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Chapman, Thomas (1835–39)

In 1835 his works were described as an ‘invalid bed, chair & sofa manufactory’, the words ‘By Appointment’ being added. Advertised in the 1839 edition of Pigot's Directory. [D]

Cheater, Sara (1835–39)


Cheater, William (1829)


Cheesman, Samuel George (1829)


Chipchase, Robert & Lambert, Robert (1767–88)

At 2 Beak St, Golden Sq., 1767–75 when the address became 28 Warwick St, Golden Sq. The Beak St address was still being used by Robert Chipchase as late as 1787. About 1788 the partnership was dissolved and Robert Lambert formed a new partnership in Beak…

Chippendale, Thomas snr (b. 1718–d. 1779)

Enjoys an international reputation as author of The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director and is often described as ‘the Shakespeare of English furniture makers’: his career and achievements have been researched in depth and his name is now…

Chippendale, Thomas jnr (b. 1749–d. 1822)

The eldest of his illustrious father's children, was bapt. at St Paul's, Covent Gdn on 23 April 1749. He was brought up to assist in the family business, the earliest known letter from him (in the Nostell archive) being dated 5 August 1767. Thereafter…

Chisholme, Thomas (1773–93)

Subscribed to Sheraton's Drawing Book, 1793. Probably the Chisholme who supplied two cabriole sofas, four cabriole arm chairs and twelve cabriole back stools for the Drawing Room at Drayton House, Northants. [D;…

Clark, James (1839)


Clark, John (1793–1827)

Recorded in the Streatlam household accounts in 1814 and in the South Durham Estate accounts, 1814–17, supplying furniture including a sofa bed. In 1827 trading as Clark & Robson at Old Elvet, Durham. [D; Durham RO, D/St/V612, S/St/V308]