Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Crockford, Johnlocked

(1824/5–1865)
  • Brenda Hough
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew

Extract

Crockford, John (1824/5–1865), publisher of Crockford's Clerical Directory, was perhaps born in Taunton, though his origins and parentage are obscure. No baptism has been traced, but his marriage certificate records him as the son of John Crockford, schoolmaster. By his early twenties he was in business as a printer and publisher at ...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

Notes and Queries