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Anderton, Henry (1811–19)

In 1811 traded from 18 Sir Thomas Buildings and in the same year is recorded at 2 Marble St with a partner called Jamieson. An address at 52 London Rd is listed in 1813, but from the following year the Marble St address was used. Retired from business in…

Cobb, John (c. 1715– 78)

John Cobb was presumably the one of that name put app. in 1729 to Tim Money, a Norwich u, for £45. [GL, Boyd's app. lists, vol. VI, p. 1155] Some support for a Norfolk origin appears in Cobb's will [PRO, Prob. 11/1044, f. 314] in which, in a codicil of…

Cork & Goring (1818)

Bankrupt 1818 and their stock sold by auction October 1818. This consisted of ‘rose wood sofa card and loo tables, mahogany chests of drawers, dressing stands, bed steps, ship sideboard, sets of dining,…

Lowe & Houghton (1805–09)

At Barrack Yd in 1805 and Castle Yd in 1809. In May 1809 the partnership was dissolved and the stock sold off. Manufactured stock included ‘an elegant Sideboard, Wardrobes, set Dining Tables, Night Chairs, Pembroke Tables, Ladies…

Oakey, — (1819)

On 10 December 1819 Messrs Taylor & Pinnington advertised the coming sale of Oakey's utensils and stock ‘on the Premises 25 Tarleton-street Church-street’. This consisted of ‘lofty Four-post Bedsteads with carved,…

Presswell, William snr (1816–33)

At Sidwell St in 1816 but by 1822 had moved to 188 Fore St, an address that he was to continue to occupy until his retirement in 1833. In December 1829 his daughter Sarah married R. Anning, grocer, at St John's Church. He also had a son William who traded…

Salisbury, John snr and jnr (1770–1814)

John Salisbury snr opened a cabinet and upholstery warehouse at Fore St in October 1770. This appears to have adjoined the French Church. He offered to furnish ‘houses for Ladies and Gentlemen at an easy per cent per annum’ and…

Saunders, Paul (b. 1722–d.1771)

succeeded by Saunders, Hugh & Bracken, John, upholders (1774–94). Paul Saunders was a major London u of the 1750s and 1760s supplying the important upper strata of London…

Stoakes, William (1801–23)

Maintained a shop and manufactory in Church St, the number being 41 in 1804, 48 in 1805, 55 in 1811–13, 57 in 1816, and 62 in 1821. An additional manufactory was maintained in Dover St, 1813–14, the number being 2 in 1813 and 3 in 1814. Further addresses…

Toulmin, Robert (1788–1823)

Addresses given at 10 School Lane, 1805–11; no. 11, 1813–14; 8 Leigh St in 1816; 17 Russell St in 1818; and no. 20, 1821–23. App. to W. Blackburn in 1788; and admitted freeman of Lancaster, 1801–02, when stated of Liverpool. Notice of sale of household…