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Amos, John (1814–d. 1842)

Chairs known impressed on the seat edge or bottom near splat ‘AMOS GRANTHAM’. There is an example at Temple Newsam House, Leeds. [D; Furn. Hist., 1978]

Atkins, John (1835)

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Aycliffe (or Ayliffe), George (1742–49)

In 1742 he supplied Lord Monson with six Windsor chairs at 7s 6d each. May have been related to Thomas Aycliffe. [Lincoln RO, Monson 11/ 50; poll bk]

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…

Banks, James jnr (1837)

[D] A low back crinoline stretcher Windsor chair bears the stamp on the front corner of the seat in a triangle, ‘J. BANKS SELBY’.

Barker, Robert snr (b. 1706–d. 1781)

Subscribed to Chippendale's Director, 1754. Son of John Barker, u of Petergate, bapt. 9 December 1707 at Holy Trinity (Christ Church), King's Sq. Admitted freeman by patrimony in 1731. Married twice, having, by the first marriage, four children who…

Bigmore, Job (1839)

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Broumhead, Rob (?)

(1730). On 17 July 1730 he was paid £1 4s for ‘a Windsor chair with 4 seats’ supplied to Earl Fitzwalter at Moulsham Hall. [A. C. Edwards, The Accounts of Benjamin Mildmay, Earl Fitzwalter, p. 102]

Brown, —

address unrecorded (1757–58). Named in the Holkham Hall, Norfolk, accounts supplying six Windsor chairs, costing £1 16s in 1757; and five compass-back chairs, £1 16s, in 1758. [V & A archives]

Burr, Robert (1779–1839)

Recorded at ‘108 opposite Room Lane’, c. 1792; 108 High St, 1805–07; Hammond Pl., 1823–24; no. 3, 1832–34; no. 5, 1838–39; and as ‘Burr-Junior’ at no. 3 in 1811. [D] Trade card, c. 1792, embellished with Neoclassical drapery swags and oval medallions,…