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Architects and Designers

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
Thomas Chippendale cabinet maker, designer Licester Sq. & Totten Court Rd. published famous pattern books chinoiserie Long Acre  
France & Banting     supplied furniture
to the Prince Regent
     
Dominique Daguerre Marchands Merciers Sloane Street, Chelsea imported furniture mounted with
Sèvres porcelain plaques
tables and chimney piecesChelsea 1778
Heppelwhite designer     shield back chairs    
William Linnell cabinet maker 28 Berkeley Square        
Robert Manwaring     published chair pattern books twiggery, gothic, ribbon, chinoiserie    
Seddons upholsteror in Aldersgate        
Thomas Shearer     published Cabinet Maker's London Book of Prices in 1788      
Sheraton       use of urns, tapered legs    
George Smith Cabinet maker, designer   published design books Hope's style    

Art & Print

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
Ackerman's print shop 101 the Strand caricature, political satire, The Repository of Arts, The Poetical Magazine (1809-1811) publisher, print-seller   1795
Bovi, Marianoprint shop Piccadilly Engravings after various painterspublisher, print-sellerPiccadilly 1790-
1806
Luke Hansard print works          
Hoppner's studio          
Sir Thomas Lawrence studio 24 Bond St. improved portraits over 700 £, always had wait list Mayfair ?
Steel & Goddard Chart sellers 70 Cornhill   appointment, to the admiralty of their Navigation Warehouse &Naval Academy    

Coaching and Hunting accessories

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
William Bull Horn Maker   Coach horns, hunting horns, and hearing horns     1700 -
Köhler & Son Coach Horn Manufacturer Covent Garden   received royal appointment in 1801   1780-1907
Obadiah Elliot     invented steel elliptical spring in 1804      
Robinson Coach Maker   made the first Brogham      
Swaine Adeney Brigg & SonsHunting Requisites 185 Piccadilly hunting whips     1750-
Tillbury Coach Maker          

Drapers & Clothiers

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Name Trade Address Specialty Description Locale Year
Mrs. Bell, later Magazin des Modes milliner, modiste 22 Upper King St. Lady's Chapeau Bras, gipsy hats, bonnets   Bloomsbury Square 1814
Mr. S. Clark ladies' pelisse and habit maker 37 Golden Square Equestrian Costume advertised in La belle Asemblee 1812    
Madame Devy's modiste 16 Grafton St. - Bond St.        
Mrs. Duval modiste, furier Bond St. tippets advertised in La belle Asemblee 1812 Mayfair  
Dyde and Scribe's furier Pall-Mall muff and tippet adopted by the princesses advertised in La belle Asemblee 1807 Mayfair  
East India Warehouse draper 16 Cheapside Cotton Thread Shirting advertised in La belle Asemblee 1813 City  
Harding, Howell, and Co. draper 89 Pall Mall        
James Smith & Sons Umbrellas & Parasols 53 New Oxford St   London's 1st umbrella shop   1830 -present
Hinshcliffe & Croft mercer at the sign of Hen & Chickens in Hennrietta Street     Covent Garden 1780 trade card
House of Millard/ Millard's warehouse/draper No.16 Cheapside Bengal Muslins, flannels advertised in La belle Asemblee 1812-3 City  
Locks Milliner St. James Fashionable men's hats   St. James circa. 1700 to present
Magazin des Modes formerly Mrs. Bell's milliner, modiste 26 Charlotte St. Lady's Chapeau Bras, gipsy hats, bonnets   Bedford Square  
Nichole's stay maker 349 Oxford Street       1788 trade card
Samuel Sandell Upholsterer 101 New Bond St.        
Mrs. Shabner modiste Tavistock Street Evening and Equestrian Costume, Patterns from Batavia advertised in La belle Asemblee 1812    
7 Stars mercer King Street imported French Fashion dolls from Paris   Covent Garden  
Swann & co Mercers Thomas King &, Joseph & John Harris King Street, directly opposite the end of Bedford Street at the sign of the Wheatsheaf & Sun
mercer to Prince Fred
1781 taken over by Thomas, William, & Robert King Covent Garden 1760's
Thomas Smith Haberdasher 25 New Bond St. mens furnishings   Mayfair  
G. Sutton silk manufacture, draper 53 Leicester Square tissue Mantlets advertised in La belle Asemblee 1812    
Sutton and Meeks Warehouse 53 Leicester Square novel articles and silk goods advertised in La belle Asemblee 1813    
Mrs. Thomas modiste Fleet St. at Chancery Lane Evening Dress advertised in La belle Asemblee 1812    
Miss Walters modiste Wigmore St. invention: "Opera or Gala Dress" advertised in La belle Asemblee 1812 Cavendish Square  
Mr. John Weston tailor 37 Old Bond St. Men's Clothing
Tailor to
His Majesty George IV
Most expensive tailor in London Mayfair 1830
John Wood fabric manufacture 1 Bow St. worsted spinning     1812-
 
Notions
Messrs William and Sons Buttons St Martin's Ln buttons made to order      

Purveyers of Food

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
Crosse & Blackwell, Ltd.     Began to package each type of food in a distinctive tin box or porcelain jar apprentices who bought out West & Wyatt   1829
M. d'Albignac Salads and French dressing   custom salad, & mahogany cases filled with dressing making kits chef fled F.revolution & made fortune in Mayfair   1793-1800
Fortnum & Mason   181 Piccadilly Jams, canned goods, boned chicken, cereal, etc. Business boomed during Napoleonic Wars filling care packages for officers Piccadilly 1705
Gunter's Tea Shop confectioner 7 & 8 Berkeley Square ices, wedding cakes The sign of the Pineapple Mayfair 1799-1930's
Paxton and Whitfield cheesemongers 93 Jermyn St.       1797
West & Wyatt Condiments         1706
Purveyors of Tea
Twinings tea 216 The Strand       1706
Davison, Newman & Co. tea          
Purveyors of Wine
Berry's Wine merchants 3 St. Jamesfine wineScales used to weigh famous patronsSt. James circa. 1750 to present
Davis & Cooper Wine Merchant Anderton's Hotel in Fleet St.        

Home Maintenance

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
Henry Hastings Plumbing & Cleaning Ewer Street near Two Brewer's Gravel Lane clean drains, remove waste 18th century roto-rooter    

Jewelers & Goldsmiths

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
Thomas Gray Jeweler Sackville St.        
Hamlet's Jeweler          
Jeffrey's &Jones Goldsmith   Royal Goldsmith to George IV      
Phillips Jeweler Bond St.     Mayfair  
Rundell and Bridge Jeweler 32 Ludgate Hill principal jeweler and goldsmith of Regency
Prinny's favorite
Rundle, Bridge &Rundle after 1805   1786
Stedman &Vardon Goldsmiths &Jewellers 36 New Bond St.    Mayfair  

Manufacturers

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
Barraud watchmaker          
Bennett's Clock Shop clock maker 65 Cheapside   figured of Gog &Magog ring bell on the hour the city est. mid 1700's
J. Bubb metal furniture   doll house accessories     1809-1837
Evan &Cartwright tinsmiths       Wolverhampton 1802-1850
John Wood fabric manufacture 1 Bow St. worsted spinning     1812-
WhiteChapel Bell foundry Bell manufacture   cast Liberty Bell &BigBen bell   WhiteChapel 1570 to present

Music

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
William Bull Horn Maker   Coach horns, hunting horns, and hearing horns     1700 -
Broderip & Longman music publishing and instrument retailing 26 Cheapside & 195 Tottenham Court Road      

Bankrupt 1778-1798

James Ball piano-forte Maker Duke Street       1790 -1817
Ludwig Lenkfeld piano-forte Makers Tottenham Court Road        1790 -1796
Monro & May piano-forte Makers 60 Skinner Street       Snow Hill  1793 -1827
Shoene & Co. piano-forte Makers 22 Prince's St at Cavendish Square        
James &John Simpson music instrument makers 15 Sweetings Alley     Cornhill  
Mori Leverne music shop 28 New Bond        

Sellers of Perfume & other Toilettries

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
Bourgeois Amik and Son perfumer ? London's best perfumer   Haymarket ?
Floris perfumer   Potpouri, Perfume      
Henry and Daniel Rotely Harris perfumer 11 St James's StreetLavender Water, Classic Colognes and English Flower perfumes expanded to shaving supplies, soaps, creams... St James 1790 - present
Penhaligon's perfumer          
Rouland or Rowlandcoiffeur at Thatched House Tavern invented macassar oil specialized in military do's    
Thomas Swain razor maker Bedford St.        

Shopping

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
Burlington Arcade shopping area          
Messrs Flint &Palmer Retailer London Bridge fixed prices, no haggling, cash only England's first department store   1775
Wedgwood Showroom China Sales St. James Square at York St.China Fashionable Meeting place for ladies Westminster 1774
Woburn Walk shopping area       Bloomsburry 1822-

Silver Smiths

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
Matthew Boulton Silver smith   Heppelwhite &Adam designs Factory Production Soho  
Paul Storr silver smith   worked for Rundle &Bridge     1817-

Purveyors of Tobacco & Spirits

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NameTradeAddressSpecialtyDescriptionLocaleYear
Friburg and Treyertobacconist ? Old Snuff House   Haymarket ?

Weapons

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NameTrade Address Specialty Description Locale Year
Bennett & Lacy gunmaker   custom made weapons gunmaker to Prinny    
John Manton Gunmaker 6 Dover St. pistols Pistols and practice Piccadilly 1810-1874
Joseph Manton Gunmaker & Shooting Gallery 25 Davies St. Shotguns Pistols and practice Mayfair  
Ryan & Watson gunmaker   pistols     1765-1835


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