For help and further information please see our BIFMO Search Guide.

Displaying 1 - 4 of 4

Bennet(t), Samuel (c. 1695–d. 1741)

The name of this accomplished craftsman and the words ‘LONDON FECIT’ are found inlaid on two high-quality bureau-bookcases, on the pilasters framing the doors (Fig. 5). One of these, formerly in the…

Hollister, John (1650– beyond 1696)

Son of John Hollister, mason; app. to Thomas Fry, joiner, on 16 August 1650. Made a burgess of Bristol on 1 October 1657. He and his wife Edith took several apps, and appear in a rate assessment list for 1696. [Manchester City Art Gallery archives] A…

Perryman, Francis (1804–39)

At 53 St Martin's Lane, 1804–08. In both 1804 and 1807 he took out insurance cover for £300 of which only £50 was for utensils and stock. In addition to his trade as a carver and gilder he dealt in oysters. After 1808…

Thacker, Benoni (or Bonomi) (1726–62)

Employed by Sir William Chambers in making furniture for Carrington House, Whitehall, and elsewhere. As a carpenter, subscribed to the first edition of Chippendale's Director, 1754. Took apps named Thomas Osborne in 1753 for £20, Sam Foyster…