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Brown, Richard, Grishe St, St Pancras, London, carver and gilder (1780). Declared bankrupt, Leicester Journal, 18 November 1780. Probably the R. Brown, carver, gilder and picture frame maker whose trade card c.
Bullock, George, Liverpool and London, cm (b. 1777/78– d. 1818).
Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert, London, cm and u (1767–88). At 2 Beak St, Golden Sq., 1767–75 when the address became 28 Warwick St, Golden Sq. The Beak St address was still being used by Robert Chipchase as late as 1787.
Chippendale, Thomas jnr, London, cm (b. 1749–d. 1822). The eldest of his illustrious father's children, was bapt. at St Paul's, Covent Gdn on 23 April 1749.
Chippendale, Thomas snr, London, cm (b. 1718–d. 1779).
Cobb, John, 72 St Martin's Lane, London, u and cm (c. 1715– 78). John Cobb was presumably the one of that name put app. in 1729 to Tim Money, a Norwich u, for £45. [GL, Boyd's app. lists, vol. VI, p.
Danby, T., 3 Wardour St, near Oxford St, London, upholder, cm and undertaker. Late 18th-century trade card shows Neoclassical urn, chair and serpentine-fronted chest. [Banks Coll., BM]
Duchemin, Peter, London, carver, gilder and looking-glass manufacturer (c. 1790–1815). Trade cards of ‘Du Chemin’ give addresses at 3 Gt Russell St, Bloomsbury, c. 1790, and 130 Long Acre; and directories, 4 Long Acre, 1802–15.
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.
Fairbairn, —, 104 Titchfield St, Oxford Mkt, London, joiner, cm and undertaker (1784–87). Address also given at the ‘Three Tuns’, Portman Mews, Portman St in 1785.
Farley, John, 45 Little Britain, London, picture frame maker and gilder (1784–85). Neo-classical trade card of 1785 shows frames containing pictures, and states that he ‘Supplies country cabinet makers etc. with mouldings of any length or pattern … ’.
Farnworth, Samuel, Pavement, near Finsbury Sq., London, carver, gilder and picture frame maker (c. 1790). Bill head shows Neo-classical girandole with clock and mirror embellished by sphinxes and masonic signs. [Heal Coll., BM]
Fentham, Thomas, London, carver, gilder, glass grinder and picture frame maker (1774–1825). Trading at 49 Strand in 1777; no. 52, ‘opposite Old Round Court’, 1778–93; no. 51 in 1784; and 136 Strand, near Somerset House, 1794–1820.
Fontaine (or Fountaine), George David, London, cm, u and undertaker (1800–26). Neo-classical trade card with figures of Hope and Britannia gives address at 13, opposite Middle Row, Holborn.
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.
Gates, William, St Martin's Lane, London, cm (1774–after 1800). William Gates was a cm who specialized in fine inlay and engraved woodwork.
Gordon, John and Taitt, John and Richard, London, cm and upholders (1748–96). Although the firm of John Gordon and John Taitt received a number of important commissions in the 1770s, relatively little is known about the two partners’ early careers.
Hargrave (or Hargrove), Jeremiah, Hull, Yorks., carver in stone and wood, architect and furniture maker (c.1726–86). Took app. named Foster in 1753. [S of G, app.
Hargreaves, Thomas, Burnley, Lancs., timber merchant and cm (1792–d. by 1819). Dead by 1819 when referred to concerning bankruptcy proceedings against him in Liverpool Mercury, 18 June.
Harraden, —, London, carver, gilder and printseller (1792–94). Addresses given on trade cards at 78 Wells St, Oxford St in 1792, and 16 Little Newport St, Leicester Sq., 1793–94.
Hartley, Thomas, Newgate St, London, freeman merchant tailor, carver and gilder (1767–94). Trading at no. 108, 1777–94; with house at 29 Paradise Row, Islington in 1785.
Hartley, William, Newgate St, London, case and cm, undertaker (1778–83). Addresses given at no. 80, 1778–79; no. 45, 1779–82; and no. 78 in 1783. Neo-classical trade card gives address at no. 80 and trade as knife-case maker.
Haupt, Georg, resident in London 1767 or 1768–69, cm (b. 1741–d. 1784). Georg Haupt was born in Stockholm on 10 August 1741.
Hen(n)ekin, George, London, carver and gilder (1784–1809). Addresses given at 9 Marylebone St, 1784, and 7 Charles St, Berners St, 1804–09. Neo-classical trade card with female figure and gryphon reads: ‘GEO.
Hervé, François, Johns (or John) St, London, cm and chairmaker (1781–96).