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Amos, John (1814–d. 1842)

Chairs known impressed on the seat edge or bottom near splat ‘AMOS GRANTHAM’. There is an example at Temple Newsam House, Leeds. [D; Furn. Hist., 1978]

Atkins, John (1835)


Aycliffe (or Ayliffe), George (1742–49)

In 1742 he supplied Lord Monson with six Windsor chairs at 7s 6d each. May have been related to Thomas Aycliffe. [Lincoln RO, Monson 11/ 50; poll bk]

Baines, Henry (1739–84)

Admitted freeman as a joiner, 1739–40, and took eighteen app. joiners and cm between 3 September 1744 and 15 October 1785. On account of his ‘declining business’, a sale of his stock in trade began on Monday 18 February 1782, and was ‘to continue until…

Banks, James jnr (1837)

[D] A low back crinoline stretcher Windsor chair bears the stamp on the front corner of the seat in a triangle, ‘J. BANKS SELBY’.

Barker, Robert snr (b. 1706–d. 1781)

Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Son of John Barker, u of Petergate, bapt. 9 December 1707 at Holy Trinity (Christ Church), King's Sq. Admitted freeman by patrimony in 1731. Married twice, having, by the first marriage, four children who…

Bigmore, Job (1839)


Broumhead, Rob (?)

(1730). On 17 July 1730 he was paid £1 4s for ‘a Windsor chair with 4 seats’ supplied to Earl Fitzwalter at Moulsham Hall. [A. C. Edwards, The Accounts of Benjamin Mildmay, Earl Fitzwalter, p. 102]

Brown, —

address unrecorded (1757–58). Named in the Holkham Hall, Norfolk, accounts supplying six Windsor chairs, costing £1 16s in 1757; and five compass-back chairs, £1 16s, in 1758. [V & A archives]

Burr, Robert (1779–1839)

Recorded at ‘108 opposite Room Lane’, c. 1792; 108 High St, 1805–07; Hammond Pl., 1823–24; no. 3, 1832–34; no. 5, 1838–39; and as ‘Burr-Junior’ at no. 3 in 1811. [D] Trade card, c. 1792, embellished with Neoclassical drapery swags and oval medallions,…