Tainsh, James - Tilliedelph, David

  • TAINSH, James bookseller and bookbinder Perth
    48 St Johns Street 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • TAINSH, William bookseller and circulating library Cupar in Angus
    St John Street 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • TAIT, Alexander bookbinder Edinburgh
    Parliament Stairs 1808-09
    Mealmarket Stairs 1810
    126 Cowgate 1811-14
    5 Bristo Street 1815-19
    3 Parliament Square 1823-24
    134 High Street 1825-32
    265 High Street 1833-37
    2 Hill Place 1839-40
    7 Hill Square 1844-46
    no trade same address 1847-49
    Alexander Tait bookseller Burgess and Guild Brother as apprentice to James Taylor bookbinder 29 July 1813. 'bookseller' Edin Dir 1817. No entries 1820, 1822, 1833, 1838, 1841-43. No trade given 1844; bookbinder 1845.
    Edin Dir; EdinBurg; Pigot 1825; Gray 1833
  • TAIT, Charles bookseller Edinburgh
    78 Princes Street 1823-28
    Edin Dir
  • TAIT, Charles bookseller Edinburgh
    22 Lynedoch Place 1824-25
    Addenda to New Dir 1824. House address of Charles of William and Charles Tait 78 Princes Street.
    Edin Dir
  • TAIT, Charles Bertram auctioneer of books, pictures, plate and articles of vertu Edinburgh
    William and Charles Tait 78 Princes Street 1818-24
    78 Princes Street 1823-28
    11 Hanover Street 1830-45
    Charles B. Tait and Thomas Nisbet same address 1846-53
    'and wine' 1836-38; 'literary property' Gray 1837. The National Library of Scotland has many auction catalogues of this firm 1829-50 and Catalogues of the pictures and library of the late Mr C.B. Tait to be sold by Tait and Nisbet 4 December 1852 and 12 November 1852 respectively.
    Edin Dir; James Bertram. Some memories of books and events. Westminster, 1893
  • TAIT, David printer Glasgow
    Journal Office, Lyceum Court 1818
    Glas Dir
  • TAIT, Gavin newspaper printer Inverness
    The Inverness Advertiser 1849
    78 Church Street 1852
    The proprietor of The Inverness Advertiser was James McCosh. McCosh came from Dundee where he had conducted The Northern Warder. The first number of the Advertiser appeared on 19 June 1849, McCosh dying a few months later. After his death it was carried on for his interest, Thomas Mulock, the father of Mrs Craik, the author of John Halifax Gentleman acting as editor for a while. In 1850 it was purchased by George Frances of Silverwells, and continued in various hands until December 1885, when the copyright was bought by The Inverness Courier. It was a Free Church paper.
    Slater 1852; Cowan; John Noble. Bibliography of Inverness Newspapers and Periodicals. Stirling, 1903.
  • TAIT, George bookbinder Edinburgh
    [20] Warriston's Close, High Street 1814-21
    Craig's Close [265 High Street] 1823-24
    1 Milne Square 1825
    6 Milne's Square 1826-27
    Carrubers Close 1828
    13 Carrubers Close 1830-31
    Wardrop's Court 1832
    Writers Court [317 High Street] 1833-37
    33 Low Calton Gray 1837
    Not in Edin Dir 1822; 1829.
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837; Gray 1833; 1834
  • TAIT, George bookseller and printer Haddington
    High-street 1820
    bookseller and lithographic printer 12-14 High Street 1825-44
    bookseller and auctioneer same address 1837
    Lithographic Printer Pigot 1825. Also auctioner Pigot 1837. From 1822 to 1828 he published The East Lothian Magazine, and in 1830-31 The East Lothian Literary and Statistical Journal. He died in 1844 aged 46.
    Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837; Schenck
  • TAIT, James printer Aberdeen
    9 Young Street 1845-48
    Beavan
  • TAIT, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1768-72
    College Wynd 1773-86
    Foot of Forrester's Wynd 1795-1804
    Journeyman bookbinder married Christian daughter to deceast Charles Man officer of Excise 3 July 1768. Married Margaret daughter of deceased James Alexander 26 June 1788.
    EdinMarr; Edin Dir; Denovan's 1804
  • TAIT, James bookseller Edinburgh
    house - 10 West Richmond Street 1814-20
    house - 41 Clerk Street 1821-45
    late bookseller same address 1846-56
    Of Guthrie & Tait 1804-45.
    Edin Dir
  • TAIT James W. bookseller Eyemouth
    Eyemouth 1852
    Slater 1852
  • TAIT, John paper maker Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1775
    Married Betty daughter to James Gibson weaver in Colinton 12 November 1775.
    EdinMarr
  • TAIT, John bookseller Glasgow
    Salt-Mercat 1769-73
    Made Burgess and Guild Brother of Glasgow 22 September 1768 as eldest lawful son to Thomas Tait, wright. "Notice. The creditors of John Tait, printer and bookseller in Glasgow, lately deceased, are requested immediately to lodge exact notes of their debts..." Glasgow Mercury 2 February 1786. His will was registered 16 May 1786 and 27 November 1788.
    GlasBurg; NLS Impr Ind; GlasTest
  • TAIT, Peter bookseller Edinburgh
    10 St Patrick Square 1833-36
    gentleman same address 1835-44
    Edin Dir; Gray 1835; 1836
  • TAIT, Peter merchant printer and bookseller Glasgow
    near the head of the Salt Market 1770-90
    11 East side Salt Market. Jones 1787-89
    Printer of The Glasgow Journal and publisher of the first Glasgow directory. Made Burgess and Guild Brother of Glasgow 22 September 1768 as serving apprentice with William Marshall bookseller. James Dodsley sued him for selling a pirated edition of Chesterfield's Letters in 1774.
    GlasBurg; NLS Impr Ind; Glas Dir; McDougall. Smugglers
  • TAIT, Thomas bookseller Wigtown
    Wigtown 1837-52
    Possibly also a printer.
    Pigot 1837; Slater 1852
  • TAIT, William bookseller Edinburgh
    William and Charles Tait 78 Princes Street 1818-24
    William Tait same address 1823-31
    and publisher of the Weekly Chronicle same address 1832
    bookseller same address 1833-38
    bookseller and publisher same address 1839
    printer and publisher 107 Princes Street 1840-46
    2 Walker Street 1847
    no occupation same address 1848-54
    Publisher of Tait's Edinburgh Magazine. The editor was Mrs Johnstone a well known author of a cookery book.
    Edin Dir; James Bertram. Some memories of books and events. Westminster, 1893.
  • TAIT, William stationer Ednburgh
    1 Blenheim Place 1845
    Edin Dir
  • TAIT, William printer Glasgow
    Journal Office, 52 Prince's Street 1809
    Journal Office, Lyceum Court 1815-18
    Lyceum Court 1819-20
    59 Nelson Street 1820
    Glas Dir; Pigot 1820
  • TAIT, William and Charles Bertram booksellers Edinburgh
    78 Princes Street 1818-24
    William Tait same address 1823-31
    and publisher of the Weekly Chronicle same address 1832
    bookseller same address 1833-38
    bookseller and publisher same address 1839
    printer and publisher 107 Princes Street 1840-46
    2 Walker Street 1847
    no occupation same address 1848-54
    William Tait (1793-1864) bookseller was the son of James Tait, builder of Edinburgh, and was born there 11 May 1793; after a short attendance at Edinburgh University, he was articled to a Writer to the Signet, but abandoned law and opened a bookshop with his brother Charles Bertram Tait; The National Library of Scotland has five catalogues published by W. & C. Tait, the earliest dated 1819, two are for auctions. Burgess 6 November 1833. Publisher of Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, a monthly, April 1832 to December 1864. A keen politician, in 1844 he published Peter Playfair's correspondence with the editor of the Times Journal. Republished by the author William Tait. He retired in 1848, and died at Prior Bank, near Melrose, 4 October 1864. The National Library of Scotland has many auction catalogues of this firm 1829-50
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837; EdinBurg; DNB
  • TALLIS, J. & F. publishers Glasgow
    55 North Hanover Street 1849
    John Gregg agent.
    Glas Dir
  • TALLIS, John and Co publishers Edinburgh
    John and Frederick Tallis 44 South Bridge 1849
    John Tallis & Co 3 Roxburgh Street 1850-53
    Edin Dir
  • TALLIS, John and Frederick publishers Edinburgh
    44 South Bridge 1849
    John Tallis & Co 3 Roxburgh Street 1850-53
    Edin Dir
  • TANNOCH, John apprentice bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1660
    Son to late Robert Tannoch, indweller in Falkirk, apprenticed with Gideon Lithgow bookbinder 19 December 1660.
    EdinPren
  • TANSH, James circulating library Edinburgh
    Miss [Joanna] 24 Hanover Street 1814-25
    1 William Street 1826-37
    James Tansh same address 1838-44
    Tansh's Circulating Library bookseller and stationer same address 1845-68
    23 William Street 1869-70
    Edin Dir
  • TANSH, Johanna circulating library Edinburgh
    Miss Tansh 24 Hanover Street 1814-25
    20 Hanover street Pigot 1820
    22 Hanover Street Pigot 1825
    1 William Street 1826-37
    James Tansh same address 1838-44
    Tansh's Circulating Library circulating library, bookseller and stationer same address 1845-68
    23 William Street 1869-70
    Christian name in Pigot 1820,1825. The National Library of Scotland has A catalogue of the books in Miss Tansh's Circulating Library No. 1, William Street, Stafford Street, Edinburgh, 1826. In addition to the circulating library she sold stationery, Bibles and children's books.
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1820; 1825
  • TARBETT, John stationer Glasgow
    Glasgow 1760
    Burgess and Guild Brother as younger son to Ninian Tarbett merchant 18 September 1760.
    GlasBurg
  • TASKER, Jane bookseller Cupar in Angus
    Cross 1820-25
    Pigot 1820; 1825
  • TASSIE, James P. wholesale stationer Glasgow
    of James Lumsden & Son 20 Queen Street 1849
    Glas Dir
  • TAYLOR & M'CLYMONT printers Paisley
    Coffee Room Buildings 1826
    J. Taylor same address 1827-28
    Crawford
  • TAYLOR, Alexander apprentice bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1724
    Son to Robert Taylor, merchant in Queensferry deceased, apprenticed to Hugh Moseman bookbinder 28 August 1724.
    EdinPren; Maxted
  • TAYLOR, Andrew printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1759
    Married Katharine daughter to John Donaldson, Comrie 22 July 1759.
    EdinMarr
  • TAYLOR, C. stationer and printer Johnstone
    17 High Street 1834
    Fowler 1834
  • TAYLOR, Ebenezer music seller Glasgow
    33 Brunswick Place 1828
    Glas Dir
  • TAYLOR, George bookbinder Aberdeen
    9 Gallowgate 1829
    Beavan
  • TAYLOR, George bookseller Old Meldrum
    Market-place 1820
    Pigot 1820
  • TAYLOR, Henry paper maker Broomhouse
    Broomhouse near Dunse 1783-85
    Apprentices: James Trunch 17 August 1783; Robert Durney 19 August 1783; John Todd 2 October 1783; John Dods 10 January 1784; Robert Darling 16 January 1784; William Johnson 21 December 1784; John Purves 1 December 1785.
    Thomson
  • TAYLOR, Henry journeyman printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1599
    Louvain 1615-16
    Douai 1624
    Apprenticed to the London printer, William Hoskins for seven and a quarter years in 1593 and freed by his widow in 1604, by his own testimony he helped to print the 1599 Edinburgh edition of James VI's Basilkon doron at Robert Waldegrave's press See Ian Philip. Dragon's Teeth, Honnold Library Society, Claremont, California, 1970 pp.18-19, citing State Papers Foreign (Flemish): SP 77/12 (55).
    STC
  • TAYLOR, J. printer Cupar in Fife
    Cupar 1830
    Information from Mr. W. T. Johnston
  • TAYLOR, J. printer Paisley
    Taylor & Clymont Coffee Room Buildings 1826
    J. Taylor same address 1827-28
    Crawford
  • TAYLOR, J. and Co. bookseller Crieff
    Crieff 1774
    The life surprising adventures and heroic actions of William Wallace was printed for them in 1774.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • TAYLOR, J. & J. printers Glasgow
    56 Trongate and 28 Nelson Street 1847
    56 Trongate, Reid's Court 1849
    Glas Dir
  • TAYLOR, James paper maker Crieff
    New Mills 1825-32
    'In 1763 James Taylor, a merchant in Crieff, erected a paper-mill beside the lade of Cook's Brae, and the drying ground was situated on the level ground on the other side of the lade. This mill was the second one of the kind erected north of the Forth. In 1780, a second paper mill was built.' Mill No 1. Mill list gives it as belonging to Thomas McCornish in 1825.
    Alexander Porteous. The History of Crieff. Edinburgh, 1912; Pigot 1825; Thomson
  • TAYLOR, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1782-3
    Back of the Exchange 1784
    Parliament Square 1786-88
    Old Post-Office Stairs 1790
    Gosford's Close 1793-1803
    Kintore's Close, Luckenbooths 1804-13
    7 James's Court 1814
    Mound Place 1815-24
    3 Mound Place 1825
    Married Miss Isobel daughter of James Cochran printer 16 September 1782. Burgess and Guild Brother in right of wife Isobell, daughter of James Cochran printer 3 August 1786. Letter from him 18 March 1795 National Library of Scotland MS Acc.12009. Succeeded by James Taylor Seton, 3 Mound Place label in a book of 1828 in the National Library of Scotland. Apprentices: James Watson mentioned as such in letter 18 March 1795. Alexander Tait, Burgess 29 July 1813.
    EdinMarr; Edin Dir; EdinBurg; Pigot 1820
  • TAYLOR, James bookseller and printer Edinburgh
    of Grant and Taylor - house 4 Albion Street 1844-47
    - house 13 Broughton Place 1848
    of Grant and Taylor - house 21 Broughton Place 1849-50
    James Taylor same address 1851
    Edin Dir
  • TAYLOR, James printer Edinburgh
    James Taylor 21 George Street 1850-60
    James Taylor publisher and printer Large Type Christian Library warehouse same address 1861
    31 South Castle Street 1862-95
    Edin Dir
  • TAYLOR, James bookseller Glasgow
    93 High Street 1818-19
    27 Canon Street 1820
    Glas Dir
  • TAYLOR, James bookseller and bookbinder Montrose
    High Street 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • TAYLOR, James apprentice bookbinder Perth
    Perth 1756
    James Taylor apprenticed to John Bisset bookbinder and glazier Perth 1756
    Maxted
  • TAYLOR, John paper maker Ayton
    Millbank 1785-93
    Thomson
  • TAYLOR, John printer and stationer Edinburgh
    Opposite Bughts 1800-03
    John Taylor and Company, Gosford's Close 1804-05
    'Back of Bughts 1803'
    NLS Impr Ind; Edin Dir
  • TAYLOR, John painter, printseller, gilder and paperhanger Edinburgh
    39 Thistle Street 1837-38
    Edin Dir
  • TAYLOR, John newspaper proprietor Glasgow
    Glasgow Weekly Despatch & The New Liberator Tontine Square 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • TAYLOR, John printer Perth
    Perth 1777-81
    NLS Impr Ind
  • TAYLOR, John printer Perth
    7 High Street 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • TAYLOR, Joseph bookseller, stationer and bookbinder Aberdeen
    Fronting the Post Office 1775
    Aberdeen 1776-85
    Advertised in The Aberdeen Journal that he had come lately from London and was now in business fronting the Post-Office, Aberdeen. He was an ornamental bookbinder "who binds books in Morocco, Russia and all other curious and elegant buildings, at the most reasonable rates. Likewise gilds and marbles leaves after the neatest manner." Aberdeen Journal 9 October 1775, 18 December 1775.
    Beavan; NLS Impr Ind
  • TAYLOR, Joseph musicseller and stationer Glasgow
    music and toyshop 18 Hutcheson Street 1809-20
    musicseller and stationer same address 1825
    musicseller 37 Hutcheson Street 1828
    138 Argyll Street 1835
    72 Argyle Street 1837
    Glas Dir; Pigot 1825; 1837
  • TAYLOR, Patrick printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1764
    Will registered 3 May 1764.
    EdinTest
  • TAYLOR, Robert lithographer Aberdeen
    teacher deaf and dumb institute 53 School Hill ca 1824-31
    Robert Taylor & Co lithographers and music sellers 142 Union Street 1832
    128 Union Street 1840
    Taylor & Brown same address 1842
    131 Union Street 1843
    Aberdeen 1844-47
    He introduced lithography at the Deaf and Dumb Institute, afterwards opening a commercial lithographers.
    Beavan; Schenck
  • TAYLOR, Robert apprentice bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1730
    Son to Robert Taylor in South Queensferry, apprenticed to Hugh Moseman bookbinder 27 May 1730.
    EdinPren
  • TAYLOR, Robert bookseller and printer Falkirk
    High Street 1825
    Printed a number of chapbooks, mostly song-books, in 1825 and 1826.
    Pigot 1825; Chapbook Printers
  • TAYLOR, Samuel engraver Glasgow?
    Glasgow 1736-43
    Taylor signed three plates in M'Ure's A view of the City of Glasgow. Glasgow 1736 and the frontispiece portrait to the Foulis More's Utopia in 1743
    Johnst 3
  • TAYLOR, Samuel bookbinder New Byth
    New Byth 1852
    Slater 1852
  • TAYLOR, William printer Coatbridge
    Coatbridge 1852
    Slater 1852
  • TAYLOR, William bookbinder and stationer Dundee
    33 Union Street 1846
    Dundee 1846
  • TAYLOR, William bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1824
    4 Mound Place 1825
    Burgess and Guild Brother in right of father James Taylor bookbinder 6 April 1824.
    EdinBurg; Pigot 1825
  • TAYLOR, William teacher and printer Lochwinnoch
    Calder Street 1831-34
    Fowler 1831, 1834
  • TAYLOR William L. bookseller & bookbinder Peterhead
    Broad Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • TEENAN, Joseph ink manufacturer Edinburgh
    15 Tobago Street 1837-46
    5 St Anthony Place 1847-53
    Mrs J. Teenan same address 1854-82
    Edin Dir
  • TELFER bookbinder Kelso
    Kelso 1759
    George Ridpath mentions Tailfer the bookbinder, who was to have care of the Library at Kelso subsequent to its move to a room in the Town House, at the expence of the Duke of Roxburgh.
    George Ridpath's Diary. Scottish History Society, 1922.
  • TELFER, Mrs bookseller Kelso
    Market Place 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • TELFOR, Andrew bookseller stationer and bookbinder Kelso
    Bridge-street 1820
    Mrs Telfor Market Place 1825
    'Good; Hypochondriac' Oliver and Boyd Travellers Logbook NLS Acc.5000/78
    Pigot 1820; Bell
  • TELFER, John printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1738
    Married Margaret Tweedie, daughter of Daniel Tweedie printer 26 February 1738.
    EdinMarr
  • TELFER, Robert bookseller Kelso
    Bridge Street 1825-37
    Pigot 1825; 1837
  • TELFER, William music seller Glasgow
    16 Royal Exchange Square 1840
    pianoforte and music warehouse 42 Queen Street 1844-47
    Glas Dir
  • TEMPERANCE TRACT DEPOSITORY Edinburgh
    39 George Street 1834-35
    69 George Street 1836
    36 Frederick Street 1837-45
    Edin Dir
  • TEMPLETON, Helen bookseller Irvine
    High Street 1825-37
    Pigot 1825; 1837
  • TEMPLETON, James newspaper and general agency Glasgow
    7 South Portland Street 1849
    Glas Dir
  • TEMPLETON, James bookseller Irvine
    Irvine 1820
    Pigot 1820
  • TEMPLETON, Thomas bookbinder Glasgow
    Hutcheson-street 1820
    T. Templeton bookseller 27 Hutcheson Street 1825
    Pigot 1820; 1825
  • TEMPLETON, W. bookseller Irvine
    Irvine 1786-98
    A bale of Dublin editions of London books addressed to Morison & Son, Perth, care of Mr Templeton, Irvine, was seized by the Excise on 2 January 1782.
    NLS Impr Ind; McDougall. Smugglers
  • TENNANT, David bookseller Ayr
    Main Street 1825
    85 High Street 1837
    Pigot 1825; 1837
  • TENANT, John auctioneer and bookseller Edinburgh
    Auction-house on the South side of the High Street, a little below the Cross, the second door above M'Lurg's Coffee-House 1715-17
    Will of Mr John Tennant bookseller Edinburgh registered 18 May 1718.
    NLS Impr Ind; EdinTest
  • TENNANT [TENANT], John printer Edinburgh
    Wilsons and Tennant Foot of Hume's Close, Cowgate 1773-74
    John Tennant Nicolson's Street 1775-77
    Married Sarah daughter to Alexander Dallas silk dyer 3 November 1771. Will registered 17 July 1778.
    EdinMarr; Edin Dir; EdinTest
  • TENNANT, John printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1780
    Married Barbara daughter of Archibald White day labourer 18 August 1780.
    EdinMarr
  • TENNENT, P.R. wholesale stationer Edinburgh
    51 North Bridge 1850
    4 North Bank Street 1851
    John J. and P.R. Tennent stationers and lithographers same address 1852-56
    5 North Bank Street 1857
    Edin Dir; Schenck
  • TERRY, Jacob paper maker Pennycuik
    Pennycuik 1763
    Overseer of the paper mill belonging to Adrian Watkins, merchant in Edinburgh, residenter in Pennycuik, Will registered 3 March 1763.
    EdinTest
  • THIN, James bookseller Edinburgh
    14 Infirmary Street 1848-54
    14 Infirmary Street and 55 South Bridge 1853-90
    54-55 South Bridge 14-15 Infirmary Street and 1 & 2 Lindsay Place 1891-96
    54-55 North Bridge and 1 & 2 Lindsay Place 1897-20th Century
    James Thin was apprenticed to James McIntosh bookseller, 5 North College Street, Edinburgh on 7 March 1836 at the age of 11. In 1848 he bought the stock and fittings of a bankrupt bookseller, Rickard of 14 Infirmary Street, opening his shop on 1 April. He married Catherine Traquair on 29 June 1849. In 1853 he took a lease of two rooms over the shop, entered by a stair round the corner at 55 South Bridge; in 1879 his wife died, and in 1885 he married again Elizabeth daughter of Thomas Darling Middletown. He died 11 April 1915 age 91.
    Edin Dir; James Thin. Reminiscences of Booksellers and Bookselling in Edinburgh in the time of William IV. Edinburgh: published privately 1905 James Thin 150 Years of Bookselling 1848-1998. Edinburgh, 1998.
  • THOM, James bookseller Rothesay
    Montagu Street 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • THOMAS, William printer Edinburgh
    Royal Bank Close 1814-24
    Edin Dir
  • THOMAS, William, junior paper maker Tongland
    Tongland 1825
    Mill No 48.
    Thomson
  • THOMLINSON, Mr. bookseller Wigton
    Wigton 1746-47
    Josiah Relph's A miscellany of poems was printed for him by Robert Foulis in 1747. This is Wigton in Cumberland. He was caught importing books from Dublin in 1746. He pled ignorance of the law, and in 1747 the Stationers Company's case was dropped on his paying the King's share of the fine.
    NLS Impr Ind; Barry McKay. 'John Thomlinson of Wigton, bookseller and illegal importer of books' Quadrat xi 9-14 (July 2000)
  • THOMS, John bookseller & circulating library Rothesay
    Victoria Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • THOMSON & MILLAR printing ink makers Edinburgh
    108 Fountainbridge 1834
    Gray 1834
  • THOMSON BROTHERS booksellers Edinburgh
    2 Princes Street 1821
    3 Princes Street 1822-25
    '2 Princes Street' Edin Dir 1824. One was John - listed under his house address.
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, Abraham [Abram] bookbinder Edinburgh
    Old Fishmarket Close 1807-24
    6 Old Fishmarket Close 1825
    bookbinder, bookseller and stationer Old Fishmarket Close 1826-35, Pigot 1837
    Burgess as apprentice to James Watt bookseller 20 April 1809; bookseller and merchant Guild Brother 4 February 1817. 'in February 1823, ... the premises of Mr Abraham Thomson, the celebrated Bibliopegist, situated in the Old Fish Market Close, Edinburgh, were almost entirely consumed, and ... a large amount of literary property left in his possession for binding was utterly lost.'
    Edin Dir; EdinBurg; Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837; W.H. Logan A Pedlar's Pack of Ballads and Songs. Edinburgh, 1869. p.ix.
  • THOMSON, Alexander printer Edinburgh
    21 Leith Street 1832
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, Alexander bookseller stationer, bookbinder and seller of patent medicines Aberdeen
    Aberdeen 1742-47
    in the Broadgate 1751-2
    Aberdeen 1759-79
    Mrs [Agnes] Thomson Aberdeen 1781-94
    [Christian] Thomson 1794-1809
    Alexander Thomson died in 1781. The business was continued by his widow Agnes Trail. "Sept. 15 - At Aberdeen, in the 78th year of her age, [died] Mrs. Agnes Trail, relict of Alexander Thomson, bookseller." Scottish Register September 1794. After her mother's death the business was continued by their Daughter Christian Thomson until 1809. Beavan gives the address as Castle Street but without dates.
    Beavan; NLS Impr Ind
  • THOMSON, Alexander apprentice stationer and bookbinder Glasgow
    Glasgow 1723
    Alexander Thomson, son of Andrew Thomson schoolmaster, apprenticed to John Robertson stationer and bookbinder in Glasgow 1723
    Maxted
  • THOMSON, Alexander bookseller Jedburgh
    Jedburgh 1783-97
    NLS Impr Ind
  • THOMSON, Alexander paper maker Lasswade
    Lasswade 1775
    Married Betty daughter to David Hamilton weaver at Fountain Bridge 23 April 1775.
    EdinMarr
  • THOMPSON, Andrew bookbinder Dunbar
    Westport Street 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • THOMSON, Archibald librarian Dumbarton
    High Street 1852
    Dumbarton Circulating Library
    Slater 1852
  • THOMSON, C. journeyman printer Edinburgh
    C. Stewart's printing-house 1808
    To the public. The Journeymen in Mr Stewart's Printing Office feel themself under the necessity of replying to the following paragraph, page 17, of Mr Roberton's last defence.
  • THOMSON, C. S. & Co engravers and copperplate printers Edinburgh
    Charles Thomson 153 High Street 1832
    C.S. Thomson & Co same address 1833
    105 High Street 1834
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, Charles engraver and copperplate printer Edinburgh
    42 High Street 1818-20
    204 High Street 1821-24
    19 Shakspeare Square 1825
    19 and 20 Shakspeare Square 1826
    19 Shakspeare Square 1827-29
    1 James Square 1830
    Foot of Monteith Close 1831
    153 High Street 1832
    Charles & S. Thomson & Co same address 1833
    Charles S. & Co 105 High Street 1834
    Folding engraved advertisement Edin Dir 1824 (engravers's sampler)
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1820; 1825; Bush.2
  • THOMSON, Charles bookseller Montrose
    Montrose 1750-61
    Sold copies of a funeral sermon by Charles Roberts, Edinburgh Evening Courant 29 May 1750 and Mayelston's famous pectoral balsamic tobacco in 1752. Carnie II.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • THOMSON, David engraver and copperplate printer Dundee
    69 Reform Street 1846
    26 Barrack Street 1852
    Dundee 1846; Slater 1852
  • THOMSON, George bookseller and stationer Glasgow
    48 Trongate 1844
    9 Hutcheson Street 1847
    Glas Dir
  • THOMSON, Isabella bookseller Newton Stewart
    John Robert Thomson Main Street 1820
    Newton Stewart 1825
    Isabella Thomson Newton Stewart 1837
    Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837
  • THOMSON, J. bookseller Edinburgh
    10 North St Andrew Street 1845
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, J. bookseller Jedburgh
    Jedburgh 1812
    Doughty
  • THOMSONE, James journeyman printer Edinburgh
    of The Heirs of Andrew Anderson 1678
    Petitioned the Privy Council to claim exemption from watching and warding as an employee of the King's Printer.
    Register of the Privy Council of Scotland Ser. 3 v. 441.
  • THOMSON, James printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1688-92
    His wife Lilias Fleming buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 13 March 1688. James Thomson buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 18 June 1692.
    GreyBuri
  • THOMSON, James bookseller Edinburgh
    opposite to the Trone Church 1716
    Parliament-Close 1720-25
    Apprentice: William Miller, son of Thomas Miller writer of Alyth, 13 June 1722, Burgess [Millar] 1 July 1730.
    NLS Impr Ind; EdinPren; Maxted; EdinBurg
  • THOMSON, James merchant Edinburgh
    Grass-market 1763
    John Henderson's Divine meditations were printed for and sold by him in 1763.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • THOMSON, James printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1784
    Married Catharine daughter of deceased James Henderson weaver in Leith 15 May 1784.
    EdinMarr
  • THOMSON, James printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1795
    Grassmarket 1805-11
    135 Grassmarket 1812-16
    Son of Alexander Thomson, brewer, apprenticed to Alexander Donaldson bookseller and printer for 5 years 11 June 1795. Burgess as apprentice to Alexander Donaldson bookseller and printer 18 June 1795.
    EdinPren; EdinBurg; Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, James stationer Edinburgh
    3 Market Street 1823-24
    Market Street 1825
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, James stationer Edinburgh
    143 Causewayside 1834-35
    6 Grange Place Causewayside 1836
    Sylvan Place, Meadows 1837
    Gray 1834; 1835; 1836; 1837
  • THOMSON, James bookbinder Glasgow
    15 New Wynd 1828
    5 Hutcheson Street 1835-49
    Glas Dir; Pigot 1837
  • THOMSON, James bookbinder Glasgow
    47 Montrose Street [in text 47 John Street in index] 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • THOMSON, James bookseller Hamilton
    Castle-wynd 1820
    Castle Street 1825
    and printer same address 1837
    Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837
  • THOMSON, James bookseller Irvine
    Bridgegate Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • THOMSON, John engraver and brassfounder Edinburgh
    Grassmarket 1792
    Witness in the trial of William Stewart and John Elder for sedition 1792.
    Indictment NLS L.C.1133(5)
  • THOMSON, John bookseller Edinburgh
    Thomson and Company, 9 Hunter's Square 1804-06
    John Thomson junior and Company, Hunter Square 1807-10
    booksellers & stationery warehouse Hunter Square 1811-14
    9 Hunter's Square 1815-23
    stationer 9 Hunter Square & bookseller and stationer 41 St Andrew Square 1824-25
    40 St Andrew Square 1826
    32 St Andrew Square 1827-32
    33 St Andrew Square 1833-36
    2 Rose Court 1837
    In partnership at first with Abraham Thomson, who then took over the bindery, which became a separate business. Admitted Burgess as apprentice to Robert Alison bookbinder 1 October 1804; Stationer 1804 and 1809-; Binding Shop in Old Fishmarket Close 1809-10; Published A New Atlas of Scotland which was the subject of a law suit with Thomas Cadell (papers in NLS). The National Library of Scotland also has Proposals for publishing A new atlas of Scotland [ca 1820]. 'and map publisher 1830. Engraved advertisement Edin Dir 1824 (elevation of shop) Advertisement says 40 St Andrew Square as does New Dir 1824 and Edin Dir 1825. Sequestrations in SRO 1830; 1833; 1844.
    Edin Dir; SRO CS235/SEQ/T/1/40/1830; CS96/792
  • THOMSON, John printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1807
    Burgess in right of father John Thomson merchant 18 August 1807; Guild Brother 15 June 1809.
    EdinBurg
  • THOMSON, John printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1835
    Burgess and Guild Brother as apprentice to Alexander Laurie bookseller 23 October 1835.
    EdinBurg
  • THOMSON, John printer Edinburgh
    3 Brown Street 1825-26
    9 Brown Street 1827-30
    1 Milne Square 1831-58
    7 Windmill Street 1859
    Burgess in right of father William Thomson mason 16 September 1839. The addresses may belong to the previous entry.
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1837; EdinBurg
  • THOMSON, John bookseller Edinburgh
    21 Leopold Place 1826
    late bookseller same address 1827-38
    Esq same address 1839
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, John printer Edinburgh
    18 Middle Arthur Place 1834-40
    13 Salisbury Street 1841
    'painter' Edin Dir 1834.
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, John stationer Edinburgh
    Meuse Lane St Andrew's Street 1839-40
    38 Rose St 1841
    104 Rose Street 1842
    house - 62 Cumberland Street 1839-41
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, John bookseller Edinburgh
    10 North St Andrew Street 1844-45
    In trade index and street directory only Edin Dir 1845
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, John stationer Edinburgh
    18 Clarence Street 1846-48
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, John printer Edinburgh
    2 Mid Arthur Place 1847-51
    17 Arthur Place 1852-53
    4 St Patrick Square 1854-57
    22 Society 1858-59
    10 Society 1860-61
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, John bookbinder Edinburgh
    187 High Street 1847-48
    7 Milne Square 1849-50
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, John bookseller stationer and chart seller Greenock
    15 William Street 1831-37
    late bookseller 57 Shaw Street 1845
    feuar same address 1853
    Fowler 1831; 1834; 1836; Pigot 1837; Greenock 1845; 1853
  • THOMSON, John circulating library Helensburgh
    Library Princess Street 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • THOMSON, John printer Leith
    Primrose Street 1836
    25 Elbe Street 1837
    Elbe Street 1838-40
    Burgess [of Edinburgh] as apprentice to Messrs Oliver & Boyd printers 15 September 1840; apprenticed same day as from 12 October 1812.
    Edin Dir; EdinBurg
  • THOMPSON [THOMSON], John Robert bookseller Newton Stewart
    Main Street 1820
    Newton Stewart 1825
    Isabella Thomson Newton Stewart 1837
    'R.J.Thomson Carries on business in his Fathers Shop which is General Merchant & "Couthie"' Oliver and Boyd Travellers Logbook NLS Acc.5000/78. Error for John Robert Thom[p]son? Initials only 1820.
    Bell; Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837
  • THOMSON, Joseph printer Edinburgh
    Canongate 1800
    Married Ester daughter of John Richmond manufacturer in Canongate Kirk 18 January 1800.
    CanonMarr
  • THOMSON, Joseph printer Glasgow
    Glasgow 1784
    Daughter Elizabeth married Robert Hamilton running stationer 14 December 1784.
    EdinMarr
  • THOMSON, Peter [Patrick] bookbinder Aberdeen
    Aberdeen 1698-99
    Payment to him in Marischal College accounts for trimming pamphlets 1698-9.
    Aberdeen Printers; Aldis 1904
  • THOMSON, Robert bookbinder and stationer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1644-60
    Burgess and Guild Brother as youngest son to umquhile Mr Alexander Thomson; Andro Gibsone souertie 19 June 1644. Married Margaret Heslop 23 January 1645. His wife Margaret Hislop buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 5 July 1658. Married Isobel Finlay 19 January 1660. His child buried in Greyfriars Churchyard 7 December 1666. Apprentice: Patrick Graham 19 May 1652.
    EdinBurg; EdinMarr; GreyBuri; EdinPren
  • THOMSON, Robert apprentice stationer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1678
    Son to Thomas Thomson in Ormstoun, apprenticed to William Cunningham stationer 15 May 1678.
    EdinPren
  • THOMSON, Robert printer Edinburgh
    Head of Burnet's Close [156 High Street] 1824-25
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, S. bookseller Jedburgh
    Jedburgh [ca 1823?]
    'Good; Retired from business' Oliver and Boyd Travellers Logbook NLS Acc.5000/78. Jedburgh not in Pigot 1820; Thomson not in Pigot 1821, 1825 or 1837.
    Bell
  • THOMSON, Samuel bookseller Paisley
    Paisley 1826-29
    Scotland's Glory and its Shame printed for him by John Neilson in 1826.
    Crawford
  • THOMSON, T. newspaper office Edinburgh
    of Advertiser Office 7 Torphichen Street 1838
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, William stationer Aberdeen
    Aberdeen 1696
    Beavan quoting Aldis
  • THOMSON, William & Co merchants Aberdeen
    27 Union Street 1825
    Sold Aberdeen Anti-Slavery Society pamphlets.
    Beavan
  • THOMSON, William printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1784
    Married Isobel daughter of David Pearson day labourer in Fife 15 May 1784.
    EdinMarr
  • THOMSON, William barber and bookseller Edinburgh
    wigmaker Bowhead 1790
    hair dresser Head of West Bow 1793
    barber and bookseller same address 1794-97
    bookseller only same address 1799-1802
    Edin Dir
  • THOMPSON, William printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1792
    Married Elizabeth daughter of James Reid tailor 19 December 1792 .
    EdinMarr
  • THOMSON, William bookseller Edinburgh
    Foot of College Wynd 1793
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, William printers joiner Edinburgh
    Scott's Close, Cowgate 1803-11
    Edin Dir
  • THOMSON, William bookbinder Edinburgh
    14 Horse Wynd, College 1836-37
    Gray 1836; 1837
  • THOMSON, William bookseller Hamilton
    34 Cadzow Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • THOMSON, William joiner and keeper of the parish library Lessudden
    Lessudden 1852
    Slater 1852
  • THORNTON, [George] and BRYDONE, [James] printers and booksellers Edinburgh
    19 South Saint David Street 1836-38
    Thornton and Collie, [David Robertson] same address 1839-51
    Published children's books including a History of Beasts of which there is a coloured copy in the National Library of Scotland. David Robertson Collie died 1845?
    Edin Dir; Chapbook Printers
  • THORNTON, [George] and COLLIE [David Robertson] printers and booksellers Edinburgh
    Thornton and Brydone 19 South Saint David Street 1836-38
    [George] Thornton and [David Robertson] Collie same address 1839-51
    Edin Dir
  • THREIPLAND, Andrew apprentice bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1641
    Son to James Threipland, Bailie of Biggar, apprenticed with Duncan Muir bookbinder 1 September 1641.
    EdinPren
  • THREIPLAND, John bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1632-45
    Son to James Threipland elder in Biggar, apprenticed with William Knox bookseller 2 May 1632. Probably the John Threipland servant to Jonet Mayne, to whom she owed 'a zeires fie' of forty pounds at her death in April 1639. Burgess and Guild Brother as apprentice to William Knox Robert Bryssone bookseller souertie 29 July 1642. A debtor to Widow Hart in 1642, to R. Bryson in 1645 and to T. Lawson in 1645. Bann.Misc.ii,254,258,266,269. Married Janet Bennie 4 August 1643. J. Lindesay printed J. Stanbridge's Vocabula at his expense in 1644. Apprentice: Gilbert Brown 8 January 1645.
    Aldis 1904; EdinBurg; EdinPren; EdinMarr
  • TILLIEDELPH, David apprentice bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1720
    Son to deceased Mr Tilliedelph, Minister at Dumbarnie, apprenticed to Mr James M'Queen bookseller 4 May 1720.
    EdinPren



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