- R. E. Anderson
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Harrild, Robert (1780–1853), printer and engineer, was born in Bermondsey, London, on 1 January 1780; the identity of his parents is unknown. In 1801 he set up the Bluecoat Boy Printing Office in Bermondsey in partnership with Edward Billings, whose sister Elizabeth he married in that year. The office printed books and commercial stationery, from 1807 under ...