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03 July 2014

Devon book trades: Exeter H

Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History; 7
The Devon book trades: a biographical dictionary. Exeter. Surnames: H
E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HACKER, Robert. Fl. 1851. Bookbinder's assistant. Salem Place 1851. Born: St. Sidwell, Exeter 1833/4, son of Robert, druggist. Sources: Census 1851 1868/8.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HACKETT, Thomas. Fl. 1831-1841. Lithographic printer. Sidwell Street 1831d-1832d; 10, Northernhay Place 1833d; Paris Street 1834d-1839d; Magdalene Street 1840d-1841d. Produced lithograph of monumental clock by Lovelace 1833. Succeeded by William Hackett. Imprints: single prints (Somers Cocks) c1830: 1064, 1064a; c1835: 571; c1840: 1018.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HACKETT, William. Fl. 1834-1845. Lithographic office. Magdalene Street 1840d-1844d; no. 40 1840d; no. 46 1844d. Succeeded Thomas Hackett. Captain R.N. Advert EFP 14/8/1834 3e. Imprints: 1845: Bryan. 1828: 2960; c1830: 86, 287, 288, 3460; 1835: 2966; c1840: 1388Sources: G.Bridson, letter.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HAKE, W. Fl. 1835-1840. Engraver and print publisher. Imprints: single prints (Somers Cocks): c1835: 3413; c1840: 1144, 1145.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HALFYARD, Philip. Fl. 1803. Apprentice bookseller? St. Martin 1803. Born: 1784/5, possibly bap. 9/10/1785 Rockbeare, son of Richard and Sarah? Unmarried 1803. Apprenticed to Philip Hedgeland 1799? Willing to serve 1803. Sources: Exeter militia list 1803.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HANN, Richard. Fl. 1803. Apprentice bookseller? St. Martin 1803. Born: 1782/3 (aged 19 in 1803), no trace IGI. Unmarried 1803. Apprenticed to Philip Hedgeland 1798? Sources: Exeter militia list 1803.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HANNAFORD, Allan. Fl. 1847. Bookseller. Notice EFP 7/1/1847 3g.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HANNAFORD, Peter A. Fl. 1832-1847. Bookseller. Broadgate Place 1833d-1835d; 245, High Street 1836d-1847d. Born: Totnes, son of John Hannaford, printer. Children: sons born 14/3/1840 EFP 19/3/1840 2e, born 12/11/1841 EFP 2/12/1841 2f. Adverts EFP 8/11/1832 2d, 12/3/1835 2d. Taken business of C.Upham EFP 24/9/1835 2f. Adverts EFP 20/9/1838 2d, 13/6/1839 2f, 23/7/1840 2d, 13/5/1841 2d. List of books for sale EFP 16/9/1841 2f. Apprentices wanted EFP 23/1/1845 3f. Bankrupt EFP 1/4/1847 3e. Imprints: 1846: Oliver; single prints (Somers Cocks): c1850: 80. Sources: Dredge p.119.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HARDING, George. Fl. 1851. Printer's compositor. 1, Weirfield Place 1851. Born: 1816/7, Barnstaple. Married: EFP 2/12/1847 2f. Sources: Census 1851 1866/456.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HARE, William. Fl. 1874-1878. Printer, stereotyper. Musgraves Alley and Old Post Office Street 1874-1878d. Advert EFP 21/1/1874 4e. Leaving Exeter, stock for sale EFP 25/9/1878 1c.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HARRIS, Henry. Fl. 1851. Bookbinder. Richmond Place 1851. Born: Exeter 1829/30, son of John, bricklayer. Unmarried 1851. Sources: Census 1851 1869/217.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HARRIS, Henry. Fl. 1849-1851. Bookbinder. New Bridge Street 1851. Born: Exeter 1820/1, Exeter. Married: Mary Anne, born Exeter 1819/20. Children: one born Exeter 1849/50. Sources: Census 1851 1869/363.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HARRIS, J. Fl. 1812. Bookseller. Advert EFP 17/12/1812 2d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HARRIS, William. Fl. 1848-1851. Stationer. Lower Paul Street 1848d-1851d. Married: wife died EFP 16/11/1848 8e.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HARRYS, Thomas. Fl. 1544-1557. Bookbinder. Allhallows Goldsmith Street 1544. Apprenticed to John Gropall, bookbinder of Exeter, brother Stationers' Co. 1557. Received his master's riding cloak and his coat and 20s. in money in Gropall's will 1554. Sources: Exeter freemen; Chope (1918); Plomer (1917).

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HART and COLE. Fl. 1811. Bookbinders. Fore Street 1811d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HART, Maria. Fl. 1822-1825. Librarian. High Street 1822d-1825d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HART, Mrs. Sarah. Fl. 1816-1830. Circulating library, bookseller, pocket book maker, worsted hosiery manufacturer. South Street 1816d; High Street 1827d; no. 67 1828d-1830d. Died: Apr.1830. Stock for sale EFP 6/5/1830 3e.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HARTE, Michael. Fl. 1593-1615. Bookseller. St. Martin 1595-1615 (subsidies). Born: Exeter, son of John, shoemaker. Children: Michael freeman of Exeter by succession 2/12/1622. Died: 1615, inventory Exeter Court of Orphans 9/12/1615. Appenticed to John Windet, citizen and stationer of London 1581, turned over to Andrew Maunsell and to Robert Dexter when he succeeded Maunsell at the Brazen Serpent ca.1590. Freeman of Stationers' Company 5/10/1592, freeman of Exeter by succession 31/12/1593. Apprentice John Moungwell, free 1604/5, took inventory of master's goods 1615. Nash mentions "one Mighell, some-time Dexter's man in Powles Church-Yard, though he now dwells at Exeter" in Have with you to Saffron Walden, 1596. Imprints: (London) 1593: Gifford, George. Dialogue concerning witches and witchcraft. Sources: Exeter freemen; Devon and Cornwall Notes and Queries v.21 p.36; McKerrow.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HARTE, Michael II. Fl. 1622. Stationer, bookbinder. Son of Michael Harte, stationer. Freeman of Exeter by succession 2/12/1622. Sources: Exeter freemen.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HARTLEY, Edward J. Fl. 1851. Bookseller's assistant. 9, Park Place. Born: Banbury, Oxon 1828/9. Unmarried 1851. Lodged with employer William Clifford 1851. Sources: Census 1851 1868/262.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HATCH, Thomas. Fl. 1803. Bookbinder. Born: 1773, bap. 23/5 Bow Meeting, son of Thomas and Sarah. Married: by 1803. Willing to serve as volunteer. Sources: Exeter militia list 1803.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HATCH, W. Fl. 1811-1816. Bookbinder. High Street 1811d; South Street 1816d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HAVILL, J.W. Fl. 1856. Newsagent. 91, Fore Street 1856d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HAYES, John. Fl. 1833-1837. Stationer 1833d-1834d, bookseller etc. 1835d+. Cowick Street 1833d-1837d. Registered press 7/2/1833. Sources: DRO Q/S 68.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HAYES, John. Fl. 1836-1843. Stationer. Sidwell Street 1836d-1839d; 6, Market Street 1840d-1843d. Succeeded by T.Hayes.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HAYES, T. Fl. 1844-1847. Stationer. 6, Market Street 1844d-1846d; South Street 1847d. Succeeded by John Hayes.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HAYMAN, J. Fl. 1785. Print publisher. Imprints: single prints (Somers Cocks): 1785: 903, 904.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HAYMAN, W.H. Fl. 1864. Newsagent. 51, North Street 1864. Children: son died EFP 7/9/1864 5d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HAYMAN, William. Fl. 1851. Printer's apprentice. Garden Square 1851. Born: Exeter 1836/7, son of Henry, tinplate worker. Sources: Census 1851 1869/237.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEAD, Joseph. Fl. 1818. Engraver. St. Stephen 1818. Married: Mary Roberts, Cathedral 15/12/1818.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEALEY. Fl. 1810? Printer. The Gosport tragedy, a broadside in the section of the Madden collection given over to early 19th century production. No other details traced. Sources: Exeter freemen ; Brown, Roly, Some Devon printers.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEARINGE, John. Fl. 1633. parchment maker. Apprenticed to John Ellard. Freeman of Exeter 14/10/1633. Sources: Exeter freemen.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEARN, Isaac Potter. Fl. 1817. Vellum and parchment maker. St. Sidwell 1817. Married: Jane. Children: Henry born 16/11, bap. 26/11/1817 St. Sidwell.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEAVILL, William. Fl. 1844-1851. Postboy. Catherine Street 1851. Born: Kenton 1810/1. Married; Jane, born East Budleigh 1813/4. Children: born Ottery 1837/8, Exeter 1844-48. Sources: Census 1851 1868/307.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEDGELAND, Philip. Fl. 1792-1817. Printer, bookseller, stationer, bookbinder. High Street 1793d-1816d; no. 52 1815; no. 53 1816; Bible and Quadrant, nearly opposite Guildhall, Fore Street [1795?]; St. Martin 1797-1803. Born: aged 35 1803, possibly bap. 9/7/1771 or 10/9/1775, St. Thomas, son of Philip and Elizabeth. Married: Mary Linnington of Bradninch GM Aug. 1795 p.703, died 27/10/1804 GM Nov. 1804 p.1076; MM Dec. 1804 p.469. Children: Philip bap. 28/12/1797, Mary bap. 14/1/1799, Mary Ann bap. 9/4/1803 all at St. Martin, and two others by 1803 including Samuel who succeeded brother Philip II. Died: after long illness EFP 5/6/1817 4a, FWL 3/6/1817. Not freeman of Exeter. Apprentices: Richard Hann ca. 1798 [?], Philip Halfyard ca.1799 [?]. Sells Jones's solid black lead pencils EFP 24/5/1792 2d. Harps for sale EFP 26/7/1792 3d. Label notes that sells patent medicine c1795. Cello for sale EFP 26/3/1795 3c. Advert for leather and vellum worker EFP 18/8/1796 3d. Printed label in book published 1793 and inscribed 1797 notes that he sells patent medicines, musical instruments andc. Periodical publications regularly delivered. Adverts EFP 13/11/1800 3d, 17/11/1803 4e. Exeter agent for the London music-sellers and musical instrument makers Broderip & Wilkinson (1798-1807), selling both their music publications and their pianos EFP Sep 1801. Willing to serve in militia 1803. Stationer wanted EFP 29/3/1804 4e. Apprentice wanted EP 4/12/1806 4d. Advert EFP 11/8/1808 1d. Advert for journeyman EFP 5/1/1815 4e. Disclaiming editorship of The world EFP 2/3/1815 4d. Advert EFP 27/4/1815 4c. Labels recorded. Succeeded by son Philip EFP 12/6/1817 4e. Imprints: 1793: Eastcott; 1801: Collection; 1806: Jenkins; 1815: Williams; 1816: Williams. Sources: Dredge p.112; Exeter militia list 1803; Exeter freemen; Attwood.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEDGELAND, Philip II. Fl. 1817-1819. Bookseller. Born: Exeter, bap 28/12/1797, son of Philip, bookseller. Brother Samuel. Died: of consumption aged 21 EFP 21/1/1819 4b; FWL 19/1/1819. Taking over business of late father Philip I EFP 12/6/1817 4e. To publish book by Rev. Denis EFP 3/12/1818 4a. Brother Samuel to continue business EFP 28/1/1819 4d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEDGELAND, Samuel. Fl. 1803. Bookseller. St. Edmund 1803. Born: 1780? possibly son of Thomas and Elizabeth bap. 26/4/1780, aged 17/30 1803. Unmarried 1803. Willing to serve in militia 1803. Sources: Exeter militia list 1803.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEDGELAND, Samuel [Linnington]. Fl. 1819-1828. Printer, bookseller, stationer, bookbinder, reading room. High Street 1822d-1827d; no. 197 1827-1828d; 53, Fore Street 1823d. Born: Exeter, son of Philip, bookseller. Married: Susannah Rebecca Harris EFP 1/5/1823 4b. Children: Philip bap. 17/7/1825 Allhallows Goldsmith Street, Samuel Linnington bap. 24/11/1826, Susan bap. 15/6/1828 both at St. Martin. Died: EFP 18/12/1828 2e. To continue late brother Philip's business EFP 28/1/1819 4d; FWL 26/1/1819. Advert for children's books EFP 11/3/1819 4e. Tenant of house for sale EFP 7/10/1819 4c. Assistant wanted EFP 9/11/1819 4c; "steady hand to work at press and case, whose character will bear scrutiny" FWL 9/11/1819. Printed publicans' recognizances used 1822-28 Devon Q/S 63. Adverts EFP 30/10/1823 1c, 12/8/1824 4d. Removal of premises EFP 15/9/1825 4e, 13/10/1825 4d. Advert EFP 10/1/1828 4e. Succeeded by W.Roberts. Imprints: 1820: Izacke; 1825: Defoe; apprenticeship indentures: 1807, 1827. Sources: Clamp.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HELMORE, John. Fl. 1842-1851. Itinerant bookseller. 1, Dukes Place, Fore Street Hill 1851. Born: Newton St. Cyres 1817/8. Married: Harriett, born Upton Pyne 1816/7. Children: born Thorverton 1841/2, Exeter 1842-50. Sources: Census 1851 1869/358.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HELMORE, Mary. Fl. 1851. Book sewer. West Quarter 1851. Born: Exeter 1807/8, daughter of Elizabeth Pyne. Married: widow 1851. Children: Thomas, born Exeter 1834/5 bookbinder's apprentice. Sources: Census 1851 1869/451.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HELMORE, Thomas. Fl. 1851. Bookbinder's apprentice. West Quarter 1851. Born: Exeter 1834/5, son of Mary, widow, book sewer. Sources: Census 1851 1869/451.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEPHOLD(?), John. Fl. 1851. Compositor. Martin Road, St. Sidwell 1851. Born: Exeter 1833/4, son of William, gardener. Sources: Census 1851 1868/32.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HERBERT, George. Fl. 1803. Printer. Allhallows Goldsmith Street 1803. Aged 31 in 1803, no trace IGI. Serving as volunteer 1803. Sources: Exeter militia list 1803.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HEYWOOD, John. Fl. 1851. Lithographer. 26, Clifton Street 1851. Born: Shebbear 1821/2. Married: Anne, glovemaker, born Buckland Filleigh 1824/5. Chldren: born Exeter 1846/7, 1850/1. Sources: Census 1851 1868/97.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HILL, Abraham. Fl. 1834-1851. Stationer, bookbinder. Holloway Street 1834d; 75, South Street 1835d-1837d; Friernhay Street 1851. Born: Exeter 1792/3. Married: Charlotte, born Exeter 1798/9. Sources: Census 1851 1869/334.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HILL, Alexander. Fl. 1851. Compositor. Cowick Street 1851. Born: Exmouth 1828/9, son of Abraham, schoolmaster. Unmarried 1851. Sources: Census 1851 1867/137.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HILL, Ann. Fl. 1851. Bookbinder. Under the Walls, St. Mary Steps 1851. Born: Exeter 1834/5, daughter of William, wheelwright. Sources: Census 1851 1869/394.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HILL, Henry. Fl. 1824. Bookseller. Married: Sally Mortimore 21/4/1824, Holy Trinity by licence.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HILL, N.R. Fl. 1855. Circulating library. Advert EFP 15/12/1855 5b.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HILL, Thomas. Fl. 1831. Bookbinder. Bartholomew Yard 1831. Married: Jane. Children: William bap. 18/12/1831 St. Olave.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HILL, William. Fl. 1851. Compositor. 12, Melbourne Street 1851. Born: Exeter 1833/4, son of John, pressman. Sources: Census 1851 1868/513.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HINE. Fl. 1789. Newspaper proprietor. Sources: Dredge p.75.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HINTON, George. Fl. 1757-1776. Papermaker. Insured property in parish of St. Sidwell Sun insurance policy 156238 17/2/1757. Freeholder, voted for John Baring 1776. Sources: Shorter; Exeter poll book 1776.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOCKINS, Edward. Fl. 1817. Printer. St. Mary Steps 1817. Married: Jane Ford widow 17/8/1817 St. Mary Steps.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HODGE, Henry. Fl. 1850-1853. Bookbinder. Albion Cottage, Tiverton Road 1850d-1851d; 8, Salutary Place 1853d. Born: Bayswater, Middlesex 1821/2. Married: by 1851. Sources: Census 1868/29.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HODGE, Henry. Fl. 1848-1869. Bookbinder, stationer, dealer in artist's materials (1870d). 25, High Street 1848d; 24, High Street 1848d-1849d; Bampfylde Street 1850d-1855d+; 56, High Street 1856d-1870d+. Advert EFP 11/1/1865 5a. Fire at art gallery EFP 27/1/1869 5a. Sale of fire-damaged stock EFP 10/3/1869 5a. Imprints: Single prints (Somers Cocks): c1860: 2470.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOLDEN, Adam. Fl. 1846-1856. Bookseller, publisher. 60, High Street 1848d-1856d. Born: Bristol 1817/8. Married: Georgiana, born Trowbridge, Wilts 1813/4. Children: born Exeter 1846-48. Apprentice: E.Roberts 1851. Commercial business EFP 15/6/1843 2c. Adverts EFP 23/3/1848 2c, 15/3/1849 4e, 10/1/1850 5c. Books from Oxton House andc for sale EFP 3/10/1850 5b. 3 servants 1851. Advert EFP 11/1/1852 5a. Catalogue published EFP 22/9/1853 5b. Collecting for army library in Crimea EFP 6/9/1855 4d. Leaving Exeter, sale EFP 27/12/1855 4cd. Sale of stock EFP 29/5/1856 1d. Moved to Liverpool EFP 19/6/1856 5e. Business tken over by William Clifford EFP 17/7/1856 5d. Sources: Census 1851 1868/323.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOLMES, James. Fl. 1873. Printer. Died: EFP 16/3/1873 5f.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOLME(S), William. Fl. 1583. Stationer. Freeman of Exeter, fine £2, 2/9/1583. Sources: Exeter freemen.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOLOWAY, Samuel. Fl. 1763. Printer. St. Stephen 1763. Married: Jane Inalls 30/1/1763 St. Stephen.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HONEYWOOD, Caroline. Fl. 1839-1841. Tract depot. 1, Milk Street 1839d; Bedford Street 1840d-1841d. Previously listed as Ladies' day school, Paris Street 1838d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HONTRIG(?), George. Fl. 1851. Pressman. 12, Melbourne Street 1851. Born: Exeter 1826/7. Unmarried, lodging with John H.Hill, pressman, 1851. Sources: Census 1851 1868/513.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOOKER, H. Fl. 1831. Bookbinder. 1831d. Sources: Clamp.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOOKER, Joseph. Fl. 1688-1693. Bookseller, bookbinder, stationer. St. Mary Major 1693. Married: Elizabeth Fowler of Exeter, spinster, licence 4/4/1688. Children: Benjamin bap. 18/6/1693, St. Mary Major, also others in registers. Apprenticed to George May. Freeman of Exeter 31/8/1691. Apprentice Philip Bishop free 14/11/1698. Fl. 1688. Imprints: printed forms 1692. Sources: Dickinson, Plomer, Exeter freemen.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOOPER, Eliza. Fl. 1851. Bookseller's assistant. 19, Paris Street 1851. Born: Exeter 1819/20, daughter of Mary, widow, dressmaker. Unmarried 1851. Sources: Census 1851 1868/184.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOOPER, George. Fl. 1851. Printer. South Wonford, Heavitree 1851. Born: 1833/4, Heavitree, son of Mary, annuitant. Sources: Census 1851 1866/403.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOOPER, James Humphreys. Fl. 1851. Newspaper reporter. 1, Port View Cottages, Heavitree 1851. Born: Exeter, 1817/8. Married: Frances C, born St. Marychurch 1812/3. Children: born Exeter 1841/2, St. Luke, Middlesex 1843/45, Hackney 1847/8. Sources: Census 1851 1866/313.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOOPER, John. Fl. 1803. Printer. St. David 1803. Bap. 7/8/1785 St. Stephen, son of John and Sarah [?], aged 18 in 1803. Unmarried 1803. Exeter militia list 1803.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOOPER, T.H. Fl. 1842. Stationer. 52, High Street 1842d. Frances Hooper, milliner, listed at same address 1842d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOOPER, W. Fl. 1849-1851. Stationer 1849d, printer 1850d-1851d. Cowick Street 1849d; Alphington Street 1850d-1851d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HORDERN, William. Fl. 1834-1851. Printer, compositor. Hicks Court 1834; Exe Island 1836; Cowick Street 1851. Born: Exeter 1803/4. Married: Sarah, born Ide 1802/3. Children: Henry bap. 2/2/1834, Fanny bap. 7/2/1836 both at St. Edmund, also two born St. Thomas 1841/2, 1843/4. Sources: Census 1851 1867/183.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HORE, John Isaac. Fl. 1851. Printer. 52, Paris Street 1851. Born: Exeter 1832/3, son of John, bootmaker. Sources: Census 1851 1868/152.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HORWILL, Caroline. Fl. 1848-1854. Librarian. Sidwell Street 1848d-1854d. Born: Exeter 1807/8. Married: James, baker, listed at same address 1848d. Children: seven born Exeter 1838-49. Continued as Catherine Horwill. Sources: Census 1851 1868/248.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HORWILL, Catherine. Fl. 1855-1858. Librarian. 162, Sidwell Street 1855d-1856d+. Previously Caroline Horwill. Advert EFP 11/3/1858 4e.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOWARD, E. Fl. 1848. Phonographic depot [?]. Castle Street 1848d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOWE. Fl. 1832. Circulating library. Newspaper agent EFP 31/5/1832 3d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOWE, E. Fl. 1853. Bookseller, printer, stationer. Exeter Bazaar, see Thomas Howe.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOWE, Thomas. Fl. 1828-1851. Bookseller, printer, stationer. 217, High Street 1828d-1831d; 209 High Street 1832d; 207, High Street 1833d-1849d; 206½, High Street 1839. Premises also described as Exeter Bazaar Establishment from 1833d and from 1850d as Exeter Bazaar only. From 1853d proprietor listed as E.Howe. Born: Tiverton 1801/2. Married: Eliza, born Tiverton 1799/1800. Children: Thomas J.N., assistant to father, born Ashburton 1826/7, son and daughter died EFP 28/10/1830 2a, daughter died EFP 4/10/1838 2f, son died EFP 4/3/1841 2g, daughter died EFP 15/4/1841 2f, 7/9/1843 2g. Died: 1852, estate being settled EFP 30/9/1852 5b. Commenced printing business EFP 9/8/1827 1c. Agent for patent medicine EFP 10/1/1828 3e. Removal of premises EFP 22/12/1831 1d. Adverts EFP 7/2/1833 2d, 13/3/1834 3e, 21/1/1836 1d, 12/1/1837 2c, 2/1/1839 6c, 28/11/1839 2cd, 7/1/1841 2c, 9/1/1845 1b. Advert for marking ink EFP 2/1/1851 1b. Stationery for sale EFP 18/11/1852 1c. Imprints: 1828: Oliver; 1829: Henwood; 1831: Oliver. Sources: Census 1851 1869/171.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOWE, Thomas J.N. Fl. 1851. Shop assistant. 207, High Street 1851. Born: Ashburton 1826/7, son of Thomas, proprietor of Exeter Bazaar. Unmarried 1851. Assisted father in shop 1851. Sources: Census 1851 1869/171.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HOWE, Walter. Fl. 1801. Bookbinder. Fore Street 1801d. Not freeman of Exeter. Sources: Exeter freemen.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUMFRY(E), Henry I. Fl. 1662. Bookseller, bookbinder. Son of John Humfry(e) [baker free 11/10/1602?]. Freeman of Exeter by succession, fees remitted because of poverty 28/7/1662. Apprentice: Son Henry free 26/12/1670. Sources: Exeter freemen.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUMFRY(E), Henry II. Fl. 1670. Bookseller, bookbinder. Born: Exeter, son of Henry I. Apprenticed to his father. Freeman of Exeter 26/12/1670. Sources: Exeter freemen.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUNN, H.H. Fl. 1880. Printer. Stock in trade for sale EFP 7/1/1880 1b.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUNT, Christopher. Fl. 1593-1602. Bookseller, stationer. St. Martin 1602. Children: Thomas bap. 16/1/1602 St. Martin. Possibly related to Christopher Hunt of London, apprenticed to Thomas Man 1584, free of Stationers' Company 2/10/1592. Freeman of Exeter fine £1/10/- 1593. Imprints: 1594: Huarte, Tasso; 1596: Huarte. Sources: Dredge; Clough; McKerrow; Exeter freemen: Worth pp.501, 506.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUNT, H.F. Fl. 1848-1850. Bookseller. 111, Fore Street Hill 1848d-1850d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUNT, Henry. Fl. 1834-1844. Bookseller. Synagogue Place 1834d-1835d; Mary Arches Street 1838d-1844d.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUNT, Thomas. Fl. 1630-1648. Bookseller, stationer. St. Martin 1623-24; St. Peter's Churchyard 1640. Born: Exeter, bap. 16/1/1602 St. Martin, son of Christopher Hunt, bookseller. Married: Elizabeth Brockesdon 5/11/1623, St. Martin. Children: Thomas bap. 19/1/1624 St. Martin. Other possible relatives: Anne daughter of Christopher Hunt bap. 24/3/1699, Christopher, son of Christopher Hunt bap. 23/3/1701, Edmund, son of Christopher Hunt bap. 13/3/1705 all at St. Martin, also various entries in St. Petrock register (see R.Dymond St. Petrock). Apprenticed to Edward Dight of Exeter. Freeman of Exeter 22/11/1630. Imprints: 1631: Mico; 1640: Johnson; 1645: Fuller; 1647: Jelinger; 1648: Herrick. Sources: Clough; Hoskins Two thousand years in Exeter p.77; McKerrow; Plomer; Exeter freemen; Dredge; Worth p.500.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUNT, Thomas II. Fl. 1668. Stationer. Apprenticed to Abiza Brocas. Freeman of Exeter 18/5/1668. Sources: Exeter freemen.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUSSEY, Emanuel. Fl. 1851. Compositor's apprentice. Summerland Street 1851. Born: Exeter 1833/4, son of John, coal dealer. Sources: Census 1851 1868/43.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUSSON, William. Fl. 1851. Postboy. Longbrook Street 1851. Born: Ashburton 1790/1. Married: by 1851. Lodger. Sources: Census 1851 1868/269.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUTCHING and TROAKE. Fl. 1822. Booksellers. South Street 1822d. Succeeded by John Hutchings.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUTCHINGS, John. Fl. 1814-1834. Bookbinder. St. Lawrence 1814; South Street 1823d-1834d. Married: Elizabeth Hooker 27/1/1814 St. Lawrence. Freeman of Exeter by order of Mayor and council 15/3/1817. Voted for Courtenay and Newman 1818. Sources: Exeter freemen; Exeter poll book 1818.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HUXTABLE, James. Fl. 1803. Printer. St. Mary Major 1803. Unmarried, aged 17/30 1803. In artillery 1803. Sources: Exeter militia list 1803.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HYDE/HIDE, Michael I. Fl. 1636-1674. Bookseller, stationer, bookbinder. St. Petrock 1674. Children: Michael II, bookseller. Died: buried 1/9/1674 St. Petrock. Apprenticed to John Moungwell senior. Freeman of Exeter 7/3/1636. Apprentice: Son Michael free 3/6/1667. Token recorded, ¼d, symbol a book and harp c1670. Imprints: 1663: Vilvain; 1673: Sermon. Sources: Dredge; Clough; Exeter freemen; Plomer; Worth p.501.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HYDE/HIDE, Michael II. Fl. 1667-1693. Bookseller, bookbinder. St. Petrock 1677. Son of Michael Hyde I, stationer of Exeter. [His?] daughter Mary buried 17/4/1677 St. Petrock. Apprenticed to his father. Freeman of Exeter 3/6/1667. "Purchased of Michael Hide, Exon, 19 Bibles and 18 Testaments, costing £2/2/-" 1683 or 1684 (Harding Tiverton iii,202). Proposals for printing Synodicon in Gallia reformata 1691 (Term cat. ii, p.388). Imprint: 1693: Bush. Sources: Exeter freemen; Dredge p.10.

E_EN_DEV_Exeter. HYNDE/HIDE, Clement. Fl. 1598/9. Stationer. Apprenticed to John Wolffe. Freeman of Exeter 1598/9. Sources: Exeter freemen.

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