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04 July 2014

Devon book trades: Plymouth L-R

Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History; 7
The Devon book trades: a biographical dictionary. Plymouth. Surnames: L-R
Plymouth. Lambhay Ltd. 1923-1939. Printers. Mayflower Press, Commercial Road, Plymouth 1923-1936 ; West Hoe Road 1939. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Land, James. 1878. Printer. 48, George Street 1878. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Land, J. and Co. Booksellers, printers. 18, George Street 1856d.

Plymouth. Latimer Trend and Co. 1923-1939. Printers. 163, Union Street 1923 ; Mount Pleasant 1939. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Latimer, Isaac. Printer. 20, George Street 1850d; 9, Frankfort Place 1860. Chldren: son born EFP 30/1/1845 2g; son died, inquest EFP 9/11/1870 5c. Brother of Thomas Latimer of Exeter. Settled in Truro as editor of West Briton 1837. Became editor of Plymouth and Devonport Weekly Journal q.v. 1845. Publisher of Daily Western Mercury EFP 30/5/1860 4a.

Plymouth. Lavers, William H. 1878. Printer. 10, Russell Street 1878. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Law, Saunders and Heydon. Printers. Whimple Street 1830d.

Plymouth. Lee and Palmer. Printers, booksellers, stationers. 22, Bedford Street, Plymouth 1850d; Bedford Street 1855h.

Plymouth. Lee, George Samuel. Bookseller, engraver, lithographer, printer. 22, Bedford Street 1844d.

Plymouth. Lee, George Samuel and Co. Mill board manufacturers. Tamar Hill 1855h.

Plymouth. Lee, Sarah. Circulating library. Ebrington Street 1844d.

Plymouth. Lee, Thomas. Stationer, circulating library. 15, Drake Street, Plymouth 1830d; Ebrington Street, Plymouth 1836d.

Plymouth. Lidstone and Brendon. Printers. George Lane 1850d.

Plymouth. Lidstone, Roger. Printer, bookseller (English and foreign), librarian, publisher, stationer. 16, George street 1850d-1856d; 107, Fore Street, Devonport 1852d-1856d. Died: EFP 15/8/1860 5b. Stock in trade for sale EFP 8/5/1856 1c.

Plymouth. Little, Elizabeth. Bookseller, librarian. 7, East Street, Plymouth 1844d.

Plymouth. Locke, William. Printer. Plymouth. Advert for Devon and Cornwall magazine EFP 30/8/1782 3a. Periodical published jointly with A.Gray of Dock. Sources: Worth p.509.

Plymouth. Loggett. Sources: ESTC file.

Plymouth. London Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd. 1878. Printers. 25, Oxford Place 1878. W. Harris manager 1878. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Lucas, William. Printer, stationer. 16, Old Town Street 1840d.

Plymouth. Luke, C. and Co. Ltd. 1910-1935. Printer. Palace Street, Plymouth 1910-1935. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Luke, William H. 1878. Printer. 8, Bedford Street 1878. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Luke, William Henry. Printer, bookseller, publisher, stationer. 33, Bedford Street 1850d-1852d; 14, Bedford Street 1856d. Married: EFP 28/2/1830 8e.

Plymouth. Lunn, W. Bookseller. Plymouth. Imprint: 1789: Penrose.

Plymouth. Mabin, Frank. 1889-1902, 1919-1923. Printer. 10, Union Street 1889-1902 ; Devonian Press, Duke Street 1919-1923. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. McCullum, S. B. 1889. Printer. 122, Union Street 1889. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Macey, John. Bookseller. Breton Side 1809d. Advert EFP 4/7/1805 3d.

Plymouth. MADDOCK, William Henry. Printer, engraver, lithographer. 32, Frankfort Street, Plymouth 1852d-1856d.

Plymouth. Maddocks, William H. 1878. Printer. 86, Treville Street 1878. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. MAIN. Printer. Plymouth 1811. Imprint: Redding, C. Mount Edgcumbe: a poem (Lonodon: Longman; Plymouth: Rees & Curtis).

Plymouth. Mansfield and Co. 1902. Printer. 1, Kinterbury Street 1902. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Mansfield, Charles. 1893. Printer. 87, Treville Street 1893. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. MARKES, Charles. London newspaper vendor. Post Office, Plymouth 1830d.

Plymouth. MARSDEN, John. Publisher. Imprints: 1815: Marsden.

Plymouth. MARTIN, John. Bookbinder, paper ruler. Treville Street, Plymouth 1836d; Week Street, Plymouth 1844d; 2, Morley Street, Plymouth 1850d-1855h.

Plymouth. MAY and BYERS. Newspaper proprietors, 9, Kinterbury Street 1844d. Proprietors of Plymouth and Devonport journal 1844d.

Plymouth. MAY, Daniel. Printer, bookseller, stationer. 2, Lower Broad Street, Plymouth 1823d; 33, Bilbury Street 1830d; Journal office, Bilbury Street 1836d; 32, Bilbury Street 1840d. Children: daughter died EFP 16/1/1834 2e. Advert for patent medicine EFP 30/4/1829 3e. Proprietor of Plymouth and Devonport Journal 1836d.

Plymouth. MAY, Thomas. Newspaper proprietor. 32, Bilbury street 1840d. Proprietor of Plymouth and Devonport Journal 1840d.

Plymouth. MICKLEWOOD, E. Bookseller, stationer. 12, Cecil Street 1856d.

Plymouth. MIDDLETON, J. Bookbinder. George's Lane, Plymouth 1856d.

Plymouth. Mitchell and Co. 1893-1910. Printer. back of 182, Union Street 1893-1902 ; Station Road 1910. As Mitchell Williams and Co. 1893. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. MITCHELL, John. Bookseller, stationer, fancy repository. 4, Morley Street 1850d-1856d.

Plymouth. MOAT, C. Print publisher. Imprints: single prints (Somers Cocks): c1855: 1904, 1905.

Plymouth. MOAT, Mrs. E. Printer, bookseller, stationer, newsagent, bookbinder. 9, Whimple Street 1856d.

Plymouth. Mole, George F. 1878. Printer. 31, Saltash Street 1878. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. MOON, Edward. Music warehouse and music teacher. 6, Treville Street 1844d-1850d. Succeeded by Hannah Moon.

Plymouth. MOON, Hannah. Music warehouse. 6,Treville Street 1852d. Succeeded Edward Moon.

Plymouth. Mooney, Wilfred George. 1926. Printer. 45, Palace Street 1926. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Moore H. 1926. Printer. 53, Southside Street 1926. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. MORRIS, Ann. Old bookseller. Basket Street 1840d. Succeeded George Morris.

Plymouth. MORRIS, George. Bookseller (old). Basket Street, Plymouth 1830d. Succeeded by Ann Morris.

Plymouth. MOSES, G. Printer. Plymouth. Married: EFP 12/3/1840 2g.

Plymouth. MULLINS, Edward. Bookseller, agent. Morley Street, Plymouth 1855h; 14, Morley Street 1856d.

Plymouth. NEAME, Robert (Robert F. 1830d). Engraver, jeweller, copperplate printer. St. Andrew Street, Plymouth 1830d; Notte Street, Plymouth 1836d; 17, Notte Street 1840d-1844d.

Plymouth. NETHERTON, W. Intelligence office. 23, Frankfort Street 1809d.

Plymouth. NETTLETON and Son. Printers andc. Market Street 1812d.

Plymouth. NETTLETON, EVANS, PRIDHAM and Co. Newspaper proprietors. Whimple Street 1844d. Proprietors of Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse Herald 1844d.

Plymouth. NETTLETON, PRIDHAM and Co. Newspaper proprietors. Kinterbury Street 1836d. Proprietors of Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse Herald 1836d.

Plymouth. NETTLETON, Edward. Printer, bookseller, stationer, circulating library, bookbinder, stamp office. 57, Market Street 1823d; 30,Whimple Street 1830d-1855h; 3, Looe Street 1850d. Married: EFP 28/12/1815 4b. Registered press with Peter Nettleton, Edward Hoxland and William Colman for printing Plymouth and Plymouth Dock Weekly Journal 11/8/1819 (DRO Q/S 69). Lottery agent EFP 21/2/1822 1e. Newspaper agent EFP 31/5/1832 3d. Sold patent medicines, maps, charts and navigation books according to trade card in Thomas's Plymouth director 1836. Imprints: 1827: Tourist's.

Plymouth. NETTLETON, Peter I. Printer, bookseller. Market Street, Plymouth [1791?]-1801; 52, Market Street [1791?]; 57, Market Street 1800-1821. Died: EFP 31/1/1822 4a. Recorded as bookseller by Alfred Wallis 1792. In UBD [1795?]. Agent for medicine EFP 14/2/1793 1c. Adverts EFP 9/6/1796 2d, 1/2/1810 4e, 18/3/1819 1d. Registered press 7/9/1799 (DRO Q/S 52). Registered press with Edward Nettleton, Edward Hoxland and William Colman for printing Plymouth and Plymouth Dock Weekly Journal 11/8/1819 (DRO Q/S 69). Will made 17/2/1821 and proved PCC with one codicil 10/7/1822 (PRO: PROB 11/1659): legacies to son Edward Nettleton, daughter Mary Ann Nettleton, daughter Charlotte Green Nettleton, grandsons Peter Gordon Nettleton and Edward Nettleton (both minors). Legacy to son includes the dwelling house where he now resides and carries on the business of a bookseller and stationer at 57 Market Street, Plymouth. Imprints: 1786: Spry; 1790: Authentic, Elegy; 1791: Five; 1793: Birt; 1795: Hawker, Willey; 1796: Hawker; 1797: Birt, Mends; 1798: Hawker; 1799: Reception; 1800: Birt, Hawker, Sailor's, Stoke Damerel; 1801: Catalogue, Mends. Sources: Dredge p.37,55,83,117, 118: Worth p. 508-9; information from Helen Watt, descendant.

Plymouth. NETTLETON, Peter II. Printer. Plymouth 1809. Married: EFP 14/12/1809 4b. Wife died EFP 2/1/1812 4b. Married Matilda Hargrave Woolmer, daughter of Joseph of Exeter, linen draper, formerly stationer 21/12/1812 St Sidwell, Exeter. Died: EFP 7/8/1817 4a. Sources: information from Helen Watt, descendant.

Plymouth. NETTLETON, W.F.W. Bookseller. Whimple Street 1837. Advert EFP 16/1/1834 2d. Agent for house sale EFP 16/3/1837 1b.

Plymouth. NETTLETON, William. Printer, bookseller. Market Place, Plymouth 1812d. Married: wife died NMM Feb.1813 p.95. Registered press 12/6/1813 (DRO Q/S 52). Bankrupt, to surrender at New Royal Hotel, Plymouth LG 30/11/1813, EFP 2/12/1813 4a, MM Jan.1814 p.539. Imprints: 1815: Williams.

Plymouth. NICHOLSON, Felix. Printer, bookseller, stationer. Bedford Street 1836d; 37, Buckwell Street, Plymouth 1840d; 16, Bedford Street 1844d-1856d. Tract depository 1836d. Select library and depository for Religious Tract and Bible Societies 1844d.

Plymouth. NOBLE. Printer. Plymouth 1785d. Sources: Pendred.

Plymouth. NORTHCOTE, J. Print publisher. Imprints: single prints (Somers Cocks): 1769: 2133.

Plymouth. NOSWORTHY, M. Printer. Plymouth. Died: EFP 11/4/1839 2d.

Plymouth. PADDON, Francis William. Printer. Plymouth. Registered press 1830 (DRO Q/S 68). Bankrupt EFP 3/2/1831 3c.

Plymouth. PADDON, Henry John. Printer. 1, Vauxhall Street, Plymouth 1831. Registered press 28/4/1831 (DRO Q/S 68).

Plymouth. Palmer, George Henry. 1893-1914. Printer. Market Place 1893 ; 10, Ebrington Street 1902 ; 25 Ebrington Street, Plymouth 1910-1914. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. PALMER, John. Bookbinder. Married: Sara Harrington of Plymouth, spinster, licence 28/4/1731.

Plymouth. PALMER, John. Printseller. Bankruptcy annulled EFP 12/6/1861 5f.

Plymouth. PALMER, Joseph Moore. Printer, bookseller, stationer. 59, Old Town Street, Plymouth 1830d; Coburg Place 1830. Printed broadsheet appeal for abolition of slavery in colonies 1830 (DRO 1148M/box 21(iv)/5.

Plymouth. Palmer, R. C. 1919-1939. Printer. 25, Ebrington Street 1919-1939. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. PARADE PRINTING OFFICE. Plymouth c1760. Imprints: 1760: Mournful, New.

Plymouth. Parade Printing Works Ltd. 1935-1939. Printer. 20-21, Southside Street 1935-1939. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. PATRICK, Charles. Copperplate printer. 3, Cecil Place 1852d.

Plymouth. PAYNE, William. Artist, print publisher. Plymouth 1790. Born: c1760. Died: c1830. Produced etchings, aquatints and watercolours. Also active in London. Imprints: single prints (Somers Cocks): 1790: 1985, 2378. Sources: Somers Cocks p.4.

Plymouth. Pearce, B. F. 1923. Printer. 5, Holy Cross Lane, Buckwell Street 1923. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. PEARCE, Michael. Bookbinder. Ebrington Street 1840d.

Plymouth. PEARCE, Thomas. Tailor and depository for books from the SPCK. High Street, Plymouth 1836d.

Plymouth. PENGALY, J. Newsagent. 32, High Street, Plymouth 1856d.

Plymouth. PERRY, Edward Watson. British and foreign bookseller. 16, George Street 1844d.

Plymouth. PHILLIPS, T. Printer. Plymouth. Advert for staff EFP 2/4/1801 1e.

Plymouth. Pillar, Edward. 1878. Printer. 10, Frankfort Street 1878. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. PINWILL, A. Bookseller, librarian. 21, Ebrington Street, Plymouth 1856d.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH AND DEVONPORT WEEKLY JOURNAL. See Plymouth and Plymouth Dock Weekly Journal.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH AND DOCK TELEGRAPH. Newspaper. To commence publication EFP 25/2/1808 1d. Continued as Royal Dock Telegraph and Plymouth Chronicle by 4/1/1817.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH AND EXETER GAZETTE. Newspaper. Probably established by Orion Adams 1759. Ceased by 14/1/1760. No copies survive. Sources: Wiles.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH AND PLYMOUTH DOCK WEEKLY JOURNAL. Newspaper. 57, Market Street 1823d; Whimple Street 1830d; 32, Bilbury Street, Plymouth 1840d9, Kinterbury Street 1844d. Established 1819. Edward and Peter Nettleton, Edward Hoxland and William Colman registered press for paper 11/8/1819; George Isabell Soper registered press 16/5/1825 (DRO Q/S 69). Changed name to Plymouth and Devonport Weekly Journal 1824. Published Thursdays 1830d. Publishers: Saunders and Heydon 1830d. Proprietors: Richard Webb 17, Queen Street 1830d, died EFP 12/10/1843 2g; Thomas May 1840d; May and Byers 1844d. Editor Mr.Cruikshank to start new newspaper EFP 21/10/1824 4d. Isaac Latimer became editor 1845. Son born to I.Latimer EFP 30/1/1845 2g. Libel case: O'Brien v. Briant, proprietor of paper EFP 10/12/1846 3f. Comments in defence EFP 14/1/1847 2g. Involved in libel action EFP 7/2/1850 3d, 2/5/1850 6ef. Isaac Latimer to face libel charge EFP 13/11/1851 8c, 27/11/1851 4d. Continued until 15/1/1863, then incorporated with Western Daily Mercury. Death of printer I.Latimer's son and inquest EFP 9/11/1870 5c.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH ATHENAEUM. Building completed by John Foulston 1819. "Library well supplied with rare, standard and other valuable books, beside domestic and foreign periodicals..." 1836d. Librarian: Lieut-Col. Smith 1836d.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH CHRONICLE. Newspaper. Established 6/5/1780. Continued until May 1782. Sources: Worth, R.N. History of Plymouth (1890), p.464.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH CHRONICLE AND GENERAL ADVERTISER FOR THE WEST OF ENGLAND. Newspaper. Barrack Street 1812d. Established 6/3/1808. Published Tuesdays 1812d. Editor Cyrus Redding 1812d. Copyright and printing press for sale EFP 5/12/1816 1a. Incorporated with Plymouth and Dock Telegraph.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH, DEVONPORT AND STONEHOUSE HERALD. Newspaper. 35, Kinterbury Street 1830d-1836d; Whimple Street 1803d; no. 30 1836d: Love Street, Plymouth 1840d. Published Fridays 1830d-1836d. Previously Plymouth Herald and Devonshire Freeholder. Publishers: Nettleton, Evans, Pridham and Co. 1830d. W.Pridham married EFP 26/1/1832 2c. Nettleton, Pridham and Co. 1836d; Nettleton, Evans, Pridham and Co 1840d-1844d. Thomas Gould, one of proprietors, died EFP 27/11/1861 5a. Nettleton printer and publisher 1836d. Editor: William Pridham 1832-1836d.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH, DEVONPORT AND STONEHOUSE NEWS AND SOUTH DEVON MERCANTILE REPORTER. Newspaper. Published 24/9/1836-29/4/1837. Incorporated with Western Herald.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH EXCHANGE SUBSCRIPTION READING AND NEWS ROOM. Opened EFP 23/11/1848 8d.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH GAZETTE. Newspaper. 1759. No copies found, may be same as Plymouth and Exeter Gazette.. Sources: Wiles.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH GAZETTE. Newspaper. Established 19/8/1819. Continued until at least Oct. 1820.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH HERALD AND DEVONSHIRE FREEHOLDER. Newspaper. Previously Devonshire Freeholder to 31/12/1825. Became Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse Herald by 1828.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH MAIL, DEVONPORT, STONEHOUSE AND WESTERN COUNTIES ADVERTISER. Newspaper. Published 14/12/1852-May 1862. Copyright and plant for sale EFP 5/3/1862 1e.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. Princess Square 1836d-1840d. Duke Street 1843. Established 1825. Library mentioned EFP 16/6/1825 4c. Erected 1828. Reading and news room first opened 7/1/1836 in a room of the Institute. Librarians: F.Drew q.v. 1836d; Charles Hall[?] 1840d. Erected new building in Duke Street 1843. By 1850 a second building had been erected comprising a lecture hall holding 1000 persons; a large subscription news room, a number of class rooms, a museum, and a library of more than 3000 volumes. The institution presented weekly lectures during eight months of the year, and various evening classes.

Plymouth. Plymouth Press. 1926-1939. Printer. 28, Russell Place 1926-1939. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Plymouth Printers Limited. 1910-1939. Printers. 6 Princess Street, Plymouth 1910-1923 ; 15-17 Woolster Street 1926-1939. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY. Cornwall Street 1830d-1840d. Promoted by George Eastlake. £3,000 subscribed in shares of 30 guineas. Temporary use of the Guildhall was obtained. £1,400 was subscribed for a new building in Cornwall Street by 1812. Library and reading rooms for sale EFP 27/1/1814 2c. Shares for sale EFP 16/1/1817 1e, 28/8/1817 1e. "A large and valuable collection of books...", also ran a law library 1836d. Librarians: John Wilde, wife died EFP 31/12/1818 4b, died EFP 29/12/1825 4a; Abel Keen q.v. 1830d; Mr. Skelton 1836d; Alfred Ray/Rae 1840d-1844d; Llewellyn Jewitt 1852d. Librarian nominated EFP 28/6/1849 1f. Donation by Prince Albert EFP 15/8/1850 8e. Sources: Picture of Plymouth 1812.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH TIMES AND DEVONPORT, STONEHOUSE AND WEST OF ENGLAND ADVERTISER. Newspaper. 16, Bedford Street 1844d. Published 5/2/1842-8/5/1858. Published Saturdays 1844d. Proprietors: Scott and Hopkins 1844d.

Plymouth. PLYMOUTH WEEKLY-JOURNAL OR GENERAL-POST. Newspaper. Probably established Jan. 1718. Continued until at least 12/3/1725. Sources: Wiles.

Plymouth. POORE, George J. Copperplate, steel and brass plate engraver, printer, lithographer. Park Street, Plymouth 1836d. Trade card in Thomas's Plymouth director 1836.

Plymouth. POPE, William. Engraver and jeweller. King Street, Plymouth 1836d.

Plymouth. PORTBURY. Bookseller. Advert EFP 22/2/1765 3a.

Plymouth. POUNEY. Engraver. Advert for subscription for engraved views. EFP 27/4/1781 2c.

Plymouth. PRIDHAM, William. Newspaper proprietor and editor. Chapel Street 1836d. Married EFP 26/1/1832 2c. Proprietor and editor of Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse Herald 1836d.

Plymouth. Prout, Amy and Trace. 1910. Printer. Week Street, Old Town Street 1910. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. PROUT, Samuel. Artist. Born: 1783, Plymouth. Died: 1852. Received instruction in Plymouth from Thomas Hewitt Williams. Moved to London in 1802, returning to Plymouth from 1805 to 1808 following a bout of ill health in London. Specialised in depictions of vernacular buildings, especially of Devon and Cornwall. Produced soft-ground etchings for publications by Thomas Palser and Rudolf Ackermann 1811-19. Sources: Somers Cocks p.4; Sam Smiles & Michael Pidgley The perfection of England (1995), p. 89-91.

Plymouth. RAE/RAY, Alfred. Librarian. Librarian of Plymouth Public Library, Cornwall Street 1840d-1844d; house: 53, York Street 1844d.

Plymouth. RATCLIFF, T. Stationer. Plymouth 1658. Manuscript on shorthand dated 1658 recorded. Sources: Attwood.

Plymouth. RATCLIFFE, John. Plymouth 1661. Imprints: 1661: Rich.

Plymouth. REDDING, Cyrus. Printer. Frankfort Place 1812d. Married EFP 21/5/1812 4b. Editor of Plymouth Chronicle, printed in Barrack Street 1812d.

Plymouth. REED, Henry. Music seller. 17, Union Street, Plymouth 1852d.

Plymouth. REES and CURTIS. Booksellers & publishers. Market Place, Plymouth 1809d-1812d; 27, George Street, Dock c.1808. From London. Opened shop in 1807. Published historical works on Devon. Ticket appears in many books at Saltram dated 1795-1808, many published by Longmans. Imprints: 1810: Prince; 1811: Redding, Risdon; 1828: Picture. Sources: Picture of Plymouth (1812). Sources: Worth p.509.

Plymouth. RHODES, Samuel. Plymouth. Imprints: 1748: Mudge.

Plymouth. RHODES, Theophilus. Bookseller. Plymouth. Sold three Oxford imprints 1754-56. Imprints: 1754: Alcock; 1755: Alcock; 1756: Alcock. Sources: Plomer; Dredge p.81,116.

Plymouth. RICHARDS, Thomas. Bookseller. Plymouth 1795d-1805d. Died: EFP 30/10/1806 4c. Subscribed to 50 copies of Bidlake's Summer's eve 1800. House, shop and stock for sale EFP 4/12/1806 1e. Imprints: 1797: Collection, Hawker; 1799: Reece; 1803: Sermon. Sources; Dredge p.41,83,91.

Plymouth. RICHARDSON. Bookseller. Plymouth 1793. Imprints: 1793: Eastcott.

Plymouth. RICHARDSON, George. Bookseller (old). 85, King street, Plymouth 1830d.

Plymouth. ROACH, John. Bookseller, stationer, bookbinder. Plymouth 1795d; Duke Street 1797; Plymouth Dock 1800; George street, Dock 1809d-1812d ; no. 5 1809d. Bankrupt, to surrender at Carlton Coffee House, Plymouth Dock LG 17/10/1820, EFP 19/10/1820 4a. Subscribed to 6 copies of Bidlake's Summer's eve 1800. Imprints: 1797: Birt. Sources: Dredge p.55,61.

Plymouth. ROBINS, John. Printer. Plymouth 1823. Registered press 22/10/1823 (DRO Q/S 52,69).

Plymouth. ROGERS. Andrew Street 1855h.

Plymouth. ROGERS, George. Bookseller, stationer, circulating library. Higher Broad Street, corner of Holy Cross Lane c1800; Plymouth 1805d; Frankfort Place 1809d. Married: EFP 21/3/1799 3c. Died: 17/4/1809 EFP 20/4/1809 4b, GM Jul.1809 p.634. Published catalogues. Subscribed for 6 copies of Bidlake's Summer's eve 1800. Fire at shop EFP 4/7/1805 4c. Printed label recorded. Sources: Nichols iii,686; Timperley 835; Dredge p.83; Attwood.

Plymouth. ROGERS, John. Newsagent, periodical dealer. 19, St. Andrew street, Plymouth 1852d-1856d.

Plymouth. ROGERS, Philip Hutchins. Artist. Born: 1794. Died: 1853. Produced etchings for N.T.Carrington's Dartmoor 1826. Sources: Somers Cocks p.4; Worth p.514.

Plymouth. Rogers, Thomas Lean. 1893. Printer. 46, Union Plymouth. Rogers, W. P. 1889. Printer. Back of 182, Union Street 1889. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Roose, B. M. and Son. 1939. Printer. Commercial Street, Coxside 1939. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Roughton, William Oliver. 1902-1910. Printer. 15 1/2, Brownlow Street 1902, Plymouth ; 118, Union Street, East Stonehouse 1910. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Rowe, Joshua Brooking. Printer, bookseller, stationer, bookbinder. Whimple Street, Plymouth 1830d-1855h; 9, Whimple Street 1840d-1852d; 10, Whimple Street 1850d. Born: Brixton, son of Benjamin, yeoman. Started career as partner with elder brother Samuel q.v. Mother died EFP 8/1/1835 2a. Advert EFP 20/1/1842 2c. Imprints: 1830: Moore; Plymouth Institution.

Plymouth. Rowe, Peter Ellison. Music warehouse and teacher of music. 44, Bedford Street, Plymouth 1836d-1844d; 19, George Street 1852d. Trade card in Thomas's Plymouth director 1836 states that he was pianoforte tuner by appointment to the Duchess of Kent and Princess Victoria. Described as pianoforte tuner 1840d.

Plymouth. Rowe, Samuel. Printer, bookseller, stationer, publisher. 7, Whimple Street 1823d. Trading as S. and J.B.Rowe 1823d. Born: Brixton Nov. 1793, son of Benjamin, yeoman. Died: Crediton Sept. 1853. Apprenticed to Richard Southwood in Kingsbridge 1811. Established in business 1813, joined by younger brother Joshua Brooking Rowe. Advert EFP 5/6/1817 1e. Elected member of Plymouth Institution 1817, delivered many lectures. Author of various topographical works including Perambulation of ... Dartmoor. Left bookselling and entered Jesus College, Cambridge 1822. Minister at St. Budeaux, East Stonehouse and Crediton. Imprints: 1821: Map ; 1826: Rowe; single prints (Somers Cocks): 1893. Sources: Kelley, Alan "Samuel Rowe: no ordinary man", Devon Historian, 41 (1990), p.3-7; Worth p.509.

Plymouth. Rule, Richard. 1923-1926. Printer. 78, Cambridge Street 1923-1926. Sources: Directories.

Plymouth. Russell, William. Bookseller. Imprints: 1631: Grosse; 1641: Jelinger. Sources: Dredge p.36; Wing J542.


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