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Audley, William jnr & John (1812–39)

Initially at Lad Lane but by 1822 had in addition premises in the High St. In the period 1818–22 the business is referred to as William Audley & Sons. In 1834–39 William Audley appears to have been the sole proprietor and was trading from addresses at…

Hands, Thomas (1828–38)

Trading at no. 14, 1828–30; and no. 85, 1834–38. Son of Richard Hands, combmaker; admitted freeman in 1819. Submitted bill totalling £12 13s 9d to the trustees of St Saviour's Chapel in August 1834 for ‘extending Gallery across the Chapel, laying an…

Hubbard, John (1830)

Sent a bill to J. S. Russell, Esq., for work done and goods supplied to Russell's yacht in 1830, totalling £16 16s. Items included, on 15 June ‘Hire of Mahogany Biddett, small Bedst.d & fuste and hair matting for D.° to the 6th…

James & Playfair (1797–1817)

Claimed to be suppliers to ‘Their Majesties, the Prince of Wales and the Duke of York’, and were successors to ‘Mr. Broomfield’. From 1797–1804 patronised by the 5th and 6th Dukes of Bedford for whom they made and supplied knife trays at £1 16s each, and…

Leadbetter, Thomas (1767–d. by 1772)

Free 24 November 1767 but did not trade for long. In December 1772 an auction sale of the remaining stock of the late Thomas Leadbetter was announced. This consisted of ‘Morines, Chineys & Checks for Bed Furniture; Counterpanes, cover…

Moulder, Thomas (1687–1729)

The accounts of Christ's College note on 1 June 1687 that a bill of Thomas Peters ‘the upholsterer’ was ‘recovd by his Apprentice Tho Moulder’. Payments to Thomas Moulder, u, are recorded in the accounts of St John's College from 1692–1710 and 1726–29.…

Pryer, Charles (1789–1803)

At 96 New Bond St in 1789 and then traded from 472 Strand, 1790– 1803. His trade card [Banks Coll., BM] states that he also had a manufactory at Paradise Row, Chelsea. He appears to have specialised in small cabinet furniture and his card is…

Punshon, John (1731–56)

Free on 11 October 1731, and his son John was free by patrimony on 26 April 1756. He was employed at Gibside, Co. Durham in 1743–44. On 16 April 1744 he was paid £7 8s 3d for blankets and curtain material etc. supplied in the previous year,…

Pyke (1688–91)

In 1688 mended cushions and supplied matting to Trinity College and in 1691 charged 16s 3d ‘for fringe and worke done about ye covering of ye forms’ for St John's College. [Trinity and St John's College records]

Scott, Robert (1822–40)

At Lower Westwick St in 1822 but from c.1830 at 18 Charing Cross. From 1836 the business is listed as Robert Scott & Son. The will of a Robert Scott, probably the father, was proved at Norwich in 1842. Robert Scott's trade card [Norfolk Local Hist.…