Reference Entry

Burch, Edward (bap. 1730, d. 1814), gem-engraver

Gertrud Seidmann

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Burch, Edward (bap. 1730, d. 1814), gem-engraver, son of Andrew Burch and his wife, Hannah Roberts, was baptized on 30 October 1730 at St Botolph, Aldgate, in the East End of London. Originally a Thames waterman, he felt drawn towards the arts and taught himself seal engraving. On 7 November ...

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