The Devon paper trades: a biographical dictionary
E_EN_DEV_Shaugh Prior. ATKINSON, Johnson. 1803-1816. Paper maker. Owner of mill EGL 8/10/1816. A Mr. Atkinson was the proprietor in 1803. Sources: Shorter.
E_EN_DEV_Shaugh Prior. GILES, William. 1791. Paper maker. Insured utensils and stock in paper mill and in warehouse at Gay's Quay, Plymouth, Sun insurance policy 584691 18/6/1791. Sources: Shorter.
E_EN_DEV_Shaugh Prior. HOWARD, Richard. 1790-1796. Paper maker. Shaugh Mill 1796. Bankrupt 23/10/1790 LG 19/10/1790, EFP 28/10/1790 2a. Meeting of Creditors at Guildhall 30/10/1790 LG 22/10/1790, LT 29/10/1790. Shaugh Mills to be sold LT 2/2/1791.
E_EN_DEV_Shaugh Prior. PERRY, William. 1756-1772. Paper maker. Married: Elizabeth Chard of Shaugh Prior spinster, licence 28/2/1756. Apprentices William Saunders and George Starling absconded EFP 3/1/1772. Sources: Shorter.
E_EN_DEV_Shaugh Prior. SAUNDERS, William. 1772. Paper maker. Apprenticed to William Perry. Absconded EFP 3/1/1772. Sources: Shorter.
E_EN_DEV_Shaugh Prior. SHAUGH MILLS. 1772-1793. Paper mills. Two apprentices absconded EFP 10/1/1772 2d. Badly damaged by fire EFP 9/10/1788 3b. Richard Howard bankrupt EFP 28/10/1790 2a. Valuable overshot paper mills, rolling mills andc. comprising three vats ... to be sold at Garraway's Coffee House 24/2/1791 LT 2/2/1791. Lease for sale EFP 7/1/1793 2c.
E_EN_DEV_Shaugh Prior. STARLING, George. 1772. Paper maker. Apprenticed to William Perry. Absconded EFP 3/1/1772. Sources: Shorter.
E_EN_DEV_Shaugh Prior. WOODEY, William. 1794. paper maker. Mentioned in parish registers 1794. Sources; Shorter.
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