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Crowder, John (1756–1830), printer and mayor of London

Michael T. Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Publishing. 727 words.

Crowder, John (1756–1830), printer and mayor of London, was born in Wyradsbury, Buckinghamshire, the son of John Crowder (b. c.1720), a playing-card maker, and his wife, Frances (later...

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Davies, Sir Thomas (1631/2–1680), bookseller and lord mayor of London

John Considine.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 654 words.

Davies, Sir Thomas (1631/2–1680), bookseller and lord mayor of London, was born between March 1631 and February 1632, one of the five children of John Davies (d. 1652) of Old Jewry in the...

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Johnston, Sir William (1802–1888), geographical publisher and lord provost of Edinburgh

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Publishing. 382 words.

Johnston, Sir William (1802–1888), geographical publisher and lord provost of Edinburgh, was the third son of Andrew Johnston and Isabel, daughter of Archibald Keith of Newbattle. He was...

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