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Arne, Thomas (bap. 1682, d. 1736), upholsterer and theatre servant

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Theatre. 3 words.

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Barnsley, Sidney Howard (1865–1926), architect and furniture maker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Architecture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Cobb, John (c. 1715–1778), cabinet-maker and upholsterer

Geoffrey Beard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 1074 words.

Cobb, John (c. 1715–1778), cabinet-maker and upholsterer, is presumably the person of that name put as apprentice in 1729 to Tim Money, a Norwich upholsterer (Boyd MSS). The Norfolk...

Ercolani, Lucian Randolph (1888–1976), furniture designer and manufacturer

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 971 words.

Ercolani, Lucian Randolph (1888–1976), furniture designer and manufacturer, was born on 8 May 1888 at Sant' Angelo in Vado, in the Marche, Italy, the eldest son of Abdon Ercolani, a picture...

Gillow family (per. c. 1730–c. 1830), cabinet-makers and upholsterers

Susan E. Stuart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art. 4373 words.

Gillow family (per. c. 1730–c. 1830), cabinet-makers and upholsterers, came to prominence with Richard [ii] Gillow (1733–1811), the son of Robert [i] Gillow 1702/3–1772 [see...

Gillow, George (1765/6–1822)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Gillow, James (b. c. 1732)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Gillow, John (b. 1756/7)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Gillow, Richard (1772–1849)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Gillow, Robert (1702/3–1772)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 3 words.

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Gillow, Robert (1746/7–1795)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Gillow, Robert (1771x4–1798)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Gillow, Thomas (c. 1736–1779)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Goodison, Benjamin (c. 1700–1767), cabinet-maker and undertaker

Tessa Murdoch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1498 words.

Goodison, Benjamin (c. 1700–1767), cabinet-maker and undertaker, is of unknown parentage, although the surname is common in south Yorkshire. His occupation is first recorded in September...

Heal, Sir Ambrose (1872–1959), shopkeeper and furniture designer

Alan Crawford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2042 words.

Heal, Sir Ambrose (1872–1959), shopkeeper and furniture designer, was born on 3 September 1872 at Crouch End, London, the eldest child of Ambrose Heal (1847–1913), bedding manufacturer and...

Innes, Jocasta Claire Traill (1934–2013), journalist, cookery writer, and interior design writer

Paul Levy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Education; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Journalism; Art Forms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1174 words.

Innes, Jocasta Claire Traill (1934–2013), journalist, cookery writer, and interior design writer, was born on 21 May 1934 in Nanking...

Mellor, David Rogerson (1930–2009), silversmith and industrial designer

Alan Crawford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Forms; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Metalwork. 1372 words.

Mellor, David Rogerson (1930–2009), silversmith and industrial designer, was born on 5 October 1930 at 181 Tapton Hill Road, Ecclesall, Sheffield, the second child and only son of Colin...

Race, Ernest Dawson (1914–1964), furniture and industrial designer

Penny Sparke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1255 words.

Race, Ernest Dawson (1914–1964), furniture and industrial designer, was born on 16 October 1914 in Newcastle upon Tyne, the third of the three sons of Joseph Dawson Race (1880–1966), a...

Russell, William Morris [Bill] (1920–2006), engineer and designer

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Art Forms; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 901 words.

Russell, William Morris [Bill] (1920–2006), engineer and designer, was born on 22 July 1920 at 73 Oxford Road, Islington, London, the youngest in the family of two sons and two daughters of...

Seddon family (per. c. 1750–1864), furniture makers

Martin Levy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1968 words.

Seddon family (per. c. 1750–1864), furniture makers, apparently hailed from Lancashire. According to his great-grandson the architect John Pollard Seddon, George [i] Seddon (c.null...