Carson, William - Clark, Robert

  • CARSON, William printer and newspaper printer Dumfries
    85 English Street 1825
    Printer of The Dumfries Weekly Journal.
    Pigot 1825
  • CARSS, John bookbinder Glasgow
    M'Nair & Carss, Head of Back Wynd 1809
    John Carss, Moodie's Court, 13 Argyll Street 1815-20
    John Carss & Co, Moodie's Court, 31 Argyll Street 1823-28
    John Carss, same address 1835
    John Carss & Co, same address 1840-49
    John Alexander bookbinder is described as 'of John Carss & Co' 1844-47, and is probably the partner.
    Glas Dir; Pigot 1820-25
  • CARSE [CARSS], William printer Glasgow
    127 Trongate 1820
    Entry 40 Trongate and 39 Prince's Street 1821-25
    62 King's Street 1826-28
    56 King's Street 1828
    36 Prince's Street 1831-33
    51 Saltmarket 1834-36
    Publisher of ballads and catchpenny tracts. One of his regular lines was Glasgow trials and sentences, broadsides giving the results of the local assizes.
    Chapbook Printers; Glas Dir
  • CARSTAIRS, A. engraver Edinburgh
    2 Shakespeare Square 1848-55
    and chaser same address 1856-58
    5 High Terrace 1859
    19 South St David's Street 1860-66
    A. L. Carstairs same address 1867-75
    13 Hanover Street 1876
    11 Hanover Street 1877-94
    Edin Dir
  • CARSTAIRS, Lindsay copperplate printer Edinburgh
    Canongate 1788
    Married Christian Menzies daughter of the deceased John Menzies painter 29 September 1788.
    CanonMarr
  • CARSTAIRS, Lindsay copperplate printer Edinburgh
    53 High Street 1812-14
    Edin Dir
  • CARSTAIRS, W. printer Edinburgh
    3 North James Street 1836
    Gray 1836
  • CARSWELL, Allan bookbinder Paisley
    29 Old Snedden Street 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • CARSWELL, Allan bookbinder Paisley
    77 High Street 1825
    5 New Sneddon 1838
    Pigot 1825; Paisley 1838
  • CARSWELL. David bookbinder Paisley
    35 Storie Street 1851
    bookbinder and working stationer same address 1868
    Paisley 1851; 1868
  • CARSWELL, George junior bookseller Paisley
    69 High Street 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • CARSWELL, George senior bookseller Paisley
    1 Dyer's Wynd, 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • CARSWELL, James junior bookseller and stationer Paisley
    4 Moss Street 1838
    Paisley 1838
  • CARSWELL, John lithographer, engraver, printer, bookbinder and account book manufacturer Paisley
    100 High Street 1845-47
    46 Moss Street 1848-66
    4 High Street 1867-86
    3 High Street 1887-91
    14 Causeyside Street 1892-20th Century
    Died 1897.
    Schenck; Slater 1852; Paisley 1851; 1868
  • CARTER, Henry bookseller Dumfries
    Dumfries 1810
    Sequestration in SRO 1810.
    SRO CS231/C/1/32
  • CARTSDYKE MECHANICS LIBRARY subscription library Greenock
    11 Dellingburn Street 1845
    5 East Blackhall Street 1853-61
    Instituted 1830. The library contains upwards of 1700 volumes, has about 300 readers. Not in Fowler 1832; 1834; 1836.
    Greenock 1845; 1853; 1861
  • CARTWRIGHT, William printer Edinburgh
    3 North St James Street 1834-37
    Davie Street 1838
    R.W.M. St Cuthbert's Gardeners' Society 9 Davie Street 1839
    Edin Dir
  • CARTWRIGHT, William printer Edinburgh
    179 Canongate 1844-45
    130 Canongate 1846-50
    Edin Dir
  • CASSEDY, John book deliverer Edinburgh
    57 Potterrow 1838-41
    Edin Dir
  • CASTIGAN, Daniel marbled and coloured paper maker Edinburgh
    30 Old Fishmarket Close 1816-18
    15 Cowgate 1819-20
    Edin Dir
  • CATANACH, John printer Edinburgh
    in Wariston's Closs opposite to the Luckenbooths 1728-29
    Edinburgh 1730-35
    Married the daughter of John Watson. Burgess 5 August 1730. Will registered 25 April 1735.
    NLS Impr Ind; EdinTest
  • CATHCART PAPER MILL WAREHOUSE, Glasgow
    10 and 12 Bell Street 1840-47
    Cathcart Mill, Cathcart, near Glasgow, Mill No 19, was in the ownership of Archibald Muir in 1825. Robert Weir was the owner in the 1832 list. He lived and had his warehouse at that time at 11 Miller Street, Glasgow. In 1852 and 1860 the owner was Solomon Lindsay.
    Glas Dir; Thomson
  • CATHCART, David stationer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1682
    His brother-german Robert Cathcart was apprenticed to him 22 February 1682.
    EdinPren
  • CATHCART, Robert apprentice stationer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1682
    Apprenticed to David Cathcart stationer his brother-german 22 February 1682.
    EdinPren
  • CATHKIN, Edward bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1585-1601
    Fled to England with his brother James in 1585 to avoid the consequences of religious disturbances and was afterwards in trouble on the same account. One of 7 complainers against John Norton in 1592. When Norton gave up his Edinburgh business Cathkin bought the stock with Andrew Hart. Closely connected with Hart in business matters. His wife was Jonet Hart. They had three children John, Eliazer, and Bathea. He died 9 March 1601. Will registered of Edward Cathkin bookseller Burgess 4 June 1601. The Inventory of his will (Bann.Misc. ii.229) names Hart among the debtors, and Norton as a creditor. Apprentice: Thomas Porteous bookbinder, Burgess 14 November 1610.
    Aldis 1904; EBS.i.12.2; Lee.App.lxxi; Calderwood.iv.351; v.520.535; EdinTest; EdinPren
  • CATHKIN, James bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1585-1631
    Brother of Edward Cathkin. Gave his age as 34 in 1593. Related by marriage to R. Lawson. Possibly succeeded brother in the bookselling business. Was in partnership with Hart in printing about 1613. Died 30 Sept 1631. Will registered 19 April 1632. There is an account of his examination by the King under suspicion of printing The Perth Assembly 1619 in the Bann.Misc.i.99. Widow Jonet Mayne continued business. Her will was registered 18 December 1640. The Inventory of his will is in Bann.Misc.ii.249. Apprentices: Alexander Abernethy 9 November 1618; William Knox 13 October 1619; Robert Crombie 7 April 1630, Burgess 29 January 1679.
    Aldis 1904; Privy Council Register x.xi.xii; EdinTest; EdinPren
  • CAVE, Joseph engraver Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1712-56
    Married Mary Chieslie in Edinburgh 15 May 1712; Appears in list of subscribers to Nisbet's Essay on armories 1718. Joseph Cave engraver in the Mint of Edinburgh admitted to Sanctuary for debt at Holyroodhouse 29 January 1735. Died at Edinburgh 20 January 1756; Will registered 16 July 1756.
    Bush.2; Cadell; EdinTest; Johnst3
  • CAVENDISH, Joseph apprentice printer Aberdeen
    Aberdeen 1770
    Joseph Cavendish apprenticed to James Chalmers & Co printers Aberdeen 1 July 1770.
    Maxted
  • CAVERHILL, Archibald stationer and map seller Edinburgh
    Parliament Square 1784
    Edin Dir
  • CAVERHILL, T bookseller and seller of patent medicines Jedburgh
    Jedburgh 1747-59
    Sold copies of a number of books published by the Secession Church 1747-9. Selling patent medicines Edinburgh Chronicle 3 November 1759.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • CAW bookbinder Edinburgh
    Gosford Close 1778
    Edin Dir
  • CAW, Alexander bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1776-84
    Warriston's Close 1784-86
    Married Helen daughter of Andrew Hendrie miller at Buchanty, Perthshire 29 December 1776. Married Elizabeth daughter of David Watt, miller at Stockbridge 29 May 1784.
    EdinMarr; Edin Dir
  • CAW, Alexander bookbinder Edinburgh
    Old Assembly Close 1805-07
    Edin Dir
  • CAW, Alexander bookbinder Edinburgh
    Warriston's Close 1805-21
    Edin Dir
  • CAW, George printer Kelso, Hawick and Edinburgh
    Kelso 1782
    Hawick 'From Kelso. Printing Office East end of the town' 1783
    Hawick 1783-7
    Lawnmarket, Edinburgh 1788
    Libberton's Wynd, Edinburgh 1790-1810
    30 Libberton's Wynd 1811-16
    George Caw & Henry Elder Stamp Office Close 1817-21
    Lyon's Close High Street 1822
    George Caw published The Poetical Museum at Hawick in 1784 and Caw & Elder published The Edinburgh Juvenile Library, a series of children's chapbooks. they also printed for Ross's Juvenile Library, and published popular abridgements of books with Alexander Peat, all three series being twopence a title.
    NLS Impr Ind; Chapbook Printers
  • CAW, James printer Edinburgh
    297 High Street New Dir 1824
    Edin Dir
  • CAW, John stationer and pharmacist Edinburgh
    Front of the Exchange 1785
    First door first turnpike within Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket 1785-89
    warehouseman to Messrs Stewart, Ruthven & Co printers 1792
    John Caw bookseller or bookbinder married Cecilia daughter of the deceased John Finney miller at the Water of Leith 21 April 1779. Witness in the trial for treason of James Tytler 1792 (Indictment NLS LC1133(9).
    Edin Dir; NLS Impr Ind; EdinMarr
  • CAY & BLACK advertising and newspaper agents Edinburgh
    45 George Street 1848-56
    65A George Street 1857-72
    Edin Dir
  • CHALMERS & SON carvers, gilders and picture cleaners Edinburgh
    45 Princes Street 1830
    and printsellers 42 Princes Street 1835
    Thomas and William given with house addresses 1830-35.
    Edin Dir
  • CHALMERS [Charles] & COLLINS [William] bookseller Glasgow
    68 Wilson-street 1820-22
    14 Wilson Street 1823
    15 & 63 Wilson Street 1825
    Charles Chalmers and William Collins of Chalmers & Collins Wilson Street both Burgess and Guild Brother by purchase 24 June 1823.
    Glas Dir; Pigot 1820; 1825; GlasBurg
  • CHALMERS, Andrew bookseller Edinburgh
    In the Parliament Close 1688-91
    Burgess and Guild Brother as apprentice to deceased Gideon Schaw stationer 22 February 1689; in June 1688 he had 221 copies of the Irish Psalm Book EBS.vi p.8. Apprentices: Thomas Carruthers 12 March 1690; John Porteous 11 November 1691 [as stationers].
    Aldis 1904; EdinBurg; EdinPren
  • CHALMERS, Charles publisher Edinburgh
    6 Hope Park 1827
    3 Park Place 1828-29
    Charles Chalmers Esq no trade same address 1830-32
    Edin Dir
  • CHALMERS, David & Co, newspaper printer and printer Aberdeen
    Aberdeen Journal Office 1810-12
    Adelphi Court 1813-20
    24 Adelphi Court Union Street 1824-25
    25 Adelphi Court, Union Street 1835
    Aberdeen 1836-54
    David Chalmers was the grandson of James Chalmers, the founder of the Aberdeen Journal.
    Beavan; Pigot 1820; 1825
  • CHALMERS, David and Co. paper makers Slateford
    Kate's Mill 1848-88
    Redhall Mills 1889-92
    Edin Dir; Slater 1852
  • CHALMERS, James 1 newspaper printer, printer and bookseller Aberdeen
    Aberdeen 1736-64
    Son of James Chalmers, Professor of Divinity in Marischal College Aberdeen. Served his apprenticeship to James Nichol of Aberdeen and afterwards went to London. Printer to the Town and University 1736-63; Printer of the Aberdeen Journal. Died 25 August 1764 Edinburgh Museum August 1764. Father of James Chalmers 2.. Apprentices: Robert Forbes, son of John Forbes, apprenticed to James Chalmers printer Aberdeen 1740; Thomas Archer, son of David Archer deceased, apprenticed to James Chalmers printer Aberdeen 1741; Francis Mowatt apprenticed to James Chalmers printer Aberdeen 1751; George Ogilvie apprenticed to James Chalmers printer Aberdeen 1761; John Lumsden apprenticed to James Chalmers printer Aberdeen 1763; John Mence apprenticed to James Chalmers printer Aberdeen 1763; Thomas Brand apprenticed to James Chalmers printer Aberdeen 1763
    Aberdeen Printers; NLS Impr Ind; Maxted
  • CHALMERS, James 2 printer and bookseller Aberdeen
    James Chalmers Castle Street 1764-1771
    James Chalmers & Co same address 1771-1810
    printing-office over the Fleshmarket Gate, back of the New Inn 1783
    James Chalmers 2 (1742-1810) was the son of James Chalmers (d.1764). In his 1783 edition of The ABC, with the Shorter Catechism a note following the imprint states 'Great variety of Story-books, ballads, Mother's Catechisms, Larger Catechisms, proverbs etc. sold at J. Chalmer's printing-office over the Fleshmarket Gate, back of the New Inn', and there is a volume of chapbooks of his printing in the Lauriston Castle Collection in the National Library of Scotland. He carried on a pamphlet war with George Forbes, advocate of Dundee in 1786. From 1803-07 in partnership with his son-in-law Alexander Brown, he owned a papermill, at Craigbeg, Ferryhill. He died 17 June 1810. Apprentice: Joseph Cavendish apprenticed to James Chalmers & Co printers Aberdeen 1 July 1770
    W. R. Macdonald. The hero as printer. Aberdeen University Library, 1976; Timperley; Chapbook Printers; Thomson; Maxted
  • CHALMERS, James bookseller Dundee
    William Chalmers Head of Castle Street 1798-1805
    James Chalmers same address 1805-19
    and printer 4 Castle-street, 1820-25
    printer, bookseller and ink maker 4 and 5 Castle Street. House above Printing Office 7 and Ink Manufactory 4 New Inn Entry 1829
    and lithographer 4 Castle Street printing office in Thom's Close 1834
    bookseller, stationer and printer 10 Castle Street 1840-55
    Charles D. Chambers 10 Castle Street and 79 High Street 1856-59
    10 Castle Street 1860-69
    [Charles D.] Chalmers and [James] Winter 8 & 10 Castle Street 1870-73
    William Chalmers died in 1809. James was William's brother. He was admitted a burgess of Dundee in 1809. James Chalmers died 26 August 1853 and was succeeded by his son Charles D. Chalmers, but the firm's title did not change until 1856. It has been claimed that James Chalmers invented the adhesive postage stamp.
    Millar; Dundee 1818; 1824; 1829; 1846; Pigot 1820; 1825; Dundee Delin 1822; Schenck
  • CHALMERS, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1460
    Mitchell; Exchequer Rolls of Scotland vi,581; J. H. Stevenson. 'The fifteenth-century Scots Binding of the Haye Manuscript'. Publications of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society vi 81 (1901-4).
  • CHALMERS, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1606
    Married Mawse Rutherfurde 6 February 1606.
    EdinMarr
  • CHALMERS, John bookseller and stationer Glasgow
    135 Cambridge Street 1849
    Glas Dir
  • CHALMERS, Laurence printer Dundee and Edinburgh
    David Ogilvie and Laurence Chalmers Kirk Wynd 1770
    Laurence Chalmers same address 1770-5
    Chalmer's Close, Edinburgh 1777-83
    NLS Impr Ind; Edin Dir
  • CHALMERS, Robert bookseller, bookbinder and stationer Aberdeen
    Narrow Wynd 1764-66
    Broadgate 1767
    Aberdeen 1768-87
    Beavan
  • CHALMERS, Robert bookseller Edinburgh See CHAMBERS, Robert
  • CHALMERS, William bookseller Dumfries
    Dumfries 1784-94
    Perhaps the 'Mr Chalmers' who carried on a papermill at Dumfries from 1812. The mill belonged to John Carruthers from 1820-23.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • CHALMERS, William bookseller and bookbinder Dundee
    Head of Castle Street 1798-1805
    James Chalmers same address 1805-55
    Charles D. Chalmers 1856-72
    Chalmers & Winter 1870-73
    Died 1809. James was William's brother, and Charles was James's son.
    NLS Impr Ind; Millar
  • CHALMERS, William & Son carvers, gilders and picture cleaners Edinburgh
    William Chalmers Alison's Close 1799-1803
    Back Stairs 1804-10
    High Street 1811
    243 High Street 1812
    270 Canongate 1813-14
    118 High Street 1815-19
    William Chalmer & Son 11 Waterloo Place 1820
    115 & 153 High Street 1821-22
    118 & 153 High Street 1823-25
    118 High Street 1826-28
    45 Princes Street 1829-31
    42 Princes Street 1832-33
    and printsellers 42 Princes Street 1834-35
    carvers gilders and picture cleaners 16 West Register Street 1836
    Chalmers & Son 20 West Register Street 1837
    Thomas and William given with house addresses 1830-35.
    Edin Dir
  • CHALMERS, William bookseller Edinburgh See CHAMBERS, William
  • CHALMERS, William bookbinder and stationer Glasgow
    27 Shuttle Street 1835
    'Chambers' in trade section Glas Dir 1835.
    Glas Dir
  • CHAMBERS, Andrew stationer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1683-93
    Son to James Chambers of Dam apprenticed to Gedeon Shaw stationer 20 June 1683. Buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 27 November 1693.
    EdinPren; GreyBuri
  • CHAMBERS, David bookseller and publisher Glasgow
    William & Robert Chambers 98 Miller Street 1844-47
    David Chambers same address 1847
    Glas Dir
  • CHAMBERS, David N. publisher Glasgow
    20 Argyll Street
    Glas Dir
  • CHAMBERS, James printer and bookseller Dundee
    Dundee 1798
    High Street 1799-1800
    Chalmers, Ray & Co 1804
    alone Head of Castle Street 1805-53
    Printer to 1805. Took over brother William's bookselling business 1805. Continued printing as well. Died 1853.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • CHAMBERS, James bookseller and circulating library Edinburgh
    4 India Place 1828
    stationer and circulating library same address 1829-30
    Robert and James Chalmers same address 1831
    48 Hanover Street 1832-34
    James Chambers circulating library same address 1835-39
    Son of James Chambers, draper, Peebles and Jean Gibson, born about 1804. He was the yunger brother of William and Robert Chambers. Assisted William Chambers to print off the copies of The Kaleidoscope, or Edinburgh Literary Amusement in 1821. He died in February 1833. The firm placed a printed advertisement (new rules for lending books) as R. & J. Chambers in Gray's Dir 1836.
    Edin Dir
  • CHAMBERS [CHALMERS], Robert bookseller and stationer Edinburgh
    Robert Chalmers Giles' Buildings, Leith Walk 1819-20
    Ronaldson's Buildings, Leith Walk 1821
    Robert Chambers 32 Leith Walk 1822
    stationer and librarian 4 India Place, Royal Circus 1823-26
    bookseller and circulating library 48 Hanover Street 1827-30
    Robert and James Chambers same address 1831
    William & Robert Chambers booksellers and publishers 19 Waterloo Place 1832-40
    printing office Roxburgh Close 1835-40
    339 High Street 1841-20th Century
    The son of James Chalmers and Jean Gibson. Robert Chalmers was born at Peebles 10 July 1802. When his father went bankrupt and moved to Edinburgh, Robert lodged in the West Port with his elder brother William, who suggested that he follow his example and open a book shop. This he did with a stall in Leith Walk. Died at St Andrews 17 March 1871. There is a Catalogue of Robert Chambers Circulating Library. Edinburgh, 1829 in the National Library of Scotland, and a printed advertisement for R. & J. Chambers Circulating Library in Gray's Directory 1832. His private library was sold at auction by Colston & Sons of Edinburgh on 5 May 1873. The National Library of Scotland has a priced copy of the Catalogue.
    Edin Dir; William Chambers. Memoir of William and Robert Chambers. 12th ed. Edinburgh and London, 1883; C. H. Layman. Man of letters. The early life and love letters of Robert Chambers. Edinburgh, 1990.
  • CHAMBERS [CHALMERS], William bookseller Edinburgh
    Giles' Buildings, Leith Walk 1819-21
    5 and 6 Giles Buildings 1822
    Broughton 1823
    stationer and printer 23 Broughton Street 1824
    bookseller stationer and circulating library same address 1825-29
    47 Broughton Street 1830-32
    William & Robert Chambers booksellers and publishers 19 Waterloo Place 1832-40
    printing office Roxburgh Close 1835-40
    339 High Street 1841-20th Century
    Son of James Chambers, a commission agent in the weaving trade, and afterwards a draper, and Jean Gibson. William was born at Peebles 16 April 1800; his brother Robert in 1802, and James in 1807. In 1814 he was apprenticed to a bookseller called Sutherland. In May 1819, he finished his apprenticeship and opened a stall in Leith Walk. He was Lord Provost of Edinburgh 1865-69. He married but all his children predeceased him. Edin Dir; William Chambers. Memoir of William and Robert Chambers. 12th ed. Edinburgh and London, 1883; William Chambers. Memories of the Chambers Brothers. Edinburgh, 1967; Sheila A. Scott. William Chambers of Glenormiston. Biggar, 1997.
  • CHAMBERS, William & Robert booksellers and publishers Edinburgh
    19 Waterloo Place 1832-40
    printing office Roxburgh Close 1835-40
    339 High Street 1841-20th Century
    & 48 North Hanover Street Pigot 1837.
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1837; William Chambers. Memoir of William and Robert Chambers. 12th ed. Edinburgh and London, 1883.
  • CHAMBERS, William and Robert booksellers and publishers Glasgow
    98 Miller Street 1844-47
    Glas Dir
  • CHAPMAN [Robert] & DUNCAN [Alexander] printers of the Glasgow Mercury Glasgow
    A. Duncan & Co. 1767-74
    Robert Chapman & Alexander Duncan 1775-77
    M'Nair's Land Trongate 1778-90
    Alexander Duncan & Robert Chapman 1790-3
    Robert Chapman Glasgow 1797-8
    Robert Chapman printer and bookseller Burgess and Guild Brother as serving apprentice with deceased Robert Foulis barber 12 April 1777. Robert Chapman died 28 June 1788. Succeeded in the business by his nephew another Robert.
    NLS Impr Ind; Glas Dir; Pigot 1820
  • CHAPMAN, Alexander and Company printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1791-92
    Within foot of Fleshmarket Close 1793-94
    Fishmarket Close 1794
    & Co same address 1796-97
    Forrester's Wynd 1799-1806
    Witness in the trial for sedition of William Stewart and John Elder 1792. 'Printers and publishers of the British Almanack' Denovan's 1804
    Edin Dir; NLS Impr Ind; Williamson 1794
  • CHAPMAN, Charles paper and rag merchant Glasgow
    8 Washington Street 1849
    Glas Dir
  • CHAPMAN, John Almanack publisher Edinburgh
    3rd storey Bailie Cleghorn's Land opposite to the Bughts South side Grass Mercat 1754
    Widow same address 1755-63
    NLS Impr Ind
  • CHAPMAN, John, junior Almanack publisher Edinburgh
    4th storey of Cleghorn's Land Grassmarket 1765
    1st storey Shoemaker's Land Alison's Square 1769
    NLS Impr Ind
  • CHAPMAN, Robert printer and newspaper printer Glasgow
    A. Duncan & Co. 1767-74
    Robert Chapman & Alexander Duncan 1775-77
    M'Nair's Land Trongate 1778-88
    Robert Chapman printer and bookseller Burgess and Guild Brother as serving apprentice with deceased Robert Foulis barber 12 April 1777. Robert Chapman died 28 June 1788. Succeeded in the business by his nephew another Robert.
    NLS Impr Ind; GlasBurg
  • CHAPMAN, Robert printer and newspaper printer Glasgow
    Robert Chapman & Alexander Duncan 1788-90
    A. Duncan & Robert Chapman 1790-3
    Robert Chapman 1797-8
    Chapman & Lang 1799-1822
    101 Trongate 1820
    Son of James Chapman, he succeeded his uncle Robert (d.1788); publisher of the Glasgow Mercury 1788-; married Elizabeth Rachel Porter 23 December 1789. Retired 1822. Died 1838.
    NLS Impr Ind; Pigot 1820
  • CHAPMAN, Robert printer Glasgow
    lodgings Duncan's Land, West side High Street 1787
    Glas Dir
  • CHAPMAN, Robert printer Glasgow
    101 Candleriggs 1809-20
    Glas Dir
  • CHAPMAN, Widow Almanack publisher Edinburgh
    4th storey of Cleghorn's Land Grassmarket 1755-1764
    Widow of John Chapman. She was succeeded in the business by John Chapman junior. NLS Impr Ind
  • CHARLES, G. bookseller Hamilton
    Hamilton 1799-1800
    NLS Impr Ind
  • CHARLES, George bookseller Alloa
    Alloa 1817-20
    Mary Charles bookseller and librarian New Market Street 1825
    Published his own History of the Transactions in Scotland in the years 1715-16 and 1745-46. 2 vols. Stirling: printed for George Charles, Bookseller Alloa, by J. Fraser and Co, 1817.
    Local Notes and Queries reprinted from The Stirling Observer. Stirling, 1886. 29-30; Pigot 1820; 1825
  • CHARLES, Mary bookseller Alloa
    George Charles Alloa 1817-20
    Mary Charles bookseller and librarian New Market Street 1825
    Local Notes and Queries reprinted from The Stirling Observer. Stirling, 1886. 29-30; Pigot 1820; 1825
  • CHARLES, William printseller Edinburgh
    6 North Bridge 1805
    Admitted to Sanctuary for debt at Holyroodhouse 6 May 1806.
    Edin Dir; Cadell
  • CHARLES, William paper and rag warehouse Glasgow
    49 High Street 1835
    Glas Dir
  • CHARTERIS [CHARTERHOUS], Henry printer and bookseller Edinburgh
    His buith on the north syde of the gait abone the Throne [i.e. High Street North side above the Tron] 1568-71
    Edinburgh 1572-99
    In the preface to his edition of Sir David Lindsay's Works (1568) he claims to be descended from the family of Charteris of Kinfauns. A Burgess. Books printed for him 1568-80. Will registered of Katherine Ker sometime spouse to Henry Charteris, burgess in Edinburgh 18 December 1577. Acquired Ross's press 1580/1. He bought books from Plantin in Antwerp, together with Robert Smyth and Thomas Vautrollier. The inventory of the will of Catherine Norvell, wife of Robert Smyth and widow of Thomas Bassandyne 2 June 1596 shows him as owing her money. He was a member of the Town Council of Edinburgh 1574 to 1590 and was a Bailie in 1577-78; 1581-82; and First Bailie in 1589-90. His children were Henry, who became Principal of Edinburgh University, Robert who succeeded to the press [The Bannantyne Press article describes him as brother rather than son of Henry, but Dickson and Edmond say son], John, Thomas, Marioun and Margaret. He died 29 August 1599. Will registered 16 September 1606. Inventory Bann.Misc.ii.223. DE.348. EBS.i.15. P.C.Reg.ix.451. Device Justitia Religio and the initials H C.
    Aldis 1904; Dickson & Edmond 348-376; STC; EdinTest; 'The Preface by Henry Charteris to his edition of Henry's Wallace, printed at Edinburgh 1594' The Ballanytne Miscellany Vol.III 157-176 (1855); Colin Clair. 'Christopher Plantin's trade connexions with England and Scotland.' Library 3rd series xiv,43-5 (1959)
  • CHARTERIS, Heirs of Henry printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1601
    Appears in imprints of three items printed in 1601. One printed in Dort by Isaac Canin. Possibly a mask for the activities of Bonham and John Norton in London. For an order of 30 June 1601 requiring the Stationers Company to investigate the charges of Robert Barker that the two Nortons had connived with Andro Hart to have English Bibles and metrical Psalms printed at Dordrecht see Acts of the Privy Council [England], 1601-1604, 14-15.
    Aldis 1904; STC
  • CHARTERIS, Robert printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1596-1599
    North side of Street fernent the Salt Trone 1600-1
    His buith West side of Auld Provosts closehead North side of Gate lytill above Salt-trone 1602-3
    King's Printer in Scotland Edinburgh 1596-1610
    Son and successor of Henry Charters. Burgess: Describes himself as King's Printer from 1596. Married Margaret Wallace in the Kirk of Holyroodhouse 26 January 1602. She died 1 February 1603. Will registered of Margaret Wallace sometime spouse to Mr Robert Charterus 31 March 1603. Appointed King's Printer 8 December 1603. Put to the horn for debt Aug 1609. Robert Charteris died about 1610. Finlason was appointed King's Printer in his place Aug 1612. Inventory of wife Margaret Wallace Bann.Misc.ii.235. Succeeded by Andro Hart. DE.490 EBS.i.15. Apprentices: William Mathie 12 October 1602; James Storie 27 March 1605.
    Aldis 1904; STC; CanonMarr; EdinTest; DE.490; EBS.i.15; EdinPren
  • CHARTERIS, Heirs of Robert printer Edinburgh
    'Printed at Edenborough in Scotland 1628 By the Heyres of Robert Charteris'
    Imprint of Peter Smart. The vanity of popish ceremonies [probably printed in London].
    Aldis 1904
  • CHEPMAN, David bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1526-41
    Son and heir of Walter Chepman merchant and Agnes Cockburne. On 2 April 1529 his mother delivered to him his father's goods, moveable and heritable.In March 1539 Kings Treasurer paid him ten shillings Scots for binding and laying about with gold the queens matin buke. "This may be the David Chepman, burgess, mentioned in a charter of 6th January 1540-41, though his name does not appear on the surviving Burgess Roll.
    Aldis 1904; Mitchell; Book of the Old Edinburgh Club iii,97
  • CHEPMAN, Walter printer Edinburgh
    In the Southgait (Cowgate) at the foot of Blackfriars Wynd 1507-08
    Edinburgh 1809-10
    A Merchant Burgess of Edinburgh. Had dealings with Andrew Halyburton in 1494 (Ledger of Andrew Halyburton p.11) and appears regularly in the records after that. In 1508 he set up first printing press in Scotland with Androw Myllar under Letters patent granted by James IV 15 Sept 1507. The patent specifies that they are to print mass books of the Aberdeen use in consultation with William Elpinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen. Chepman seems to have been the business partner and Andro Myllar the practical printer. They printed at Edinburgh from 1508-10. When Chapmen and Myllar were about to issue the the Aberdeen Breviary, Chepman laid a complaint before the Privy Council against certain Edinburgh merchants who were importing service books of Salisbury use 14 January 1510. On 14 January, the Privy Council summoned and admonished William and Francis Frost, William Sym and Andro Ross and ordered them to import no more Salisbury service books. In 1514 and 1515 Walter Chepman was Dean of Guild of Edinburgh. His first wife was Margaret Kerkettle, who died before 1506, and his second Agnes Cockburne who survived him. Will registered of Agnes Cockburne Relict of Walter Chapman, burgess of Edinburgh 24 July 1565. David Chepman, bookbinder was the son of Walter Chepman and Agnes Cockburne. Walter Chepman died between 16 September 1528, when he endowed a mortuary chapel in the lower part of the cemetry of St Giles and 2 April 1529 when his widow delivered all his goods to his son David.
    Aldis 1904; Dickson & Edmond ; EdinTest; The Chepman and Myllar Prints: nine tracts from the first Scottish press, Edinburgh 1508. A facsimile with a bibliographical note by William Beattie. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, 1950.
  • CHESSER [CHASSAR, CHESSAR], William printer Aberdeen
    21 St Andrew's Street 1834
    Aberdeen 1835-38
    Of Anderson & Co 1836; of Leith & Co 1838. With Robert Edward and John Anderson printed and published the Aberdeen Pirate and Aberdeen Shaver. Libel case Aberdeen Journal 27 September 1837.
    Beavan
  • CHEYNE, Alexander merchant and bookseller Aberdeen
    Narrow-wynd 1764
    Sold copies of Ken, Thomas. The retired Christian. 8th ed. Aberdeen. 1764. May have been in partnership with George Fowler.
    NLS Impr Ind; Beavan
  • CHEYNE, Ninian Richard bookseller Edinburgh
    Parliament Close 1786
    1 St Andrew's St 1786
    4 St Andrew's St 1788-97
    8 South St Andrew's St 1799-1800
    Ninian Richard Cheyne and P. G. Buchanan same address 1801-3
    4 St Andrew's Street 1804-06
    Buchanan alone 1807-21
    N.R. Cheyne [house] Meadow Place 1809-10
    [house] 2 Meadow Place 1811-12
    [house] 7 Meadow Place 1813-15
    [house] 20 St John Street 1816-17
    late bookseller same address 1818-20
    30 London Road 1821
    Third son of George Cheyne Episcopal Minister of Stirling. Member of the Edinburgh Bookseller's Society 27 April 1791. Burgess of Edinburgh 1797. He married Miss Jean daughter of James Auchinleck of Oxenden 25 April 1794. Apprentice: John Robertson, Burgess 6 April 1816.
    Edin Dir; NLS Impr Ind; EdinMarr; EdinPren; Sher. Edinburgh Booksellers
  • CHEYNE, Stewart [Stuart] bookseller and stationer Edinburgh
    16 George's Street South side 1793
    stationer 16 Thistle Street 1794
    16 George Street 1794-95
    22 George Street South side 1796-98
    bookseller and stationer same address 1799-1810
    48 George Street 1811-12
    S. Cheyne late bookseller 10 Union Street 1821
    19 Union Street 1822
    Married Miss Mary daughter of Alexander Stephens 1 November 1799.
    Edin Dir; Williamson 1794; EdinMarr
  • CHEYNE, William printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1731
    At the foot of Craig's Close 1732-49
    Burgess 24 Nov 1731 right of his father John Cheyne, chirurgeon. Died 27 September 1754 Edinburgh Evening Courant 30 September 1754.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • CHURNSIDE [CHIRNSIDE], Thomas printer and pharmacist Edinburgh
    At Mr Flemings Shop at the Cross 1773
    Churnside & Wilson Royal Bank Close 1776-80
    Thomas Churnside Crighton's Street [house?] 1778-80
    In 1783 he was a haberdasher and tea dealer, and in July of that year he was bankrupt and eloped.
    NLS Impr Ind; Edin Dir
  • CHISHOLM, Daniel bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1745-60
    Given as the seller of a number of works by John Glas at the end of John Glas. A view of the heresy of Aerius. Edinburgh, 1745
    NLS Impr Ind
  • CHISHOLM, John bookseller and stationer Edinburgh
    27 Elder Street 1830-35
    32 West Register Street 1836-40
    12 South St Andrew Street 1841-50
    The National Library of Scotland has A Catalogue of Old Books chiefly theological on sale at fixed prices by John Chisholm. Edinburgh, 1830.
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1837
  • CHISHOLM, Robert engraver Edinburgh
    Near the Cross 1786
    At the Cross 1788
    Edin Dir
  • CHRISTIAN NEWS newspaper office Glasgow
    Glasgow 1846-48
    142 Trongate and Brunswick Lane 1849
    Glasgow 1850-Twentieth Century
    Glas Dir; Newsplan Scotland
  • CHRISTIE, A. lithographic printer Edinburgh
    4 Montgomery Street 1838
    Edin Dir
  • CHRISTIE, Alexander bookbinder Edinburgh
    Canongate 1786
    Married Margrate Manson daughter of the deceased James Manson 20 June 1786.
    CanonMarr
  • CHRISTIE, Alexander second-hand bookseller Edinburgh
    hairdresser 105 Nicolson Street 1840
    111 Nicolson Street 1841-42
    second hand bookseller same address 1843-52
    97 Nicolson Street 1853-74
    Edin Dir
  • CHRYSTIE, George bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1619
    Burgess durante vita by Act of Council not in Burgess Roll 19 March 1619.
    EdinBurg
  • CHRISTY, Henry apprentice stationer Stirling
    Stirling 1721
    Henry Christy, son of James Christy deceased, apprenticed to John Hyndshaw stationer Stirling 1721.
    Maxted
  • CHRISTIE, John bookseller Dysart
    Dysart 1852
    Slater 1852
  • CHRISTIE, Peter engraver and copperplate printer Edinburgh
    18 Canal Street 1829-30
    45 Princes Street 1831
    106 High Street 1832
    5 North Bridge 1833
    Edin Dir
  • CHRISTIE, Peter engraver Edinburgh
    20 Bank Street 1842-44
    engraver, printer and lithographer 8 North Bridge 1845-52
    102 South Bridge 1853
    5 Drummond Street 1854
    5 Roxburgh Place 1855-58
    NB North Bridge in trade index 1845 and lithographer 1846. 8 Nicolson Square in General Directory and Street Index 1848-49.
    Edin Dir
  • CHRISTIE, Thomas bookseller Huntly
    The Square 1852
    Slater 1852
  • CHRISTIE, W.W. wood engraver Edinburgh
    501 Lawnmarket 1830-31
    Edin Dir
  • CHRISTIE, William bookbinder Edinburgh
    Back Stairs 1773
    New Stairs 1774-82
    Head of New Stairs 1784
    Head of Back Stairs 1786-99
    Edin Dir
  • CHRISTIE, William printer Edinburgh
    23 East M'Dowall Street 1842-43
    3 West Arthur Place 1844
    no trade same address 1845
    printer same address 1846
    no trade same address 1847
    Edin Dir
  • CHRISTIE, William printer Edinburgh
    117 High Street 1848-49
    Names to late for insertion in their proper places Edin Dir1848.
    Edin Dir
  • CHRONICLE [EDINBURGH WEEKLY] OFFICE newspaper office Edinburgh
    Parliament Stairs 210 High Street (printer Robert Hardie) 1819-24
    297 High Street 1825-28
    1 West Register Street and 10 Princes Street 1829
    Chronicle (Weekly) 10 Princes Street 1830
    78 Princes Street 1831-32
    19 James Square 1833
    54 North Bridge 1834-36
    37 North Bridge 1837-40
    241 High Street 1841-42
    Chronicle & Pilot Office same address 1843-44
    Edinburgh Chronicle same address 1845
    2 Hunter Square 1846-47
    10 Princes Street in the list of Edinburgh Newspapers 1829-31, 1 West Register Street in main sequence 1829.
    Edin Dir
  • CHRONICLE OFFICE newspaper office Glasgow
    Reid's Court, 56 Trongate, and 28 Nelson Street 1828
    Reid's Court, 56 Trongate 1835
    75 Argyll Street 1840-44
    15 Turner's Court, 87 Argyll Street 1847-49
    Glas Dir
  • CHRYSTAL, Robert printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1794
    Married Jacobina daughter of William Marshall tailor 20 September 1794.
    EdinMarr
  • CHURNSIDE [CHIRNSIDE], Thomas printer and pharmacist Edinburgh
    At Mr Flemings Shop at the Cross 1773
    Churnside & Wilson Royal Bank Close 1776-80
    Thomas Churnside Crighton's Street [house?] 1778-80
    In 1783 he was a haberdasher and tea dealer, and in July of that year he was bankrupt and eloped.
    NLS Impr Ind; Edin Dir
  • CIRCULATING LIBRARY Edinburgh
    1 William Street 1840-45
    Edin Dir
  • CITIZEN newpaper office Glasgow
    22 St Enoch Square 1847-49
    Glas Dir
  • CITY ENGRAVING AND PRINTING CO engravers Edinburgh
    533 Castle Hill 1841-42
    Edin Dir
  • CLACHER, David bookbinder Glasgow
    8 East Clyde Street 1835
    Glas Dir



    CLACKMANNANSHIRE LIBRARY subscription library Alloa
    Alloa 1797-1860
    Founded in 1797, the librarian was William Brodie. In 1840 it had 1,500 volumes but by 1860 only 1,000 could be found. It was wound up on 20 October 1860.
    John Lothian Extinct Clackmannanshire Societies. Alloa, 1875.
  • CLAPPERTON, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    Luckenbooths 1784
    Edinburgh 1785
    Supplement to Edin Dir 1784. Married Isobel daughter of deceased John Young, merchant in Perth 25 March 1785.
    Edin Dir; EdinMarr
  • CLARK & SANGSTER booksellers Peterhead
    Broad-street 1820
    Pigot 1820
  • CLARK, A. stationer Aberdeen
    16 Gallowgate 1837
    Beavan
  • CLARK, A. bookseller Peterhead
    Peterhead 1814
    Sold copies of Peter Buchan's The Recreation of Leisure Hours. Edinburgh, 1814.
  • CLARK, Alexander bookseller Aberdeen
    179 Union Street 1836
    3 South Silver Street 1837
    Beavan
  • CLARK, Alexander bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1782
    Married Hennereta daughter of Thomas Annan 4 March 1782.
    EdinMarr
  • CLARK, Alexander engraver Edinburgh
    10 Leopold Place 1841-43
    Edin Dir
  • CLARK, Alexander bookbinder Glasgow
    3 King Street 1823-25
    Pigot 1825; Glas Dir
  • CLARK, Alexander bookbinder and paper ruler Glasgow
    5 King Street 1835
    56 Bell Street 1840
    Glas Dir
  • CLARK, Rev. Alexander newspaper editor Inverness
    Inverness Herald 1836-37
    Minister of the Second Charge at Inverness and first editor of The Inverness Herald which appeared on 15 December 1836. He soon passed the editorship to the Rev. Simon Fraser a probationer of the Church of Scotland. The paper was strongly Conservative and ultra protestant.
    Cowan; John Noble. Bibliography of Inverness Newspapers and Periodicals. Stirling, 1903.
  • CLARK, Alexander bookseller & printer, librarian and newspaper publisher Stonehaven
    Allardice Street 1852
    Librarian of the Literary Society's Library & publisher of The Stonehaven Journal
    Slater 1852
  • CLARK, D bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1794
    Magna Charta. with its history ... was printed for J. Denoon and D. Clark in 1794.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • CLARK, David book deliverer Aberdeen
    117 Hadden Street, Woodside 1841-42
    Beavan
  • CLARK, George printer Edinburgh
    26 South Richmond Street 1834-37
    Gray 1834; 1835; 1836; 1837
  • CLARK, George bookseller and circulating library Peterhead
    Peterhead 1805
    Branch of George Clarke of Aberdeen.
    Beavan
  • CLARK, J. printer Edinburgh
    56 Merchants-court 1820
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1820
  • CLARK, James engraver to His Majesty's Mint Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1681-1719
    Married Katherine Cave. Probably engraved the portraits in Murray's Acts 1681 and engraving of burning bush in Acts of General Assembly 1690. Will registered 9 January 1719.
    Bush.2; EdinTest; Johnst3
  • CLARK, James mill furnisher and papermaker Glasgow
    53 Wilson Street 1840
    Glas Dir
  • CLARK, John printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1780
    Married Isobell daughter of Walter Freeman watchmaker Hawick 25 September 1780.
    EdinMarr
  • CLARK, John engraver Edinburgh
    Opposite the Tolbooth 1773-74
    Edinburgh 1785
    Married Jean daughter of deceased Andrew Ross upholsterer 28 November 1785. He published Works of the Caledonian Bards. Edinburgh, 1778, and An Answer to Mr Shaw's Inquiry into the Authenticity of the Works of Ossian. Edinburgh, 1781. He reported for the Board of Agriculture on the state of agriculture in the Counties of Brecknock, Radnor and Hereford. The three reports were all published in 1794. He also wrote The Nature and Value of Leasehold Property which was published in 1808. 'Died 11 March 1807 at Pembroke, South Wales, Mr John Clark. land surveyor, formerly engraver in Edinburgh, and known about thirty years ago, by the name of the Caledonian Bard'
    EdinDir; EdinMarr; DNB; Scots Magazine March 1807; Johnst3
  • CLARK, John printer Edinburgh
    3 Richmond Street 1807-10
    8 Richmond Place 1811
    20 West Richmond Street 1812-14
    Letter to him (1815) in National Library of Scotland MS 789
    Edin Dir
  • CLARK [CLARKE], John printer Edinburgh
    Cowgate 1810-11
    56 Cowgate 1812-18
    56 Merchant Court 1819
    John Clark of Messrs Stevenson [Duncan] and Company printers [Parliament Stairs] 18 Canal Street 1820
    'James' 1812.
    Edin Dir
  • CLARK, John bookseller or printer Edinburgh
    of Mundell & Co [i.e. Mundell, Doig and Stevenson's] Parliament Stairs 1812-14
    Edin Dir
  • CLARK, John printer Glasgow
    Argus Office, 25 Queen Street 1835
    24 Queen Street 1840
    25 Queen Street 1844-47
    'Clarke' in trade indexes of Glas Dir (not 1844). 'Argus Office' in Trade index 1844.
    Glas Dir
  • CLARK, John printer Tain
    High Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • CLARK, Leslie printer Aberdeen
    2 Guest Row 1839
    'late bookseller' 5 Long Acre 1840
    Beavan
  • CLARK, R. & R. printer Edinburgh
    Robert ClarkHanover Street 1844-1846
    57 Hanover Street 1847-50
    42 Hanover Street 1851
    R. & R. Clark same address 1851-64
    Robert Clark same address 1865-72
    R. & R. Clark same address 1873-20th Century
    The account in Clark's of Edinburgh begins'Robert Clark, son of a Montrose solicitor, who started work in a law printer's office in Edinburgh at the age of 13, began it all. When he was 21 he took the plunge, borrowed £200, and moved into a workshop at No 13 George Street...in November 1846...The business grew until more commodious premises had to be taken over at 42 Hanover Street.' This does not tally with the facts as given in the contemporary Edinburgh Directories.
    Edin Dir 1850; Schenck; "Clark's of Edinburgh" Centenary of famous printing house. Edinburgh, 1946. Reprinted from The Scotsman, November 25, 1946.
  • CLARK, Robert engraver and copperplate printer Edinburgh
    2 Terrace 1829-30
    50 Leith Street 1831
    64 Leith Street 1832-40
    and lithographic printer 14 Clyde Street 1841-42
    8 South St Andrew Street 1843-57
    10 South Hanover Street 1858-65
    15 Elder Street 1866-72
    Trade Index of Edin Dir 1850 has Clark, R.S. South St Andrew Street, probably the S. is a mistake for 8. Died 19 December 1873. There is a volume of specimens and letterheads &c. by Robert Clark in the National Library of Scotland.
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1837; Johnst3


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