser and undertaker (b. 1706–d. 1781). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Son of John Barker, u of Petergate, bapt.

Beckwith & France, 105 St Martin's Lane, London, cm and u (1774–1808). The partnership of Samuel Beckwith and various members of the France family — firstly Edward, and latterly William jnr — came into existence in the mid 1770s.

Beckwith, Samuel, 101 and 105 St Martin's Lane, London, u (1774–1808). One of Thomas Chippendale's employees who receipted the Audley End account (1774) on behalf of the firm.

Belchier, Thomas, address unrecorded, cm (1754). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.

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.

Benson, William, Cross Lane, Long Acre, London, cm (1740–74). App. to Richard Wood of York from 1 May 1740–47, very possibly meeting Chippendale as co-app., and later becoming his foreman in London.

Bisset(t) (or Birset), John, London, cm, cabinet and upholstery warehouseman, sworn appraiser and undertaker (c. 1760–93). Trade card, c.

Bland, John, Hanover Sq., St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, cm (1754–65). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Took app. named Joseph Elms in 1761 for £5 5s. Took out a Sun Fire policy in 1765 for £1,000. [S of G, app. index; GL, Sun MS ref.

Blenkinsop(p) (or Blenkinshop), Peter jnr, Durham, u (1754–62). Recorded in Market Pl. before 1762, and Sadler St from 1762.

Bradshaw, Thomas, 10 St Paul's Churchyard, London, upholder and cm (1754–75). [D] Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Label found on Chippendale-style mahogany bureau bookcase with scrolled fretted pediment, Chinoiserie frieze and bracket feet.

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.

Brand, —, address unrecorded, carver (1754). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.

Brown, Joseph, address unrecorded, cm (1754). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.

Brown, Ralph, Newcastle, u (1768–1808). Trading at ‘The Royal Tent, Foot of the Side’, 1768–1792; and Dean St, no. 8 from Mosley St, 1792–1808. Trade card of elaborate Rococo design shows tent, sofa and French chair in the Chippendale style.

Brown, Robert, address unrecorded, cm (1754). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754.

Brum(m)ell, George, Newcastle, cm, glass grinder and carpenter (1754–1801). Trading at ‘The Foot of the Side’, 1763; and Pilgrim St, 1778–1801. [D] Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754, and James Paine's Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Seats, 1767.

Buck, John, address unrecorded, cm (1751–55). Admitted freeman of the Joiners’ Co. by patrimony on 2 July 1751, and named as Liveryman on 31 October 1755. Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. [GL, Joiners’ Co. records and Livery lists]

Burby, James, address unrecorded, cm (1754). Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. [DEF]