Reference Entry

Conder, Josiah (1789-1855), bookseller and writer

George Clement Boase and Rebecca Mills

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Conder, Josiah (1789-1855), bookseller and writer, was born in Falcon Street, Aldersgate, London, on 17 September 1789, the son of Thomas Conder (1746/7-1831), a map engraver and bookseller, and his wife, Elisabeth. His grandfather Dr John Conder was president of Old College, Homerton. In 1795 Josiah contracted smallpox, and the ...

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