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Ames, Joseph (bap. 1687, d. 1759), bibliographer and antiquary, was born of a seafaring family in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, and baptized there on 20 June 1687. He was the son of John Ames (1651–1699?), master in the merchant service, and his wife, Esther (...

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Carter, John Waynflete (1905–1975), bibliographer and antiquarian bookseller, was born at 6 High Street, Eton, on 10 May 1905, the eldest of two sons and two daughters of Thomas Buchanan Carter (1871–1934), an architect but later an Eton master and in Anglican orders, and his wife, ...

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Davidson, James (1793–1864), antiquary and bibliographer, was the eldest son of James Davidson (b. c.1748, d. after 1802) of Tower Hill, London, a stationer and printer and deputy lieutenant of the Tower, and Ann, his wife, only daughter of William Sawyer...

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Haslewood, Joseph (1769–1833), bibliographer and antiquary, was born at the lying-in hospital, Brownlow Street, Covent Garden, Westminster, on 5 November 1769, and baptized on 9 November, the son of Richard Haslewood and his wife, Mary Dewberry. He was apprenticed to his mother's brother, a solicitor in ...

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Moule, Thomas (1784–1851), antiquary, bibliographer, and topographer, was born on 14 January 1784 in the parish of St Marylebone, Middlesex. He was the eldest of nine children of John Moule (1744–1826) and his wife, Sarah Sophia, née Read (1751–1835/6). He was a bookseller in ...

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Park, Thomas (1758/9–1834), antiquary and bibliographer, was the son of parents who lived at East Acton, Middlesex, and were both buried in Acton churchyard; Park erected a tombstone there with a poetical epitaph to his father's memory. His mother's maiden name was Reynolds...

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George Paton (1721–1807) by John Brown National Museums of Scotland

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Paton, George (1721–1807), antiquary and bibliographer, was born on 23 June 1721 in Edinburgh, the fifth of the eight children of John Paton (bap. 1677?, d. 1765), bookseller of Edinburgh, and Margaret (bap. 1683, d. 1771), daughter of George Mosman, printer and bookseller of ...