The British book trades: topographical listings. Scotland
This page is one of a series of country and 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. For Scotland merging of entries has not been completed and placenames have not been verified.
Chalmers, James, printer, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1740-1783. 1740: Apprentice Forbes, Robert, £20/00/00. IR/1/50, fo. 010. 1741: Apprentice Archer, Thomas, £8/10/00. IR/1/50, fo. 086. 1751: Apprentice Mowatt, Francis, £6/12/01 IR/1/51, fo. 092. 1761: Apprentice Ogilvie, George, £5/00/00. IR/1/56, fo. 026. 1763: Apprentice Brand, Thomas, £5/00/00. IR/1/55, fo. 018. 1763: Apprentice Lumsden, John, £5/00/00. IR/1/54, fo. 182. 1763: Apprentice Mence, John, £5/00/00. IR/1/55, fo. 016. Chalmers, James & Co. 1770: Apprentice Cavendish, Joseph, £6/12/00. IR/1/26, fo. 208. Sun policy 478012, £400, 1783. Chalmers, J. & Co., Printers of Aberdeen Journal, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1785. Pendred.
,. Millar, William. This day is published, proposals for printing by subscription in two volumes, octavo, the substance of several discourses on the following subjects ... by Roger Pickering. Proposals are delivered and subscriptions taken in by ... William Millar, Edinburgh LG 18 Mar 1749.Source: Berch.
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