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Burrough(s) (or Borough(s)), John (1662–c. 1690)

An account dated 17 June 1662 survives, totalling £60 11s, made out to ‘Mr. Clayton and Mr. Morris’ for a ‘large cabinett’, £56 18s and other items. Clayton was knighted Sir Robert in 1671, and made Lord Mayor in 1679; John Morris (Alderman)…

Cobb, John (c. 1715– 78)

John Cobb was presumably the one of that name put app. in 1729 to Tim Money, a Norwich u, for £45. [GL, Boyd's app. lists, vol. VI, p. 1155] Some support for a Norfolk origin appears in Cobb's will [PRO, Prob. 11/1044, f. 314] in which, in a codicil of…

Cooper, Thomas (1831–32)

Employed at Windsor 1831–32. In June 1831 received payment for re-japanning old chests of drawers, wash hand stands, sundry old chairs and painting and graining shelves for which £10 18s 6d was paid. For similar work £21 17s 6d…

Nix, George (1744–51)

Information about George Nix is somewhat sparse. In 1716 he is described as ‘citizen and joiner’ and recorded taking app. named Edward, son of Edward Halfhide, citizen and joiner, on 15 August for a payment of £15. On 24 April 1718 he took Theo Martinoff…

Richardson, John (1822–34)

Trading at Church St, 1822–34. Submitted a bill to Charles Gibson of Quernmore Park, Lancs., for work done in March and November 1824, ‘repairing 8 satinwood chairs &c’ at a cost of £1, ‘lining the above & varnish…

Seddon, George (1753–1868)

The firm of Seddon was the largest furniture-making firm in London in the last quarter of the 18th century when it employed more people, held more extensive stocks and produced a wider-range of goods than any other furnituremaking business It remained of…

Vick, Christopher Wren (1831–41)

Recorded also at 148 North St in 1839. Named in the Windsor Royal Archives on 30 June 1833 providing ‘6 Elbow Chairs —Japanned w. various Chinese devices & twice Varnished’, costing £5 8s; on 14…

Wildman, Thomas (1681–90)

In March 1681 supplied to William 5th Earl of Bedford 10 varnished back chairs at 9s each and 3 armchairs at 13s each. The receipt was signed by Richard Linnell, probably an employee of Wildman. In 1688–90…