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Arrowsmith, James (1811–40)

On 2 July 1811 supplied wall paper and borders to the value of £2 17s 10d to the Duke of Leeds for Hornby Castle. [D; YAS archives]

Chippendale, Thomas snr (b. 1718–d. 1779)

Enjoys an international reputation as author of The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director and is often described as ‘the Shakespeare of English furniture makers’: his career and achievements have been researched in depth and his name is now…

Elward, George & Marsh, William (1774–1840)

WILLIAM MARSH. The earliest record of his name that has appeared so far is an entry for insurance cover of £1,500 in 1774 [GL, Sun MS vol. 236, ref. 348625] where he is described as ‘upholder … near Charles Street in Mount…

Lecand, Benjamin Louis (1809–39)

At 38 Gt Prescot St, Goodman's Fields, 1809–25, and then after a gap at 246 Tottenham Ct Rd, 1835–39. A number of Regency convex mirrors with eagle surmounts are known bearing the trade label of this maker. A pair of these mirror…

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…

Warlow, William (1829–35)

At 9 Greetham St in 1829, 27 Lower Pitt St in 1830–31 and 20 Tarleton St in 1835. His showrooms at Lower Pitt St were stated to be on the corner of Greetham St and the 1829 and 1830 addresses may refer to the same premises. Warlow emphasised that he…

Wilson, John (1814–34)

In June 1814 announced the opening of his shop at 71 Lord St as the successor to R. Rossen. He claimed to have had experience ‘in the first Houses in London’. His stock consisted of ‘Elegant Beds, Drawing Room Curtains, Chair…