Newsletter Research Articles

Indexed below is a comprehensive list of more than 900 short research articles and visit/event reports published in the Newsletter since the first issue in 1985. As with the Journal articles, these Newsletter articles and reports are published on the website three years after the original print publication.

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Past print copies of the Newsletter are held at a number of  libraries across the UK and in the RFS Archive at The Museum of the Home. For a comprehensive listing use this link. The particular holdings, access, loan and reader arrangements will be specific to each institution. Now that the back archive has been scanned and made available via the links on this page, access is much simpler.

YearIssueAuthor Title
202276Cotton
Dewing
Bernard D
David
The Journey of A Lifetime
202276HallLindaAn Oak Cradle with Unusual Decoration on the Hood – Acquired in Gloucestershire , Possibly from North Wales?
202276BoramJohnOval Stamp Marks of Furniture Makers – Laverton & Co, Mary-le-Port Street, Bristol and F J Pegler, Market Place, Wantage
202276BateJeremyArtists’ Stools
202276ParkerJulianWidow Richars, Upholder of Wisbech, 1734, Revisited and A Longcase Clock by John Richars of Wisbech, her Late Husband’s Cousin
202276BarlingOliverThe Wilcock Family of Lower Bentham, North Yorkshire, Windsor Chairmakers to Gillow & Co
202276HallLindaTwo ‘Country Sheraton’ Chairs with Elements of Both ‘Country Sheraton’ and Brander Back Types
202276RycroftJeremyWhen is a Brander Back not a Brander Back?
202276PickvanceChristopherThe Churchwarden’s Chest at St Andrew’s, Wickhambreaux, Kent
202276BrearsPeterThe Abbot of Kirkstall’s Bed
202276AckermannDanielLetter from America: Maryland Windsor Chair; Armchair, Roanoake Basin of North Carolina, 1760-1790; Tall Case Clock, William Elvins, Baltimore, Maryland, 1800-1810
202276Oak Cradle with ‘Eye of Providence’ Design
202175BauldLauraFurniture at The Burrell Collection: New Approaches to Display
202175PickvanceChristopherThree Lincolnshire Mediaeval Chests at Ewerby, Glentham and Walcot
202175ParkerJulianEast Midlands Windsor Chairs: Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire Chairs
202175PinnKeith & GillFurniture Surgery: Elm Brander-back Armchair with Drop-in Rush Seat; Windsor Side Chair Stamped TAYLOR GRANTHAM; Painted Comb-back Child’s Windsor Armchair, Probably Thames Valley
202175WilliamsRobertTea Chests and Tea Caddies
202175HollandRobert & AnnaAslackby Manor and St Nicholas’s Walcot
202175WhiteCrissieMrs Smith’s Cottage, Navenby
202175HallLindaSt Edith’s Coates by Stow, St Lawrence’s, Snarford, St Michael & All Angels, Hackthorn
202175BrearsPeterOak Armchair, St Peter’s and Our Lady of Pity, Glentham
202175StonePeter & AnnEpworth Old Rectory
202175BrearsPeterGainsborough Old Hall
202175HartleyChristopherLincoln Cathedral and Wren Library
202175Claxton StevensChristopherDoddington Hall
202175SycamoreRachelDug-out Church Chests in Herefordshire & Worcestershire – YouTube link
202175SmithNoahCourtrai Chest, New College, Oxford: Iconography & Materiality – YouTube link
202175PickvanceChristopher‘English Clamped Chests from 1250-1350’ – YouTube link
202175KrembJens‘The Chest of Drawers: a Late Medieval Piece of Furniture?’ – YouTube link
202175HumphreyNickDesk Cupboard, Oak, England, 1430-1450 – YouTube link
202175LaganeCécileArmoires of Bayeux (Normandy) and Aubazine (Limousin) – YouTube link
202175BosAgnès‘Reappraisal of the ‘Medieval’ Arconati-Visconti Dressoir’ – YouTube link
202175PienaHansThe History of Dutch Painted Furniture – YouTube link
202175ParkerJulian18th Century Windsor Chairs – Early Types & New Discoveries in Lincolnshire – YouTube link
18th Century Windsor Chairs – Research, Repair & Authentic Replication – YouTube link
202175GreenSimonThe New Hall, Dymchurch, Kent, Table
202175HancockElizabethOld Oak, New Doors: The Durham Table c. 1500
202175HancockElizabethA Boston (Windsor) Rocking Chair
202175GarnettDavidRobert Garnett & Sons, Lancashire Cabinet Makers 1824-1915
202175BoramJohnWest Country Windsor Chairs: Side Chairs Stamped T MILES S PRING BEDMINSTER and A Low-back Stamped W LAVERS MAKER PLYMOUTH
202175HancockElizabethScenes from Regency Life: A Torchere or Candle Stand
202175GallJohn & Rosy‘Inside of A Cottage in Buckinghamshire’ by Edward Orme, 1807
202175GallJohnA Late 17th century Dressing Box for A Valentine
202175StablerJohnKeep Off My Pitch – The Public Argument of Widow Richars of Wisbech, Upholster, with Mr Richard Marlow, 1734
202175PickvanceChristopherAn Unusual Chest at Goodwood House, Sussex; The Possible Origin of The Hindringham, Norfolk, Chest
202175PickvanceChristopherNational Trust Spending Plans
202175Fair Isle Chairs Exhibition by Eve Eunson at Da Gadderie in Lerwick, Shetland Islands
202174WhiteCrissieLyon & Turnbull, Glasgow: ‘The Chair: 18th century to the Present Day
202174GriggCatherineUpdate from Wycombe Museum, high Wycombe Buckinghamshire: Painted Comb-back Armchair c. 1740 Attributed to John Pitt of Upton-cum-Chalvey; Child’s Ladderback Armchair with Rush Seat and Box Stretcher by Benjamin North of West Wycombe 1864-1939.
202174PlatmanLouisNews from The Museum of The Home: Oak Chest of Drawers, Thomas Reynolds, 1728; a Mendlesham Windsor Chair from the Cotton Collection
202174KinmonthClaudiaCounty Kerry Vernacular Furniture: the Hole Story
202174Lawrence-Francis DysonRhiannon

Rosie
The John Evan Bedford Library of Furniture History, Leeds University Library
202174BateJeremyLow Back Windsor Chairs
202174BateJeremyMiniature Turned Chairs – A Reply
202174PickvanceChristopherA Triangular Gothic Stool Previously Owned by S W Wolsey
202174GallJohn & RosyThrone Chair by Marshall George Strapps (1824–1914)
202174MedlamSarahA White Painted ‘Stool’?
202174GallJohn & RosyBeamish Puzzle Chair – A Rocking Chair with Ash Seat
202174BryantValerie & DavidHenry & Julius Caesar: Knutsford Rustic House Builders
202174WhiteCrissieTwo More Chairs from Auchindrain Township, Argyll
202174BoramJohnExhibition of 18th-century Windsor chairs, West Wycombe Park, Buckinghamshire, 2012 – Dimensions of All Chairs
202174BoramJohnA Large Garden Chair
202174ParrottRobertWhence the Windsor Chair?
202174MiddleditchTonyWest Country-type Chests in East Anglia: Further Thoughts on Penny Rumble’s Article ‘Some East Anglian Chests’
‘202174LindfieldPeterMore Gothic Furniture: MS Bodleian 264
202174AckermannDanielLetter from America: ‘American furniture 1650–1840: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art’ by Alexandra Alevizatos Kirtley; Secretary and Linen Press John Gough, Charleston, South Carolina 1790 –1800
202174Chairmakers Richard Platt and Sam Cooper have been named as Heritage Crafts Marsh Trainees of the Year 2020
202073ElsonVerityGordon Russell (1892–1980), Northleach Swing Mirror in Walnuts and Ebony, designed in 1926 and made by T Lees at Russell & Sons
202073WestgarthMarkAntique Dealers’ Research Project, University of Leeds
202073MedlamSarahHospital Furniture
202073BateJeremyMiniature Chair Surgery – A Turned Fruitwood Chair and one of Unusual Pegged Construction
202073RobinsonDanA Chest of Drawers inscribed 1810 and a Windsor Side Chair by W Griffin
202073StuartSusan & IanMatthew Hutton Corner 1875-1956: A Whitby Joiner, Ship’s Carpenter, and Cabinet Maker
202073JacksonStephenThe Graham Gadd Collection of Furniture Ephemera at National Museums of Scotland
202073StuartSusanA Westmorland Child’s Chair
202073HancockElizabethCharles Darwin’s Chair at Janson & Sons: a Provenanced High Wycombe Cane Chair
202073WhiteCrissieTwo Comb-back Chairs, West Highland Type, Auchindrain Township, Argyll, Scotland
202073BoramJohnA Walnut Rocking Chair
202073BoramJohnMore on Gillows’ Children’s Chairs
202073ParkerJulianLincolnshire Windsor and Rush-seated Chairs: Wills and Inventories
202073BrearsPeterProportional Dividers / Compasses
202073BrearsPeterA Provenanced Halifax Chair
202073Gordon
Hancock
Lindsay
Elizabeth
An Oak Table, Probably Made in Exeter, c.1580-1620, in The Burrell Collection, Glasgow Museums
202073PickvanceChristopherA Gothic Boarded Stool in a Burrell Collection Tapestry
202073PickvanceChristopherSpring Locks in Medieval Chests: an Update
202073AckermannDanielLetter from America: Court Cupboard, Jamestown, Virginia, 1650–1670
202073Rush-seated Ladderback Chairs in ‘At Sandpit Gate’ by Paul Sandby (1731–1809)
202072BarnesIshbelMuckross Traditional Farms
202072CopperwheatCaroleMuckross House, Killarney, Co. Kerry
202072ButlerValentine & RoderickBunratty Folk Park
202072DewingDavidBunratty Castle
202072DewingAlisonDonaghmore Workhouse Museum
202072JefferiesMaggieDamer House, Roscrea
202072WhiteCrissieCarrigeen Farmhouse, Fiveally, Birr, Co. Offaly
202072HalliwellDiana14 Henrietta Street Dublin
202072RobinsonKeithCollins Barracks, National Museum of Ireland, Dublin
202072HancockElizabeth‘Irish Country Furniture and Furnishings 1700–1950: Recycling Our Past’ by Claudia Kinmonth
202072MacLennanSally & NeilUlster Folk Museum
202072Copperwheat PollyUlster Folk Museum Stores
202072RycroftJeremyOak House, West Bromwich
202072LindeyLaurieBritish and Irish Furniture Makers Online (BIFMO)
202072BateJeremyA Welsh-American stick-back Windsor Armchair by Crispin Thomas
202072HallLindaThe Great Grenadier’s chair – a Windsor Lath Back Chair made for Pool Field Davis 1870–1880
202072KeatingPiersA Weymouth Cabinet Maker, 1869 – Richard and Walter Wm Commins
202072HoustonJohnThe London Upholders’ Company and its Place in Furniture History
202072JacksonLyndaJudges’ Lodgings Museum, Lancaster
202072BoramJohnEvolution of the Rocking Chair
202072StuartSusanGillows Research Material
202072BowettAdamNew Light on the Ordsall Hall Bed
202072PickvanceChristopherSpring Locks in Medieval Chests
202072AckermannDanielLetter from America: ‘Material Georgia 1733-1900’; Secretary possibly Georgetown, Maryland or Alexandria, Virginia c. 1810; Chest of Drawers, Workshop of Gerrard Calvert (1765–1840), Mason County, Kentucky c. 1800; Work Table, Camden, South Carolina (1810-1819) attributed to William Parker (1775-1819)
202072The Kitchen of the Old Rectory in Ballycultra Town, Co. Antrim
201971WhiteCrissieFurniture Surgery: High-backed Chair, Oak c.1700; Two Green Windsor Doll’s Chairs and a Northwest Rush- seated Doll’s Chair; a Dutch Rush-seated Ladderback Chair; a Rush-seated armchair dated 1755; Lincolnshire Rush-seated Chairs; Dutch Rush-seated Chairs
201971JefferiesWilliam‘The Gatacres, a Shropshire Family and their Collection Dispersed’ by Jeremy Bate
201971BoramJohn‘The History of the Dutch Ladderback Chair’ by Hans Piena
201971Pickvance
Rycroft
Christopher
Jeremy
Mediaeval Chests in Shropshire: Early Examples of Regionality?
201971HollandRobert & AnnaSt Michael’s, Pitchford, Langley Chapel, and St John the Baptist, Hughley
201971Claxton StevensChristopherPitchford and Benthall Halls
201971BarnesJamesGeorgina Grant: ‘Iron Furniture of the Coalbrookdale Company’
201971StonePeterSt Edith’s, Eaton under Heywood, St Lawrence’s, Ludlow, St Mary’s, Bitterley, Bitterley Court and All Saints, Neenton
201971AllhusenFrances & GeorgeStokesay Castle and St John the Baptist Church
201971MedlamSarahDrapers’ Hall, Shrewsbury
201971RycroftJeremySt Mary’s, Shrewsbury
201971MacLennanSally & NeilShrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
201971HallLindaCollegiate Church of St Bartholomew, Tong
201971PinnGill & KeithAll Saints’, Claverley, St Gregory’s, Morville, and St Mary’s, Acton Round
201971FletcherDavidDudmaston Hall and St Andrew’s, Quatt
201971CopperwheatPollyKettle’s Yard, Cambridge
201971StablerJohnPepys Library, Magdalene College, Cambridge
201971DewingDavidA House in Soho
201971WilliamsRobertResearch in Progress: The Regional Chair: in search of the Elusive Mendelsham Chair and Other East Anglian Windsor Chairs
201971SergeantWilliamResearch in Progress: The Regional Chair: Windsor Chairmaking in Grantham, Lincolnshire – the First 15 Years
201971FeingoldSimonResearch in Progress: The Regional Chair: The Rush-seated Chair in the North-West of England
201971JacksonStephenResearch in Progress: The Regional Chair: The Caqueteuse Form in 17th century Scotland
201971SutcliffeJasonDarvel Chair: Acquisition by East Ayrshire Council
201971WhiteBetsy KJohn Erhart Rose 1767-1860, of Reading, Pennsylvania, Knoxville, Tennessee, and Abingdon, Virginia
201971JacksonStephenEarly Scottish Furniture: An Indigenous Tradition? Material Evidence: 1450 – 1650
201971Richardson HamlingCatherine TaraMiddling Culture 1560 – 1660
201971SergeantWilliamMissing Link – A Spindle-back Windsor Armchair Stamped I TAYLOR GRANTHAM
201971CrossleyBrianA Cane Bergère Chair: Who Designed This Chair?
201971Claxton StevensChristopher‘Kubbestol’ Dug-out Chair: something to get your teeth into; Stavanger Museum, Norway
201971Morton MaddisonEric
Margaret
Burn Marks on Furniture
201971WhiteCrissieGlasgow Upholsterers’ Mahogany Muniment Box Dated 1821
201971HicksMikeA Mendlesham Child’s Chair
201971GallJohn & RosyDrawing of a London Stubbs Chair, dated 1829
201971BoramJohn‘For a neat Doll’s Bed Stead’ and ‘6 neat Mahogany Dolls Chairs’ by Gillows of Lancaster
201971Stuart SusanOak Settle, Thomas Reresby 1621, from Derbyshire
201971Purdy DavidJohn Lombe’s Piedmont Chest
201971HancockElizabethA Medieval Domed Chest in the Burrell Collection, Glasgow Museums
201971AckermannDanielLibrary Bookcase based on plate LXVII of Thomas Chippendale, Charleston, South Carolina; Hume Furniture Study, Yale West Campus; Tall Case Clock, Case attributed to Daniel Spencer, Lexington, Kentucky
201971Oak Cupboard Designed and Made by Francis Bowyer, 1637, for the Drapers’ Hall, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
201970PrykeSebastianV&A Dundee: The Scottish Design Galleries
201970Hancock
White
Elizabeth
Crissie
The rush-seated chair: a celebration of past, present and future
201970MacLennanNeil & SallySitting Firm: a Windsor Rocking Chair designed by Katie Walker made by Dave Green
201970MacLennanNeil & SallyLawrence Neal, chair-maker: when is a chair more than a chair?
201970HardyEmmaUnlocking the Geffrye
201970MedlamSarahFashionable furniture in Haverfordwest: a card table by William Owen
201970BateJeremyA Little Wider, Please: A Barber-Surgeon’s Chair
201970CrossleyBrianA Caned Library Chair by John Syers at Broughton Hall, North Yorkshire
201970ParrottRobertThe Myth of the Patinated Windsor Chair
201970Sergeant
Parker
William JulianJohn Bray of Bourne, Lincolnshire, Windsor chair-maker
201970ParkerJulianWindsor Chairs, Single, Double and Treble, at Newstead Abbey, Nottinghamshire
201970ParkerJulianJoseph Newton’s Windsor Chair advertisements, 1725 and 1729
201970MillsAlisonThe Landkey Parish Table Purchased by The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon
201970PickvanceChristopherMedieval Chests in Kent
201970PickvanceChristopherAn Unrecorded Medieval Chest at St Mary’s Church, Horsham, Sussex
201970AckermannDanielLetter from America: Secretary and Bookcase, William Little (1805–1810), Anson County, North Carolina; Hanging Cupboard, possibly Sussex County (1740–1760)
201970Ash Ladder-back Armchair with Rush Seat Designed and Possibly Made by Ernest Gimson, 1892–1904
201869BryantDavid & ValerieThe Tenement House 145 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow
201869FeingoldSimonFour Stools in Provand’s Lordship, Glasgow Museums
201869JefferiesMaggieMackintosh at The Willow: The Willow Tea Rooms
201869RileyNoël‘Authenticity’ by Mike Davies and ‘Rediscovering Lost Spaces’ by Alison Brown
201869HancockElizabeth‘The Restoration and Furnishing of The Willow Tea Rooms 215–217 Sauchiehall Street by Stewart Brown
201869DewingDavid‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh – A Future for the Past’ by David Jones
201869RycroftJeremyDavid McDonald: Carving out a Reputation for Quality
201869Claxton StevensChristopherMackintosh in Concrete and Making the Glasgow Style
201869BarnesJimAlexander ‘Greek’ Thomson: 1 Moray Place, Holmwood and St Vincent’s Church, Glasgow
201869MedlamSarahGilling Castle, Yorkshire
201869Brasier-CreaghMichaelShandy Hall, Coxwold, North Yorkshire
201869GreenSimonThomas Chippendale: a Celebration of British Craftsmanship and Design
201869PickvanceChristopherNew Thinking about 16th century Furniture: Christopher PickVance: Some Problems in Studying 16th century Furniture; Megan Wheeler: Early Elizabethan Chairs and Chests at Sizergh Castle; Michael Pearce: A French Furniture-making School in Edinburgh; Nick Humphrey: Imported Cyprus Chests in the ‘long 16th century’; Yannick Chastang: Early Marquetry Techniques in Europe; Rachel King and Laura Bauld: The Burrell Collection
201869SklarRosalynA Warwickshire Press Cupboard, dated 1673, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
201869MellorsLeahThe Guardians’ Chair, The Workhouse Museum, Ripon, Yorkshire
201869BrearsPeterA Black Oak Bed Dated 1626
201869HancockElizabeth16th-century Linenfold Panelling and a Canopy from the Neptune Inn, 86 Fore Street, Ipswich
201869WhiteCrissieDarvel Chairs: J. McKellar, a New Maker
201869ParrottRobertA Forest Chair in Colonial America
201869AckermannDanielLetter from America: Chest of Drawers, attributed to Joseph Wells, 1796, North Carolina; Sugar Chest, 1850 –1900, probably Indiana, possibly Kentucky; Corner Cupboard, attributed to Jacob Clodfelter, c.1795, Davidson County, North Carolina
201869Brander-back Chair, Ash, c.1800. Fife Folk Museum and Landkey Parish Table, Barnstaple, North Devon, Diagram
201868PinnKeith & GillAlien Woodwork in two Bedfordshire Churches: St John’s Church, Cockayne Hatley and St Leonard’s Church Old Warden
201868MedlamSarahA Private Collection in the Midlands
201868ClarkeSimonFurniture Surgery: Norfolk Elm Chairs, Suffolk Chairs, including Mendlesham, Lincolnshire Chairs (Amos of Grantham), Thames Valley Windsor Forest Chair, a Gothic Armchair, A Spinning Wheel by Joseph Doughty of York
201868AllhusenFrancesThe Tolhouse Museum, Row III Houses and Time and Tide Museum, Great Yarmouth
201868PickvanceChristopherThe Elizabethan House Museum, Great Yarmouth
201868WilliamsRobertEast Anglian Chairs
201868BateJeremyWalking Tour of Historic Ipswich
201868Howe
Pickvance
Anthony
Christopher
Bishop of Ely Chest at Christchurch Mansion
201868ThornborrowPeterChristchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Suffolk
201868CopperwheatCaroleSuffolk Chairs
201868CopperwheatPollySt Mary’s, Huntingfield
201868BateJeremyWalpole Old Chapel
201868SturgisPennyWingfield Church and College and Saint Peters Hall
201868HartleyChristopherGlemham Hall, Little Glemham, Suffolk
201868Dewing
Pickvance
Alison
Christopher
St Mary the Virgin, Earl Stonham, the Earl Stonham ‘Roundels’ Chest, St Mary’s, Dennington, Saint Mary’s, Ufford, Suffolk
201868RowellTerry The “Pass Chair” designed by Gimson c.1906
201868PickvanceChristopherSapwood: Friend or Foe?
201868Cox-WhittakerAndrewAn 18th century Mahogany Barometer
201868CopperwheatPollyBark Mills, Tanneries and Donkeys in Cerne, Dorset
201868GallJohnA Table from Goldhill Farm, Co. Durham
201868Caned Chairs from Glemham Hall, Suffolk
201767WhiteCrissieHighland Folk Museum, Newtonmore, Inverness-shire: West Coast, Central Highlands, and Northern Highlands Chairs, Cradles and Dressers
201767ReynoldsIanA Private Collection in East Devon
201767BateJeremyJ and F J Baker & Co Ltd: The Last Oak Bark Tannery in Britain, Colyton, Devon
201767DewingDavidTownend Farmhouse Troutbeck
201767BowettAdamA Study Day in the Lake District – The Armitt Museum, Ambleside: The Great House Press of WIliam Longmire and a Chair from Grasmere Church dated 1703
201767PickvanceChristopherThe Whitechapel Bell Foundry
201767BateJeremyThe London Charterhouse – An Early 17th century Table and Two Windsor Chairs supplied by Thomas Tribe
201767RycroftJeremy Exhibition of Lincolnshire Chairs at Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire
201767HancockElizabethA Gothic Oak Screen, c. 1430-1445, in the Burrell Collection, Glasgow Museums
201767SergeantWilliamTwo Forest Chairs
201767HealOliverLetter of 4 May 1949 from Edward Gardiner, to J F Johnson, Heals about the design of Ernest Gimson’s chairs
201767 BiggWilliam Redmore‘A Cottage Interior: Poor Old Woman’s Comfort’ by William Redmore Bigg RA (1755–1828)
201766RosomanTreveA Hobart-pattern Windsor Chair made from Blackwood by George Peddle
201766BodyMartinFurniture surgery – a Commode Rocking Chair, a Carlisle Rush-seated Chair, a Chester Rush-seated chair, a Scottish Stick Back Chair, a Welsh Stick Back Chair, a Scumble-painted Pine Bed and a Brass Baking Tray
201766RobinsonKeithA Social History of Cumbrian Furniture by Peter Brears
201766HalliwellDianaTullie House Museum, Carlisle, Cumberland
201766BarnesIshbelCarlisle Cathedral, Cumberland
201766RosomanTreveHutton-in-the-Forest, Cumberland
201766BrearsPeterMany Hands, Many Dialects: the State of Regional Furniture Studies in America by Daniel Ackermann
201766RycroftJeremySt Martin’s Church, Brampton, Cumberland
201766JefferiesWilliamDacre Hall, Cumberland
201766FeingoldSimonNaworth Castle, Cumberland
201766DewingDavidDalemain House, Cumberland
201766CoughlanGerry22 Hartington Place, Carlisle, Cumberland
201766WhiteChrissieStead McAlpin, Fine English Printers since 1835, Cumberland
201766RileyNoëlSt Mary’s Church, Wreay, Cumberland
201766PickvanceChristopherA Dendrochronological Study of Medieval Chests in East Kent
201766PinnKeith & GillHindringham Church Chest, Norfolk
201766RosomanTreve‘A Croft Interior’ 1865 by Thomas Faed
201665ToddDaphne & MikeSt Mary’s Church Wath, Ripon Cathedral and Burnt Yates and the Old School House
201665Claxton StevensChristopherNorton Conyers and Ripon Study Days
201665RileyNoëlSir John Soane’s Museum
201665LeggPollyThe Inns of Court
201665StuartSusanThe Judges Lodgings, Lancaster
201665RosomanTreveMore on the Early Chest in Braunton St Brannock Church, Devon
201665SergeantWilliamA Painted Rush-seated Chair
201665RosomanTreveA Painted Lancashire Child’s Chair
201665BowettAdamNew Discoveries from the Land of the Prince Bishops – A Joined Oak Chest from County Durham
201665AckermannDanielThe Nine Lives of Robert Deans: A Cabinetmaker and Master Builder in Edinburgh, Charleston and London, 1740-80 by Stephen Jackson and Robert Leath; The Scottish Cabinetmaking School of Colonial Richmond and Petersburg, Virginia by April Strader Bullin
201665RosomanTreve‘A Porlock Cottage Interior’ by Frederick James Shields (1833–1911)
201664BoramJohnFlyer: Measurements in inches of the Chairs in the Windsor Chair Exhibition at West Wycombe Park in May 2012
201664WilliamsSionedA Brynmawr Chair, South Wales, c. 1938
201664Rycroft
Cox-Whittaker
Jeremy

Andrew
Treasures of the North West – Stonyhurst and Browsholme, Lancashire
201664HumphreyNickTwo Private Collections
201664Claxton
Stevens
ChristopherSt Thomas and St Edmund, Salisbury; All Saints Durrington; St Lawrence Stratford-sub-Castle; St Andrew Great Durnford
201664PickvanceChristopherSalisbury Museum and 8 Queen Street Salisbury
201664SergeantWilliamA Lincolnshire Windsor Armchair Stamped ‘Brand Marsh Sleaford’
201664SergeantWilliamA Lincolnshire Spinning Wheel Stamped ‘S Ashton Spilsby’
201664BowettAdamA Secretaire Bookcase made in Kendal, 1872
201664RosomanTreve‘The Farmer’s Visit’ – Stipple Engraving by Bond after an Oil Painting by Morland c.1790
201563Arms of Sir Bevil Grenville (d. 1643), Bideford
201563BateJeremyParish table at Sampford Courtenay
201563RosomanTreveFurniture Surgery – Six-plank Coffers; Rush-seated Chairs; Mystery Mahogany Box
201563BateJeremyBraunton St Brannock Church
201563BodyMartinLandkey, St Paul
201563Claxton
Stevens
ChristopherSt James’s Church Swimbridge
201563DewingDavidBull Hill House
201563HannahDavidSt Mary the Virgin, Pilton, North Devon
201563HalliwellDianaSt Peter’s Church, Tawstock
201563RycroftJeremy & RachelNorth Devon Funerary Monuments, by Clive Easter
201563RosomanTreveNorth Devon Pottery and the West Country Household, 1600 to 1800, by John Allan
201563RosomanTreveChantry Chapel of St Anne and Old Grammar School, Guildhall, the Penrose Arms houses, and the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon
201563RosomanTreveHall, Bishops Tawton, North Devon
201563WhiteChrissieTapley Park, Instow, North Devon
201563DewingDavidNot in Cotton: Researching a Ladderback Chair possibly from Kent, Surrey or Sussex by Andrew Honey
201563MacLennanNeil & SallyWhere did all the Walnut go? The Napoleonic War and its Effect on Timber Supply by Robert Williams
201563RosomanTreveWorking in the Dark: Fine Furniture-making in the 18th century by Alan Moore
201563RosomanTreveIsaac Newton’s Spinning Wheel by Valerie and David Bryant
201563MedlamSarah‘The Ingenious Mr Elwick’ and the Wakefield Cabinet Trade by Andrew Cox-Whittaker
201563GreenSimonWhat is a Kent Chest by Christopher Pickvance?
201563ShutlerPaul ACuddesdon: Furniture by GE Street
201563RosomanTreveCabinetmakers producing Aeroplane Propellers, c.1916, in the Hampton and Sons Workshop, Lambeth London
201562HannahKatieRFS Cirencester Furniture Study Day – Chairs from East Anglia, West Midlands, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and the West Country
201562Boram
Legg
John
Polly 
Chairmaking in Lincolnshire
201562AndersonChristina Old World Wisconsin
201562HalliwellDiana Kelton House Farm
201562DewingDavidThe Chipstone Foundation
201562PickvanceChristopherCrab Tree Farm II
201562White
Dewing
Chrissie
David
Crab Tree Farm I
201562BarnesIshbel Art Institute of Chicago
201562JefferiesWilliam Roger Brown House
201562Body
Robinson
Martin
Keith
The Frank Lloyd Wright House and Studio, Oak Park
201562BateJeremyRFS Chicago Trip October 2014
201562RosomanTreveSt Clements, Outwell
201562JefferiesWilliamFurniture Surgery – Mendlesham Chairs; Windsor Armchair stamped ‘I Todd 1844’ of Caistor, Lincolnshire, Dough Chests and Chairs from East Anglia
201562FeingoldSimonPeckover House, Walpole St Peter, Tilney All Saints and Wiggenhall St Germans
201562DewingDavidTrinity Hospital Almshouses, Castle Rising and Wisbech Museum
201562BowettAdamSt Margaret’s Church and Clifton House
201562BarnesIshbelKing’s Lynn – Chapel of St Nicholas and True Yard Museum
201562Stabler
Pickvance
Marjorie
Christopher
St Mary’s Church, South Creake, Norfolk &
South Creake Domed Chest
201562RosomanTreveRaynham Hall, Norfolk
201562StuartSusanWhitby: Captain Cook Memorial Museum and St. Mary’s Church
201562PickvanceChristopherA 1794 Gower Coffor Bach
201562BateJeremyRod Back Windsor Side Chair, probably Connecticut
201461BateJeremyVisit to Hogarth’s House
201461BateJeremyVisit to Chiswick House
201461Rogers HaleyAnneFurniture and Woodwork in Surrey Churches: Gatton St Andrew, St Peter and St Paul Chaldon, St Nicholas, Charlewood, and St Nicholas Compton
201461PinnGill & KeithMetalwork at the Portuguese Synagogue, Amsterdam
201461BarnesIshbelThe Portuguese Synagogue, Amsterdam
201461Pickvance
Claxton Stevens
Rosoman
Christopher
Christopher

Treve
Rijksmuseum Visit – Furniture up to c. 1650;
Furniture from 1650;

The Furniture Conservation Studios
201461ShutlerPaul A.A Pair of William Burges Chairs
201461WhiteChrissieA Chair used by Robert Burns
201461BowettAdamA 16th century Lancashire Tester Bed made for Sir John Radcliffe of Ordsall Hall between 1572 and 1589
201461RosomanTreveInterior with Women at a Linen Cupboard 1663 – Pieter de Hooch (1629 to c.1684)
201460ParrottBobThe Forest Chair in Colonial America
201460ParrottBobHuntington Collection of Maryland State Archives: Online Database of Maryland Wills Inventories and Accounts
201460HannahDavidThe Art of the Woodcarver
201460BoramJohnSt Andrew’s Church, Colebrook; St Thomas of Canterbury, Lapford; and St Matthew, Coldridge, Devon
201460LeggPollyBreton Woodworkers in Early Tudor Devon by John Allan
201460PickvanceChristopherThe Crediton Chest, Crediton, Devon
201460HumphreyNickOak Chest dated 1646
201460CottonDr. B. D.Windsor Armchair with Three Prince of Wales Feathers Splats probably by Prior of Uxbridge
201460BateJeremySir Robert Walpole’s Electioneering Chair
201460PickvanceChristopherA Deal Furniture Tradition in Kent?
201460BowettAdamEmily Gimson’s Rocking Chair – Sapperton or Preston?
201460RosomanTreveInterior of A Welsh Kitchen by David Cox (1783-1859)
201459StuartSusanEdinburgh Furniture Surgery
201459HancockElizabethGosford House, East Lothian
201459CoughlanGerryNorthfield House
201459FeingoldSimonNewhailes – Mahogany Hall Stools by George Nix and Cockpen Chairs made of Laburnum
201459RosomanTreveThe Georgian House – 7 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
201459Bate
Rosoman
Jeremy
Treve
Auld Reekies’ Sticks – RFS Edinburgh Conference
201459BateJeremyRFS Edinburgh Conference – Riddles Court; Gladstone’s Land; Thistle Chapels St Giles’s Cathedral
201459BryantDavidLooking at Furniture with Bill and Gerry Cotton
201459Legg
Bryant
Polly
David
Ryedale Folk Museum and The Harrison Collection
201459Speed
Poulter
Neil & Glynda
Guy
Clissett Chairs at The Fleece Inn, Bretforton
201459PickvanceChristopherCoffres et Coffrets du Moyen Age: Chest Deposited by the Chapter of Sion Cathedral, Valère History Museum, Sion, Switzerland
201459SchoolingGuyMendlesham Chairs at Sworders
201459East Anglian Chairs at the Sainsbury Centre, University of East Anglia, Norwich
201459Ryedale Folk Museum, North Yorkshire
201458WilliamsRobertEast Anglian and Lincolnshire Chairs
201458BrearsPeterCarvem, Chippem & Co
201458Jenkins
Hannah
Andrew
David
The Longcase Clock and its Case – A Symposium in Association with the British Museum
201458Butler

& Others
Roderick & ValentineVisit to a Private Collection in Sussex – A Fruitwood Folding Book Rest, A Windsor Side Chair with Sycamore Seat Stamped W Griffin and An Unusual Fruitwood Comb Back Windsor Side Chair with Vase Splat and Pad Feet
201458BarnesDr IshbelBiertan
201458BateJeremyMalancrav
201458GallSallyRupea Museum
201458Claxton Stevens HalliwellChristopher

Diana
Viscri
201458MortonEricSighisoara History Museum
201458ChandlerRosieSighisoara
201458PickvanceChristopherBradeni
201458TomlinsonRoyAltina
201458HopkinsonGilesEmil Sigerus Ethnographic Museum of Saxon Folk Art, Sibiu
201458Copperwheat
Bourne
Mike
Susan
Centre for Restoration and Conservation, Astra Museum, Sibiu
201458WhiteCrissieNational Ethnographic Park of Transylvania ‘Romulus Vuia’ Cluj-Napoca
201458MaclennanNeil & SallyThe Ethnographic Museum of Cluj
201458DewingDavidBanffy Castle
201458Hopkinson
Pickvance
Giles
Christopher
RFS Trip to Romania September 2012
201358CrossleyBrianMaritime Caned Chairs
201358StonePeterSt Mary, Colton, Staffordshire Church Chest
201358Chests in the Roof of Bradeni Church, Transylvania
201257PinnKeithA Colchester Chest of Drawers by James Bruce at Mr Fenton’s 1827
201257StarbuckJaneJohn Witney, Chair Maker of Chinnor
201257SmithSimonA Miner’s Spoon Cabinet?
201257Pickvance
Riley
Christopher
Noël
Rockingham Castle
201257Claxton StevensChristopher All Saints’ Church Northampton and 78 Derngate
201257CopperwheatCaroleThe Guildhall and Holy Sepulchre Church, Northampton
201257RycroftRachelThe Townscape of Market Harborough and The Tulipman: An 18th century Slate Letter Cutter by David Smith
201257HancockElizabethApethorpe Hall
201257DewingDavidDeene Park, Northamptonshire
201257BryantDavidThe Woodturners and Carvers of Kings Cliffe Past
201257PinnGill & KeithLyddington Bede House and Saint Andrew’s Church
201257HartleyChristopherCanons Ashby
201257PorrittJohnWest Wycombe Park Windsor Chair Exhibition
201257HarrisJonathanVisit to St John’s College, Trinity College, and Queen’s College, Cambridge
201257FisherRebeccaMonuments at St George’s Church, Hinton St George
201257StablerJohnA North Yorkshire Windsor Chair
201257LeggPolly‘A Courtship’ by William Shiels (1783-1857) – a Scottish Interior about 1810
201256Dewing
Lee
David
Alison
Église de Brou, Bourg-en-Bresse
201256MaclennanSally & NeilBourg-en-Bresse
201256PhillipsIan & MargaretHôtel-Dieu, Beaune
201256BoramJohnDijon – Palais de Justice
201256WhiteChrissieDijon – Museé Archéologique and Musée des Beaux-Arts
201256RileyNoëlMusée de la Renaissance. Chateau d’Écouen
201256ButlerValentineMusée de Cluny
201256HumphreyNickMusée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
201256PickvanceChristopherIntroduction to RFS Trip to Paris & Burgundy, September 2011
201256DewingDavidJohn Wesley’s Chapel and House, City Road, London
201256WhiteCrissieDunollie House, Oban
201256SpeedNeil & GlyndaWelsh Houses Study Day
201256CopperwheatMikeVisit to The Manor at Hemingford Grey
201256PinnKeithPulpits at Little Gidding and Leighton Bromswold Churches
201256ParrottBobTwo Early 18th century Low Back Forest Chairs
201256WilsonDavidDialectical Terms for Items of Furniture
201256Bench-fast depicted in ‘La Sainte Famille dans l’atelier de Saint Joseph’ by Benoît Alhoste (1655)
201155SmoglianGuidoA Leeds Chest of Drawers – W. Richardson 7 Park Lane Leeds – Any Relation to Richardson & Sons of Hull
201155WakelinMikeLazy Susan by J. Williams Wood Carver Dolgelly
201155PickvanceChristopherSt Ebbe’s Chests, Oxford – Church Faculty Procedures
201155PhillipsIanA Private Country House, Dorset
201155HartleyChristopherWolfeton House and Dorchester
201155ButlerValentineChurches: St Lawrence’s, Folke, Holy Trinity, Leweston and St Mary’s, Cerne Abbas
201155PickvanceChristopherCaquetoire Chair in Puddletown Church
201155GreenJim & MarySt Mary’s Church Puddletown and Briantspuddle
201155EglinDavidBlandford Forum
201155StablerJohnWimborne Minster, the Priest’s House Museum and Lodge Farm, Pamphill
201155HancockElizabethSherborne Castle and North Cadbury Church
201155BrearsPeter17th century Joined Oak Armchairs in County Durham
201155FeingoldSimonPainted Interiors and Furniture Study Day at the Merchant’s House, Marlborough
201155CrossleyBrianA Child’s Cane Chair used by John Ruskin
201155VostJohnGuernsey Painted Chests
201154Pinn
Medlam
Humphrey
Keith
Sarah
Nick
Fenton’s Old Curiosity Shop, Bury St Edmunds and Ebbutts Furniture Warehouse, Croydon, Surrey
201154ParryJohnComments on the Rare Comb Back Windsor Chair with Elaborate Splat with Two Faces (RFS Newsletter 53)
201154FraserIan10th International Symposium on Wood and Furniture Conservation
201154RamsayDr W R HNew Zealand’s Furniture History
201154BodyMartinLondon in the First Half of the 18th Century
201154CoughlanGerryVisit to Nostell Priory
201154BryantValeriePeter Brears on Vernacular Furniture in the West Riding
201154BryantDavidTemple Newsam House with James Lomax
201154Jefferies
Bate
William
Jeremy
Sapperton – The Cotswold School Furniture Makers; Gimson and the Barnsley Brothers; Romanian Painted Furniture
201154BryantDavid & ValerieHenry & Julius Caesar – Rustic House Builders
201154Stabler
Shutler
John
Paul A.
18th century Windsor Armchairs from Holkham Hall, Norfolk, Compared to a Set Made for Anthony Hamond of High House, Westacre by G. A. Plowman, Cabinet Maker of Wells-next-the-Sea (fl. 1822-45)
201053PickvanceChristopherThe Courtrai Chest in The Ashmolean
201053Millar
Fraser
Luke
Ian
John and James Harrison’s Wooden Cogged Gear Wheels
201053RileyNoëlA Private House in York
201053StonePeter & AnnSt Martin-cum-Gregory’s Church Micklegate, York
201053FeingoldSimonMarquetry Demonstration with Jack Metcalfe
201053Claxton StevensChristopherThe Mansion House and Fairfax House, York
201053HainesMichaelThe Merchant Adventurers Hall, York
201053StablerJohnPeter Brown, The Mansion House, York – Peter Brears, Some Aspects of Below Stairs Furniture
201053WhiteChrissie Saint Anthony’s Hall Quilt Museum and The Black Swan, York
201053PickvanceChristopherYork Minster – the Cope Chests
201053DewingDavidTreasurer’s House and St William’s College, York
201053StuartSusanCastle Museum, York 
201053MitchellMitchMaterials and Techniques: a visit to the V&A Store
201053MaclennanNeilGod’s House, Ewelme and Rycote Park and Chapel of St Michael and Chiselhampton Church
201053HayKateTucker’s Hall and St Nicholas’s Priory, Exeter
201053Claxton StevensChristopherA Writing Table by W. Staniland (fl. 1822-40), Thames Street Wharf, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
 201053ParrottBobRare Comb Back Windsor Chair with Elaborate Splat with Two Faces
201053Carved Angel on Alice de la Pole’s Tomb, the Chantry Chapel, Ewelme
201052RobeyJohnStrange 17th-century Lantern Clock Man
201052ChinneryVictorChair or Adapted Pulpit? c. 1500 or c. 1550 to 1650 and later adapted? X-frame Chair originally from Trerice in Cornwall Bearing the Arms of St John Arundell III or Alexander Arundell c. 1550 or c. 1600
201052CurrieChristopherDiscovering Dennis: The search for Thomas Dennis
among the artisans of Exeter
201052GallJohn & RosySizergh Castle
201052Woodcock
Clarke
Sarah
Vanessa
Lake District Fitted Cupboards of the 17th and 18th centuries
201052ClarkeVanessaCartmel Priory – Choir Stalls, Misericords, Bench Ends and 17th-century Carved and Pierced Screen
201052RosomanTreveSwarthmore Hall – Turned Wood and Wrought Iron Chandelier – Bed with Lignum Vitae Posts
201052LeggMichaelThe Castle Dairy and Sledall Hall, Kendal
201052Legg

Hartley
Michael & Polly
Christopher
Rochester Bridge Trust and Restoration House – Inlaid Walnut Chairs by Timothy Matthews and Erasmus Delafield in 1735 and Chair by Robert Kidwell 1832
201052HancockElizabeth Kirstead Hall Norfolk
201052RileyNoëlThe Great Hospital, Norwich – Elm Chairs with Hollow Nailed Seats and Vase Splats
201052StablerJohnGressenhall Farm and Workhouse – Clamp-fronted ‘Kentish Gothic’ Chest from St Margaret’s Church, Norwich
201052PhillipsIanGreat and Little Walsingham – Oak Money Box and Oak Benches
201052PickvanceChristopherStrangers Hall – Reliquary Cupboard
201052BartleetAnn & AnthonyNorwich Cathedral – Romayne Panels
201052PinnKeith & GillKing of Hearts, Octagon Chapel and Old Meeting House
201052GreenJim & MaryHoughton Hall, Norfolk – Spindle Backed Elbow Chairs from 1730
201052ButlerValentineSt Nicholas, Dersingham, Norfolk: the Dersingham Chest
201052FraserIanThe Harrisons, Joiners of Barrow-upon-Humber – John ‘Longitude’ Harrison (1693-1776) and James Harrison (1704-1766)
201052PickvanceChrisDating Gower Coffers Bach
201052ChannerDonalThe Cope Chest at Wells Cathedral
201052CottonDr. B. D.Surrey Cottage Interior by Charles Edward Wilson (1854-1941)
200951CurrieChrisFurther Colchester Furniture by Timothy Walford – see also Christopher Claxton Stevens’s piece in RFS Newsletter 19, 1993
200951AbbottNickKew Palace – The Economic Botany Collection- George III’s Bath and a Windsor Chair in Queen Charlotte’s Cottage
200951LeeAlisonThe Edward Barnsley Workshop and Bedales School, Hampshire – Ernest Gimson Chairs
200951PeterLindfieldCharlecote Park and Lord Leycester’s Hospital, Warwick
200951PoulterGuyThe arts and crafts movement in the East Midlands – New Walk Museum, Leicester; Stoneywell Cottage, Charnwood Forest
200951RosomanTreveThe Wrecking of London’s First Mechanical Saw Mill 1768
200951KingStuartThe Sketches of Alice Young – Scroll-back Windsor Chair and early Comb-back Windsor chair
200951Norfolk Farmhouse Interior by John Thirtle 1807
200950Currie
& Others
Christopher Care of Historic Church Woodwork
200950BlackLauranceDr Johnson’s Chair Revisited
200950BoramJohnMonks’ Benches and Refectory
Tables – Alessandro Magnasco (1667-1747), Museo Civico, Bassano del Grappa
200950GreenSimonWestminster Abbey
200950StablerJohnSpitalfields, London
200950LeggPollyRush-seated Chairs from Bolton School in the Gordon Russell Museum, Broadway
200950Pinn
Abbott
Keith
Nick
Oak Chest and Oak Boarded Benches in St James’s Church Chipping Camden
200950CottonDr. B. D.Scottish Vernacular Furniture
200950ParrottBobHistoric Windsor Chair Donated to Temple Newsam
200950‘Training Up a Child’ by George Washington Brownlow (1835-76) Showing the Interior of a White House possibly in The Highlands
200849LightmanAnnA Yorkshire Chair c. 1660-1670?
200849DowneyJaneRichard Mills of Hadley, Middlesex – An 18th century Wood-worker’s Inventory
200849ParrottBobWhat was an Upton Chair?
200849HeginbothamArlenVarnishes Wanted by The Getty Conservation Institute
200849Claxton StevensChristopherA Lancashire Settle?
200849LeggPollyThe Leverhulme Collection of 18th and early 19th century British Trade Cards in The Metropolitan Museum in New York; Trade Cards and Ephemera from Waddesdon Manor
200849HollandPhilipThe Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight
200849LeeAlisonAn introduction to the Lady Lever Art Gallery at Port Sunlight
200849LeeAlisonGillows and the Timber Merchants and Upholsterers of Liverpool
200849Jefferies
Bate
William JeremyGrosvenor Museum, Chester
200849MortonLynThe Rows, Chester
200849StonePeterSt Peter’s Church, Plemstall; St John the Baptist Church, Chester
200849PinnTobyDunham Massey
200849GreenJimMerchant Princes and Merchant Palaces – the Waring and Gillow partnership
200849PinnKeithWilliamson Art Gallery and. Museum, Birkenhead
200849PhillipsIanCoach Tour of Historic Liverpool
200849PhillipsIanThe Athenaeum 
200849Phelps &
Cox Whittaker
Tim

Andrew
National Conservation Centre, Liverpool
200849LindfieldPeterFrench Gothic and Renaissance Furniture in the V&A Store
200849MyersTrevorVisit to Rodmarton and Kelmscott Manors
200849LindfieldPeterStrawberry Hill, Twickenham
200849MeyerJonathanStudy Day at Cothele with Victor Chinnery
200849Harding-Hill
Parrott
Michael
Bob
A Fifth Windsor Chair Attributed to John Pitt of Slough
200849FraserIanThe Still Room at Temple Newsam House – Oak China Press and Windsor Chairs
200849PickvanceChrisShropshire 17th Century Furniture? Problems of Interpretation -an Oak Chest With Drawer With Central Shield Inscribed ‘Jane Corbett 7 Febuarie 1657’ and An Oak Armchair With a Shield inscribed ‘Thomas Corbett 1657’
200849A Hoop Back Cabriole Legged Thames Valley Windsor Armchair From “Old-Time Tuition at Dulwich College” by Walter Charles Horsley (1855-1934)
200848ElsworthDanielA Reused ‘Bedpost’ in a Cumbrian Barn
200848ReadBrianInventory Terms Query
200848ParrottBobRobert Prior Sold Shoes as well as Making Chairs
200848CurrieChristopherScupstoel 1447-50 by Roger van der Weyden
200848BoramJohnDr Johnson’s House: Dr Johnson’s Dining Chair From The Old Cock Tavern
200848CurrieChristopherStudy Day at Hampton Court Palace
200848ParrottBobNew Information about the 18th Century Chair Maker Richard Hewett
200848PoulterGuyRoy Poulter – Amateur Furniture Maker in the Cotswolds Arts and Crafts Tradition
200848‘Seven Dials, London’ attributed to William Hodges c. 1780
200847BlackLauranceReply to the Hackney Workhouse Sedan Chair – Portable Carrying Chairs
200747DowneyJane Taking an Ell – An Ell Measure and Commentary
200747BoramJohnLegs and Pegs: A Stool from Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwick Compared to a Wormsley Library Lowback Windsor Armchair
200747PearceBarbaraInterior view of Hoppins Farm, Devon
200747BebbRichard1664 Oak Chair from the Conwy Valley and Oak Coffer Bach from Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire c. 1750-80 From ‘Welsh Furniture 1250-1950’
200747Hutchinson
Gordon
Dave
Lindsay
Scotland Group News: Blair Castle and The Burrell Collection
200747Claxton StevensChristopherCastle Mill, Kidwelly
200747HannahDavidScolton Manor, near Haverfordwest
200747LeggPollyPenrhiwbeili Farmhouse Kitchen, Carmarthen Museum and a Corner Dresser from West Wales
200747CurrieChristopherBrecon Borough Town Chest
200747PinnKeith & GillBrecknock Museum and Art Gallery
200747Chinnery
Riley
Victor
Noël
Haddon Hall Study Day
200747ParrottBobWycombe Museum, High Wycombe and the Wormsley Library, Stokenchurch: A Wormsley Library Painted Lowback Windsor Armchair c. 1720
200747BoramJohnThe Geffrye Museum Shoreditch; A Pair of c. 1685 Turkey Work Chairs
200747CurrieChristopherColonial Williamsburg Conference – Working Wood before the 18th century: 17th century Joined and Turned Furniture
200747StoreyEdwardWorking with Edward Barnsley
200747BebbRichard‘Welsh Peasants Reading The Franchise Bill’ by Jenny Bond – a longcase clock with brass dial, round table of stick construction, joined chair of late 17th century type, stool, suspended shelf above the hearth, wall-hanging cupboard, joined chair or perhaps settle, and a three-legged stick chair.
200746Tripod Table Stamped ‘I. Spedding’ and ‘J. S.’
200746SutcliffeGlenHackney Workhouse Sedan Chair c. 1900
200746FisherPaulAn Edwardian Stained Commemorative Chair
200746BryantDavidNational Trust Spinning Wheels Recorded by Valerie and David Bryant
200746ParrottBobSome Additional 18th Century Buckinghamshire Chair Makers
200746A Carved Yew High-backed Windsor Armchair in the Frederick Parker Collection
200746StreetTedThe Revived Bedchamber of Edward I
200746BoramJohnNational Monuments Record and National Trust Headquarters
200746Harding-HillMichaelAnother John Pitt Windsor Armchair
200746ParrottBobWilliam Henry Drinkwater, Windsor and Cane Chair Maker, Gloucester
200746PickvanceChrisA Kentish Pine Mule Chest, 1749
200746‘A Breton Kitchen’ by Jonathan Pratt (fl. 1871-1903)
200645PenningtonJanetA Corrugated Iron Tub Chair from New Zealand
200645LynchJanetAn American Rocker?
200645OliveGabrielIndustrial Seating – Stools from Thomas Forrester’s Pottery at Longton
200645Claxton StevensChristopherBlaise Castle House Museum
200645FeingoldSimonRed Lodge
200645BoramJohnScarf-jointed Windsor Chair at John Wesley’s Chapel and 17th century Communion Table at St John the Baptist Church, Bristol
200645PinnKeithBristol Cathedral, Bristol Central Library and the Georgian House
200645Walton
White
Bebb
Karin
Lisa
Richard
Introduction to Bristol Furniture;
Bristol and the Mahogany Trade;
Wales – Located beyond the Established Routes of Commerce and Travel?
200645PonsonbyMargaretTimber Movement on the Severn
200645HartleyChristopherWatercolour of The Hall at Frampton Court
200645MedlamSarah1624 Chest, Frampton Manor, Frampton on Severn
200645JefferiesWilliamOwlpen Manor
200645Shanks &
Brigden
Oliver/Amanda &
Roy
Irish Study Day, Cork
200645PiperColinChurch Woodwork and Joinery by Hugh Harrison
200645LeggPollyFurniture in Gloucestershire Churches by David Wilson, Church of St John the Baptist, Cirencester; 12-Seater Oak Settle, Framlingham Church
200645AndersonChristinaScottish Church Furniture by Stephen Jackson
200645HarrisJonathanEnglish and Welsh Rood-screens by Charles Tracy
200645WilliamsRobertA Day in a Green Wood Workshop with Nick and Kathleen Abbott
200645ParrottBobA 1753 Garden Print Showing a Cabriole Leg Thames Valley Windsor Chair
200645TurnerIvanMiniatures of The Seadog Table and The Inlaid and Painted Panel at Hardwick Hall
200645KinmonthClaudiaIrish Farmhouse Interior – ‘Words of Counsel’ by James Brenan, 1876
200644YounieBillFurniture in The Falklands – C. Gibbons High Wycombe 1894
200644HainesMichaelA Strange Little Oak Chair
The Predecessor of the Banjo Catch
200644ScottMatthewA Table from Australia – Rouse Hill Estate, New South Wales c. 1820
200644LeggMichael & PollyThe Cathedral of St Pol de Léon
200644PhillipsIanThe Chateau de Kerjean, St Vouguay – Oak Press Cupboard, Box Bed, Armoire, Linen Press Chests
200644LeggMichael & PollyThe Chapels of Notre-Dame, Kerfons, Locmaria, Belle-Isle-en-Terre and Loc Envel
200644HancockElizabethThe Cathedral of St Tugdual, Tréguier and the Chapel of St Gonéry, Plougrescant
200644CottonGerryMusée des Jacobins and Maison à Pondalez, Morlaix
200644MacbeathEllieThe Chapels of St Fiacre and Ste Barbe, Le Faouët – Rood Screen
200644BateJeremyMaison Bigouden, Pont L’Abbé, Finistère – Brass-studded Armoire
200644BateJeremyThe Cathedral of St Corentin, Quimper – Pulpit and Carved Lectern
200644BoramJohnMusée départmental Breton, Quimper – Lit Clos, 17th century Carved Oak Coffer
200644GoslingPatThe Churches of St Thégonnec and Guimiliau (Carved Oak Baptistery), and the Eco-Musée des Monts d’Arrée
200644PickvanceChristopherRFS Trip to Brittany September 2005 – Introduction
200644Chinnery
Irik
Parrott
Shaft
Hardy
Victor
Willem
Robert
Phoebe
John
Westwood Manor, south of Bradford-on-Avon; Great Chalfield Manor; The Cotton Collection at the Geffrye Museum; The Merchant’s House at Marlborough; The Museum of English Rural Life, Reading: Bacon Settle from Chard, Somerset dated 1888, Windsor type chairs and a number of Lancashire lambing chairs; Visit to the V&A Store: a late 14th century chair­ stall panel from Lincoln Cathedral, a rush-seated walnut chair from Newport Church, Essex, the armorial-bearing Percival-Compton chair
200644Wilson DavidUnusual Words from Post-medieval Inventories
200644GreenJim & MaryRosina: the Antithesis of Regional Furniture – The Refurbishment of Dunbar House, Teddington, Middlesex by Richardsons of Hull, 1869
200644ParrottBobAn Early Windsor Chair Illustration
200644BoramJohn19th-century Painted Washstands – ‘Moving In’ by Samuel Watkins, Bristol
200543CatlinMarionA 1940s (?) Oak Refrigerator from Norfolk
200543PearceBarbaraA Somerset Spice Cupboard Dated 1673
200543WoodRobinBowl Turners’ Stools from Romania and Wales
200543MillarLukeDavid Morley, Carmarthen, Flush Pannelled Door Construction of Mahogany Press Cupboard
200543BoramJohnTwo Lincolnshire Ladderback Chairs
200543Thornton
Pinn
Clarke
Hartley
Coughlan
Holland
W John
Toby
Simon
Christopher
Gerard
Philip
Yorkshire and Lincolnshire: The Harrison Clock Brocklesby Park and St. Lawrence’s Church Aylesby, The Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, The Maritime Museum, Hull, Holy Trinity Church, St Mary’s Church, Lowgate, Wilberforce House, Old White Harte, 25 Silver Street (all Hull), Burton Constable, Burton Agnes Hall , lecture by Peter Follansbee of Plimoth Plantation, Massachusetts, Beverley Minster, 15th-century Guildhall, St Mary’s Church, Beverley, Beverley Friary
200543Claxton StevensChristopherNo. 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Sir Emery Walker, Typographer, Printer and Friend of William Morris
200543PassantRobin & SueChiltern Open Air Museum, Newlands Park, Chalfont St Giles and Chair Surgery: Mid 18th century Thames Valley Hoop-back Windsor Armchair and 18th century Lincolnshire Ladderback Chair with Unusual Front Stretcher
200543FeingoldSimonRegional Chair Study Day with illustrations of East Anglian Reclining Chair and Early 19th century Westmoreland Dales Chair
200543PayneClarePhotographs from the Chair Workshop at Oakham Castle
200542Abbott
Haines
Nick
Michael
The ‘Elephant Table’ – what its function was: a Press Table for Copying
200542AllanRosemary E.The Clarke Hall Table, Wakefield
200542CowkingJennyTemple Newsam, Ginsburg collection, Roger Warner
collection,17th century Turkey Work Back Stool, Chippendale desk supplied to Harewood House
200542Towneley Hall: Lancashire Low Dresser by Thomas Nuttall, Cabinet-maker, Ormskirk and Oak Calder Valley Cupboard ‘Purchased in 1881 From James Lord of Meadowhead’
200542Boram
Feingold
John
Simon
The Leicester Family of Chairmakers, Cheshire;
Empire-style Chair by R. Simpson of Lancaster
200542Riley
Legg
Pinn
Green
Pickvance
Noël
Polly
Keith
Simon
Christopher
North East Lancashire, Hoghton Tower, Samlesbury Hall, Whalley Church,  All Hallows Mitton,  Kirk Mill, North West Rush-seated Chair by H. J. Berry & Sons, Chipping, Lancashire, Browsholme, Gawthorpe Hall
200542PickvanceChristopherCanopied Dressoir from St. Gonery, Brittany, France
200542PhillipsIan17th century Ladderback Chair from Burton Agnes Hall
200542Mussey jr.Robert D.Dressing Table by Thomas Seymour of Axminster, Devon and Boston, Massachusetts with Carving by Thomas Wrightman 1809
200542CottonBernard D.Inlaid 18th Century Low Dresser from Cheshire
200441OliveGabrielIndex to Furniture Recorded in RFS Newsletters 1 to 40
200441HainesMichaelThe ‘Elephant Table’ – what was its function?
200441JohnEleanorEtching by James Gillray 1808 of Ingenious Garden Seat
200441Millar
Robinson
Luke
Danny
David Morley of Carmarthen, Cabinet Maker revisited; A Workhouse Combination Table and Chest?
200441Claxton StevensChristopherProvenanced West Country Furniture – Two Late 17th century Chests of Drawers by John Hollister of Horsestreet, Bristol, and An Early 19th century Mahogany Chiffonier by William Hutton of Barnstaple, Devon
200441IrikWillemVisit to the Charles Brooking Collection, Cranleigh, Surrey
200441HollandRobertPartly 18th century Revolving Chair and 17th century Long Dining Table at Abbot’s Hospital, Guildford, Surrey
200441FlynnDavidVisit to the Geffrye Museum and to the Frederick Parker Collection
200441Inventories by Mary Hodges, People at Home; Living in a Warwickshire Village 1500-1800 by Nathaniel Alcock, Nomenclature by Victor Chinnery, Domestic Culture by Anthony Buxton
200441BoramJohn‘5 p.m.’Watercolour by W. H. Harrison, July 1881 Featuring A Long Case Clock, Chair and Three-legged Table
200440JacksonStephenCaquetoire, Caqueteuse, Tallemousse
200440VariousResearch in Progress: Cilycum Dressers by The Williams Brothers; Textile Workers’ Cottage Interiors; John Head: from Suffolk to Philadelphia; Oxfordshire Probate Inventories; Sir William Burrell’s Furniture Dealers; David Morley of Carmarthen, Cabinet Maker; 17th century Gloucestershire Furniture Makers
200440Claxton StevensChristopherDomestic Interiors, The British Tradition, 1500-1800 by James Ayres FSA
English Cane Chairs, Origins and Influences, in the late 17th Century by David Dewing
200440CowkingJennyAn Introduction to Microscopic Wood Identification by Dr Adam Bowett
200440FeingoldSimonA Glasgow Pattern Chair
200440Stuart
Hirst
Susan
Caroline
Shetland Chair; Caqueteuse Chair of Sir William Douglas of Glenbervie, Angus; Chair from Achlipster, Caithness; Laburnum Chair from Perthshire or Angus Cradle from Weydale, Caithness; Elm Bureau-bookcase by Lorimer
200440Bryant
Cowking
Lee
Clarke
Abbott
Feingold
Valerie
Jenny
Alison
Simon
Nick
Simon
Weaver’s Cottage at Kilbarchan, Darvel chair stamped John McMath, Ardgowan – furnishings by Gillows of Lancaster 1801 to 1812, Hunterian Museum, Newhailes, The Burrell Collection, Pollock House
20044017th century Oak Cupboard from Towneley Hall, Lancashire and Chair from Brierfield, Towneley Hall Collection
200440Buxton
Legg
Tony
Michael
‘News From The Front’ by Joseph Clark, 1915, showing Windsor Chairs possibly from Thames Valley and Northamptonshire and A Long Case Clock possibly by Whitehurst of Derby
200339PhelpsTimMight a 1786 ‘F Seat Chair’ be a ‘Framed Seat Chair’?
200339HainesMichaelUrquhart & Adamson of Liverpool: Oak Table
200339CottonDr. B. D.A North West Chair Stamped H. Y. Boyle discovered by Phil Holland
200339ParrottBobJoseph Fruin – Chairmaker?
200339CottonDr. B. D.A Contemporary Windsor Chair by Katie Abbott
200339BourneSusanRug Chapel near Corwen: Painted 17th century Oak
200339LeggPollyChester Cathedral
200339FosterChristopherThe Making and Traditional Finishing of a Dovetailed Chest 
200339ChatfieldJamieThe Conservation Department, Wallace Collection 
200339RileyNoëlChristchurch Mansion, Ipswich
200339StonePeterChurch Furniture, Woodwork Fixtures and Fittings
200339BryantValerie‘The Reading Lesson’ by Samuel Barling Clarke (fl. 1852-78) Showing A Lacemaker Working at a Pillow Horse
200338HeatonR. N.What is a 1786 ‘F Seat Chair’?
200338ChinneryVictorThe Shakespeare Chair
200338LeeAlisonPattern From The Mount by Dr. Scott T. Swank, Lecture and visit to the American Museum, Claverton Manor, Bath
200338Green
Buxton
Phillips
Jones
Lee
Jim
Anthony
Ian
Robin
Alison
Trees, timber and their uses by Oliver Rackham, West Country Furniture with particular reference to articles in the Cotton Collection by Dr B. D. Cotton, Fixed Woodwork and Interiors in Hampshire and the West Country by Linda Hall, Guided Tour of the Exhibition West Country Furniture by Gabriel Olive and Michael Legg, Gabriel Olive’s book Farm and Cottage Furniture in the West Country
200338Pickvance
Bryant
Phelps
Boram
Morton
Christopher
David
T L
John
Eric
Oakwell Hall, Gomersall, Bolling Hall, Peel House, Kershaw House, Bank House, Heptonstall Grammar School Museum, St. Thomas at Heptonstall, St. Peter at Sowerby, Lower Old Hall and Lane Head, Furniture Surgery: Oak Backstool, Rush-seated Rocking Chair of John Robinson 1816-1848, ‘The Daneway’ Chairs of Edward Gardiner, Shibden Hall
200338PearceBarbara‘Parish Clerk, St Columb Minor’ Sitting in a West Country Windsor Armchair
200237HallLinda‘The Winnine of Cales’ by Thomas Deloney 1596
200237CottonDr. B. D.A Welsh Glastonbury Chair: Sacred or Profane?
200237CrossleyBrianIs the History of Rattan used in Cane Furniture as Simple as it Seems?
200237de Courcy-IrelandPollyA 19th Century Wooden Basket from Pitcairn Island
200237MillarLukePublished Designs and Regional Cabinet-Makers
200237PinnTobyClive Sherwood Collection Seminar
200237FeingoldSimonRegional Furniture Society and Weavers, Spinners and Dyers Joint Meeting
200237CurrieChristopherVictoria & Albert Museum British Galleries 1500-1900 
200237BoramJohnThe History and Conservation of Painted Furniture; Treatment of Painted Historic Furniture by Gregory Landrey; Conserving Painted Finishes by Alexander Schouvaloff; A Painted Cabinet In Perspective by Hans Piena; Gillow’s Painted Furniture by Susan Stuart; Painted Furniture from Britain’s Regional Traditions by Dr Bernard Cotton; The History and Techniques of Penwork by Noël Riley 
200237Claxton StevensChristopherTraditional and Contemporary Blacksmithing with Richard Quinnell
200237BuxtonAnthonyTrinity Hospital, Cathedral Close, Salisbury Cathedral, The Bishop’s Palace, Muniment Room, St Lawrence’s Church, Stratford sub Castle, The Wardenry, Farley.
200237LeggPollyLichfield Cathedral, Erasmus Darwin’s House, Dr Samuel Johnson’s Birthplace
200237DewingDavidChairman’s Report – The Cotton Collection Update
200237BoramJohnX-Frame Painted Windsor Armchair Resembling One on Trade Cards of William Webb and Stubbs’s Manufactory
200236IrikWillemTechnical Note 1 ‘A Dutch Tilt-Table or a Table Chair?’ Notes 2 & 3 Extracts from J. Veenendaal ‘Furniture from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India during the Dutch Period’ and from M. P Wolff ‘Het Machtige Eylandt Ceylon en de VOC’ (The Mighty Island Ceylon and the VOC)
200236IrikJackieMarken Island
200236BoramJohnEdam Museum
200236ToddDaphneWest Friesian Museum, Hoorn
200236PhillipsIanZuiderzee Museum and The Protestant Church, Twisk
200236Claxton StevensChristopherHet Hannema House
200236MacbeathEllyFriesian Museum, Leeuwarden
200236Claxton Stevens
Bate
Boram
Phillips
Christopher
Jeremy
John
Ian
Photographs of Het Loo Palace, Openluchtmuseum, Hindeloopen, Leeuwarden, Het Hannema House and Zuiderzee Museum
200236BateJeremyHindeloopen; Dr. Popta’s Castle
200236HancockElizabethHet Loo Palace, Apeldoorn; Openluchtmuseum , Arnhem
200236PienaHansAn Introduction to Simulated Mahogany Furniture in The Netherlands
200236DewingDavidRFS Trip to The Netherlands
200236DewingDavidChairman’s Report – The Cotton Collection goes to the Geffrye Museum
200236IrikWillem ‘The Happy Drinker’ by Adriaen van Ostade(n)
200135CottonDr. B. D.A Wheeled Garden Settle Made by Harborne Bros of Stratford-On-Avon
200135MacdonaldIanAn Old Yorkshire Knitting Chair
200135Pickvance
Lee
Todd
Abbott
Christopher
Alison
Daphne & Mike
Nick
Stratford- upon-Avon and Birmingham Conference, Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Hall’s Croft, Palmer’s Farm (formerly Mary Arden’s House) Wilmcote, Aston Hall, Soho House, Oak House at West Bromwich, Furniture Surgery, Selly Manor and Minworth Greaves
200135CurrieC.Ladderback Armchair attributed to North West England and an Oak Candlebox from Cheshire
200135HannahDavidSomerset Decorative Woodwork of the 17th century
200135PinnTobyBuilding of Bath Museum, and No. 1 Royal Crescent
200135CottonDr. B. D.A Lowland Scottish Dresser c. 1900
200135BiggsJohn‘The Departure to London’ by Edward Bird RA 1815, possibly the Living Room of a Bristol Household
200134CottonDr. B. D.Another Piece in the Jigsaw, John Robinson, Preston
200134ParrottBobThe ‘SPARANCK’ Windsor
200134OliveGabrielWit and Wisdom from the Workshop
200134BowettAdamThe Amos Poulsum Bureau – some words of caution 1787 not 1727: see also Pearce, 1991 Newsletter 14
200134Claxton StevensChristopherA Gloucestershire Tea Table (William Edgecumbe)
200134WarrenSteveWorking with Green Wood: Clissett Wood with Gudrun Leitz and Mike Abbott
200134FeingoldSimonDr. B. D. Cotton: Windsor Armchairs with Cabriole Legs
200134Claxton StevensChristopher Robin Day: Furniture Design
200134GreenJim & MaryA Victorian Revival Chair at Turton Tower, and Heaton Hall
200134HallLindaSt Andrew’s Church, Great Durnford, Church of St John the Baptist, Little Somerford, Wiltshire, All Saints’, Middle Woodford, Little Clarendon, Dinton, St. Mary’s and St. Lawrence’s Church, Stratford Tony
200134Claxton StevensChristopherFurniture in Salisbury Cathedral
200134FeingoldSimonNational Museums of Scotland Stores: A Resting Chair from Shetland
200134Turned Child’s Chair, English or Welsh, in Ash 1600-30
200033BAFRAAdvice from the British Antique Restorers’ Association on How to Avoid Damage to Antique Furniture from Central Heating
200033VariousMembers’ Replies re The Bucklebury Bowl Turner, An Irish Puzzle, Clare Leighton’s engravings and some Newspaper Entries for Norwich Cabinet Makers and Upholsterers from Dr. John Stabler
200033GreenProfessor JimPercy Macquoid, Garrya elliptica & David Douglas
200033Passmore
Lee
Bebb
Sleight
Olive
Williams
Pinn
Pennington
Pat
Alison
Lynne
Joyce
Gabriel
Robert
Keith & Gill
Janet
Winchester Conference, Hospital of St Cross, St. John’s Hospital, City Museum, Winchester Castle; ‘An introduction to the History of Winchester’ Tom Beaumont James; ‘Woodwork in the Cathedral and Close at Winchester’ John Crook FSA; A 14th century Armoire and a Bench End from Winchester Cathedral; ‘Furniture from Southampton and Winchester Inventories, 1540 -1575’ Karen Parker; ‘The Archaeology of Bureaucracy in the Middle Ages’ John Steane FSA; ‘Inventories and Interiors – 1650-1710, with particular reference to No. 11, The Close’ Michael May; Furniture Surgery: A Yorkshire Windsor Chair and a West Country Spindle Back Chair, Winchester College
200033Buxton
Bryant
Lumsden
Abbott
Rayner Baker
Dewing
Anthony
David
John
Nick
Anthony
David
The History and Use of Tools in Furniture-Making Conversion of timber for furniture making by Damion Goodburn; Saws, their history and use by Simon Barley; Planes and edge tools for furniture making, by David Millett; Pole Lathe bowl turning by Robin Wood; Bench-made and period tools, and their application in furniture restoration by Howard Page; Report by David Dewing on the final session of the Technical Day.
200033BoramJohnA 17th century South East Somerset Bench End; Somerton Church Records
200033ToddDaphne‘Mr Varley the Cabinet Maker’ c. 1920 by Albert George Stevens
200032IrikWillemThe Conjunction of Continental and English Furniture Craftsmen in London – widening the context for evaluation
200032BoramJohnAn Irish Puzzle – Regency Box on Stand by Williams & Gibton of Dublin
200032OliveGabrielAn Extract from Rev. C. A. Johns’s ‘Forest Trees of Britain’
200032HollandPhilA Labelled Side Table or Washstand from Norwich by M. A. Norris
200032CottonDr. B. D.The ‘Wallace’ Chair
200032RaistrickAlan‘The Profitable Boke’ 1583 – Advice on Keeping Linen in Chests
200032Claxton StevensChristopherReply to An Unusual Through Tenon Joint on a pair of 1770s Elm Side Chairs
200032BearneDenisePaycocke’s in Coggeshall, Braintree Museum, Essex Craft Society, The Working Silk Museum
200032ToddDaphneGeffrye Museum, Globe Theatre
200032LeightonClare‘Chair Bodgers’ woodcut-litho 1937
1999/
2000
31CottonDr. B. D.The Re-birth of the Cornish Windsor – James Eathorne of Penzance
1999/
2000
31StonePeterLock Museum Willenhall, Black Country Museum Dudley, Wightwick Manor
1999/
2000
31Cole
Broscatan
Freeman
Boram
Brewer
Roberts
Boram
Weston
Gerald
Monica
Dr G
John
Peter
Margaret
John
Catherine
Abandoned Furniture on the island of Stroma by Professor Bill Cotton; Shetland Furniture by Cecil Tait; A New Chronology for English Veneered Walnut Furniture by Adam Bowett; S. J. Waring & Sons by Elly Macbeath; Investigating upholstery with a borescope by Peter Brewer; Northern Forms: The Scots in America by Mary Ann Apicella; Spinning wheels by Alan Raistrick; Painting the Regional Interior: Artistic Licence and Ideological Constraints by Adrian Bland
1999/
2000
31Lumsden
Phillips
Thornborrow
Jo & John
Ian
Peter
Herefordshire Conference, Clissett Wood, Ledbury Community Centre Chair Surgery, Stanton Bishop Church, Bosbury Church, Old House Museum, Hereford, All Saints’ Church, Hereford, St Mary’s and St David’s Church, Kilpeck, Llanvihangel Court, St. Mary’s Church , Abbey Dore, Herefordshire Chairs in Dulas Church by David Jones, Hereford Cathedral and Mappa Mundi
1999/
2000
31CollinsPeterNews From The British Regional Furniture Study Centre
1999/
2000
31PorrittJohnA 19th century Clun Chair
199930WalkerJohnDorset Chests and Stools c. 1740
199930OliveGabrielThe Bucklebury Bowl Turner
199930IrikWillemA Commemorative Shrine to Robert Burns
199930ChinneryVictorThe Boughton Monchelsea Chest
199930Claxton StevensChristopherAn Unusual Through Tenon Joint on a pair of 1770s Elm Side Chairs
199930Passmore
Livesey
Murdoch
Pickvance
Castro
Hopkinson

Roger G
Kay
Tessa
C G
R
Giles
Technical Study Day: Metalwork and Furniture; The repair and care of metalwork on furniture by Norbert Gutowski; Antique Locks by Tony Berry; 18th Century Metalwork on Gillow Furniture by Susan Stuart; Paktong by Keith Finn; Cast Iron Fittings by David Kenrick; and Open Discussion
199930Mitchell
Phillips
Currie
Havard
H G
Ian
Christopher
Philip
Conwy Valley, Gwydir Castle, Llanrwst Church, Gwydir Chapel, Ty’n y Coed, Ty Mawr Wybrnant,
Gwydir Uchaf chapel, Plas Mawr,
Aberconwy House and St Mary’s Church
199930StreetTedWincanton, Castle Cary, and Bruton: John Boyd Textiles Ltd, Hugh Sexey’s Hospital, and St Mary’s Church, Bruton
199930FeingoldSimonJames Leakey, 1838, Exeter: Painting ‘Reading The Exeter Gazette’
1998/929BoramJohn20th Century School Furniture – Scroll Back Child’s Windsor Chair with West Riding County Council Impress Mark
1998/929MillarLukeJames Reilly of Manchester – Railway and Steamboat Chairs
1998/929Wells Cole
Harrison
Feingold
Legg
Claxton Stevens
Anthony
Jill
Simon
Polly
Christopher
Durham Conference; 17th-century Furniture-making in the North-East; Durham Cathedral & Durham Castle; Saint Brandon Brancepeth; Beamish Open Air Museum; Pockerley Farm; Also: St Paul’s Cathedral, London
1998/929LeviJonathanEnglish Sycamore and Irish Yew Master Salts
1998/929BebbRichardThe Hoda Cum Tewdwr Cabinet
1998/929ChinneryVictor‘King Stephen’s Throne’, Hereford Cathedral
1998/929FeingoldSimonWindsor Chairs in Stockport Union Workhouse
199828CottonDr B D Australian Lecture Tour
199828CottonDr B D Scottish Furniture: ‘From Black Houses to Mansions’
199828UrquhartChristopherThe Philip Clissett Legacy
199828PearceBarbaraThe John Warander Chair
199828Claxton StevensChristopherRetailers’ Labels – J. J. Helsdon of Lincoln’s Inn Fields and W. Powell of Brentford Bridge, 1774
199828Bebb & OthersRichardA Welsh Study Day: Early Oak Furniture; Chest Construction; The Development of Welsh Furniture; Welsh Ceramics
199828Thompson
Child
Body
Woodforde
Jenner
Ballardie
Christine
Graham
Martin
Caddy
Colin
Margaret
Gilding on Wood Technical Study Day; An overview of historic gilding practices; The Production of Flat Glass and Mirror Frames; Historical Changes in Ground work and clay Bole in England; The use of Gesso in Parisian workshops; French 18th century gilding; and The Decorative use of Gilding in Japanning Technique
199828Currie
Hopkinson
Christopher
Giles
A Visit to the Mary Rose
199828BebbRichardWelsh Low Rocker with Heart Design
199828TaylorJohn Frederick‘The Gamekeeper’s Daughter’ c. 1850 – Interior of a Scottish Cruck-built Black House
1997/827IrikWillemChairmaking in the Low Countries: Part Two
1997/827de Courcy-IrelandPollyThomas Higgs’ Tobacco Box
1997/827GreenSimonThe John Pitt Windsor Chair
1997/827Walton
Beard
Butcher
Balfour
Williamson
Gill
Karin
Geoffrey
Mary
Derek
Priscilla
Katie
Historic Upholstery Technical Day
An Overview of Historic Upholstered Furniture;
Upholsterers and their Clients;
Weaving Seating: Caners, Matters & Willow Workers;
Some Case Histories at the Victoria and Albert Museum;
Some Royal upholstery in Scotland; and
‘Now or Never’: Revealing, interpreting & preserving information during upholstery conservation
1997/827GreenSimonA Visit to Chastleton House
1997/827Meddings
Pinn
Gill
Keith
Windsor Armchair stamped T. Truman
1997/827ParryJohnOak Coffer Bach, possibly South Pembrokeshire
1997/827Boram
Cotton
John
Dr. B. D.
Cornish Windsor Chairs in Ralph Todd’s Studio, Newlyn, Cornwall, and Watercolour ‘The Net Menders’ by Ralph Todd
199726Claxton StevensChristopherA Photographer’s Chair with Three Interchangeable Backs
199726BebbRichardAn Early Stick Chair from Caernarfonshire
199726Pearce
& others
BarbaraMarked Vernacular Furniture: North & Sons; Glenister; Oak Wall Cupboard from Cumbria; 17th century Oak Stool with Brand Mark ‘E Geater’; Chairs Stamped ‘C Leicester’ from North Cheshire
199726BebbRichardA Carmarthen Bookcase
199726The British Regional Furniture Study Centre; Chairs by Walter Puddifer of Oxford; indenture of William Rugg, Chair Maker of Sidmouth, Devon
199726BoothJoannaA Visit to the Textile Department of the Victoria and Albert Museum
199726MillarLukeA Visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum Conservation Studios
199726DentonE. R.Archive Developments
199726AglioAustine‘An Irish Wedding Drawn from Nature near Killarney’
199625IrikWillemChairmaking in the Low Countries: Part One: The Culemborg Chair (De Culemborgse Stoel)
199625OliveGabrielGlastonbury Chair Update of article in Regional Furniture 1994
199625Boram & OthersJohnChetham’s Hospital, Manchester, Bramall Hall, Lower Peover, Tabley House, Great Budworth, Manchester City Art Gallery:
James Lamb usual stamp LAMB MANCHESTER with a number
Edward Goodall & Son stamped E. GOODALL & Co. MANCHESTER
Thomas Turner usual stamp THOS. TURNER MANCHESTER
199625Plowman
Charteris
Mussey Jr.
Feingold
Claxton Stevens
Kitchin
John
Leslie
Robert
Simon

Christopher
John
Historic Surface Finishes on Furniture; 
An Overview of Materials Used on Surface Finishes;
Historic Surfaces with Reference to American Furniture: Sources of Information, The Craftsman; Stains, Dyes & Stain Paints; Oils, Waxes and Varnishes; Analysis and Identification; 
Historic Surface Finishes;
The Unashamed Romance of Patina; and
Conservation of Patinated Surfaces
199625BrookerHarry(1876-1902) ‘Breakfast Time’ – Painting Showing Child’s Windsor High Chair
199624Hampton & Sons – Officers’ Furniture Catalogue
199624PearceBarbaraElm Table Settee dated 1692, North Devon; also: 19th century Food Cupboard, North Wales, Keys Antiques, and a pair of 17th century Tester Bed Supports
199624UrquhartChristopherA Sussex Rush-seated Armchair; also: A Parochial Library Cupboard from Oundle, Northamptonshire; Oak Library Cupboard, Keys Antiques, Chipping Norton
199624FeingoldSimonThe Use of Alder in Case Furniture – a Lancashire Oak and Alder Chest of Drawers
199624PetznickWareA Scottish Oak Glazed Cupboard?
199624Urquhart & OthersChristopherFurniture Restoration – Ethics and Practices 3
199624BoramJohnThe English Regional Chair – Natural History and Regional Crafts
1.0 History and Ecology of trees and woods Dr Oliver Rackham
2.0 Timbers for Regional Chairs Dr Barrie Juniper
3.0 English Regional Chairmaking Dr Bernard Cotton
199624FeingoldSimonThe Gillow Firm – BAFRA Event
199624Jones & OthersDavidYorkshire Furniture – Study Day At Leyburn 
The Vernacular Architecture of the North Yorkshire Dales by Jane Hatcher
Inventories of Swaledale & Wensleydale 1750-1850, Christopher Gilbert
The Housebody at Shibden Hall, Halifax by Ros Westwood
17th Century Oak Furniture in the Upper Calder Valley: A Study in Regional Furniture, Peter Thomborrow Eighteenth Century Yorkshire Furniture Makers at Burton Constable Hall – Dr Ivan Hall
199624BowettAdamGeffrye Museum, St Leonard’s Shoreditch, Spitalfields, Christchurch Spitalfields
199624CollingwoodWilliamA Cumberland Kitchen 1860
199523BoramJohnVan Gaasbeek & Van Tiel – 29 Dutch Chair Models including a Special Model for England
199523BoramJohnA Vernacular Progenitor from Sussex? Sussex Ebonised Rush-seated Armchair and Faux Bamboo Side Chair
199523MillarLukeFurniture Restoration – Ethics and Practices 2 – Some Members’ Opinions
199523Claxton StevensChristopherFurther Furniture from Colchester – Regency Chest of Drawers and Card Table by John Taylor
199523DuffRobertContents of a Labourer’s Cottage, Buckinghamshire
199523Sherwood & OthersCliveThe Placement of Furniture in Houses: The Use of Inventories and Pictorial Evidence (Part 2)From Inventories to Objects by Charles Kightly Uses and Abuses of Inventories: Looking at Shrewsbury Fur­niture in The Early Modem Period by Nancy Cox 17th & 18th century Yeoman & Gentry Inventories & Furniture from W. Yorkshire by Peter H. Thornborrow Drapers Hall, 10 St Mary’s St., Shrewsbury by James Lawson
199523BoramJohnCharters Chests from St Salvator’s College, St Andrews
199523DentonE. R.RFS Archive Catalogue: Supplement No. 5 to that in Newsletter 18
199523PearceBarbaraSlate Miniature Chest of Drawers and Oak Chest of Drawers from Bala, Gwynedd
199522MillarLukeFurniture Restoration – Ethics and Practices
199522SleepJanetHunting the Cowld in Norfolk and Suffolk 1650-1725
199522Legg & OthersPollyThe Placement of Furniture in Houses: The Use of Inventories and Pictorial Evidence (Part 1)
(A) 16th century domestic interiors – evidence from contemporary documents and illustrations, by Richard Harris, Research Director at Singleton.
(B) Some evidence for the placement of furniture – by Pat Hughes
(C). The Table and Settle in West Country Farmhouses by Gabriel Olive
(D). Irish Vernacular Furniture: The use of inventories and illustrations in an interdisciplinary methodology by Claudia Kinmonth
(E) Will you walk into my parlour? Janet Pennington and Joyce Sleight
(F.) Some evidence for the placement of furniture in Blandford in 1731 by Polly Legg
199522ColeGeraldRFS Archive Catalogue: Supplement No. 4 to that in Newsletter 18
199522A Dorset Dresser circa 1840
199522A Newfoundland Dresser circa 1840
199421BebbRichardJonathan Prown: Furniture-making in Petersburg, Virginia – a Model for Research
199421StuartSusanAdam Bowett: The 1721 Naval Stores Act and The Commercial Introduction of Mahogany
199421JonesRobinJanet Sleep: Consumer Behaviour Across an Urban Hierarchy 1650 to 1725
199421PiperColinMichael Barrington: The Work of the British Antique Furniture Restorers’ Association (BAFRA) and the United Kingdom Institute of Conservation (UKIC)
199421DuckworthPJohn Cross: The London Timber Merchant in the 18th Century
199421MillarLukeWren table and stool for Trinity College Cambridge Library
199421StuartSusanBuilt-in Dresser, Corsham Almshouses
199421BebbRichardDetail of Carved Court Cupboard from North East Wales, c. 1600
199421ColeGerardRFS Archive Catalogue: Supplement No. 3 to that in Newsletter 18
199421Caqueteuse Chair, Fife, 1618
199421GilbertChristopher‘A Carpenter’s Workshop’, 1858 by James Hayllar
199420CottonGerryCleansing the Bishop’s Throne, An Alternative Approach to Restoration
199420OliveGabrielJournal of Eleanor Butler, Plas Newydd, 1789
199420PearceBarbaraThe Whytyton Household 1423, 1452, 1525 – a dearth of furniture and an abundance of furnishings
199420GilbertChristopherTwo Guernsey Painted Chests
199420MillarLukeNote on Cross Tongue Joints
199420StablerJohnReply to ‘A Chest from Colchester (Timothy Walford & Son)’
199420ColeGeraldRFS Archive Catalogue: Supplement No. 2 to that in Newsletter 18
199420Flyer for ‘Take A Seat the Story of Parker Knoll 1834 – 1994’ by Stephen Bland, and ‘The Woodworking Trades – A Select Bibliography’ by George Nicolle
199420JenkinsAndrewA Guernsey Painted Chest on Stand, Oak, mid-18th century
199319ParrottBobA West Country Low Back Windsor Chair
199319StuartSusanA Lancaster Chairmaker’s Goods and Chattels (John Nightingale)
199319JonesRobinA 19th Century Inscribed Carmarthenshire Box (Thomas Jones)
199319OliveGabrielA Jersey Robe – The First Flatpack Furniture
199319Claxton StevensChristopherA Chest from Colchester (Timothy Walford & Son) – see also Christopher Currie’s piece in RFS Newsletter 51 for 2009
199319BowettAdamRFS Timber Trade Research Project
199319The Work of an Estate Carpenter, Mr Bignall, of Wormleighton Estate
199319ColeGeraldRFS Archive Catalogue: Supplement No. 1 to that in Newsletter 18
199319KinmonthClaudiaFlyer for ‘Irish Country Furniture 1700-1950’
199319PearceBarbaraMid-Wales Farm House Interior 20th century
199318IrikWillem19th century Swivel Desk Chair from Arnott & Co., Dublin
199318RumblePennyA Table Made by Arthur Jones and Son, Dublin
199318BowettAdamThe Price of Deals in the 18th Century
199318Gingerbread horn-book moulds; Scottish Drinking Vessels of Sycamore and Alder
199318ColeGeraldRFS Archive Catalogue at 10 April 1993
199318CottonDr. B. D.Hugh Kaighin’s workshop, Kerrowglass, Michael, Isle of Man, and Flyer for ‘Traditional Manx Furniture’; Painted Manx Windsor Armchair
199217RynneDabheocThe Clevy – Wall Shelves with Side Slots
199217OliveGabrielThos  Connold Fecit: Oak Trinket Box 1781
199217MillarLukeRadnorshire Border Chests
199217StablerJohnAn Early Reference to Initial-Stamping: William Sharpe in the Norwich Mercury
199217The ‘Glastonbury Chair’ at Wells
199217Harry Kelly’s Cottage, Cregneash, Isle of Man
199216BoramJohnExtract of papers of J B Delany, Cabinet Maker & Upholsterer, Birkenhead
199216ReynoldsLionelOphthalmic Windsor Chairs from West Suffolk Hospital
199216PearceBarbaraTrades, and How to Learn Them – Cabinet-Making
199216MillarLukeA Group of Chests from the Welsh Borders
199216PearceBarbaraA Dated Worcestershire Chair (1792), possibly Kerry of Evesham
199216SchoolingGuyDining table with label of Matthew Worpell & Sons, Ware, Hertfordshire
199216BowettAdamThe Evidence of Growth Rings in Dating and Provenancing Oak Furniture
199216MedlamSarahMr Kirtley, Woodturner
199216SmithCarlton AlfredCouch Chair with Dog Legs in ‘New Friends’, 1906
199115CottonDr B. D.18th century Yew Branch Garden Seat
199115OliveGabrielA Table from Mere
199115PearceBarbaraUnusual Oak Cupboard/Chair
199115MillarLukeSouth Wales Cross Tongue Joints
199115GilbertChristopherWere Welsh Slate Lockers the Inspiration for the Amherst Cupboard?
199115MacbethLindsayA Further Note on William Wheeler of Arncroach
199115BoramJohnAn Extract from a Liverpool Timber Merchant’s Price Book – Joseph Owen & Sons
199115KingIanA New Approach to Attribution – chairs attributed to Prior of Uxbridge by making a cast of the splat roundel profile
199115GilbertChristopherIpswich Ducking Stool
199115ChinneryVictorInterior of the Merchant’s House, Marlborough
199115ProvisAlfred‘The Chimney Corner ‘ 1851
199114PearceBarbaraThe Amos Poulsum Bureau – see also Bowett, 2001 Newsletter 34 re dating to 1787 not 1727
199114MedlamSarahA harvester’s work – chair and stool made for Snowfield Farm, Weardale, Co. Durham
199114BoramJohnBicknell & Moore carrying box
199114FergusonBarbaraJames Reilly’s Patent – A Follow-up Study
199114NicollJessicaWilliam Hancock chair from Boston, Massachusetts
199114CottonBernard D.Uriah Alsop’s Steam Cabinet Works
199114PrownJonathanA Vernacular Cupboard from Amherst County, Virginia
199114AgiusPaulineFrontispieces and Other Early Engravings
199114SartinStevenWindsor armchair made by Gillow for the Judges’ Lodgings, Lancaster
199013SparkesIvanArticles & Books on Furniture and Decoration 1988-1990
199013WilliamsonPriscillaSt. Andrews University, Parliament Hall Debating Chair
199013MillarLukeJames Reilly’s of Manchester’s Patent: “Improvements in the Manufacture of Mahogany and other Wood Chairs, Tables, Couches, Sofas….”
199013PringleC.Trent barge chair
199013BowettAdamCircular Saws
199013JenkinsAndrewAn oak chair from County Antrim
199013CottonDr B. D.Low Windsor armchair 17th/early 18th century from exhibition of Thames Valley and Chiltern Windsors
199013Early 17th century turned child’s high chair in ash, probably Welsh, Hall’s Croft, Stratford-Upon-Avon
199013GriffithsLee Ellen‘Line and berry’ spice box, walnut inlaid with holly, red cedar and black locust, 1740-60, Chester County, Pennsylvania
199012RumblePennySome 19th Century Tavern Tables
198911CottonDr. B. D.Comb back Windsor attributed to Exeter, Devon , Fig. 10 from catalogue ‘Windsor Chairs in the South West’
198911OliveGabrielRegional Lining Papers
198911PearceBarbaraAn Orkney Chair
198911StablerJohnTrade Disputes in Newcastle upon Tyne
198910Joined Armchair, Huntington , New York, 1730-50, Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum
198910MillarLukePins in Mortice and Tenon Joints
198910BoramJohnA Wiltshire Elm Storage Box
198910RobinsonDannyMiniature Chairs
198910GilbertChristopherGilling of Worksop Windsor Chairs
19889Chair by Philip Clissett of Bosbury
19889BoramJohnA North Country Dresser
19889PearceBarbaraA Welsh Settle
1988NoneSparkesIvan G.List of Periodical Articles and Books covering the History of Furniture and Interior Decoration September 1987 to October 1988
1987/88Pulpit, 1601, Finche, Joiner, Nantwich, Cheshire
1987/88BoardmanJohnIrish Straw/Hay rope chairs
1987/88GilbertChristopherA Rare Painted Pine Chest on Stand
19877WebsterEdward‘Ormskirk’ Ladderbacks
1987NoneSparkesIvan G.List of Periodical Articles and Books covering the History of Furniture and Interior Decoration November 1986 to August 1987
19876Windsor armchair by Nicholson of Rockley
19876RosomanTreveRural Recollections on Scottish Furniture
1986/75‘Castaway’ Dressers Redressed
1986/75Chest of drawers by Brown and Lamont of Chester at Grosvenor Museum, Chester; Macclesfield chairs stamped ‘Leicester’ at Macclesfield Museum
19864BoramJohnThe Chair in the North West: Regional Styles in the 18th & 19th Centuries
19864CottonBernard D.Spinning Wheels
19864FreundHugoSlat Back Chairs in Pennsylvania and New Jersey
19863CottonBernard D.Pub Furniture
19863MillarLukePaper-lined Drawers
19863PearceBarbaraA Child’s Chair from Devon
19863ReynoldsLionelUncommon ‘Common Stools’
19863ReynoldsLionelNelson’s Windsor Chair and Coffin
1985/62GilbertChristopherRegional Furniture at Temple Newsam House
1985/62ReynoldsLionelFor the Convenience of the Parson
19851ReynoldsLionelNaval Furniture
19851CottonBernard D.A Child’s Weighing and Exercise Chair
19851GilbertChristopherA Remarkable Painted Bed at Temple Newsam
1985RF Study Group CottonBillCountry Chairs
1985RF Study GroupChinnery Victor The Salisbury Joiners’ Company in the 17th Century
1985RF Study GroupRosomanTreveMilitary Furniture
1985RF Study GroupPearceBarbara‘a Cubbord with Treen vessell …’ Oxfordshire Probate Inventories, 1582
1985RF Study GroupOliveGabriel‘This length from London’ – West Country settles
1985RF Study GroupDaviesT. AlunWelsh Regional Furniture
1985RF Study GroupCottonDr. B. D. Introduction