Biographical and bibliographical information on the book trades
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12 January 2013


Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History; 15
The British book trades: topographical listings. Cumberland

This page is one of a series of county listings which are being developed to bring together biographical information relating to localities throughout the British Isles which is currently scattered in other sections of the Exeter Working papers. They are not intended as exhaustive listings. The main nationwide sources covered are bankruptcy notices 1731-1806, apprenticeships 1710-1777 and insurance policies 1775-1787. Other information is being added and entries amalgamated as information is available.


Harrop, J, Alston, printer 1799. Source: Berry & Poole.

Pattinson, Hugh, bookbinder & stationer, Alston, Cumberland, 1811. Holden. .

Walton, Thomas & Co., printers, Alston, Cumberland, 1811. Holden.


Nichollson, Joseph, apprentice bookbinder, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1754. Apprenticed to Hodgson, William, £5/00/00 IR/1/20, fo. 022.

Hodgson, William, bookbinder, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1754. Apprentice Nichollson, Joseph, £5/00/00. IR/1/20, fo. 022.

Smith, Lancelot, stationer, Carlisle, Cumberland 1793. Bankrupt: 30 Jul 1793 cert: 03 Jan 1794 div: 17 Apr 1794 28 Jan 1796

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