See Byfield family
L. H. Cust
revised by E. M. Kirwan
Gardiner, William Nelson (1766–1814), engraver and bookseller, born at Dublin on 11 June 1766, was the son of John Gardiner, 'crier and factotum' to Judge William Scott, and Margaret Nelson, his wife, a pastry-cook. He was educated at Sisson Darling's academy. After his mother's death, ...
H. R. Tedder
revised by Asia Haut
Keating, George (1762–1842), engraver and bookseller, was the son of the Roman Catholic bookseller Patrick Keating (1723/4–1816) and his wife, Julia Golightly (d. 1812). He was apprenticed to the engraver William Dickinson, and between 1775 and 1776 exhibited three chalk drawings with the ...
See Minton, Herbert
Orme, Edward (1775–1848), engraver and property developer, was born in Manchester, the thirteenth child of Aaron Orme (1707–1782), fustian manufacturer of Manchester, and his third wife, Margaret Walmsley (bap. 1739, d. 1808). One brother, Robert (1767–1827), became solicitor to the East India Company...