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Elliott, Charles (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. 1810, and was succeeded as royal cm and u by William Francis, his brother-in-law and partner. The firm continued in the royal…

Fall, Jonathan (1753–92)

Trading at Trump St, Cheapside, 1763; and as successor to J. Iliffe at ‘The Blue Curtain’, 5 St Paul's Churchyard, 1765–73. Trade Card states that he ‘Makes and Sells all sorts of Beds and Bedding, Mohair, Silk, worsted…

Iliffe, John (1753–94)

Son of William Iliffe of Desborough, Northants., farmer. App. to Elizabeth Hutt of London, upholder, and also to Thomas Burnet. Made free of the Upholders’ Co. under the terms of the 1750 Upholders’ Act on 6 December 1753. Soon after this date he took…

McDouall, James (1766–70)

Trade card of 1766, among the accounts of Sir John Griffin Griffin of Audley End, Essex, states that he ‘MAKES and SELLS all Sorts of Cabinet and Upholstery Work; as Desks and Book-Cases, Buroes and Double-…

Mayhew, John and Ince, William (1736–d. 1811)

and Ince, William (d. 1804), London, cm. The partnership of John Mayhew and William Ince (1758/59–1804) was one of the most significant, probably the…

Price, John (1726–58)

Son of Petley Price of Wantage, Berks., Gent. App. to Thomas Money on 7 December 1726 and free of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude, 3 March 1735/36. His trade card [Heal Coll., BM and Gardener Coll., Westminster Ref. Lib.] indicates that he made and sold a…