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Ackworth, William (1802–11)

Took out a Sun Insurance policy in January 1802 for £3,200 of which stock and utensils accounted for £1,350. Trade label recorded on several respectable pieces of cabinet furniture including a Pembroke table, a secretaire and a…

Adams, George (1777–1828)

Initially at 42 Haydon Sq., Minories, but from 1788 address changed to 122 Minories. Son of George Adams of Canterbury, innholder. App. to Joseph Merryman on 7 June 1769 and admitted freeman of the Upholders’ Co. on 6 August 1777 by servitude. In that…

Aitken, Thomas (1760)

Trade card illustrated in Heal states that he ‘Makes and Sells all Sorts of Cabinet and Chair Work’.

Alken, Sefferin (1744–83)

In 1744 his address was given as St James's, Westminster, and from 1760 he was at Dufour's Ct, Broad St, Golden Sq. Worked in both stone and wood and was active at Stourhead for Sir Richard Colt Hoare as early as 1744. In 1746 took app. named Lawrence (…

Allen, Henry (1669–73)

Supplied fourteen pieces of furniture to William, 5th Earl of Bedford at a cost of £66 16s. The main items were a walnut cabinet ‘for my Lady's cabinet’ supplied in 1669 at £17, a 31ʺ looking-glass in a walnut frame at £10, and a…

Allen & Doolan (1768–75)


Anderson (1803)

Subscribed to Sheraton's Cabinet Dictionary, 1803.

Anderton, Charles (1808)


Andrewes, Thomas (1781–d. 1819)

In 1785 supplied a considerable quantity of fine inlaid furniture for the Mansion House, Queen's Sq. The cost of Andrewes's work amounted to £594 1s 9d. Although this building was destroyed in the riots of 1831 a few pieces of the…

Appletree, John (1809–17)