The British book trades: topographical listings. Lincolnshire
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 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.
Rousseau, Benjamin Philip. Stamford. Printer and bookbinder. Born: 2 Feb 1801, St Michael Stamford, son of Philip Charles Rousseau, printer. Married: 17 Apr 1831 Jemima Thorpe of Uppingham, Rutland at Uppingham, died 13 Jul 1857. Children: Charles, born 1835, died 1897, cabinet maker in Lincoln. Died: 26 Feb 1877. Signed petition against corrupt electoral practices of Marquis of Exeter 1847. Admitted to Browne's Hospital 17 Mar 1865. Sources: Stanley George Cornford, descendant.
Rousseau, Philip Charles. Stamford. Printer and bookbinder. St John's parish 1812; Scotgate 1837-39; Protection Place 1841Born: 30 Jun 1771, London, son of Philip Rousseau, printer. Apprenticed: to Thomas Remnant of Lovel's Court, paternoster Row, bookbinder 5 July 1785. Married: 24 May 1795 Anne Turner, spinster at St Wulfram's Church, Grantham, died 14 Dec 1839. Children: Charles, born 6 August 1796, St Michael, Stamford, probably printer, died St John's Hoxton, London 17 Jan 1853. Sarah born 14 Dec 1798, St Michael Stamford, died 5 Sep 1829. Benjamin Philip born 2 Feb 1801, printer. Died: 4 Jan 1847. Voted for Mr Oddy in Stamford election 1809. Voted for Col. Gerard N. Noel 1812, for Charles Tennyson 1830. Signed petition against corrupt election practices of Marquis of Exeter 1830. Voted for A.F.Gregory 1832. Admitted to Browne's Hospital by 1845. Sources: Stanley George Cornford, descendant; McKenzie 1978.
This page last updated 13 January 2013
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