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04 July 2014

Devon book trades: South Molton

Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History; 7
The Devon book trades: a biographical dictionary
South Molton

SOUTH MOLTON. 1878. Reference in Dredge p.56.

South Molton. Allen, J. 1765. Bookseller. Advert EFP 11/1/1765 4c.

South Molton. Bowden, Robert. 1783-1785. Bookseller, stationer. 1783d-1785p. Advert EFP 21/2/1772 3a. Royal Exchange insurance policy 94128 £300 1784/5, Guildhall Library ms 7253/9. Sources: Pendred.

South Molton. Browne, John. 1719. Hawker. Chancery lawsuit, PRO: Stationers' Co. v. Pearce (as def.) 1719. Sources: Goulden.

South Molton. Dunn, Bickham. 1835-1850. Printer, bookseller, stationer. Broad Street 1840d-1850d. Taken business of W.Paramore EFP 7/5/1835 3b.

South Molton. Huxtable, John. 1784-1821. Letterpress and copperplate printer, bookseller, stationer, bookbinder. 1784d-1811d. Daughter married EFP 10/12/1818 4b. Sun insurance policy 504932 1785, Guildhall Library ms 11936/329. Sells medicine EFP 5/1/1792 4b. Agent for Sarrell's insurance plan EFP 19/9/1793 2d. Registered press 25/8/1799 Devon Q/S 52/1. Advert EFP 27/11/1800 2c. Printed label recorded c1800. Imprints: 1789: Exeter, Tapprell; 1790: Exeter; 1791: Sharland; 1794: Exmoor; 1795: Exeter; printed forms 1793-1821. Sources: Dredge p.84,118; Attwood p.137.

South Molton. Lyddon, Seymour William. 1939. Printer. Tower Printing Works, South Molton 1939. Sources: Directories.

South Molton. MECHANICS' INSTITUTION. 1855-1861. Library. Formed with reading room and circulating library EFP 27/12/1855 7ef. £50 to be spent on books EFP 19/2/1857 3f. 5th AGM EFP 16/1/1861 7e.

South Molton. Mills, John. 1823-1830. Printer, bookseller, stationer. Market Place 1823d; Broad Street 1830d.

South Molton. Paramore, William. 1823-1835. Printer, bookseller, stationer. Market Place 1823d; Broad Street 1830d. Business taken by Bickham Dunn EFP 7/5/1835 3b. Imprints: 1823-28: Orders in bastardy. Sources: Dredge p.118.

South Molton. Poole, A., Miss. 1923-1939. Printer. 16 Broad Street, South Molton 1923-1939. Sources: Directories.

South Molton. Poole Mrs G. 1919. Printer. 16 Broad Street, South Molton 1919. Sources: Directories.

South Molton. Poole, George. 1877-1914. Printer. 6, King Street 1878 ; King Street 1889-1902 ; 15 & 16 Broad Street, South Molton 1878-1910 ; 16 Broad Street, South Molton 1914. Premises destroyed by fire EFP 28/2/1877 7d.Sources: Directories.

South Molton. Reid, Adam. 1857. Stationer. Died: EFP 24/9/1857 5b.

South Molton. Rexsum, Charles. 1694. Bookbinder. Married: Agness Pollard of South Molton, widow, allegation 29/11/1694.

South Molton. Searle, George. 1850-1855. Bookseller. Broad Street 1850d; East Street 1852d-1855h.

South Molton. Searle, John. 1840-1844. Printer, bookseller, stationer. King Street 1840d-1844d.

South Molton. Snow F. W. 1914-1939. Printer. 6, King Street, South Molton 1914-1939. Sources: Directories.

South Molton. Tepper, Amos. 1823-1855. Printer, bookseller, stationer. Market Place 1823d; Broad Street 1830d-1855h. Married: wife died EFP 22/9/1842 2e; married again EFP 3/10/1844 2f. Children:daughter died EFP 30/4/1829 2c; daughter married EFP 9/9/1852 8e. Died: EFP 24/7/1867 5c. Lottery agent EFP 28/1/1819 1c, 16/3/1820 2d, 18/1/1821 1d. Loyal address to King EFP 25/1/1821 1e. Ticket on: J.Bunyan The holy war (1834), Maggs cat. 1089, item 493. Printed declaration of executors used 1832 (DRO IR wills).

South Molton. Tepper, W.J. 1856. Printer, stationer, bookbinder. Broad Street 1856d.

South Molton. Tucker A. R. and Son. 1893-1919. Printer. Broad Street 1893 ; 12, Broad Street 1902 ; 13 Broad Street, South Molton 1914-1919. Sources: Directories.

South Molton. Tucker, A. R. 1889. Printer. Broad Street 1889 ; Queen Street 1889. Sources: Directories.

South Molton. Tucker, William. 1852-1878. Printer, bookseller, stationer. Broad street 1852-1878. Has new reading room EFP 30/11/1854 4a. Sources: Directories.

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