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11 March 2009

Britain 1784-1811: M

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

Localities: M
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1785 Pendred [& 1784 Bailey]1792-98 Universal British Directory1811 Holden's Directory
Macclesfield, CheshirePop. 1801: 10,613Pop. 1811: 14582
Bailey, [Thomas,] bookseller & stationer Bailey, Edward, bookseller,printer & binder
Haslehurst, Samuel, stationer & distributor of stamps
Bayley, Edward, printer & stationer
Hall, Philip, printer & stationer
Wilson, Jonathan, printer, bookseller & stationer
Madeley, ShropshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Edmunds, John, printer & bookseller Not in 1811
Maidenhead, BerkshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 Burnham, William, stationer Not in 1811
Maidstone, KentPop. 1801: 8027Pop. 1811: 9443
Blake, [John,] bookseller & printer
Pine, [Simon,] papermaker
Taylor, Clement, Esq., M.P., papermaker, Tovil Mill
Walker, [Mrs.,] bookseller
Whatman, James, Esq., papermaker, Turkey Mill
Blake, John, stationer
Chalmers, David, stationer
Edmeads, Robert, paper maker
Smith, Thomas, rag merchant
Balston, William, paper maker, Springfield Mills
Blake, John, stationer & wine merchant, High Street
Green, John, paper mould maker, Queen Street
Pine, John, paper manufacturer, Lower Tovill Mill
Pine, John, stationer, Stone Street
Russell, H. & T., paper manufacturers
Russell & Turners, paper manufacturers, Tovil Place
Tyrrell, Sarah, bookseller & stationer, Week Street
Tyrrell, Richard, stationer & music seller, Week Street
Vinion, John, bookseller & stationer, Week Street
Wise, S. & G., paper manufacturers
Maldon, EssexPop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 2679
Carter, [John,] bookseller & stationer Carter, John, bookseller, stationer, haberdasher & druggist Not in 1811
Malton, YorkshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 None in 1792-9 Gibson, James, printer
Sagg, George, printer & auctioneer
Man, Isle ofPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 None in 1792-9 Corran, Matthew & Co., paper manufacturers
Jefferson, George, printer, stationer & editor of the Manks Advertiser
Manchester, LancashirePop. 1801: 94876Pop. 1811: 115874
Clarke, [Isaac,] bookseller, Market Place
Falkner, [Matthew,] bookseller, 6, Market place
[Falkner, Samuel, bookseller, Hanging Ditch]
Harpur, printer
Harrop, [Joseph,] printer of Manchester Mercury & Harrop's General Advertiser & bookseller, Market Place
[Haslingden, John, bookseller, Cannon Street]
Jorden, William & Son, printers, St. Mary's
Newton, [William,] bookseller, St. Anne's Square
Paul, [William,] paper hanging manufacturer, Market Place
Prescott, [John,] bookseller & printer, Exchange Street
Smith, [Thomas] & Co., paper warehouse, Pool's Fold
Townson, [Matthew,] bookseller, Smity Door
Wheeler, [Charles], bookseller & printer [of Manchester Chronicle], Hunter's Lane
Compton, [Adam,] papermaker, Levers, & White Horse, Hanging Ditch
[Compton, James, papermaker, Colly Hurst & King's Head, Deansgate]
[Compton, Thomas, papermaker, Smedley & Angel, Deansgate
Livesey, [John,] papermaker, Ringley, & Queen Street, St. Anne's
Seddon, [Thomas,] papermaker, Ringley, & Market Street Lane
Andrews, James, [calico] print cutter, Bank Top
Appleton, James, paper maker, Redcross Street
Aston, John, dyer & [calico] printer, Oldfield, Salford
Banks, Gerard, bookseller & stationer, 6, Exchange Street
Barlow, Thomas, [calico] print cutter, 8, Mangle Street, Piccadilly
Bennet, James [textile] card maker, 32, Major Street
Benson, Thomas, [calico] print cutter, Salford
Boden, Thomas, bookseller & stationer, 117, Deansgate
Bottomley, James, senior, engraver & copperplate printer, 13, St Mary's Gate
Bottomley, James junior, engraver & copperplate printer, Hotel, Exchange Street
Bradbury, Richard, engraver, Salford
Bretland, Joel, engraver & copperplate printer, 41, High Street
Bulkelly, A.D., stationer & bookbinder, 5, Cannon Street
Clarke, Isaac & William, booksellers, 10, Market Place
clare, John, [calico] print warehouse, Back Sugar Lane
Clements, John, engraver for calico printers, 20, Gaythorn Street
Collier, John, dyer & [calico] printer, Salford
Curry, James, paper dealer, 9, Parker Street
Davenport, Thomas, bookbinder & pattern book maker, 11, Cockpit Hill
Earl, James, dealer in flocks & old cards, 73, Shude Hill
Ensor, John, stationer, Tib Lane
Falkner, Mary, bookseller & stationer, 12, Old Mill Gate
Freckleton, William, [calico] print cutter, 6, Parker Street
Gally, John, printseller & weatherglass & picture frame maker, 45, Fountain Street
Gleave, Joseph, stationer & bookbinder, Southern Street
Graham, William, bookseller & stationer, 33, Market Street Lane
Hall, William, bookbinder, 17, New Market
Harrop, James, printer, bookseller, stationer, stamp distributor, medicine vender & post office keeper, 40, Market Place
Hartley, Richard, bookseller, 18, New Market
Haslingden, John, bookseller & stationer, 14, Cannon Street
Heslop, Robert, paper hanging manufacturer, 7, Pool Fold
Holt, Robert, dyer & [calico] printer, Hulme
Hopper, John, bookseller & stationer, 85, Market Street Lane
Houlden, Ann, bookseller, Salford
Isaac, Henry, pen cutter & sealing wax maker, 1, Milners Court
Laycock, John, [calico] print drawer, Parsonage
Leake, James, stationer & bookbinder, Old Bridge Street, Salford
Leigh, Edward, [calico] print drawer, Salford
Leigh, Richard, bookbinder, 60, Port Street
Leigh, Robert, bookbinder, 5, Kennedy Street
Lowndes, George, paper mould maker, 20, Millers Street
Massey, Robert, music seller, 32, Hanging Ditch
Meredith, James, pin & paper maker, 12, Hanging Ditch
Newton, -, bookseller & stationer, 14, Queen Street, St Ann's
Nicholson, George & Co., printers, 4, Palace Street
Norris, James, engraver for calico printers, 62, Alport Street
Oswald, John, printer, Wilmott Street
Pall, William, paper hanging manufacturer, 80, Market Street Lane
Partington, Thomas, cotton & paper dealer, 51, High Street
Partington, John, dyer & calico printer, 13, Tib Lane
Peel Yates & Co., merchants, manufacturers & [calico] printers, Peel Street
Peel Yates Halliwell & Warren, merchants, manufacturers & [calico] printers, 5, Peel Street
Pigot, James, engraver & copperplate printer, 13 Back Falkner Street
Provan, James, bookbinder, 149, Long Mill Gate
Radford & Simpson, printers, 25, Hanover Street
Reddish, John, bookseller & stationer, 14, Market Place
Roe, Betty, printer, Thomas Street
Russell, William, engraver for calico printers, 25, Cock Gates
Salthouse, James, [calico] print cutter &c, 7, Edge Street
Sandys, Thomas, ruled accompt book & stationery warehouse, 3, Market Street Lane
Seddon, James, engraver & copperplate printer, 6, Hanging Bridge
Slack, John, engraver & copperplate printer, Princes Street, Salford
Slater, Widow, bookseller, Rook Street
Smith & Ingle, paper makers, 2, Back Pool Fold
Smith, Samuel John, dyer & [calico] printer, 13 Alport Lane
Sowler & Russell, printers, Hunts Bank
Sutcliffe, Thomas, engraver for calico printers & hot presser, Salford
Swindells, George, printer & bookseller, 5, Hanging Bridge
Syers, Thomas, bookseller & stationer, 26, Market Place
Taylor, Charles & Co., cotton manufacturers, dyers & printers, 6, Brown Street
Thomas, William, engraver, Ormrods Court
Thompson, James, bookseller, stationer & binder, 20, Market Street Lane
Thompson, John, law stationer, 4, Chancery Lane
Thornton, John, engraver, 38, Alport Street
Walker, John & Co., cotton & paper warehouse, 17, Back Square
Welch, William, [calico] print cutter, New Burial Ground
Wheeler, Charles, printer of Manchester Chronicle, 9, Hunters Lane
Whitelegg, William, [calico] print cutter, Salford
Local merchants attending Manchester Market:
Crompton, John, paper maker, near Bolton, Coach & Horses Yard, Deansgate
Grundy, John, Little Lever, paper maker, White Horse, Hanging Ditch
Livesey, John, Pristolee, paper maker, Griffin, Long Mill Gate
[Includes many calico printers]
Adshead, James, engraver to the calico printers, Somerset Street
Aldred, John, printer, Little John Sreet
Aston, Joseph, printer & stationer, Exchange
Bancks, Mrs., printer & stationer, Exchange Street
Barron, G., engraver, Tassle Alley
Beale, Thomas, music seller & musician, Saint Mary's Gate
Bennet, John, rag merchant, Dean Street
Booth, James, printer, Clowes Street
Bottomley, James sen., engraver &c., Ormrods Court House, Paradise Hill, Salford
Brackin, Robert, paper dealer &c., Marriotts Yard, Spring Gardens
Bretland, Joel, engravers & copperplate printers [sic], Saint Marys Gate
Bromley, John, [calico] print & block maker, Port Street
Brown, Thomas, [calico] print cutter, Clowes Street, Salford
Brown, James, [calico] block cutter, Richmond Street
Buck, William, engraver &c, Hotel Buildings
Bud, Benenictus [sic], rag dealer, Cross Street
Cave, Thomas, engraver & copperplate printer, Deansgate
Chetham, John, [calico] printer & dyer, Sickle Street
Chorlton, Edmund, [calico] print cutter, Pryme Street, Hulme
Clarke, I. W. & W., booksellers & stationers, Market Place
Clarke, Isaac, bookseller & stationer, Ainsworths Court
Clarke, William sen., bookseller, Market Place
Clarke, William jun., bookseller, York Street, Spring gardens
Collier, John, dyer & [calico] printer, Springfield, Salford
Collier Mitchell & Co., twist & paper dealers, Back Square
Cooke, Joseph, engraver, Water Street
Cowdroy, William, printer of the Gazette, Hunters Lane
Cowdray, William, printer & publisher, Bury Street, Salford
Cresswell & Co., manufacturers & [calico] printers, Watling Street
Crompton, Mrs. Elizabeth, paper maker, Collyhurst
Crooks, James, stationer &c., Market Place
Deakin, William, pin & paper dealer, Fontain Street
Dean, R. & W., printers & stationers, Market Street Lane
Dean, Randle, printer & sationer, Greenheys
Dean, William, printer & stationer, Piccadilly
Faulkner, Thomas & John, rag merchants, Miller Street
Ferguson, James, engraver, Hanover Street
Ford, William, bookseller, Exchange
Gleave, Joseph, bookbinder & printer, Alport Street
Green, Joshua, music seller & musician, High Street
Grimshaw, George, letter founder, Meal Street
Grundy, William, paper dealer, Church Street
Halson, Thomas, rag merchant, Green Street
Harrop, James, printer of the Mercury & Volunteer papers, Market Place
Hutton, John, bookbinder, Hunts Bank
Hemingway, John, engraver, Hardmans Buildings
Higham, John, [calico] print cutter, Queen Street
Holt, John [calico] printer & dyer, Back Water Street
Hopper, John & Son, booksellers & stationers, Market Street Lane
Hopps, John, bookseller, New Market
Horsfall, Charles, agent to the London Assurance Corporation & librarian at the Portico, Grosvenor street
Hough, Thomas, printer, Cumberland Street
Hughes & Bradbury, music sellers, Levers Row
Ingle, Timothy, paper maker, Collyhurst
Innis, George, printer, Little Stable Street
Isaacs, E., quill merchant, Miller street
Islier, James, rag merchant, Chapel Street
Jackson, Robert, bookseller, George Leigh Street
Jackson, Thomas, [calico?] print warehouse, Cannon Street
Johnson, Richard, stationer, Market Street Lane
Johnson, Joseph, librarian, Broome Street
Kirkman, William, engraver, Peter Street
Knight, Samuel, engraver, Water Street
Leake, James, bookbinder & broker, Blackfriars
Lee, John, printer, Hanging Bridge
Leigh, Richard, bookbinder & stationer, Kennedy street
Little, John, rag merchant, Timber Street
Livesey, James & John, paper manufacturers, New Cannon Street
Locket, Joseph, engraver, Collier Street, Salford
Lownds, George, rag merchant, Miller Street
M'Kennel, Ebenezer, rag merchant, Broome Street
Meredith, Joseph, paper &c. warehouse, Hanging Ditch
Morris, John, rag merchant, Barlow's Croft, Salford
Nanfan & Davis, printers, booksellers &c., Hanging Ditch
Nicholson, Samuel, bookbinder, Fountain Street
Nixon, Ralph, [calico] print warehouse, Hunters Lane
Norris & Sandiford, [calico] printers & manufacturers, Cannon Street
Palfreyman, George, manufacturer & [calico] printer, Tippings Court
Parson, William, bookseller & stationer, Market Street Lane
Paul, William jun., patent paper hanging & printed furniture manufacturer, Fountain Street
Pearson, R., engraver, Hart street
Pigot, James, engraver & copperplate printer, Fountain Street
Pinnington, John, rag merchant, Broome Street
Portico News Room & Library, Mosley Street
Powell, Thomas & Co., [calico] printers & manufacturers, Cannon Street
Preston, Daniel, bookseller, Long Mill Gate
Reddish, John, bookseller, stationer &c., Saint Mary's Gate
Richarson, Mrs Mary, bookseller, Market street Lane
Rider, John, circulating library, Chapel Street, Salford
Roberts, John, stationer & bookseller, Market Street Lane
Robertson, William, boookseller & stationer, Market Street Lane
Rowbotham, John, [calico] print &c. warehouse, Milk Street
Royle, John, engraver to the calico printers, Balloon Street
Russell & Allen, letterpress printers &c., Deansgate
Salthouse, James, [calico] print block maker, Edger Street
Seddon, James, letterpress & copperplate printer, Market Street Lane, Hanging Bridge
Shelmerdine, William & John, paper dealers, Hanging ditch
Smith & Ingle, paper makers, Tib Lane
Smith, Samuel John, dyer & [calico] printer, house Gaythorn Street
Stansfield, John, engraver for the calico printers, Bradshaw Street
Sudlow, William, music seller, Hanging Ditch
Swindells, Matthew, bookseller, Pump Street
Swindells, Alice, printer & bookseller, Hanging Bridge
Syers, Oswald, stationer & bookbinder, Market Street Lane
Taylor, Abraham, music seller & musician, Exchange street
Teer, Fergus, engraver for the calico printers, New Street
Thomas, Willian, engraver & copperplate printer, Red Lion Street
Thompson, John, law stationer & canal broker, Ridge Field
Thomson, James & Son, booksellers & stationers, Market Street Lane
Thomson, Ebenezer, bookseller, New Windsor, Salford
Walmsley, Thomas, [calico] print cutter, Edge Street
Walsh, Thomas, [calico] print cutter, Alport Street
Wardle, Mark, letterpress printer, New Cannon Street
Watson, Peter, bookbinder, Travis Court, Long Millgate
Welch, Thomas, engraver, Cross Street, Bradshaw street
Wheeler, Charles & Son, printers of the Manchester Chronicle, Tippings Court
Wheeler, Charles, letterpress printer, Princess Street
Wheeler, John, letterpress printer, Cannon Street
Whitaker, Joseph, engraver, Stable street
White, Aaron, rag merchant, Miller Street
Williamson, William, bookseller, Hardimans Buildings, Quay Street
Wogden, George & Co., rag merchants, Cupids Alley
Wood, Thomas, [calico] print cutter, Smith Street, Salford
Wood, James, manufacturer & [calico] printer , Downing Street, Ardwick
Country manufacturers attending Manchester markets:
Crompton, John & Son, paper makers & bleachers, Bolton ; Phoenix Street
Crompton & Sons, paper manufacturers, Bury ; Griffin, Dangerous Corner, Tuesday
Mansfield, NottinghamshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 Crampton, Robert, rag merchant
Oscroft, Jane, stationer & bookseller
Sheppard, Peter, stationer & bookseller
Robinson, Benjamin, printer
Shepard, Peter, stationer
Margate, KentPop. 1801: 4766Pop. 1811: 6126
Not in Bailey 1784 Garner, William, bookseller
Silver, Samuel, bookseller
In Hawley Square is the new library, a most elegant and spacious room erected by Mr. Hall. There are two others; one in the Church Field, kepy by Mr. Silver; the other in a very pleasant spot near the water by Mr. Garner. Here are also several coffee-rooms for ladies and gentlemen, where the papers are taken in [...]
Bettson, Samuel, library &c, agent to the Phoenix Fire Office
Pallister & Bunsfield, library & agents to the Eagle Fire Office
Spratt, John, toy and rag shop, High Street
Titcomb, E., stationer &c, Bedford Row
Withelden, G., stationer & agent to the Atlas Fire Office
Market Dereham, NorfolkPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Barker, [William,], bookseller, stationer & binder
Keymer, [Henry,] bookseller & stationer
1792-98 Not in 1811
Market Drayton, ShropshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Snelson, [Edmund], bookseller & stationer [included by Pendred under Lincoln] Haslam & Higgs, papermakers Higgs & Ray, paper makers
Proctor, David, printer & lottery office
Market Harborough, LeicestershirePop. 1801: 1716Pop. 1811: 1704
Harrod, [William,] bookseller & printer Harrod, William, printer, bookbinder, bookseller & stationer Harrod, William, printer
Marlborough, WiltshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 2579
Bailey, [Thomas,] glue & parchment maker, leather dresser & fellmonger
Crook, [John, cotton manufacturer,] parchment maker, fellmonger, leather dresser, glue boiler &c
Harrop, printer
Harold & Co., stationers
Harold, Edward, printer & bookseller
Wills, Thomas, music seller & stamp office keeper
Harold, Edward senior, printer, druggist & auctioneer
Harold, Edward junior, bookseller, stationer, music seller & auctioneer
Marlow, BuckinghamshirePop. 1801: 3236Pop. 1811: 3965
None in Bailey 1784 Rickett, Thomas,papermaker [CHECK FOR OTHER] Not in 1811
Maryport, CumberlandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 None in 1792-9 Harrison, John, stationer & bookbinder
Penrice, John, printer &c
Watson, Timothy, stationer
Melksham, WiltshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 None in UBD 1792-8 Ward, Thomas, stationer
Melton Mowbray, LeicestershirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 Clementson, John, printer & bookseller Not in 1811
Middlewich, CheshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Rhodes, [Sarah,] bookseller & stationer Rhodes, Sarah, bookseller & grocer Not in 1811
Midhurst, SussexPop. 1801: 1073Pop. 1811: 1256
None in Bailey 1784 Newman, Elizabeth, stationer & bookseller Not in 1811
Mitcheldean, GloucestershirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 None in UBD 1792-98 Not in 1811
Modbury, DevonPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
None in Bailey 1784 None in 1792-8 Froude, Elizabeth, stationer
Mold, FlintshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Not in 1792-8 Lewis, Thomas, printer & bookbinder
Monaghan, IrelandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Brown, printer
Riley, printer of Ulster Journal
Not in 1792-98 Not in 1811
Monmouth, MonmouthshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Heath, Charles
Tudor, Owen, printer, bookseller &c
Farror, William printer & bookseller, Munnow Street
Heath, Charles, printer & bookseller
Tudor, Owen, bookseller & stationer
Montrose, ForfarPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Not in 1792-9 Smith, John,stationer
Watt, James, printer
Moretonhampstead, DevonPop. 1801: 1768Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Cragg, Ann, papermaker
Richard, Samuel, stationer
Treleaven, John, hairdresser, bookseller & sub-distributor of stamps
Not in 1811
Morpeth, NorthumberlandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Roberts, stamp office
Wilkinson, [Stephen,] bookseller
Wilkinson, Stephen, bookseller &c Duckson, C.N., bookseller
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