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Bentley, Richard (1794–1871), printer and publisher, was born near Fleet Street in London on 24 October 1794, the youngest but one of the children of Edward Bentley (b. 1753), publisher and principal of the accountant's office in the Bank of England, and ...

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Bowyer, William (1699–1777), printer, was born on 19 December 1699 at Dogwell Court, Whitefriars, London, the only son to survive infancy of William Bowyer (1663–1737), printer, and his second wife, Dorothy Allport (1665–1727), daughter of Thomas Dawks (1636–1689) of London, printer [see under...

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Cave, Edward (1691–1754), printer and magazine proprietor, was born on 27 February 1691 at Cave's Hole on Watling Street in Newton, near Rugby, Warwickshire, the son of Joseph Cave (1667–1747), who, having lost an entailed family estate, had become a shoemaker in Rugby...

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Combe, Thomas (1796–1872), printer and patron of the arts, was born on 21 July 1796 in Leicester, the second of six children of Thomas Combe (1757/8-1836), the town's leading bookseller and printer of the Leicester Chronicle, and his wife, ...

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Day [Daye], John (1521/2–1584), printer and bookseller, may have been born in Dunwich, Suffolk. The capital investment that he brought to his work as a printer and publisher has led some to suppose that he came of a prosperous family, but this may equally be attributed to his business acumen, innovative spirit, and ruthless pursuit of pious opportunity. By 1540 he seems to have been in ...

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Hansard, Luke (1752–1828), printer to the House of Commons, was born in the parish of St Mary, Norwich, on 5 July 1752, the eldest son of Thomas Hansard (1727–1769), an unsuccessful manufacturer, and his wife, Sarah (1717–1797), daughter of the Revd William Norfolke...

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James [née Banckes], Elinor [Eleanor] (1644/5–1719), printer and polemicist, was the daughter of Mary Banckes; the name of her father is not known. By a marriage licence dated 27 October 1662, at the age of seventeen, she married Thomas James (c...

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Johnson, John de Monins (1882–1956), printer, ephemerist, and classical scholar, was born on 17 May 1882 at Kirmington, Lincolnshire, the second son and third child of the vicar, the Revd John Henry Johnson (1841–1938), and his wife, Anna Braithwaite, née Savory (1846–1928). He was educated at ...

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Moxon, Joseph (1627–1691), printer and globe maker, was born at Wakefield, Yorkshire, on 8 August 1627 and said to have been briefly educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Wakefield. His father, James, an extreme puritan, was largely domiciled in London from 1622, migrated to ...

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Oxberry, William (1784–1824), actor and printer, was born in Moorfields, London, on 18 December 1784, the son of an auctioneer. At the age of fourteen he was made a pupil of the artist George Stubbs, but having developed at school a fascination for the stage he quickly abandoned painting, first for bookselling and then for indentures with a ...

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Richardson, Samuel (bap. 1689, d. 1761), printer and author, was baptized on 19 August 1689 at Mackworth, Derbyshire, the fourth of the nine children of Samuel Richardson (fl. 1667–1727), joiner, and his second wife, Elizabeth Hall (fl. 1682–1736).

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Ridler, Vivian Hughes (1913–2009), master printer, was born on 2 October 1913 at 13 Ilton Road, Cardiff, the younger child and only son of Bertram Hughes Ridler (1865–1934), a civil servant in the Board of Trade, and his wife, Elizabeth Emmeline, née Best (1883–1955)...

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Strahan, William (1715–1785), printer, was born on 24 March 1715 in Edinburgh, the elder of two children of George Strachan (d. in or before 1742), solicitor and later clerk of customs at Leith, and his wife, Anne, née Smeiton (d. 1759)...

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Valpy, Abraham John (bap. 1786, d. 1854), classical scholar and printer, was born in Reading, Berkshire, where he was baptized at St Laurence's Church on 30 October 1786, the second son of Richard Valpy (1754–1836), a schoolmaster, and his second wife, Mary (1759/60–1816)...

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Way, Thomas (1837–1915), printer, was born at Carpenter's Coffee House, Covent Garden, London, on 1 May 1837, the eighth and youngest child of George Way (bap. 1794), a market victualler, and his wife, Ann, née Clewett (bap. 1796). He was baptized in ...