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Boyson, Rt Hon. Sir Rhodes

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 293 words.

Kt 1987

Born 11 May 1925; s of Alderman William Boyson, MBE, JP and Mrs Bertha Boyson, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancs; m 1st, 1946, Violet Burletson (marr. diss.); two null...

Campbell, Lady Archibald, (Janey Sevilla)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 219 words.

Born d of late James Callander of Ardkinglas and Craigforth, and of late Hon. Mrs Callander (whose portrait hangs in the King of Bavaria’s Gallery of Beauty at...

Caxton, William (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat

N. F. Blake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Publishing. 4557 words.

Caxton, William (1415x24–1492), printer, merchant, and diplomat, was the first Englishman to print books, bringing the printing press to England in 1475 or 1476.

Nothing is known...

Chande, Jayantilal Keshavji, (Andy)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literature; Publishing; Business Finance. 270 words.

Hon. KBE 2003

Born 27 Aug. 1929; s of Keshavji Jethabhai and Kankuben Chande; m 1955, Jayalaxmi Madhvani; three s; died 6 April 2017

Chairman, Kioo Ltd,...

Chapman, Livewell (fl. 1643–1665), bookseller and Fifth Monarchist

Maureen Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; British History; Publishing. 903 words.

Chapman, Livewell (fl. 1643–1665), bookseller and Fifth Monarchist, was the son of Edward Chapman, a London scrivener. His father had died by the time he was apprenticed in the London...

Churchill, Awnsham (1658–1728), bookseller and politician

Mark Knights.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; Publishing. 1440 words.

Churchill, Awnsham (1658–1728), bookseller and politician, was born on 2 May 1658 in the parish of St Peter's, Dorchester, Dorset, the son of William Churchill (1628–1706), of Dorchester,...

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...

Freud, Sir Clement (Raphael)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Publishing. 307 words.

Kt 1987

Born 24 April 1924; s of late Ernst and Lucie Freud; m 1950, June Beatrice, (Jill), 2nd d of H. W. Flewett, MA; three s two d; died...

Jenkins of Putney

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing. 340 words.

Born 27 July 1908; s of Joseph Walter Jenkins and Florence Emily (née Gater), Enfield, Middlesex; m 1st, 1936, Marie (née Crosbie) (...

Lawrence, Hon. Dame Maude Agnes

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 92 words.

DBE 1926

Born 16 April 1864; d of 1st Baron Lawrence, Viceroy of India, 1864–69; died 11 Jan. 1933

Director of Women’s Establishments at the Treasury since...

Leslie, Alexander (fl. 1796–1798), radical bookseller and publisher

Bob Harris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Publishing. 1134 words.

Leslie, Alexander (fl. 1796–1798), radical bookseller and publisher, was born in Jedburgh, moving to Edinburgh some time before 1796. Before becoming Bookseller to the Rabble, as he liked...

Mein, John

William Pencak.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Journalism; Publishing. 916 words.

Mein, John (1732–1810), bookseller, printer, and Loyalist publisher, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of John Mein, a burgess and guildsman of Edinburgh and a slater by trade. His...

Nesbit, E(dith), (Mrs Hubert Bland)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 256 words.

Born London, 19 Aug. 1858; y d of John Collis Nesbit; m 1st, 1880, Hubert Bland (d 1914); two s two d; 2nd, ...

Rickman, Thomas Clio (1761–1834), bookseller and reformer

Charlotte Fell-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing; Politics. 607 words.

Rickman, Thomas Clio (1761–1834), bookseller and reformer, was born on 27 July 1761 at The Cliffe, Lewes, the son of John Rickman and his wife, Elizabeth, née Peters. Both parents were...

Roper, Abel (bap. 1665, d. 1726), bookseller and political writer

G. A. Aitkin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Theory; Publishing. 1082 words.

Roper, Abel (bap. 1665, d. 1726), bookseller and political writer, was born at Atherstone, Warwickshire, the son of Isaac Roper, and was baptized at Mancetter on 13 September 1665. In 1677...

Spence, Thomas (1750–1814), radical and bookseller

H. T. Dickinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Publishing. 3047 words.

Spence, Thomas (1750–1814), radical and bookseller, was born on the Quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne on 21 June 1750. His father, Jeremiah Spence, had arrived in Newcastle from Aberdeen...

Watt, Hamish

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Publishing; Social and Cultural History. 125 words.

Born 27 Dec. 1925; s of Wm Watt and Caroline C. Allan; m 1948, Mary Helen Grant (marr. diss. 1989; she d 2007); one s two d; m 2013...