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Adams, Robert (1773–89)

App. to Philip Presbury, cm, 29 May 1773 by his widowed mother Martha Adams. Sworn freeman on 3 October 1782. Took apps named John Nailor in 1782, John Henshaw in 1789 and Thomas Davenport. The latter absconded and was advertised for in…

Appleyard, George

Mahogany and satinwood Davenport at Cusworth Hall Museum bears this maker's label.

Bott, Thomas (1816–39)

Addresses given at 10–11 Gt Portland St, Oxford St 1816–31, and 28 Margaret St, 1832–39. [D] Supplied furniture to Streatlam Castle, Co. Durham, receipts for which are dated July 1829 and January 1830. An estimate of 10 July 1829, totalling £67 4s, refers…

Dudley, Thomas (1817–20)

Trading at no. 34 in 1817 and no. 36 in 1820. Named in the Royal Household accounts on 10 October 1817 supplying an inkstand in bronze and ormolu in the form of the Royal Mortar, costing £37 10s. Regency rosewood Davenport…

Evans, G. & H

address unrecorded. Name stamped on William IV rosewood Davenport with sloping leather-lined slide each side, a pen drawer and four graduated long drawers on the right, on columnar supports and concave-fronted base with paw feet. [Christie's…

Feet(h)am, Thomas (1810–40)

Addresses given at 62 Mytongate, 1821–34; no. 29, 1835–40, and as Thomas & Co. in 1839. App. to Richard Meadley of Sculcoates in February 1810. Mahogany Davenport recorded stamped on edge of well: ‘T. FEETAM HULL MAKER’. [D; Hull app. reg…

Goertz, H. L (1814–40)

Goertz apparently immigrated to England from his native Hanover between 1799 and 1802 when that city was under Napoleonic threat. Seemingly, in Royal employ at Windsor for at least a quarter of a century, he was constantly involved with routine …

Goolding, Henry (1817)

Married Frances Davenport at All Saints Church, 19 October 1817. [Bodleian index of Oxf. marriage bonds]

Lee (1771)

Mentioned in an advertisement for James Davenport's paper hanging manufactory. [Newcastle Courant, 18 May 1771]

Moore, James jnr (c. 1690–d. by 1734)

We have no record of James Moore's birth, but as his father, James snr was born c. 1670 it might be assumed as c. 1690. He was presumably app. to his father, but again there is no confirmation. In his active years, from the early 1720s until his early…