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Shipley, Williamlocked

(bap. 1715, d. 1803)
  • D. G. C. Allan


Shipley, William (bap. 1715, d. 1803), founder of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, was baptized on 2 June 1715 at St Stephen Walbrook, London. He was the third son of Jonathan Shipley (1676–1719), a native of Leeds and a citizen and stationer of ...

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