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Routledge, Georgelocked

(1812–1888)
  • James J. Barnes
  •  and Patience P. Barnes

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Routledge, George (1812–1888), publisher, was born on 23 September 1812 at Brampton, Cumberland, the youngest of eight children of Robert Routledge (1760–1815) and his wife, Mary or Mally Calvert (1766–1843). At fifteen he was apprenticed to Charles Thurman, a Carlisle bookseller, and after six years secured release from this contract in order to seek employment in ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)