Gall, James - Glassford, John

  • GALL, James printers and publishers Edinburgh
    Turnbull & Gall Old Assembly Close 1808-10
    house - Potterrow 1808-09
    house - Simpson's Court, Potterrow 1810
    259 Cowgate 1811-15
    Kincaid's Court, Cowgate 1816-18
    28 Niddry's Street 1819
    165 Cowgate 1820-21
    Hay, Gall & Co 28 Niddry Street 1822-24
    James Gall Law Printer and Publisher for Sabbath Schools 24 Niddry Street 1824-34
    printer, publisher and wood engraver 22 and 24 Niddry Street 1831-35
    24 Niddry Street 1836-40
    James Gall & Son 24 Niddry Street and 15 North Bridge 1841
    22 Niddry Street and 38 North Bridge 1842-47
    James Gall & Co same address 1847-48
    Gall and Inglis same address 1849-57
    6 and 13 George Street 1857-78
    20 Bernard Terrace 1878-1924
    12 Newington Road 1924-
    James Gall was made a Burgess in right of father James Gall tailor 1 April 1816; Guild Brother 5 December 1817; James Gall (1784-1874), of Turnbull and Gall, Old Assembly Close 1808-10?,'1824. A large printing-house in Niddry Street, belonging to Messrs Hay & Gall, was the first property of value that suffered from the flames. Being constructed of very combustible materials, it was easily consumed; and the whole was over at about eight o'clock on Sunday morning. A vast quantity of printing materials was destroyed, and it unfortunately happened that but a small proportion was insured.' In Paris he saw specimens of printing for the blind, and on his return invented a system of printing for the blind of the Edinburgh Blind Asylum; He published First Book, intended to teach them to read, in 1827; in 1834 he published The Gospel by John and The Acts of the Apostles in the same year, and the complete New Testament in 1840. Education was a life-long interest. He wrote Letter to the Secretary to thr Committee for Establishing local Sabbath Schools. 1822 A historical sketch of the origin and progress of literature for the blind. 1834; A series of educational experiments in England, Ireland and Scotland for ascertaining the effects of the lesson system of teaching. 1834 and A Practical enquiry into the philosophy of Education. 1840 Printed advertisement Edin Dir 1841 for their newly opened Educational Depository 15 North Bridge, also Cheap Music; printed advertisement 1842 for Educational Repository 38 North Bridge. Robert Preston foreman [printer] to James Gall & Son 1842-44. The son, also called James, joined the firm in 1838 but resigned in 1847 to become a Church of Scotland minister. In 1847, Robert Inglis, soon to be his son in law, joined the firm. James Gall died in 1874. No further members of the Gall family joined the firm. Robert Inglis's son James Gall Inglis came into the partnership in 1880, and James's brother Harry in 1888.
    EdinBurg; Edin Dir; Gray 1835; Chambers. Fires p.52; Gall & Inglis publishers 1810-1960
  • GALL, James junior engraver on wood Edinburgh
    24 Niddry Street 1825-35
    Edin Dir
  • GALL, James junior printer Edinburgh
    24 Gayfield Square 1835-43
    20 Gayfield Square 1844-46
    From 1844 he is of James Gall & Son.
    Edin Dir
  • GALLACHER, Charles bookseller St Andrews
    South Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • GALLATELY [GELLETELY; GELLATLY], John engraver, lithographic and copperplate printer Edinburgh
    engraver 186 Rose Street 1827
    8 West Register Street 1828-29
    10 West Register Street 1830-36
    44 West Register Street 1837-42
    1 George Street 1843-45
    26 George Street 1846-60
    Gellatly & White same address 1861-71
    Son of James Gellatly and Agnes Leighton, christened in Forfar 20 October 1802. John Gellatly died in Edinburgh 26 April 1859. The firm was continued under the same name by Robert Whyte. Engraved views for Robert Chambers Pictures of Stirling 1830 and Menzies vignette views of Edinburgh. [no date]
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1837; Schenck; Dickson, David.' Deceased friends. "A hasty man".' Book of the Old Edinburgh Club, xxii, 246 (1923); Johnst3
  • GALLAWAY, Mrs bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1786
    To sell The Psalms of David. Glasgow Mercury 12 January 1786.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GALLETI, Charles printseller Leith
    4 Shore 1816-17
    Edin Dir
  • GALLIE & BAYLEY [W.G.] booksellers, publishers and stationers Edinburgh
    69 George Street 1842-44
    Bayley's initials 1844.
    Edin Dir
  • GALLI, Charles printseller and optician Leith and Edinburgh
    Dock-street, Leith 1820
    5 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh 1825
    Francis Cameron. Catalogue of a splendid collection of pictures and cabinets [the property of Charles Galli] 1821; The catalogue of paintings of Mr Charles Galli which will be sold January 1829.
    Pigot 1820; 1825
  • GALLIE, George stationer Glasgow
    38 Brunswick Place 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • GALLIE, George bookseller Glasgow
    48 Glassford Street 1828
    and stationer 99 Buchanan Street 1835-49
    Burgess and Guild brother as married to Isabella daughter to Mungo Nasmith mason 31 July 1828. Pigot 1837 describes him as theological bookseller. Not listed as a stationer 1840.
    GlasBurg; Glas Dir; Pigot 1837
  • GALLIE, John typefounder and printers'joiner Edinburgh
    27 and 29 New Street 1846
    of Marr, Gallie & Co same address 1847-52
    Successors to the business of Messrs A. and P. Wilson. Printed advertisement Edin Dir 1850
    Edin Dir
  • GALLIE, John bookseller &c. Glasgow
    8 Brunswick-place 1819
    2 Blackfriars Street 1820
    Glas Dir; Pigot 1820
  • GALLOWAY, John apprentice bookseller Glasgow
    Glasgow 1743
    John Galloway, son of Robert Galloway, apprenticed to Robert Smith bookseller Glasgow 1743
  • GALLOWAY, Pringle compositor Edinburgh
    Charles Stewart's University Printing Office Old Bank Close ca 1820
    Afterwards reader in the King's Printing House.
    Leslie Fleming. An Octogenarian Printer's Recollections. Edinburgh, 1893
  • GALLOWAY, R. bookseller Glasgow
    Glasgow 1793
    Sold copies of The trial of the Rev. Thomas Fyshe Palmer. Edinburgh. 1793.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GALLOWAY, Robert bookbinder Edinburgh
    29 Thistle Street 1834-35
    17 West Register Street 1836-42
    26 George Street 1843-52
    John Knox's House, 41 High Street 1853-54
    4 Clyde Street 1855-58
    82 South Clerk Street 1859-64
    25 Thistle Street Gray 1834
    Edin Dir ; Pigot 1837
  • GALLOWAY, Robert bookseller Stirling and Glasgow
    24 South Side of Bridgegate 1788
    Glasgow 1793-94
    Born in Stirling June 1752. Brought up as a shoemaker and carried on business in small way as bookseller. Author of Poems, Epistles and Songs, Glasgow, printed by W. Bell for the author 1788. Glasgow 1793. Sold copies of The trial of the Rev. Thomas Fyshe Palmer. Edinburgh. 1793. Died 4 March 1794. Probably the R. Galloway bookseller Glasgow above.
    NLS Impr Ind; Local Notes and Queries reprinted from The Stirling Observer. Stirling, 1886. p.25.
  • GALT, James bookbinder Glasgow
    Glasgow 1658-70
    Burgess as serving apprentice with James Dunlop bookbinder 1 July 1658; Guild Brother 20 January 1670. Will of Barbara Neill spouse registered 19 April 1669.
    GlasBurg; GlasTest
  • GARDEN, Francis engraver Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1718
    Appears in list of subscribers to Nisbet's Essay on armories 1718. Perhaps the Frances Garden 'engraver of coats of arms, crests &c.' who advertised in the Boston Evening Post of 4 March 1745 that he had recently arrived in America from England?
  • GARDEN [GARDINE], James bookseller Edinburgh
    At the Printing House of Donaldson & Reid, Castle Hill 1765
    To take in subscriptions for The Universal Bible. Edinburgh Evening Courant 16 January 1765. Will registered with that of his son William 28 July 1773.
    NLS Impr Ind; EdinTest
  • GARDINER [William] & ANDERSON [Robert] newspaper publisher Cupar
    Fifeshire Journal St Catherine Street 7 January1836-March 1840
    See William Gardiner printer and bookseller Cupar.
    Pigot 1837
  • GARDINER & DIXON bookseller Dundee
    13 Union Street West side 1829
    Dundee 1829
  • GARDNER, Alexander bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1794
    Married Jacobina daughter of Adam Forrest porter 31 October 1794.
  • GARDNER, Alexander bookseller, stationer and printer Paisley
    14 Moss Street 1828-30
    14 Moss Street - printing office 4 Lillia's Wynd 1831
    5 Moss Street 1830
    5 Moss Street - printing office 3 Lillia's Wynd 1834
    3 Moss Street - printing office 9 Moss Street 1837-68
    Printed advertisement in Paisley 1852 'letter-press and stereotype printing'.
    Crawford; Fowler 1831, 1834; Pigot 1837; Paisley 1838; 1851; 1868; Slater 1852
  • GARDNER, Archibald bookseller Edinburgh
    Whitefield Place 1835
    Heriot's Buildings 1836
    Edin Dir
  • GARDNER, David bookseller Paisley
    Paisley 1791
    John Knox. History of the reformation printed for him at Paisley 1791.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GARDNER, E.M. stationer Edinburgh
    24 South Bridge 1838-40
    78 South Bridge 1841
    Edin Dir
  • GARDNER, George printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1754
    Married Ann Miln relict of John M'Crabie printer 8 September 1754.
  • GARDNER, J. copperplate and lithographic printers Perth
    39 High Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • GAIRDNER, James printer Edinburgh
    2 Holyrood Street 1824
    New Dir 1824
    Edin Dir
  • GARDNER, James bookseller Glasgow
    Finneston-road 1820
    Pigot 1820
  • GAIRDNER, John bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1750
    Son to James Gairdner, gardener at Fountainbridge, apprenticed to Thomas Paton bookbinder 16 May 1750.
  • GARDNER, John bookseller Glasgow
    148 Trongate 1809
    and librarian 107 King Street 1815
    Glas Dir
  • GARDNER, John circulating library Glasgow
    Finnieston Road, Anderston 1818-20
    Glas Dir
  • GARDNER, Robert apprentice bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1742
    Robert Gardner, son of James Gardner, apprenticed to Archibald Richardson bookbinder Edinburgh 1742
  • GARDNER, Samuel bookseller Glasgow
    Craig's Close, Calton 1798
    Arthur Dent's The ruin of Rome. Glasgow. 1798 was printed for him.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GARDINER, Thomas & Co bookseller Cupar in Angus
    Commercial Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • GARDINER, Thomas printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1798
    Married Emilia daughter of John Falconer gardener 2 October 1798.
  • GARDINER, William printer and bookseller Cupar
    William Gardiner & Co [=William Anderson] Cupar ca 1833- 7 January 1836
    William Gardiner and Robert Anderson publishers of the Fifeshire Journal St Catherine Street 1839-7 January 1839
    William Gardiner & Co [=William Anderson] St Catherine's Street 4 doors east from the shop lately occupied by Gardiner & Anderson 1839-March 1840.
    William Gardiner was born about 1800. Married Anne Anderson. Published Gardiner's Miscellany with lithographs, which led to his bankruptcy 1840. He died in 1845. Robert Anderson continued as publisher of The Journal until September 1842, when he advertised the sale of the stock. From at least 1848-51 he was in Edinburgh. In 1853 he and his family emigrated to America. He died in Sydney in March 1878.
    Campbell Journal; Schenck
  • GARDINER, William and J. lithographers Perth
    39 High Street 1845-53
    Sons of clockmaker Patrick Gardiner, who died in 1828. Originally clockmakers, also engraved armorial bookplates. Designed and engraved plates for an edition of Robert Blair's Poetical Works. 1802. Added lithography in 1845. William Gardiner died in Perth 30 January 1848 at the age of 47. Perth Museum & Art Gallery have a small scrapbook of engravings and a lithograph.
  • GARNER, David bookseller Dundee
    106 Seagate 1852
    Slater 1852
  • GARROFF [GAROF, GARAF], Peter print seller Edinburgh
    Hanover Street 1799
    Garof and Coy same address 1800
    8 South Hanover Street 1801-02
    Garof same address 1803
    P. Garoff 8 South Hanover Street East side 1804
    Peter Garof same address 1805-10
    23 Hanover Street 1811-15
    Edin Dir
  • GARVIE, John bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1643
    Guild Brother Burgess of befoir [sic] 27 September 1643.
  • GAUGAIN, J[ohn] J[ames] stationer and depot of materials for ladies' fancy works Edinburgh
    J. & J. Gaugan [sic] fancy warehouse 63 North Bridge 1823
    I. J. Gaugain North Bridge 1824
    2 George Street 1825
    'French blond, flower maker' 58 George Street 1826
    importer of French blond lace flowers and manufacturer of braids same address 1827-28
    39 Frederick Street 1829-31
    43 Frederick Street 1832-36
    63 George Street 1837-52
    Printed advertisement Edin Dir 1824. Gaugin bookseller in trade indexof Edin Dir1835. His wife Mrs [Jane] Gaugain ran the Berlinwool and other fancy work side of the business, and published a number of manuals on knitting and other craft work from 1840 onwards. In 1841 he opened a Newtown Agency Office and Auction Mart for the sale of property in the New Town of Edinburgh at 63 George Street. There is a printed advertisement for the latter in Edin Dir 1841. In 1842 it is listed under J.T. Gaugain.
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1837
  • GAUGAIN, Thomas portrait engraver Edinburgh
    14 Waterloo Place 1824-25
    58 George Street 1826-27
    Edin Dir; DNB
  • GAVIN, David engraver & copperplate printer Edinburgh
    David Gavin & Son 13 Parliament Square 1820
    David Gavin same address 1823-25
    20 North Bridge 1825
    Croft-an-Righ 1827
    18 North Bridge 1831-32
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1825
  • GAVIN, E. and C. engravers Edinburgh
    25 North Bridge 1822
    Edin Dir
  • GAVIN, Francis herald and ornamental engraver Edinburgh
    25 North Bridge 1823-25
    8 North Bridge 1826
    34 North Bridge 1827-28
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1825
  • GAVIN, Francis C. engraver & copperplate printer Edinburgh
    7 Elder Street 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • GAVIN [GAVINE], Hector engraver Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1766-73
    Parliament Close 1774-90
    26 Parliament Close 1793-1804
    Parliament Close 1805-08
    Hector Gavin and Son same address 1809-12
    Hector Gavin junior engraver 150 High Street 1813-16
    Hector Gavin senior Craftangry Wynd 1814
    Gavin and Son 13 Parliament Square 1816-20
    Born 7 May 1738, son of David Gavin, bookkeeper in Holland. Apprenticed to Andrew Bell & Co engravers for 8 years 25 April 1782. Burgess as apprentice to Andrew Bell engraver 25 April 1782, apprentice same day. Married Miss Gilles daughter to deceast James Wilson smith 29 June 1766. Daughter Giles of Hector Gavin engraver in the Abbey married John Kenedy musician in Edinburgh 11 December 1795. Died 7 July 1814 at Croft an Righ, Edinburgh. Apprentices: Andrew Ready apprenticed 1763; John Maxwell apprenticed 1766; Andrew Birl apprenticed 20 January 1769; David Blackmore Pyet apprenticed 19 January 1775; John Sievewright, Burgess 22 April 1807.
    EdinMarr; EdinPren; EdinBurg; Edin Dir; CanonMarr; Bush.2; Johnst3; Maxted
  • GAVIN, Hector engraver & copperplate printer Edinburgh
    Hector Gavin and Son Parliament Close 1809-11
    Hector Gavin junior engraver 150 High Street 1813-16
    Hector Gavin same address 1817
    219 High-street 1818-29
    8 North Bridge 1830-35
    2 South St David's Street 1836-40
    16 South St David's Street 1841-46
    engraver, printer and lithographer 166 High Street 1847-50
    37 Montagu Street (house) 1851
    21 George Street 1852-53
    Born 5 October 1784, son of Hector Gavin (1738-1814), engraver, Edinburgh, and Gilles Wilson. Burgess of before (14 March 1811 entered so in index but not in record) Guild Brother 21 October 1818. Married Marion Walker, sister to William Walker, engraver 11 November 1814. In 1856 he went to live with a married daughter, and died 1 March 1874. Lithographer 1844-45.
    Edin Dir; EdinBurg; Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837; Bush.2; Schenck
  • GAZETTE OFFICE newspaper printer Edinburgh
    28 Parliament Square 1808-10
    11 Parliament Square 1811-24
    4 North Bank Street 1825-40
    12 North Bank Street 1841
    13 North Bank Street 1842-70
    Exchequer Chambers, [1] Parliament Square 1871-20th Century
    Edin Dir
  • GED, James printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1739-46
    London 1748-49
    Son of William Ged. Apprenticed to a printer in Edinburgh. Set type for his father's Sallust. Acted as printer for the rebels in the 45 but pardoned aand released in 1748 , he was afterwards a journeyman printer with Mr Bettenham [in London], set up by himself in Denmark Court in the Strand, where he issued proposals for printing by stereotype, and afterwards receiving no encouragement 'he went to Jamaica, where his younger brother [William] was settled as a reputable printer, and died soon after his arrival in that island.'. He left his father's tools to be shipped after him, but the friend with whom he left them kept them.
    NLS Impr Ind; A List of Persons concerned in the Rebellion. Scottish History Society 8; Biographical memoirs of William Ged; including a particular account of his progress in the art of block-printing. London, printed by and for J. Nichols, 1781.
  • GED, William goldsmith and stereotyper Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1696-1725
    Cambridge 1731-32
    Edinburgh 1739-44
    Apprenticed to Robert Inglis, goldsmith in Edinburgh 3 December 1696, admitted freeman 20 August 1706. Reinventor of stereotype 1725. He was involved with William Fenner, a London stationer, and Thomas James, the London typefounder in a scheme to print Bibles and Prayer Books in Cambridge in 1731-2, but the partnership failed through the hostility of the workmen and that of James. He afterwards published two editions of Sallust in Edinburgh 1739 and 1744 and Henry Scougal's The life of God in the soul of man. Newcastle, 1742 from plates, the type having been set by his son James who was apprenticed to a printer. Died 19 October 1749. The National Library of Scotland has an original plate of ten pages of the Sallust, which Ged gave to the Advocates Library; The National Museums of Scotland has two one page plates; and there is a further plate in a private collection.
    DNB; Timperley 678; NLS Impr Ind; Biographical memoirs of William Ged; including a particular account of his progress in the art of block-printing. London, printed by and for J. Nichols, 1781.; Thomas Hodgson. Essay on the origin and progress of stereotype printing. Newcastle, 1820.; John S. Gibb. 'Notes on William Ged & the invention of stereotyping'. EBS Publication 1892 [No.8] and 'Supplement' 1896 [no.25]; John Carter 'William Ged and the invention of stereotype'. Library 5th series xv (1960) 161-192; and 'William Ged and the invention of stereotype: a postscript' Library 5th series xvi 143-145 (1961). Robert Donaldson 'William Ged and the invention of stereotype: a second postscript.' Edinburgh Bibliographical Society 1967.
  • GEDDES, Alexander stationer Edinburgh
    50 Clerk Street 1832
    Edin Dir
  • GEDDES, Ellen circulating library Moffat
    Moffat 1852
    Slater 1852
  • GEDDES, James printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1797
    Burgess in right of father James Geddes watchmaker 9 February 1797.
  • GEDDES [GADIE], John bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1658-74
    Son to Thomas Geddes, in Glasgow, apprenticed with James Bell bookbinder 28 July 1658; Burgess as apprentice to James Bell bookbinder 21 September 1664. Married Helen Davidson 27 October 1664. A child buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 22 December 1673. John Gadie buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 20 April 1674. Apprentice: James Reid 24 May 1676.
    EdinPren; EdinBurg; EdinMarr; GreyBuri
  • GEDDIS [GEDDES], John bookseller and bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1693-99
    Married Marion Scott 21 July 1693. Children buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 16 April 1698; 18 June 1699.
    EdinMarr; GreyBuri
  • GEDDESS, John bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1720
  • GEDDES, John bookseller and stationer, bookbinder and circulating library Huntly
    Huntly 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • GEDDES, W. printer Edinburgh
    7 Hay Street 1829
    9 Davie Street 1830-31
    Edin Dir
  • GEIKIE, Walter artist and etcher Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1795-1837
    Son of Archibald Geikie perfumer of Edinburgh, born 9 November 1795; at the age of two he became deaf as the result of rheumatic fever. His father taught him to read, and he was educated through the enthusiasm of local gentleman, and for a while attended Mr Cathcart's institution for the deaf. He showed an early interest in drawing, studied under Patrick Gibson (1783-1829) and entered the drawing academy established by the Commissioners of the Board of Trustees for the encouragement of Scottish Manufactures, where he was a pupil of John Graham, and afterwards of Andrew Wilson. He was elected an Associate of the Scottish Academy and a Fellow in 1834. He is best known for his drawings and etchings. His oil paintings were criticised at the time for their unusual palette and their comparative lack of chiaroscuro. A number of his paintings were commissioned from him by the Earl of Hopetoun, and are still to be seen in Hopetoun House. Died 1 August 1837. Published Sketches from nature. Edinburgh, 1833. Etchings, illustrative of Scottish character and scenery, executed after his own designs. ... With biographical introduction by Sir T. Dick Lauder was published in Edinburgh after his death in 1841. Many of his drawings were disposed of by private sale after his death. The Royal Scottish Academy, The National Gallery of Scotland and the Print Room of the British Museum have perhaps the largest collections.
    DNB; Johnst3; Duncan Macmillan. Walter Geikie, 1795-1837. Edinburgh, Talbot Rice Gallery, 1984. (An exhibition catalogue.)
  • GELEN, Hugh bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1694
    Buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 13 October 1694.
  • GELLAN, John bookbinder Aberdeen
    Peter Strachan and John Gellan 8 and 10 Long Acre 1824-25
  • GELLATLY [GELLETELY; GALLATELY], John engraver, lithographic and copperplate printer Edinburgh
    engraver 186 Rose Street 1827
    8 West Register Street 1828-29
    10 West Register Street 1830-36
    44 West Register Street 1837-42
    1 George Street 1843-45
    26 George Street 1846-60
    Gellatly & White same address 1861-71
    Son of James Gellatly and Agnes Leighton, christened in Forfar 20 October 1802. John Gellatly died in Edinburgh 26 April 1859. The firm was continued under the same name by Robert Whyte. Engraved views for Robert Chambers Pictures of Stirling 1830 and Menzies vignette views of Edinburgh. [no date]
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1837; Schenck; Dickson, David.' Deceased friends. "A hasty man".' Book of the Old Edinburgh Club, xxii, 246 (1923); Johnst3
  • GELLATLY, Stewart bookseller Arbroath
    High Street 1825
    95 High Street 1837
    bookseller, stationer and bookbinder 186 High Street 1846-52
    Advertisement in Angus 1846.
    Pigot 1825; 1837; Angus 1846; Slater 1852
  • GEMMILL, J. printer Beith
    Whang-street 1820
    Pigot 1820
  • GEMMELL, Robert bookbinder Glasgow
    Glasgow 1797
    Burgess and Guild Brother as serving apprentice with Robert and Andrew Foulis booksellers 13 April 1797.
  • GEMMEL, Robert stationer, bookseller and librarian Paisley
    1 Smith Hills 1837-38
    Pigot 1837; Paisley 1838
  • GEMMEL[GEMMELL; GAMMEL], Robert librarian, bookseller, stationer and Stamp Office Port Glasgow
    Fore Street 1820-34
    Pigot 1820; 1825; Fowler 1831; 1834
  • GENTLES, John and RIDDLE, William publishers Old Monklands, Lanarkshire
    John Gentles and William Riddle. Barton's-hill 1772
    The bulwark of truth was printed for them in Glasgow in 1772.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GEORGE, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1760
    Married Margaret daughter to deceast James Walker maltster in North Leith 24 February 1760.
  • GEORGE, W. J. & Co lithographers and printers Glasgow
    60 Maxwell Street 1848-49
    46 Jamaica Street 1850-53
    95 Argyle Street 1854
    74 Argyle Street 1855-59
    Glas Dir; Schenck
    GIBB, Adam bookseller Edinburgh
    3 East Rose Street, South Side Denovan's 1804
    Edin Dir
  • GIBB, Hugh printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1784
    Married Beatrix daughter of William Steedman combmaker 10 September 1784.
  • GIBB, John printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1800
    Daughter Isobel married James Cox late soldier in the First Fencible Regiment 28 March 1800.
  • GIB, William stationer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1656-83
    Son of John Gib, of Lambhill, apprenticed to John Lillie stationer 11 June 1656. Burgess and Guild Brother as apprentice to John Lillie stationer 18 January 1665. Will registered 19 July 1684. Apprentices: William Watson 15 March 1676; Robert Prymrose 28 November 1683.
    EdinPren; EdinBurg; EdinTest
  • GIBB, William bookseller and auctioneer Edinburgh
    Head of Wariston's Close 1760-61
    In the Parliament House 1763-97
    Burgess and Guild Brother in right of wife Anne, daughter of Gideon Crawford bookseller 25 January 1764. Apprentices: James McNaughton 12 February 1772; George Tweedie 12 February 1772.
    NLS Impr Ind; EdinBurg; Caledonian Mercury 9 January 1760; 7 January 1761; 6 April 1763; Edin Dir; EdinPren
  • GIBB, William printer Edinburgh
    of William Oliphant junior & Co 23 South Bridge 1839-40
    of Murray & Gibb 26 Buccleugh Place 1841-42
    6 South Nelson Street 1843
    26 Royal Crescent 1844-46
    12 Queen Street 1847-51
    41 York Place 1853-60
    17 Gayfield Square 1861-62
    7 Claremont Crescent 1863-65
    Not in Edin Dir 1852.
    Edin Dir
  • GIBSON and SANDERSON printers Edinburgh
    Milne's Court 1811-13
    Edin Dir
  • GIBSON, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1603-before 1630
    Son of John Gibson and Katherine Boyd. Married Agnes Moreland 23 February 1603; admitted Burgess 19 July 1603 as eldest son of John Gibson. Sold his privileges as printer to Thomas Finlason in March 1606. Dead before 1 September 1630 when he was described as umquhile [the late] at admission of his son-in-law Robert Mulekyn as Burgess.
    Aldis 1904; Mitchell; EdinMarr; EdinBurg
  • GIBSON, James paper maker Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1786
    Married Janet daughter of Adam Watson paper maker Lasswade 30 December 1786.
  • GIBSON, John printer and bookseller Cupar
    St Catherine's Street 1843-1852
    Campbell Journal; Slater 1852
  • GIBSON, John bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1580-1600
    The son of Andro Gibson, baxter [will proved 3 February 1569], and Margaret Donaldson [will proved 1 March 1585]. John Ross owed Gibson ten shillings at the time of his death in 1580. Complained to the Burgh of Edinburgh, together with Robert Lekpreuik, that Robert Wodhous, Inglishman was taking their trade. Gibson was appointed bookbinder to King James VI 29 July 1581. Complained that Maister Jhonn Cowper, servand to Thomas Vautrollier was binding in Edinburgh 4 April 1582. He was admitted Burgess of Edinburgh on 17 February 1585; acquired the printing rights of Gilbert Masterton and further privileges were bestowed on him 20 June 1589 and 13 May 1590. On the 4 May 1599 he was paid for a paper book that he had furnished for the Clerk's Chamber of the Burgh of Edinburgh. In July 1599 he obtained a licence for a psalm book which he had 'causit imprent within Middilburgh'. The inventory of his will gives the date of his death as 26 December 1600. His will was registered 16 March 1601. His widow, Katherine Boyd, died in July 1622. Her will was proved 15 February 1623, inventory printed in Bann. Misc.ii,222. His privileges were purchased by Thomas Finlason from James Gibson, his son and heir, in March 1606. He had a son David Gibsoun.
    Aldis 1904; EdinTest; 'Binding for James VI of Scotland, c.1580' in H.M. Nixon. Sixteenth-century gold-tooled bookbindings in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York, 1971, 205-10; Mitchell; EdinBurg; Privy Seal Register [MS] XLVIII fol.26
  • GIBSON, Joseph printer Edinburgh
    Lady Stair's Close 1816
    Todricks-wynd 1820
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1820
  • GIBSON, Robert carver, gilder and printseller Glasgow
    9 South Portland Street 1849
    Glas Dir
  • GIBSON, Thomas bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1592
    One of seven booksellers who complained against John Norton in February 1592 for retailing books within the burgh.
    Aldis 1904
  • GIBSON, Thomas bookseller Edinburgh
    16 Carnegie Street 1817
    14 Carnegie Street 1818-20
    Edin Dir
  • GIBSON, Thomas bookseller and printer Falkirk
    High Street 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • GIBSON, Thomas S. stationer, printer, lithographer and account-book maker Glasgow
    56 Queen Street 1847
    Glas Dir; Schenck
  • GIFFEN, Andrew circulating library Southend, Argyll
    Relief Library 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • GIFFORD, James bookseller Edinburgh
    4 East Register Street 1820
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1820
  • GILBEE [GILLBEE], Mrs [S.] bookseller, stationer and circulating library Edinburgh
    27 Hanover Street 1833-34
    Gray 1833; Edin Dir
  • GILBERT, Adam & Edward engravers Dundee
    21 Meadowside 1852
    Slater 1852
  • GILBERT, Bernard & Co engravers lithographers and copperplate printers Dundee
    21 Meadow Side 1842-47
    Died 29 April 1847. Succeeded by A[dam] & E[dward] Gilbert 1847.
    Dundee 1846; Schenck ; Johnst3
  • GILCHRIST and HERIOT printers Leith
    Quality Street 1819-20
    16 Quality-street 1820
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1820
  • GILCHRIST, Charles R. printer and bookseller Mid Calder
    Mid Calder 1852
    Slater 1852
  • GILCHRIST, F. printer Edinburgh
    20 Bank Street 1834
    Edin Dir
  • GILCHRIST, John newspaper office Edinburgh
    of the Courant Office 134 Canongate 1827
    29 Frederick Street 1828-30
    28 India Street 1831-50
    no trade same address 1851-68
    Edin Dir
  • GILCHRIST, Peter running stationer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1745
    Married Jane Paterson, widow of Thomas M'Corkendale running stationer 17 February 1745.
  • GILCHRIST, Robert printer Edinburgh
    9 Crichton Street 1833-46
    Gray 1833; 1834; Edin Dir
  • GILCHRIST, William printer Glasgow
    99 Trongate 1840
    145 Argyll Street and 11 St Enoch Square 1844
    and lithographer 145 Argyll Street 1845-52
    Glas Dir; Schenck
  • GILCHRIST, William bookseller and stationer Mid Calder
    Mid Calder 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • GILCHRIST, William bookseller Elie
    High Street 1837
    stationer Elie 1852
    Pigot 1837; Slater 1852
  • GILFILLAN, John printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1719
    Married Isobel Meason, daughter of the late James Meason merchant 23 October 1719.
  • GILFILLAN, Moses printer Edinburgh
    1 Holyrood Street 1848-50
    Edin Dir
  • GILL, James bookseller Forres
    High Street 1837-52
    Pigot 1837; Slater 1852
  • GILL, William circulating library Galashiels
    Librarian Subscription Library Over Haugh 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • GILLAM, Joseph bookseller Edinburgh
    5 Hanover Street 1839
    Edin Dir
  • GILLAM, Joseph bookseller Edinburgh
    70 Princes Street 1844
    Edin Dir
  • GILLAN [GULLON], John bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1719-21
    Advertisements in Scots Courant 5 June 1719 and Edinburgh Evening Courant 26 June 1721.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GILLESPIE, William bookseller Stirling
    99 Baker Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • GILLIES, Bryce engraver Dumfries
    89 High-street 1820-37
    Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837
  • GILLIES [GILLES], Charles bookseller and stationer Edinburgh
    99 Nicolson Street 1848-49
    Names too late for insertion in their proper places Edin Dir1848.
    Edin Dir
  • GILLIES, James bookseller Glasgow
    Above the Cross 1783-8
    183 High St 1789
    290 High St 1809
    Mrs James Gillies 290 High St 1815-20
    NLS Impr Ind; Pigot 1820; Glas Dir
  • GILLIES [GILLES], John book agent Aberdeen
    2 Littlejohn Street 1843
    15 St Nicholas Street 1844
    Aberdeen 1845
    Book agent for M'Gregor, Polson & Co, Glasgow.
  • GILLIES, John bookseller and printer Perth
    High St opposite the Old Guard Vennel 1774
    Perth 1775-1783
    John Brown and John Gillies printers 1784-85
    John Gillies Perth 1786-88
    Member of printing partnership of John Brown and John Gillies 1784-85. Wrote One day's journey into the Highlands of Scotland March 12. 1784, and edited and published Sean Dain [A Collection of Ancient and Modern Gaelic Poems]. Perth, 1786. The National Library of Scotland also has the proposals for the book, dated 1 September 1783.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GILLIES, M. bookseller Perth
    Perth 1796
    To sell Alex Pringle's Prayer for the revival. Edinburgh. 1796.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GILLIES, Robert engraver and printer Dumfries
    Coffee Close 1852
    Slater 1852
  • GILLIES, Robert bookseller Stuarton
    Stuarton 1775
    Subscribed for nine copies of John Howie's Scots worthies. 1775.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GILLIES, William bookbinder Edinburgh
    16 South Richmond Street 1835
    5 Salisbury Street 1836-41
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1837
  • GILLIES, William bookseller Falkirk
    Grahamston 1837
    and printer same address 1852
    Pigot 1837; Slater 1852
  • GILLON, John bookbinder Edinburgh
    27 Jamaica Street 1834-37
    Gray 1834; 1836; 1837
  • GILLON, William china, paper & rag shop Edinburgh
    of Smail & Co 2 Merchant Street 1844-48
    5 Fingal Place 1849-64
    of Smail, Gillon & Co same address 1865-66
    19 Grange Road 1867-81
    Edin Dir
  • GILMOUR [J.B.] & DEAN [Alexander Davidson] lithographers, engravers and printers Glasgow
    J. B. Gilmour 74 Argyle Street 1845
    [J. B.] Gilmour & [Alexander Davison] Dean 86 Buchanan Street and 13 Exchange Place 1846-52
    86 Buchanan Street and 13 & 15 Exchange Place 1853-53
    15 Exchange Place 1854-56
    3 Exchange Place 1857-734
    50 North Hanover Street 1874-20th Century
    'Deans' in Street Directory of Glas Dir 1847; Exchange Place address in Trades list Glas Dir 1847. Alexander Davison Dean died in 1910.
    Glas Dir; Schenck
  • GILMORE [GILMOUR], George paper warehouse Edinburgh
    Auchmuty paper-warehouse 5 Royal Exchange 1824-25
    stationer and quill merchant 15 Blair Street 1826-27
    wholesale and retail stationer same address 1828-29
    stationer auctioneer and appraiser same address 1830
    furniture and auctioneer warehouse 17 Blair Street 1831-34
    appraiser and furniture broker same address 1835-37
    auctioneer and upholsterer same address 1838-40
    auctioneer 19 Blair Street 1841-42
    Mrs Mary Glmour furniture and upholstery warehouse 17 and 19 Blair Street 1843-44
    M. Gilmour & Co 17 Blair Street 1845
    239 and 261 Cowgate 1846
    Burgess and Guild Brother in right of wife Mary, daughter of John M'Glashan furniture dealer, Cowgate 2 August 1827.
    Edin Dir; EdinBurg
  • GILMOUR, Mrs Isobel bookseller Glasgow
    Near the head of the Saltmarket 1772-3
    Widow of John Gilmour. The business belongs to Fleming in March 1780.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GILMOUR, J. B. lithographer, engraver and printer Glasgow
    J. B. Gilmour 74 Argyle Street 1845
    [J. B.] Gilmour & [Alexander Davison] Dean 86 Buchanan Street and 13 Exchange Place 1846-52
    86 Buchanan Street and 13 & 15 Exchange Place 1853-53
    15 Exchange Place 1854-56
    3 Exchange Place 1857-73
    50 North Hanover Street 1874-20th Century
    J.B. Gilmour was apprenticed to Joseph Swan, engraver and lithographer. 'Deans' in Street Directory Glas Dir 1847; Exchange Place address in Trades list Glas Dir 1847. Alexander Davison Dean died in 1910.
    Glas Dir; Schenck
  • GILMOUR, John newspaper publisher, bookseller and bookbinder Glasgow
    Glasgow 1742-1743
    Opposite Gibson's Land Salt Mercat 1744-68
    John Gilmour & Son same address 1769-70
    Mrs Isabel Gilmore Near the head of The Saltmarket 1772-3
    John Gilmour, son of William Gilmour of Kilmarnock, apprenticed to William Duncan bookseller Glasgow 1719. Burgess and Guild Brother as married to Isobel daughter to Robert Logan merchant 29 May 1739. Apprentices: Robert Wark, son of John Wark 1742; Archibald Bochanon [sic], son of Archibald Buchanan 1743; William Marshall bookseller and merchant Burgess and Guild Brother as serving apprentice with John Gilmour bookseller and merchant 25 May 1749; Andrew Mann 1758. Son William died Jan 1771. John Gilmour died in 1772. Will of John Gilmour bookbinder registered 13 September 1773.
    Maxted; GlasBurg; NLS Impr Ind; GlasTest
  • GILRAY, William printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1793
    Married Catharine daughter of deceased Alexander Weir of the 71st Regiment 20 February 1793.
  • GIRDWOOD, George engraver, lithographer and stationer Dundee
    Dundee 1850-1861
    Christened at Dundee 13 March1796. Married Helen Dunlop. Died 4 May 1861
    Religious Tract and Sabbath School Depository 10 Wilson Street 1818-20
    Glasgow 1821-1861.
    10 Wilson Street was M. Ogle's address. In 1826 it was involved in a controversy among its members as to whether the Society should distribute The Apocrypha with its Bibles, as the British and Foreign Bible Society were. In 1861, the Society amalgamated with The National Bible Society of Scotland.
    Glas Dir
  • GLASGOW CHRONICLE newspaper printer Glasgow
    Office 169 Trongate 1815
    Office Nelson Street, opposite Antiqua Place 1818-20
    Glas Dir
  • GLASGOW COURIER newspaper printer Glasgow
    Office at the Cross 1818-20
    Glas Dir
  • GLASGOW DIRECTORY publishers Glasgow
    [J. M'Feat] 105 Trongate 1819-20
    Glas Dir
  • GLASGOW HERALD newspaper printer Glasgow
    Office 44 Bell Street 1815-20
    90 Bell Street 1835
    Glas Dir
  • GLASGOW JOURNAL newspaper printer Glasgow
    Printing Office Gibson's Closs 1783
    Lyceum Court 1818
    Nelson Street, opposite Antigua Place 1819-20
    75 Argyll Street 1840
    Glas Dir
    169 Trongate 1820
    Glas Dir
  • GLASGOW LETTER FOUNDRY typefounders Glasgow
    MacBrayne & Stirling, Parliamentary Road, opposite Royal Lunatic Asylum 1840
    301 Parliamentary Road 1844-49
    Glas Dir
    75 Wilson Street 1835
    Glas Dir
    29 Dunlop Street 1847-49
    George Troup of the Glasgow Printing Company 1847
    Glas Dir
    29 Dunlop Street 1844
    Glas Dir
  • GLASGOW, John paper and stoneware warehouse Edinburgh
    49 Grassmarket 1816
    49 and 63 Grassmarket 1817-22
    Edin Dir
  • GLASS & DUNCAN booksellers, stationers and printers Glasgow
    82 Argyll Street 1849
    Advertisement in Glas Dir 1849 'Glasgow Bible Warehouse'.
    Glas Dir
  • GLASS, Alexander printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1743-46
    Married Janet Paterson 30 October 1743. Married Margaret Neilson daughter of the late William Neilson farmer in Prestonpans 27 April 1746.
  • GLASS, E. printer Edinburgh
    44 South Bridge 1842-58
    Thomas Glass same address 1859-65
    Edin Dir
  • GLASS, James stationer Paisley
    1 High Street 1851
    Paisley 1851
  • GLASS, John Minister and bookseller Dundee
    Dundee 1738-44
    Son of Alexander Glass, Minister of Auchermuchty. Born at Auchtermuchty 21 September 1695. MA of St Andrews. He was ordained Minister of Tealing, in the Presbtery of Dundee. In 1721 he married Katherine, eldest daughter of Mr Thomas Black, one of the Ministers of Perth. His views on the covenants were so far from the common belief of the church, that he was labelled an independent [i.e. a congregationalist] and as he refused to keep silent he was deposed on 12 March 1730. He set up a meeting-house in Tealing and continued to preach and founded the Glassite Church. Sold John Stewart's Sermon. Edinburgh, 1738. Died 2 November 1773.
    NLS Impr Ind; An Account of the Life and Character of Mr John Glas. Edinburgh, 1813.
  • GLASS, John printer Edinburgh
    Johnston and Glass head of Anchor Close 243 High Street 1819
    44 South Bridge 1820-30
    12 Shakespeare Square 1831-32
    44 South Bridge 1833-41
    E. Glass same address 1842-58
    Thomas Glass same address 1859-65
    stationery warehouse 2 Roxburghe Place 1827
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1825; 1837
  • GLASS, Robert old book bazar Glasgow
    73 London Street 1835-40
    Pigot 1837; Glas Dir
  • GLASS, Samuel second-hand bookseller Glasgow
    53 Jamaica Street 1837-40
    Pigot 1837; Glas Dir
  • GLASS, Thomas bookseller Dundee
    Dundee 1746-58
    Son of John Glass, Minister and founder of the Glassite Church. Creditors of deceast Thomas Glass bookseller in Dundee to give in their accounts. Edinburgh Evening Courant 21 December 1758.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • GLASS, William bookseller, stationer and bookbinder Rothesay
    Watergate Street 1825-52
    Pigot 1825; 1837; Fowler 1834; 1836; Slater 1852
  • GLASS, Willis printer Edinburgh
    10 St Mary's Wynd 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • GLASFORD [GLASSFORD], John merchant and bookseller Glasgow
    Glasgow 1737-38
    John Glassford, third son of James Glassford merchant was born in1715. Burgess of Glasgow 22 September 1737 as third son to deceased James Glassford merchant. One of the principal tobacco merchants of Glasgow. A member of the firm of Spiers and Glassford, and a shipowner. He sold two books by Isaac Ambrose. He died 27 August 1783
    DNB; GlasBurg; NLS Impr Ind
  • GLASSFORD, John H. lithographer, engraver and draughtsman Glasgow
    64 Buchanan Street 1850-51
    25 Royal Exchange Sqyare 1852-58
    110 Buchanan Street 1859-63

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