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03 July 2014

Devon paper trades: Barnstaple

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

E_EN_DEV_BARNSTAPLE. 1746, 1790: Unnamed paper mill referred to. Sources: Shorter; Chitty.

E_EN_DEV_Barnstaple. BLATCHFORD MILLS. 1823-1897. Paper mills. Active 1823-97. Destroyed by fire EFP 24/9/1862 7a. Sources: Chitty.

E_EN_DEV_Barnstaple. LIST and Sons. 1862. paper makers. Blatchford Mill 1862. Partners 1862: W. and J. List. Blatchford Mill destroyed by fire EFP 24/9/1862 7a.

E_EN_DEV_Barnstaple. LIST, Joseph. 1852-1854. paper maker. Married: EFP 29/4/1852 8f, 6/5/1852 8f. Daughter died EFP 6/7/1854 8e. Trading as List and Sons 1852.

E_EN_DEV_Barnstaple. LIST, William. 1844-1862. Paper maker. Holland Street 1844d; Quay Place 1852d; Castle Street 1856d. Trading as List and Sons 1854-62.

E_EN_DEV_Barnstaple. PLAYFORD MILLS. 1816-1906. Paper mills. Active 1816-1906. Sources: Chitty.

E_EN_DEV_Barnstaple. THORNE, William. 1830-1836. Paper manufacturer. Square 1830d. Proprietor of County and North Devon Advertiser with George Harris 1833 to 1836 when Thorne became manager of the West of England Bank. Sources: Clamp.

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