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10 May 2009

Britain 1784-1811: W-Y

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

Localities: W-Y
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1785 Pendred [& 1784 Bailey]1792-98 Universal British Directory1811 Holden's Directory
Wakefield, YorkshirePop. 1801: 11581Pop. 1811: 11393
Miggitt [,Joseph] and Son, booksellers
Newton, [George,] bookseller & stationer
Cryer, John, bookseller & auctioneer
Houlden, John, musician & music & musical instrument seller
Meggit, John, bookseller & stationer
Smirthwaite, Elizabeth, circulating library
Wilson, Luke, engraver & copperplate printer
Hurst, John, bookseller, Market Place
Hurst, Rowland, printer & bookseller, North Gate
Walter, E., printer, Wood Street
Wood, Joseph & Son, booksellers, Silver Street
Wallingford, BerkshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 1901
Not in Bailey 1784 Hambleton, Jeremiah, stationer Bradford, Henry junior, printer, bookseller, stationer & cabinet maker
Walsall, StaffordshirePop. 1801: 10,399Pop. 1811: 11189
Baylis, [Martha,] bookseller [& milliner] Milward, Frederic, stationer Millward, Frederick, printer, High Street
Pierce, Thomas, papermaker, Church Street
Valentine & Throsby, stationers, High Street
Walsham, NorfolkPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
1785 Christmas, James, engraver & silversmith
Plumbly, John, bookseller
Not in Holden 1811
Waltham AbbeyPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Lamb, stamp distributor None in UBD 1792-98 Not in Holden 1811
Wantage, BerkshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 2386
None in Bailey 1784 Belcher, John, printer
Clifford, Job, stationer
Not in Holden 1811
Ware, HertfordshirePop. 1801: 2950Pop. 1811: 3369
Newman, [Edward,] bookseller Newman, Mr., bookseller, hardwareman &c Not in Holden 1811
Wareham, DorsetPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 None in UBD 1792-98 Bacon, Harry, papermaker
Lawrence, John, stationer
Snelgar, John, papermaker
Warminster, WiltshirePop. 1801: 4932Pop. 1811: 4866
None in Bailey 1784 Davies, Jane, stationer
Langford, Thomas, bookbinder
Also the following [wool] card makers: Draper, James; Royal, William; Rutty, James; Turner, Thomas
Vardy, Joshua L., stationer &c
Warrington, LancashirePop. 1801: 11321Pop. 1811: 12682
Bancks, [Jane,] bookseller
Eyres, [William,] bookseller & printer
Banks, Isabella, stationer & binder
Dutton, David, engraver
Eyres, William, printer & bookseller
Haddock, John, printer, Horse Market
Leicester, William, printer & stationer, Sangate Street
Milward, Thomas, newsagent &toyman, Corn Market
Warwick, WarwickshirePop. 1801: 5607Pop. 1811: 6497
Sharp, [John,] printer & bookseller Perry, William, bookseller & binder
Sharp, Henry, bookseller, stationer & printer
Not in Holden 1811
Watchet, SomersetPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Wood, William, papermaker Not in Holden 1811
Waterford, Munster, IrelandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Ramsey, printer of Waterford Chronicle Not in UBD 1792-98 Backas, Thomas, paperstainer, Peter Street
Bull, John, printer, bookseller &c, Quay
Dunn, Barnaby, paperstainer, Quay Lane
Lynd, Maurice, paperstainer, Georges Street
M'Gregor, J. & N., Roukee, booksellers, Quay
M'Loughlin, James, paperstainer, Quay
Mirror Newspaper Office (published on Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays)
Phair, Francis, papermaker, Georges Street
Ramsay & Bernie, booksellers Quay
Ramsey, J., printer of the Waterford Chronicle, Quay
Shamrog Newspaper office, Barron Strand Street
Smith, William, printer, George's Street
Thomson, George, bookbinder, Peter Street
Wellingborough, NorthamptonshirePop. 1801: 3325Pop. 1811: 3999
Broughton, [Thomas,] bookseller & stationer
Wilson, grocer & sub-distributor of stamps
Broughton, Thomas, bookseller None in Holden 1811
Wellington, ShropshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 None in UBD 1792-98 Houlstone, Edward, bookseller
Mobbs, Charles, bookseller
Wellington, SomersetPop. 1801: 4033Pop. 1811: 3874
None in Bailey 1784 Allen, John, bookbinder & stationer
Brookes, Samuel, cutler & stationer
Not in Holden 1811
Wells, SomersetPop. 1801: 4237Pop. 1811: 4827
Band, [John,] papermaker, Wookyhole
Cass, printer
Evill, [John,] printer
Lax, distributor of stamps
Collins, John, stationer
Evil, John, printer
Evil, John, stationer
Not in Holden 1811
Welshpool, MontgomeryPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 None in UBD 1792-98 Owen, Price, bookseller & stationer
Waidson, John, printer & stationer
Wenlock, ShropshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Murrell, Anne, stationer Not in Holden 1811
West Cowes, Isle of WightPop. 1801: 2771Pop. 1811: 3325
Not in Bailey 1784 Coombs, Thomas, stationer Not in Holden 1811
West Wycombe, BuckinghamshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Francis, Thomas, papermaker & miller Not in Holden 1811
Wexford, IrelandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Moreton, newspaper printer Not in UBD 1792-98 Not in Holden 1811
Weymouth, DorsetPop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 4732
not in Bailey 1784 For the amusement of the company, at the public libraries, and also at the Crown coffee-room, are provided the London papers daily, and country weekly papers
Delamotte, Peter, bookseller
Commins & Co., printers & auctioneers
Harrey, John, library, stamp & post office
Wood, John, bookseller & agent to the Royal Exchange Fire Office
Whitby, YorkshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Monkman, [John,] bookseller
Plummer, printer
Hunter, John, bookseller, stationer & binder
Webster, Caleb, printer
Clarke, George, bookseller, Church Street
Rodgers, R., printer & stationer, Old Market Place
Whitchurch, ShropshirePop. 1801: 4618Pop. 1811: 5012
None in Bailey 1784 Jones, Robert, bookseller & binder
Wright, James, bookseller
Not in Holden 1811
Whitehaven, CumberlandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 10106
Dunn, printer
Ware & Son, printers of Cumberland Packet
Corkhill, James, stationer
Coutts, Alexander, printer & bookseller
Routlidge, Eleanor, bookseller
Crosthwaite, John, stationer, Market Place
Dixon, John, papermaker, Duke Street
Drew, John, printer & bookseller
Routledge, Eleanor, bookseller, Market Place
Ware, John, printer & bookseller, King Street
Younghusband, Matthew, bookseller
Wigan, LancashirePop. 1801: 25552Pop. 1811: 31481
Bancks, [William,] bookseller & printer
S[t]uart, [Charles,] bookseller
Entwisle, Thomas, painter, engraver & confectioner
Lyon, William bookseller, binder & printer & vender of patent medicines
Lyon & Atkinson, printers
Brown, John, bookseller, Mill Gate
Crompton, Robert, papermaker, Three Mile Gate
Lyon, Dorothy, printer & bookseller, Market Place
Wigton, CumberlandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 None in UBD 1792-98 Hetherton, Richard, printer & bookbinder
Wimborne Minster, DorsetPop. 1801: 3039Pop. 1811: 3158
Applin, [Morris,] stationer
Tory, printer [Bailey: Tory, Richard & William, merchants]
Applin, Morris, bookseller
Burt, Stephen, papermaker
Cull, Joseph, papermaker
Force, John, printer &c
Winchcombe, GloucestershirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Durham, William, papermaker
Hughes, Joseph, paper mould maker
Timbrell, Samuel, papermaker
Cull, Joseph, papermaker
Force, John, printer &c
Winchester, HampshirePop. 1801: 5826Pop. 1811: 6705
Blagden, T., printer of Salisbury and Winchester Journal and Hampshire Chronicle
Sadler, [John,] bookseller & county printer
Allen, Robert, printer, bookseller & binder
Blagden, Thomas, bookseller & postmaster
Burdon, John, bookseller
Long, Benjamin, printer & bookseller
Poulsom, Robert, parchment & glue maker
Robbins, James, printer & bookseller
Dennison, A. & E., library, Square
Jacob, William, bookseller, High Street
Moody, William, bookbinder, High Street
Robbins, James, bookseller, College Street
Windsor, BerkshirePop. 1801: 4793Pop. 1811: 6155
Blakeney, [John,] bookseller
Knight, [Charles,] bookseller
Blakeney, John, bookseller
Knight, Charles, bookseller
Blakoney, John, stationer, High Street
Knight, Charles, printer & stationer, Castle Street
Winster, DerbyshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Not in Bailey 1784 Bower, Thomas, grocer & stationer Not in Holden 1811
Wirksworth, DerbyshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 3474
None in Bailey 1784 Coates, John, bookseller & bookbinder Cotes, Jonathan, printer & stationer
Wisbech, CambridgeshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Nicholson, [William,] bookseller None in UBD 1792-98 Noble, Joseph, bookseller
White, John, bookseller
Witham, EssexPop. 1801: 2186Pop. 1811: 2352
Fort, [Thomas,] stationer [& painter] Allen, Thomas, bookseller Not in Holden 1811
Witney, OxfordshirePop. 1801: 4087Pop. 1811: 4185
Fisher, [Bartholomew,] wool factor, fellmonger, parchment maker & leather dresser Here is a large free-school and fine library
Turner, William, bookseller
Not in Holden 1811
Wolverhampton, StaffordshirePop. 1801: 30,584Pop. 1811:43190
Smart, [Joseph,] printer, bookseller & stationer, High Street Cartwright, Sarah, rag dealer
Simpson, Thomas, bookseller
Smart, Joseph, printer & bookseller
Steward, John, ink-pot maker
Wainwright, Timothy, rag dealer
Gower & Smart, printers & stationers, High Green
Simpson, Thomas, printer & stationer, High Green
Woodbridge, SuffolkPop. 1801: 3020Pop. 1811: 4332
Loder, [Robert,] printer, bookseller & stationer
Ridley, [John,] bookseller & stationer
Loder, Robert, printer &c
Ridley, John, stationer
Not in Holden 1811
Woodstock, OxfordshirePop. 1801: 1322Pop. 1811: 1419
Not in Bailey 1784 Margate, William, stationer Not in Holden 1811
Wootton under Edge, GloucestershirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Bence, [Joseph,] bookseller & printer, Wotton Bence, Joseph, printer & bookseller
Palser, Thomas, papermaker
Panting, John, [wool] card maker
Not in Holden 1811
Worcester, WorcestershirePop. 1801: 11640Pop. 1811:13814
Smart, [William,] bookseller
Tymbs, J[ohn], bookseller & printer in general, printer of Berrow's Worcester Journal
p.846: Public subscription library established in 1790 near Angel Street
Andrews, Elias, bookseller, 73 High Street
Baskerfield, Thomas, stationer, 20 Broad Street
Butler, Sarah, printer, Garden Market
Gamidge, Anne, bookseller, 46 Sidbury
Grundy, James, printer, 4 Silver Street
Grundy, John, printer, 11 Friars street
Holl, Thomas, printer, 72 High Street
Lewis, George, printer, 6 Broad Street
Ross, James, engraver, 7 Corn Market
Smart, William, bookseller, 88 High Street
Tymbs, John, printer & distributor of stamps
Wood, William, bookseller, 72 High Street
Andrews & Co., booksellers, High Street
Butler, Sarah, printer, Garden Market
Edmunds, I., cabinet maker & music seller, High Street
Grundy, James, printer, Silver Street
Hall, J.V., bookseller, High Street
Holl, T., printer of the Worcester Herald, High Street
Hunt, J.R., bookseller & stationer, Cross
Lewis, Thomas, stationer, Broad Street
Smart, William, bookseller, High Street
Tymbs & Son, printers of the Worcester Journal, booksellers & distributors of stamps, High Street
Workington, CumberlandPop. 1801:Pop. 1811: 5807
Eckford, bookseller
Whiteside, [William,] bookseller
Eckford, William, bookseller & stationer
Walker, Anthony, pencil maker
Borrowdale, William, stationer
Mordy, Robert, stationer
Worksop, NottinghamshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Curtis, [Ozni,] bookseller None in UBD 1792-98 None in Holden 1811
Wrexham, Denbighshire, WalesPop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Marsh, printer & bookseller None in UBD 1792-98 Painter, John, bookseller & stationer, High Street
Pye, Anna, bookseller & lottery office keeper, High Street
YarmouthSee: Great Yarmouth
Yarm, YorkshirePop. 1801:Pop. 1811:
Atkinson, [John,] printer & bookseller None in UBD 1792-98 None in Holden 1811
YeovilPop. 1801: 2774Pop. 1811: 3118
None in Bailey 1784 King, John, bookseller & stationer
King, Charles, bookbinder
Not in Bailey 1811
YorkPop. 1801: 16846Pop. 1811: 19099
Blanchard, William & Co., printers of York Chronicle, and General Advertiser
[Frobisher, Nathaniel, stationer, Ousegate]
[Haxby, Thomas, music seller, Blake's Street]
Jackson, [Francis,] printer, Petergate
Mush, [John,] paper stainer, Monk Bar
Nixon, printer, Thursday Market
Sotherant, [Henry,] stationer, St. Helen's Square
Spence, [Robert,] stationer, Ouzegate
Tesseyman, [William,] bookseller, Minster Yard
Todd, [John,] printer, Stonegate
Ward, A., printer of York Courant, Coney Street
Bill, Nathaniel, bookseller, Pavement
Blanchard, William, printer of the York Chronicle, Coppergate
Botterill & Kibblewhite, paper stainers, Saint Helens square
Cave, William, engraver, Micklegate
Confert, Francis, engraver, Tanner Row
Deighton, Thomas, stationer, Feasegate
Duncanson, Catherine, bookbinder Davygate
Frobisher, Nathaniel, bookseller, Pavement
Harison & Co., engravers, Coney Street
Hick, William, printer & stationer, [no address]
Knapton, Samuel, music seller, Blake street
Lund, Lucas, printer, Little Stonegate
Mawson, Joseph, printer & publisher of the York Herald, High Ousegate
Oglesby, Richard, circulating library, Stonegate
Peacock, George, printer & publisher of the York Courant, Coney Street
Peck, Edward & Robert, printers & booksellers, Low Ousegate
Perfect, William, bookbinder, Stonegate
Sotheran, Henry, bookseller & spirit merchant, Saint Helens Square
Storry, William, printer, Low Petergate
Tessyman, William, bookseller, Minster Yard
Todd, John, bookseller, Stonegate
Walker, William, printing ink maker, Monkgate
Wilson Spence & Mawman, booksellers & printers, High Ousegate
Yule, John, bookbinder, Stonegate
Bartholoman, Alexander, printer of the York Herald, High Ouse Gate
Blanchard, William & Son, printers of the York Chronicle, Coney Street
Bottevill, Ann & Son, paper stainers, Saint Helens Square
Cave, William, engraver, Mickle Gate
Deighton, Thomas, printer & bookseller, Pavement
Erskine, John, music seller, Coney Street
General Circulating Library, corner of Shambles
Knapton, Samuel, music seller, Coney Street
Lund, I., printer & auctioneer, Little Stone Gate
Mush, John, paper stainer, Monk Bar
Peacock, C., printer of the York Courant, Coney Street
Sotheran, Henry, bookseller, Saint Helens Square
Spence, William, bookseller, Pavement
Storry, William, printer, bookseller & stationer, Lower Peter Gate
Todd & Son, booksellers Stonegate
Tomlinson, Thomas, music seller, Blake Street
Wilson & Son, printers & wholesale stationers, High Ouse Gate
Wolstenholme, John, bookseller, stationer, map & print seller, Minster Yard
Wright & Audaer, paper stainers & painters, Copper Gate
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