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Fuhrlohg, Christopher (b. c. 1740–d. after 1787)

Christopher Fuhrlohg came from a Swiss family which emigrated to Sweden. He was born in Stockholm in about 1740 as the 4th child of the master cm Johan Hugo Fürloh (1724–47). It is not known to whom he was app., but he set off on his travels as a…

Gregson, Joseph (1812–d. 1827)

Son of William Gregson, block maker and nephew of Mathew Gregson of Liverpool, cm and u. Freeman of Liverpool 5 October 1812. Already by this date however he appears to have been practising as an u in London. He was at 25 Chapel St, Grosvenor Sq. in…

James, Robert (1784–1831)

Recorded living in the parish of St Augustine, 1784. In Terill St, 1793–95 and St Michael's Hill, 1799–1801. After 1805 the firm traded from 35 Broadmead and is recorded as Robert James & Co., 1805–06; James, Fry & Co., 1807–13; and once more…

Linnell, William (b. c. 1703–d. 1763)

William Linnell was the son of a yeoman, John Linnell of Hemel Hempstead, Herts. He went to London in 1717 to serve his apprenticeship with Michael Savage, a member of the Joiners’ Co. In 1719 he was turned over to John Townshend with whom he completed…

Mallet, Francis Peter (b. 1729–d. 1799)

First noted in 1765 by which year he had become a partner with William and Richard Gomm in the business which operated from the former Newcastle House, the Close, Clerkenwell. In 1771 the business was named as Gomm, Son & Mallet and on 6 February of…

Marshall, James jnr (1755–d.1796)

Appears to have run businesses either simultaneously or firstly in Leeds, c. 1755–66, then in York from 1768 until his death in 1796. Son of James Marshall snr, joiner of York; admitted freeman of York in 1758, in which year he polled there, but of Leeds…

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…

Morel, Nicholas and Morel & Hughes, Robert (1790–1830)

Although no firm evidence has been discovered Nicholas Morel may have been of French extraction and seems to have been associated with the group of Anglo-French craftsmen who worked for Henry Holland and Dominique Daguerre, particularly at…

Nickson, Samuel (1802–27)

Listed also at Commercial Buildings in 1816. Free 3 July 1802. Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803. Developed an extensive business and in 1815 claimed to be employing workmen from Gillows, and Tatham & Co., London. In that…

Ravald & Morland (1779–93)

Recorded at 13 Prince's St, Soho, 1780–93. Submitted a bill to Sir John Griffin Griffin of Audley End, Essex, dated 19 January 1779 and totalling £64 7s 9d for items supplied to Sir John's London house in New Burlington St. Items included ‘A Set of…