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Sayer, Robertlocked

(1724/5–1794)
  • Susanna Fisher

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Sayer, Robert (1724/5–1794), print, map, and chart publisher, was born in Sunderland, the youngest of three sons of James Sayer (1695–1736) of Stockton, a lawyer and descendant of the Sayer family of Worsall, Yorkshire, and his wife, Thomasine Middleton.

Sayer's first known link with the map and print trade was the marriage, in January 1747, of his elder brother ...

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