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03 July 2014

Devon book trades: Crediton

Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History; 7
The Devon book trades: a biographical dictionary

CREDITON. Proposals to house library in new town hall EFP 4/4/1850 8d.

Crediton. Barnes and Co. 1919-1926. Printer. 14, High Street 1919-1923 ; 14 & 18 High Street 1926. Sources: Directories.

Crediton. Barnes Eli. 1902-1914. Printer. 14 High Street, Crediton 1902-1914. Sources: Directories.

Crediton. Bickford, John. 18. Library secretary. Secretary, Literary and Mechanics' Institute, Park Street 1852d.

Crediton. Boxer, Robert. 18. Newsagent. North Street 1850d-1856d.

Crediton. Crediton Advertiser. 18. Newspaper. Twenty issues only Jan 1854-Aug 1855. Sources: British Library, Colindale.

Crediton. CREDITON WEEKLY TIMES AND GENERAL ADVERTISER. 18. Newspaper. Four issues only 30/6/1855-21/7/1855. Sources: British Library, Colindale.

Crediton. Day, John. 18. Newsagent. Died: committed suicide EFP 19/8/1863 7e.

Crediton. Dicker, Robert. 18. Depositor SPCK. Parliament Street 1852d.

Crediton. Edworthy, Frank. 1902-1910. Printer. 36, Magdalen Street 1902 ; 118a, High Street 1910. Sources: Directories.

Crediton. Elston, William. 18. newsagent. High Street 1855h; North Street 1856. Daughter died EFP 19/12/1877 8e. Wife died EFP 21/9/1881 8c. Advert EFP 28/2/1856 4c.

Crediton. Hooker, Samuel. 18. Mercer. Imprints: 1731: Churches. Dredge p.69.

Crediton. Jones, Christopher. 18. Author and publisher. Imprints: 1755: Jones. Dredge p.41.

Crediton. LITERARY AND MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. 18. Library. Park Street 1852d. John Bickford secretary 1852d.

Crediton. Luxmoore, Benjamin. 18. Printer, bookseller, stationer. 1823d; West Town 1830d; High Street 1840d. Registered press 29/9/1818 (DRO Q/S 52,69). Printed publicans' recognizances used 1824 Devon Q/S 63. Agent for property sale EFP 2/2/1826 4e. Agent for Trewman's Exeter Pocket Journal 1827. Manager of bank and clerk to magistrates 1840d. Imprints: 1822: Bible.

Crediton. Luxmoore, Jane. 18. Bookseller, stationer, printer. High Street 1844d.

Crediton. Luxmoore, John Vellacott. 18. Printer, bookseller, stationer. High Street 1850d-1856d. Moved from Totnes. Registered press 25/9/1846 (DRO Q/S 68). Tea agent EFP 11/1/1849 1f. Exhibited drawings of Mr. Gould, architect of Barnstaple EFP 15/4/1852 4a. Imprints: Single prints (Somers Cocks): c1855: 432,433.

Crediton. Madge, William. 18. Secretary to Reading Room. Market Street 1852d.

Crediton. Moor, Frederick. 1889. Printer. 14, High Street 1889. Sources: Directories.

Crediton. Phillips, H. M. 1914-1939. Printer. 115 High Street, Crediton 1914-1939. As Phillips and Co. 1935-1939. Sources: Directories.

Crediton. Pollard, E., Mrs. 1878. Printer. 122, High Street 1878. Sources: Directories.

Crediton. READING ROOM. 18. Reading room. Market Street 1852d. William Madge secretary 1852d.

Crediton. Rice, J., Mrs. 18. Bookseller. High Street 1856d. Miss Jane Rice listed as stationer and toy dealer 1870d.

Crediton. Snell, Sarah. 18. Bookseller, stationer. High Street 1840d.

Crediton. Snell, T. 18. Bookseller. Died: EFP 10/11/1831 2d. Sale of stock in trade EFP 17/11/1831 2c.

Crediton. SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE. 18. Tract distributor. Parliament Street 1852d. Robert Dicker depositor 1852d.

Crediton. Southwood, William James. 1902. Printer. 118, High Street 1902. Sources: Directories.

Crediton. Thomas, Joseph. 1878. Printer. 88, High Street 1878. Sources: Directories.

Crediton. Thomas, Wiliam James. 1889-1893. Printer. High Street 1889 ; 90, High Street 1893. Sources: Directories.

Crediton. Vowler, Betsy. 18. Bookseller, stationer. High Street 1844d.

Crediton. Winter, Mr. 18. Printer. According to Worth a Mr Edwards told him from memory that a Mr Winter introduced printing into Crediton c1800. Sources: Worth p.512.

Crediton. Wreford, Miss Susan. 18. Bookseller, stationer, circulating library. West Town 1830d; High Street 1840d-1857d. Removal of premises EFP 29/1/1829 2b, 29/12/1831 3a. Tea dealer 1840d. Advert EFP 24/7/1851 3a.

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