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31 October 2007

Britain 1784-1811: C

Exeter working papers in British book trade history; 20
The British book trades 1784-1811: a tabulation of national directories

Localities: C
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1785 Pendred [& 1784 Bailey]1792-98 Universal British Directory1811 Holden's Directory
Caernarvon, WalesPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Roberts, printer Green, Margaret, circulating library Roberts, Thomas, printer & bookseller
Caistor, LincolnshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Booth, [Richard,] stationer Booth, Richard, bookseller Not in 1811
Calne, WiltshirePop. 1801: 3767Pop. 1811: 3547
Not in 1784/5 Bailey, William, printer & stationer
Hayward, George, [wool?] card maker
Strong, Joseph, [wool?] card maker
Baily, William, stationer
CambridgePop. 1801: 10,087Pop. 1811: 11108
Archdeacon, [John,] printer to the University
Baldrey, printseller & drawing-master, Trompington Street
Cooper, [William,] stationer, Market Hill
Cowper, [William,] bookseller, Market Hill
Deighton, [John,] bookseller, near the Senate House
Hodson, [Francis,] printer, Trompington Street. Printer of the Cambridge Chronicle & Journal
Merrill, John & Joseph, booksellers & stationers, Trompington Street
Nicholson, [John,], bookseller, Trompington Street
Archdeacon, John, printer to the University
Burgess, printer
Betson, Richard, Trinity library keeper
Bowtell, John, bookseller
Cowper, William, bookseller
Dickerson, Edmund, bookseller
Gee, Joseph, bookseller
Hodson, Francis, printer
Jennings, Miss, bookseller
Jackson, James, bookseller
Lunn, W.H., bookseller
Marshall, John, library keeper
Merrill, John, alderman & bookseller
Nicholson, John, senior, bookseller
Nicholson, John junior, bookseller
Pratt, Widow, music seller
Page, William, bookbinder
Barrett, Thomas, bookseller, Trinity Street
Bowtell, John, bookbinder, Trinity Street
Bowtell, John junior, bookbinder, dealer in minerals &c, All Saints Passage
Deighton, John, Bible warehouse, Trinity Street
Gee, Joseph, bookseller & stationer, Market Hill
Harraden, picture seller, Saint Mary's Passage
Hodson, Francis, printer & medicine warehouse, Trinity Street
Jones, D.V., printseller, carver & golder, Market Hill
Marshall, University librarian & stamp office, Trinity Street
Metcalfe, printer, King Street
Nicholson, John, bookseller, Trinity Street
Page, bookseller &c. Market Street
Sharpe, stationer, Saint John's Street
Smith, John, University printing office, Silver Street
Ventris, W.R., newspaper dealer, Bennet Street
Wright, Edward, taylor & religious tract depository, Market Street
Canterbury, KentPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Flackton & Marrable, stationers, High Street
[Greball, Alan, stationer]
Simmons & Kirkby, booksellers & printers of Kentish Gazette
Simmons, distributor of stamps for east Kent
Smith, T[homas], printer & bookseller, High Street. Printer of Canterbury Journal
Stains, Richard, paper hanger, High Street
Bristow, William, bookseller
Flackton, Marrable & Claris, stationers
Grove, Joseph, printer
Simmons, Kirkby & Jones, printers, booksellers , stationers & agents to Phoenix Fire Office
Not in 1811, entries from 1809:
Atkins, John, bookseller, Burgate Street
Cowtan & Colegate, printers, booksellers & stationers, Parade
Hayward, Robert, bookbinder, Burgate Street
Kingsford, William & Thomas, paper manufacturers & millers, Barton Mill
Marsh, William, bookseller & stationer, Palace Street
Rouse, Kirkby & Lawrence, booksellers & circulating library, Saint George's Street
Saffery, James, bookseller, stationer & music seller, Sun Street
Cardiff, GlamorganshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in 1784/5 Bird, John, printer, bookseller & binder, clerk to the Earle of Bute, Agent to the Bristol Fire Office, Bristol Tontines &c Bird, John jun., printer & bookseller
Cardigan, WalesPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in 1784/5 Not in 1792-98 Lewis, Caleb, bookseller, stationer & agent to Phoenix Fire Office
Carlisle, CumberlandPop. 1801: 9415Pop. 1811: 12531
Hodgings, Printer Hodgson, William, stationer
Jollie, Francis, printer & bookseller
Smith, Launcelot, stationer & printer
Harrison, M., bookseller, Market Place
Henderson, Alfred, printer & c, Market Place
Jollie & Sons, booksellers, Market Place
Scott, B., printer & bookseller, Market Place
Carlow, IrelandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Kinnier, printer Not in 1792-98 Not in 1811
Carmathen, WalesPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Ross, printer Daniel, John, printer, bookseller & stationer
Ross, J., printer, bookseller & stationer
Daniel, John, printer & bookseller
Downes & Co., library, King Street
Evans, John, printer & bookseller
Harris, Jonathan, printer, King Street
Castle Rising, NorfolkPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Lewis, John, papermaker Not in 1811
Cerne, DorsetPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Wiltshire, John, boookseller Wiltshire, John, printer & stationer
Chard SomersetPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 Gent, J., [wool?] card maker Not in 1811
Charing, KentPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Humphrey, [John,] bookseller & stationer None in 1792-98 Not in 1811
Chatham, KentPop. 1801: 12940Pop. 1811:
Gillman, [Webster,] bookseller & stationer
[Townson, Charles, bookseller & stationer]
Gillman & Co., printers & stationers
Townsend, Charles, stationer
Not in 1811, entries from 1809:
Etherington, Ambrose, stationer, High Street
Fry, J., engraver, Saint Margaret's Bank
Townson, C.W., bookseller
Cheadle, StaffordshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 None in 1792-98 Horn & Pritchard, stationers &c
Chelmsford, EssexPop. 1801: 3755Pop. 1811: 4649
Clachar & Co., printers in general
Stanes, [William,] bookseller & stationer
Clachar, William , bookseller, printer, bookbinder, distributor of stamps, agent for Sun Fire Office, appraiser & auctioneer, at the Medicinal Warehouse and Public Library
Stands, William, bookseller & agent to Royal Exchange Assurance Office
Kelham & Co., printing office
Kelham, Henry, bookseller
Stanes, R.C., bookseller
Chelsea, MiddlesexPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Brownley, Willam, engraver
Bower, Mr., paper manufacturer
Giffard, William, printer
Joliff, Mr., bookseller
Legatt, Francis, engraver
Peatne, Thomas, paper stainer
Schiavonett & Testolin, engravers
Wood, Richard, paper stainer
Not in 1811
Cheltenham, GloucestershirePop. 1801: 3076Pop. 1811: 8325
Not in Bailey 1784 Harward, Samuel, printer & bookseller Not in 1811
Chepstow, MonmouthshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Jane, John, bookbinder
Jenkins, Samuel, papermaker & maltster
Hollis, S., papermaker
Keilby, M., stationer
Reece, Thomas, papermaker
Rogers, Samuel, bookseller
Townsend & Co., papermakers
Wanew, Jane & Co., papermakers
Chertsey, SurreyPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Wetton, R., bookseller, stationer, printer & bookbinder, vender of patent medicines & distributor of stamps, at his circulating library Wetton, Robert, stationer
Chesham, BuckinghamshirePop. 1801: 3969Pop. 1811: 4441
Not in Bailey 1784 Curtis, Thomas, papermaker
Elliott, papermaker
Sleap, James, stationer & bookseller
Sexton, Edward, stationer, bookseller & binder
Not in 1811
Chester, CheshirePop. 1801: 15052Pop. 1811: 16140
Bage, [Joseph,] papermaker, Bridge
Broster, [Peter,] printer & bookseller, [Exchange]
Bulkley, [George,] bookseller, Bridge Street
Fletcher, J., printer of Chester Chronicle
Hunter, [James,] engraver, Eastgate Street
Monk, J[ohn], printer of Adams's Weekly Courant, Newgate Street
Pool, [John,] printer & bookseller, [Eastgate Street]
Read & Huxley, printers, Foregate Street
Badge, Joseph, papermaker, Lower Bridge Street
Bozeley, Mr., papermaker, Bridge
Broster, Peter, bookseller & printer, Exchange
Bulkley, G., bookseller, Higher Bridge Street
Chivers, John, writing stationer, Eastgate Street
Fletcher, John, printer, Forgate Street
Haswell, George, staymaker & paper hanging manufacturer, Newgate Street
Hunter, James, engraver, City Walls
Huxley, Thomas, writing stationer, Watergate Street
Leadbeater, C., bookseller, Eastgate Street
Leister, Wiliam, bookseller & stationer, Eastgate Street
Monk, Mr., printer, Newgate Street
Monsdale, Ann, circulating library, Higher Bridge Street
Murray & Stuart, engravers, Warburgh's Lane
Poole, John, bookseller & stationer, Eastgate Street
Read, Mr., printer, Forgate Street
Roberts, J., bookseller, Higher Bridge Street
Taylor, Richard, music seller & toyshop, Watergate Street
There are two news-papers published weekly, one on Tuesday morning and the other on Friday morning. The publishers of both papers have news-men who go into all the adjacent counties, and parcels are taken in at the printing offices.
Bage, Joseph & Son, paper manufacturers, Bridge Street
Broster & Son, booksellers, Exchange
Bulkley, George, bookseller, Bridge Street Row
Crane, T., bookseller, Eastgate Street
Fletcher, printer of Chester Courant, Eastgate Street
Jones, W.C., printer [no address]
Leadbeater, C.W., bookseller, Eastgate Street Row
Monk, J., printer, Newgate Street
Poole, Thomas, bookseller, Eastgate Street Row
Testi, J., printseller, Northgate Street
Walker, John, bookseller, Bridge Street
Chesterfield, DerbyshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 4476
Bradley, printer Bradley, Job, postmaster, printer, bookseller & agent to the Liverpool Insurance Office
White, Thomas, bookseller & stationer
Bradley, Rebecca, printer, bookseller & c, Post Office, High Street
Ford, John, bookseller & stationer, Shambles
Chichester, SussexPop. 1801: 4752Pop. 1811: 6245
Andrews, [William,] printer & bookseller
Humphrey, [Philip,] bookseller & stationer
Jaques, [Dennet,] printer [of the Chichester Journal & Hampshire Chronicle]
Jaques, [Charles,] [watchmaker, silversmith,] bookseller, stationer & printseller [& druggist, agent to the Royal Exchange Insurance office]
Humphry, P., bookseller & stationer
Jaques, Charles, watchmaker, silversmith, bookseller & stationer
Seagrove, Joseph, printer
Humphrey, Phillip, circulating library
Mason, William, printer
Smither, William, bookseller
Chippenham, WiltshirePop. 1801: 3366Pop. 1811: 3410
None in Bailey 1784 Angel, William, bookseller, stationer & linen draper
Ashmead, D., maltster & [wool?] card maker
Coombs, James Morris, organist, music master, printer, bookseller & stationer
Long, William, [wool?] card maker
Powell, stationer
Coombs, J.M., printer &c
Sandy, John, printer &c
Chipping Norton, OxfordshirePop. 1801: 2200Pop. 1811: 2331
None in Bailey 1784 Osmond, John, bookseller Osman, John, bookseller
Smith, G.M., printer & stationer
Chorley, LancashirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Astley, Benjamin, paper merchant & grocer
Bibby, William, stationer & linen & woollen draper
Duxbury, John [calico?] print cutter
Holt, Aaron, pattern drawer & [calico?] print cutter
Holt, Elias, pattern drawer & [calico?] print cutter
Leigh, Edward, pattern drawer & [calico?] print cutter
Bibby, William, linendraper & stationer
Cirencester, GloucestershirePop. 1801: 4130Pop. 1811: 4540
Rudder, [Samuel,] draper & printer
Stevens, [Timothy,] bookseller & stationer
Rudder, Samuel, printer
Stevens, Timothy, bookseller
Chavasse, Harry, bookseller & stationer
Stevens & Watkins, printers, booksellers & stationers
Cleobury, ShropshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Stevens, James, paper manufacturer Not in 1811
Clitheroe, LancashirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Hyde, [John,] bookseller None in 1792-98 Not in 1811
Clonmell, IrelandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Collins, printer Not in 1792-98 Not in 1811
Cockermouth, CumberlandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 2964
Benson, [John] & Co., papermakers Walker, Robert, bookseller Harden, Joseph, papermaker
Colchester, EssexPop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 12544
Fenno, [John,] printer, High Street
Gibbs, [Samuel,] bookseller & stamp office
Keymer, [William,] printer & bookseller, High Street
Smythies, Francis, Esq., attorney at law and head distributor of stamps [and Town Clerk]
Dunthorne, James junior, printseller
Fenno, John, printer & bookseller
Keymer, William & Son, printers & booksellers
Lawrence, William, music seller
Lince, Marfee, [wool?] card maker
Keymer, William, printer &c, High Street
Marsden, Isaac, printer &c, High Street
Thorn, Henry, rag merchant, High Street
Colebrookdale, ShropshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Not in 1792-98 Smith, William, bookseller & printer, Market Place
Coleraine, IrelandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Not in 1792-98 Dunlop, David, stationer, Diamond
Gardner, Charles, printer, Church Street
Gordon & Co., stationers, Bridge Street
Harshaw, Matthew, bookseller & lottery office keeper, Church Street
Colne, LancashirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 Alexander, Robert, bookseller
Morrell, Joseph, stationer
Earnshaw, H., printer, bookseller &c
Colyton, DevonPop. 1801: 1641Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Mathew, papermaker
Morgan, papermaker
Morgan, John, papermaker, proprietor of two mills in Colyton
Congleton, CheshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 Dean, James & Son, printers & booksellers Dean, John, stationer
Drakeford, William, paper mill
Cork, IrelandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Baldwin, printer of Volunteer Journal
Flyn, printer of Hibernian Chronicle
Knight, printer of Cork Evening Post
Sullivan, printer
Not in 1792-98 Advertiser Newspaper Office (published on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday), Patrick Street
Bolster, John, printer, Fish Street
Connor, John, printer, Grand Parade
Comerford, Peter, [wool?] card maker, Duncan Street
Denmead, Henry, bookseller, Patrick Street
Edwards & Savage, booksellers, Castle Street
Every & Oded, booksellers, Patrick Street
Fanning, C., paper manufacturer, Patrick Street
Fitzgerald, James, papermaker, Bachelors Quay
Goold, bookseller & stationer, George's Street
Green,J., engraver & copperplate printer, Patrick Street
Grey, J., engraver & copperplate printer, Paul Street
Haly, James, bookseller, printer &c, No[rth] Main Street
Kirner, Simon, printseller, Patrick Street
Massey, Hugh, account book manufacturer, Castle Street
Matthews, M., book & printseller, Patrick Street
M'Auliffe, Mary, bookseller, Patrick Street
Mercantile Newspaper Office, Patrick Street
New Cork Evening Post Newspaper Office, Castle Street
Noble & Byrne, paperhanging manufacturers, Coach Street
Nugent, card maker, Duncan Street
O'Hara & Co., stationers, Patrick Street
Phair, William & Son, paper manufacturers, North Main Street
Purcell, Edward, bookseller &c, Mardyke Street
Smith, P., professor & seller of music, Patrick Street
Smith, W. & J., paper stainers, Grand Parade
Southern Reporter Newspaper Office (published on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday) D.G.Murphy, proprietor, Patrick Street
Sullivan, B., paper manufacturer, North Main Street
Tatham, George, part proprietor of the Advertiser, Patrick Street
West, William, Hibernian Printing Office & juvenile publication warehouse, Nelson Place
White & Shelborne, paper manufacturers, Castle Street
Whitney, Thomas, bookbinder, Paul Street
Coventry, WarwickshirePop. 1801: 16034Pop. 1811: 17923
Bird, R[ichard], printer of Coventry Mercury and bookseller, High Street
Luckman, [Thomas,] printer & bookseller, Cross Cheaping
Ayton, Richard, parchment maker
Bayley, Samuel, bookseller
Jopson, Miss, bookseller & stationer
Kevett, Isaac, parchment maker
Luckman, Mary, printer, bookseller &c
Merridew, Nathaniel, bookseller & stationer
Milton, John, engraver
Parker, Elizabeth & Co., booksellers & stationers
Piercy, J.W., printer, bookseller & stationer
Rollason, Noah, printer, bookseller & stationer
Brown, Samuel, engraver, Spon Street
Kevitt, Isaac & Abel, parchment & glue manufacturers, Spon Street
Merridew, N., bookseller &c, Cross Cheaping
Owen, M. & E., circulating library, High Street
Pratt, Richard, bookseller &c, Cross Cheaping
Rollason, N. & W., printers of Coventry Mercuary, High Street
Turner, T., printer & bookseller, High Street
Wall, James, grocer & paper dealer, Broadgate
Cowbridge, WalesPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Adams, printer None in 1792-98 None in 1811
Cowes, Isle of WightSee West Cowes
Cranbrook, KentPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Couchman, [Matthew, ironmonger &] stationer Waters, Samuel, printer Reader, Samuel, bookseller & stationer
Waters, Samuel, printer
Crayford, KentPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Pine, James, print cutter [for calico printers?] & shopkeeper None in 1811
Crewkerne, SomersetPop. 1801: 2576Pop. 1811: 3021
None in Bailey 1784 Joliffe, Samuel, printer Joliffe, Samuel, stationer & druggist
Croydon, SurreyPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 Harding, Timothy, printer, bookseller & stationer
Wildgoose, George, stationer
Not in 1811
Cupar, FifePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in 1784-5 Not in 1792-98 Arnott, John, bookseller & printer
Henderson, Walter, bookseller & stationer
Tullis, Robert, bookseller & printer
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