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Cork & Goring (1818)

Bankrupt 1818 and their stock sold by auction October 1818. This consisted of ‘rose wood sofa card and loo tables, mahogany chests of drawers, dressing stands, bed steps, ship sideboard, sets of dining,…

Davis (or Davies), Peter (1822–37)

Trading at 9 Lime St, 1822–27, with manufactory at 30 Cable St, 61 Lime St, 1827–29; no. 69, 1832–34; and no. 57, 1837. [D] Advertised the opening of his feather bed warehouse in Liverpool Mercury, 8 November 1802; and on 25 February 1825…

Griffith(s), Charles (1831–40)

Freeman of Chester, 27 April 1831. Bankrupt March 1838 and on 3 April his stock was offered for sale at his premises at 89 Watergate St Row. This consisted of ‘four post and tent bedsteads with chintz curtains lined and fringed, hair and…

Nickson, Samuel (1802–27)

Listed also at Commercial Buildings in 1816. Free 3 July 1802. Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803. Developed an extensive business and in 1815 claimed to be employing workmen from Gillows, and Tatham & Co., London. In that…

Pyner, George (1749–68)

At Little Poulteney St, Westminster in 1749 but by 1768 in Princes St, Soho where he maintained an establishment which he called ‘The Blanket Ware-house’. His hand-bill is amongst the accounts of Sir John Griffin Griffin (later 4th Lord Howard de Walden…

Salisbury, John snr and jnr (1770–1814)

John Salisbury snr opened a cabinet and upholstery warehouse at Fore St in October 1770. This appears to have adjoined the French Church. He offered to furnish ‘houses for Ladies and Gentlemen at an easy per cent per annum’ and…

Thurnell, William (1821–39)

Recorded also at no. 69 in 1835; and as ‘upholstery warehouse, mattress and feather bed manufacturer and Agency House to the Cabinet Makers’ Society’, 1823–25. Receipt [GL, trade card coll.] dated 21 March 1825, reads…

Wilkinson, Joseph (1780–84)

Associated with Joshua Wilkinson snr and jnr in the business of Wilkinson & Sons which operated a cabinet and upholstery warehouse in the City and Moorfields area. This business was established by 1778 at 24 Change Alley but…