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Baldwinís new complete guide to all persons who have any trade or concern with the City of London & parts adjacent. London, 1768, 1770

A complete guide to all persons who have any trade or concern with the City of London & parts adjacent. London, J. Osborne, 1740

A complete guide to all persons who have any trade or concern with the City of London & parts adjacent. London, T & T Longman, 1755

A complete guide to all persons who have any trade or concern with the City of London & parts adjacent. London, Hitch & Hawes, 1758

A complete guide to all persons who have any trade or concern with the City of London & parts adjacent. London, Rivington, 1758

The complete compting house companion or young merchant & tradesmanís sure guide. London, 1763

Hunt & Co.ís city of Oxford directory. [] E. Hunt & Co., 1846

Johnstoneís London commercial guide, and street directory. London, 1817

Kentís Directory for the year 1763

Ibid, 1773, 1780, 1781, 1785 1786, 1788, 1793, 1794, 1795, 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1804

London and Westminster directory for the year 1795. London, T. Fenwick

London Directory for the year 1773. London, T. Lowndes

Ibid 1776, 1778, 1780, 1781, 1787, 1788, 1795,1797, 1798

The New Annual Directory for the year 1800. London, W.T. & J. Richardson

Ibid, 1802

The New Complete Guide to all persons who have any trade or concern with the City of London. London, T. Longman etc., 1772, 1777, 1783

New Universal British Directory of Trade, Commerce & Manufacture. London [1797]

Post Office Annual Directory for 1802

Rivingtonís new complete guide to all persons who have any trade or concern with the City of London & parts adjacent. London, 1765

Universal British Directory of Trade, Commerce & Manufacture. London [1793]

West, William. The history, topography and directory of Warwickshire. Birmingham, R. Wrightson, 1830

Electronic resources

Biography Database 1680-1830 on CD ROM. Oxford, ABC-Clio Ltd.

Dictionary of National Biography

Grove Dictionary of Music

Oxford English Dictionary Online

Online resources

Exeter Working Papers in Booktrade History (

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