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Alden, Anne (1717–24)

In 1717 took app. named Humphrey Wilcox who continued the business at the same address on her retirement in 1724. Between October and Christmas 1724 he disposed of her stock which consisted of ‘standing beds, common curtains and vallince,…

Baines, Henry (1739–84)

Admitted freeman as a joiner, 1739–40, and took eighteen app. joiners and cm between 3 September 1744 and 15 October 1785. On account of his ‘declining business’, a sale of his stock in trade began on Monday 18 February 1782, and was ‘to continue until…

Barry, William (1831–40)

Supplied furniture for Burton Constable on 29 July and 16 October 1838 comprising a press bedstead, £2, a French bedstead, £3, six paintedchairs, 3s 6d each, six long backed chairs, 5s each and a ‘…

Butler, Jos (1814)

Signed and dated in marquetry the door of an oak housekeeper's cupboard with marquetry inlay, now at the Grosvenor Museum, Chester.

Cleare, Thomas (1724)

His trade label has been recorded on a walnut kneehole writing desk sold at Sotheby's on 26 March 1976, lot 47. The label illustrates an early Georgian chair, with central shaped splat, framed by an ornate carved…

Cliff, Washington (1797–1823)

Married to Mary who gave birth to a son Joseph Dutton in 1797, daughter Mary in 1799 and son George in 1801. Supplied furniture and furnishings to Lord Crewe of Crewe Hall 1822–23. These included three ‘Handsome Mahogany Biddets with turned legs’ at £1…

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…

Dickinson, H (c. 1790)

Mahogany wardrobe, c. 1790, with unusual arrangement of small cupboard and fourteen drawers in lower half, recorded as made by H. Dickinson. [Collector's Guide, August 1948, Drury & Drury, London, advert.]

Dobb, Thomas (1760–80)

Addresses given in Frog Lane, 1766–67; Williamson Sq., 1768–69; Lord St, 1768–77; and as ‘Gent.’ at no. 30 in 1777. Petitioned freedom on servitude to Thomas Gatliff in 1760, paying 6s 8d, and admitted freeman on 11 February 1761. Announced in Williamson'…

Elliott, Charles (1752–d. 1832)

and successors. Charles Elliott was one of the chief London cm of the late 18th century. He held royal appointments from 1783–c. 1810, and was succeeded as royal cm and u by William Francis, his brother-in-law and partner. The firm continued in the royal…