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Berrow, Harvey (bap. 1719, d. 1776), printer and newspaper proprietor, was baptized on 26 May 1719 at St Mary the Virgin, Northill, Bedfordshire, the third son of Capel Berrow (1673/4–1751), a clergyman, and his wife, Sarah (d. 1723). His eldest brother, Capel Berrow (1715–1782)...

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Burges, Francis (1675/6–1706), printer and newspaper proprietor, was the son of Francis Burges, clerk of the Tower liberties, in London. He was bound apprentice to the printer Freeman Collins on 7 November 1692, and was presumably one of the workmen involved in printing ...

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Edward Cave (1691–1754) by Thomas Worlidge, pubd 1754 (after Francis Kyte, 1740) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cave, Edward (1691–1754), printer and magazine proprietor, was born on 27 February 1691 at Cave's Hole on Watling Street in Newton, near Rugby, Warwickshire, the son of Joseph Cave (1667–1747), who, having lost an entailed family estate, had become a shoemaker in Rugby...

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Chalmers family (per. 1736–1876), newspaper proprietors and printers, established in Aberdeen what became the largest printing and publishing business in the north of Scotland in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The family's prominence was founded on the Aberdeen Journal, among other newspapers and magazines, and on their succeeding as printers to the town and university of ...

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Crossgrove, Henry (1683–1744), printer and newspaper proprietor, was born on 14 August 1683, the son of Patrick Crossgrove, an Irish merchant who died in the revolution of 1688, and his wife, Elizabeth (fl. c.1660–c.1720), daughter of Henry Gutteridge of ...

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Crouse, John (1737/8–1796), printer and newspaper proprietor, was the son of William Henry Crouse (d. 1804) of Norwich, theatre proprietor and comedian, and his wife, Esther. William Crouse held one of the twenty-eight shares in the Theatre Royal, Norwich, where he and ...

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Dangerfield, Edmund (1864–1938), printer and magazine publisher, was born on 15 April 1864 at 22 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London, the youngest son in the family of four sons and one daughter of Frederick Dangerfield and his wife, Emiline Bruce Walker. His father was the owner of the ...