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Ballard, J., Nuneaton, Warks., plumber, glazier, house and sign painter, gilder and varnisher (c. 1760).
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.
Bird, Thomas, Bath, Som., upholder, auctioneer and undertaker (1784–94). Trading in Queen Sq., 1784, and 34 Broad St, 1794.
Bisset(t) (or Birset), John, London, cm, cabinet and upholstery warehouseman, sworn appraiser and undertaker (c. 1760–93). Trade card, c.
Blyde, Charles, London, cm, u, appraiser and undertaker (c. 1760–84). Trading at ‘The Chair and Tea Chest’, c. 1760, the address given on his trade card framed by foliated Rococo scrolls, which states he was ‘Late foreman to Messrs.
Boyle, James, at ‘The Golden Eagle’, Gt Pulteney St, Golden Sq., London, carver and gilder (1763–78).
Bristow, John, St Alban's St, Pall Mall, London, u, cm and undertaker (1791). Trade card, marked 1791 in pencil, shows earlier Rococo-style furniture. [Banks Coll., BM]
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, William, at ‘The Cross Keys and Star’, the corner of Spittle Sq., Spittalfields, London, upholder, sworn appraiser and funeral furnisher. Trade card, c. 1750–60, has frame of Rococo foliated scrolls. [Banks Coll., BM]
Buck, Ann, at ‘The Queen's Head’, Holborn, near Hatton Gdn, London, dealer in furniture and upholstery (1741–50).
Burcham, Peter, London, carver, cm, chairmaker, undertaker and appraiser (1754–63). Trading at the Cabinet Warehouse, Fleet Mkt, 1755–63, and also near Holborn Bridge, 1763.
Burton, Samuel snr, London, u, cm, auctioneer and undertaker (1765–d. 1801). Addresses given in St Mary Axe, near Leadenhall St, c. 1765; 13 Houndsditch, 1768–83; no. 15, 1778–86; no. 11, 1782–83; and no. 8, 1782–1801.
Channon, John, 109 St Martin's Lane, London, cm (b. 1711–d. c. 1783). In the 18th century there were many Channons living in Exeter and Tiverton, and it is not always possible to establish their precise relationship to each other.
Cleere, George, ‘The Chair’, Castle St, near Long Acre, London, cm (1788). His trade card [GL] states that he ‘sells all Sorts of household Goods at reasonable Rates N.B. Funerals decently performed’.
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.
Copland, Henry, Gutter Lane, Cheapside, London, engraver and designer (1720–d. 1753). Trained as a silver engraver. App. to goldsmiths in 1720 and 1724. His engraved work popularised the Rococo style.
Dalziel, —, at ‘The Chair’, the corner of Wych St, facing Drury Lane, London, cm (c. 1770).
Darby, William, at ‘The Bear & Crown’, 12 Aldermanbury, London, u, appraiser and undertaker (1750–70). Son of John Darby, ‘baymaker’, of Witham, Essex; app. to Thomas Brown, freeman merchant tailor, by trade upholsterer.
Davies (or Davis), T. & Griffin, Warwick and Newhall St, Birmingham, carver and gilders (1769–70).
Dawson, W., address unrecorded, cm (mid 18th century). Name impressed on high quality mahogany Rococo card table with concertina action.
Dell, Benjamin, Moorfields, London, bedstead maker (1749–1802). Trade card, c. 1763–92, gives address ‘next Door to the Sash, middle Moorfields’; and Heal also gives Christopher's Alley, Moorfields.
Duffour, William, Berwick St, London, carver, gilder and papier-mâché maker (c. 1760–84). William and Marrianne Duffour took out a Sun Insurance policy in 1777 for £600, utensils, stock and goods accounting for £200. Polled at Westminster in 1784.
El(l)iot, Richard, at ‘The Golden Head’, corner of Queen St, Cheapside, London, carver and gilder.
Evans, James, 27 Panton St, Haymarket, London, carver and gilder (1829). Heavy Rococo trade card also gives trade as glass and picture frame maker. [D; Banks Coll., BM]
Field, Thomas, ‘next door to the Plaster Head’, King St, Soho, London, carver (1749). Rococo trade card recorded. [Poll bk; Heal]