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04 July 2014

Devon book trades: Ottery St Mary

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


Ottery Saint Mary. Badcock, H. D. 1889. Printer. Broad Street 1889. Sources: Directories.

Ottery Saint Mary. Baker Frederick. 1878. Printer. Broad Street 1878. Sources: Directories.

Ottery St Mary. Baker, John. Printer, land surveyor. Cornhill 1850d-1852d; Paternoster Row 1856d; [no address] 1862d. Printed form for admission of pauper lunatic patient used 1845.

Ottery St Mary. Baker, Richard. Printer, bookseller, stationer. 1823d; Paternoster Row 1830d-1844d. Advert EFP 4/11/1819 4d. Also tailor and draper.

Ottery Saint Mary. Coleberd and Co. Ltd. 1902. Printer. Mill Street 1902. Sources: Directories.

Ottery St Mary. Cook, Charles. Stationer. Broad Street 1850d.

Ottery St Mary. Harvey, John William. Bookseller, stationer. Broad Street 1844d.

Ottery St Mary. Harvey, Samuel. Bookseller, stationer, printer. Broad Street 1844d. Registered press 18/12/1841. Sources: DRO Q/S 68.

Ottery St Mary. Lucas, Sarah. Printer. Registered press 6/10/1824 (DRO Q/S 69). Printed publicans' recognizances used 1825-26. Devon Q/S 63. Sources: Clamp.

Ottery Saint Mary. Manley, Edward John. 1902-1935. Printer. Silver Street 1902 ; 7 Silver Street 1910-1926 ; 5 & 7, Silver Street 1935. Sources: Directories.

Ottery Saint Mary. Manley, Mrs E. J. 1939. Printer. 5 & 7, Silver Street 1939. Sources: Directories.

Ottery St Mary. Mayne, Charles Down. Bookseller, stationer, scrivenor. Silver Street 1850d-1857d. Born: 1808 Ottery St Mary, bap. 12 Mar, illegitimate son of Frances Stedham of Colyton. Married: Sarah Farrant 3 Aug 1826, Shute, died 1843; Anne Norrington, widow 7 Oct 1843, Ottery St Mary, died 1850; Isabella Stokes 9 May 1855, Kensington. Children: George Down, born 1827, Edmund Robert Down bap. 22 Feb 1829, Shute, Frances (Fanny) Down bap. 1830 Ottery, Charles Down bap 25 Mar 1836 Ottery (later bookseller in Wotton under Edge), Emma Franklyn, born 1844. Schoolmaster in Shute 1829. Died: 23 Mar 1883. In Ottery by 1833. Wrote Management and propagation of the fuchsia, 1843. Sub-distributor of stamps, deputy clerk to the Commissioners of Taxes for East Budleigh 1850d. High constable for the hundred of Ottery St. Mary, sub-distributor of stamps, agent to the Western Annuity Society of Exeter, Property and Protection Society of London, Atlas Fire and Life Insurance Office, and lessee of the tolls of the markets and fairs 1857d. Adverts EFP 3/1/1856 3d, 7/1/1858 4a, 3/3/1859 4c, 16/5/1860 4c, 18/12/1861 4e, 26/6/1867 4d, 20/5/1868 5a. Opened shop in Exeter EFP 11/6/1857 4e. Moving, sale of stock EFP 5/8/1868 4d. Moved to Bedford Street EFP 24/2/1869 4f,5d. See also under Exeter. Sub- distributor of stamps and house and land agent, Ridgway, Ottery (Census 1881). In his will he directed that "all parts of my library as are not hereinafter specifically bequeathed ... to be catalogued and sold by public auction". Sources: Packer, R. Long ago in Ottery. Descendant.

Ottery Saint Mary. White, E. 1923-1939. Printer. 6, Jesu Street 1923-1935 ; Hind Street 1939. Sources: Directories.

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