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Alken, Sefferin (1744–83)

In 1744 his address was given as St James's, Westminster, and from 1760 he was at Dufour's Ct, Broad St, Golden Sq. Worked in both stone and wood and was active at Stourhead for Sir Richard Colt Hoare as early as 1744. In 1746 took app. named Lawrence (…

Anderton, — (1816)

Named in the Gillow records as carving trusses on bookcase. [Westminster Ref. Lib., Gillow vol. 344/100, p. 2006]

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…

Ashlin, William (1789–1826)

Initially trading solely from the Belton St address. By 1796 the Strand address was also in use and the business was referred to as Ashlin & Collings (or Ashlin & Co.). By 1821 the trading style had changed again to Ashlin, Collings & Ashlin.…

Austin, Cornelius snr (c. 1660–1704)

Cornelius Austin is better known for the fixed joinery work that is found in many of the Cambridge colleges such as King's Chapel, Emmanuel Chapel and the Wren Library at Trinity. He was employed regularly by St John's College from 1682, mainly for…

Austin, Cornelius jnr (c. 1698–d. 1729)

It would appear that he worked for his father, although a few individual payments are recorded in his name, the earliest noted being in 1698 when Trinity College paid ‘young Austin’ for work in the Combination Room. From 1704 the payments made by St John'…

Avant, Thomas (1810–30)

On 26 April 1810 advertised in Exeter Flying Post for workmen. Supplied white and gold bookcases for the libraries at Powderham Castle in 1820. [D; C. Life, 18 July 1936]

Bailey, Edward (1809–40)

In 1826 he endorsed the prefatory recommendation in Nicholson's Practical Cabinet Maker as ‘Manufacturer to His Majesty’, and is recorded in London directories between 1809 and 1840. He is frequently named in the Royal Household accounts as…

Bainbridge, Thomas (1808–23)

Named in the Gillow records making a bookcase in 1811. [Westminster Ref. Lib., vol. 344/99, p. 1902]

Baldock, Edward Holmes (b. 1777–d. 1845)

Born on 14 May 1777. Married on 19 November 1811 Mary Goringe, the daughter of John and Sarah Goringe of Buxted, Sussex. They had two children: Edward Holmes (1812–75), who married the daughter of a Salopian baronet, Sir Andrew Corbet; Mary Frances (1814–…