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Channon, John (b. 1711–d. c. 1783)

In the 18th century there were many Channons living in Exeter and Tiverton, and it is not always possible to establish their precise relationship to each other. However, it is likely that John was the younger brother of Otho, an Exeter chair…

Cheesman, Thomas (1818-c. 1835)

Lived at Richmond Row between 1818–23, at which time he was probably in the employment of Morris's, one of the major Brighton Turnbridge-ware manufacturers. At Alban St in 1825 but does not feature in directories until 1832 when he was at Riding School…

Clark, John (1823)

In 1823 in Crown Sq. A mahogany tea caddy, cross banded, with brass paw feet and ring handle was sold by Phillips (Leeds), 20 October 1982. In style it looked c. 1820 and bore the trade label of this maker featuring…

Clay, Henry (1772–d. 1812)

App. to John Baskerville of 22 Moor St, Birmingham from 1740–49. He then became a printer, but the wealth and fame that he subsequently achieved was based upon a patent taken out on 20 November 1772 for a ‘new Improved Paper-ware’. This involved pasting…

Colsey, William (1802–29)

In 1802 at 19 Hatton Wall where he took out insurance cover for £300. In 1808 he was at 18 Charles St, Hatton Gdn, and in 1817 at 28 Charlotte St, Old St Rd. His trade at this period was mainly in small case furniture, and his trade card…

Cooper, George

Stratford-upon-Avon, Warks. (1759). Mulberry wood tea caddy commemorating Shakespeare, signed and dated sold by Christie's, NY, 31 January 1981, lot 74.

Crook, Benjamin snr (1732–50)

Although he was not elected freeman of the Joiners’ Co. until 13 September 1734 it is clear that he was trading earlier than this date. On 30 December 1732 he took out insurance cover of £300 which included not only his household goods but…

Daw, —

Cheapside, London. Label recorded on Regency sarcophagus-shaped tea caddy, c. 1810, with canted corners, ring handles at ends, and four gilt paw feet; veneered in tortoiseshell…

Evans, John (1774–1801)

Recorded at 44 Broad Mead in 1775. Supplied furniture for John Pinney's house, 7 Gt George St, Bristol (now the Georgian House Museum), being paid £1 18s in 1792; £50 in 1793; and £28 5s in 1795. The only recorded item was a tea caddy for 18s…

Folker, William (1784–1808)

Trading at Corn Mkt in 1808. Furnished the rooms of Lord William Russell, younger brother of the 5th and 6th Dukes of Bedford, at Christchurch, Oxford, where he was a student, 1784–87. In November 1784 Folker provided a tent bedstead with blue…