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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…

Townson, William (1755–60)

Probably the Townson who supplied furniture to Holkham Hall, Norfolk, between 1755–58. The accounts for 1755 total £10 16s and include ‘3 Chinese cherry tree chairs for ye attics’ and armchair to match; ‘4 walnut tree chair…

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…

Wright, Richard & Elwick, Edward (1745–1771)

; Elwick, Edward & Son (1771–d. 1787); Elwick, John & Robinson, John (1788–1816). Wright and Elwick of Wakefield became the pre-eminent firm of cm and u in Yorkshire during the second half of the 18th century, enjoying a dominance…