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Bradshaw, — (1777)

The Blenheim accounts mention ‘18 pieces of green flock paper’ supplied on 26 February, and ‘2 four post bedsteads with purple flowered Cotton furn. each; 2 Window Curtains, 6 Chairs and 2 Elbow…

Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert (1767–88)

At 2 Beak St, Golden Sq., 1767–75 when the address became 28 Warwick St, Golden Sq. The Beak St address was still being used by Robert Chipchase as late as 1787. About 1788 the partnership was dissolved and Robert Lambert formed a new partnership in Beak…

Crawford, William (1768–83)

In 1778 with William Bond, carver and gilder, and Thomas Noble, proprietors of the Casino in Marlborough St, took out insurance cover for £800. In 1770 supplied furniture to Sir Edward Knatchbull of Mersham le Hatch, Kent. This included a…

Kent, William (c. 1810–21)

Son of Abbot Kent and app. to him on 1 October 1788. Free of the Upholders’ Co. by servitude, 6 July 1796 and probably entered the service of Kent & Luck immediately after. He was recognised as a partner by 1810 and from about this date took over his…

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…

Livingstone, James (1754–79)

An enterprise of modest size with an insurance cover of £900 in 1779 of which £630 was for utensils and stock. In 1754 it was reported that a dovetail saw had been stolen from his workshop bearing the maker's name ‘W. Squires’. In July 1761…

Morgan & Sanders (1801–20)

A partnership of Thomas Morgan and Joseph Sanders, both former employees of Thomas Butler of 13 and 14 Catherine St. Before joining Butler, Thomas Morgan had traded as a linen draper in Newgate St and later in Newport St. He was employed by Butler as an…

Oxenham, Thomas (1795–1832)

At 354 Oxford St in 1795 as a mangle and napkin-press maker, and claimed to be maker to ‘their Majesties, Prince of Wales and Royal Family’. He was friendly with Thomas Butler of Catherine St, Strand, an important cm and u and associated with the…

Palmer, Robert (1801–04)

On 17 May 1803 supplied to the order of the Earl of Strathmore a four post bedstead for his gardener at a cost of £1 10s. The account was paid 21 May 1804. [D; Durham RO, Strathmore MS, D/St/Box 206]

Stooks, Thomas (1775–98)

Recorded at Briggate in 1798. Advertised that he could offer ‘CABINET GOODS of all sorts made in the genteelest taste’ and that he ‘appraises & sells all Sorts of Household Furniture, Utensils, Stock-inTrade, Plate etc’. In 1793 subscribed to Sheraton…