Doubleday, Herbert Arthur (1867–1941), publisher and genealogist, was born at Hamburg, Germany, on 23 November 1867, the second son of the five children of William Bennett Doubleday, a woollen factor of London, and his first wife, Agnes Hannah Newman Fenn, of Beccles. Doubleday...
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Phillimore [formerly Stiff], William Phillimore Watts (1853–1913), genealogist and publisher, was born in Villa Road, Nottingham, on 27 October 1853, the eldest of the five children of William Phillimore Stiff (c.1821–c.1881) and his wife, Mary Elizabeth (b...
Wotton, Thomas (c. 1695–1766), bookseller and genealogist, probably born in London, was the son of Matthew Wotton (b. in or before 1661), bookseller, whose shop was at the Three Daggers and Queen's Head, near St Dunstan-in-the-West, Fleet Street. Matthew was the son of a grocer, ...