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Gomm, William & Richard (c. 1698–1794)

William Gomm was born c. 1698 the son of Richard Gomm, a yeoman farmer of Chinnor, Oxon. In 1713 he was app. to Hugh Maskall of London, a member of the Leathersellers’ Co. which Gomm also joined on the completion of his apprenticeship. In 1770 he was made…

Nix, George (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. On 24 April 1718 he took Theo Martinoff…

Walker, Thomas (1765–94)

App. to Charles Rawlins, cm of Beverley, Yorks.; free in 1765. On his death in 1794 the business was continued by his widow Elizabeth and his son Robert. Thomas Walker subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793. He must have moved from Beverley to Hull…