Dent, Joseph Malaby
- Jonathan Rose
Dent, Joseph Malaby (1849–1926), publisher, was born at 3 Archer Street, Darlington, on 30 August 1849, the tenth child of George Dent, a house-painter, and his wife, Isabella, née Railton. Joseph Dent attended a Wesleyan school until the age of thirteen. He was briefly an apprentice printer, but proved so inept at that trade that he turned to bookbinding. ...