Woodhouse, Robert - Ziegler, Charles

  • WOODHOUSE, Robert bookseller and bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1580-1632
    On 28 September 1580 John Gibson and Robert Lekpreuik complained to the Town Council of Edinburgh 'that Robert Wodhous, Inglisman, being ane forane straynger and unfrieman, has this lang tym bygane usurpitt upoun him the priuelege of ane frie burges be selling and bynding of all kynd of buiks within the fredome of this burgh' and Woodhouse was discharged from binding any books within the burgh. Burgess 'Inglishman, now naturalizat liege of this realme, conforme to our Souerane Lord's lettres of naturalizatioun grantit to him thereupoun under his hienes greitt seill schawing and presentit this day in judgement' 28 February 1581-2. In 1592 he was one of the seven booksellers and burgesses who complained against John Norton for a similar infringement. His will was registered 21 February 1632. DE.206; Lee App. lxxi. Apprentices: John Dawling 9 October 1605; Thomas Jornaw his 'oy' [grandson] 17 March 1630.
    Aldis 1904; EdinBurg; EdinTest; EdinPren
  • WOODROW, James engraver and copperplate printer Glasgow
    131 Trongate 1832-36
    And lithographer.
    Glas Dir; Schenck
  • WOODROW, Patrick apprentice bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1658
    Son to Robert Woodrow, indweller in Egilstoun, apprenticed with John Hamilton bookbinder 8 December 1658.
  • WOTHERSPOON, J. stationer Glasgow
    104 Stockwell Street 1847
    Glas Dir
    Gilbert Martin and John Wotherspoon Advocate's Close, Luckenbooths, 1761-74
    John Wotherspoon Edinburgh 1776
    Son of John Wotherspoon baxter in Canongate, apprenticed to Thomas Lumsden printer 5 June 1754 [30 April 1754 Maxted]; Burgess as apprentice to Thomas Lumisden printer 26 August 1761; Married Janet daughter to the deceased William Mitchell accomptant in the Bank in Canongate Kirk 5 September 1765 [1 September 1765 according to the Edinburgh Marriage Register]. Guild Brother in right of wife Janet daughter of William Mitchell merchant 30 March 1774. He printed David Herd's Ancient and modern Scottish songs. 2 vols. Edinburgh, 1776. Died 3 May 1776, buried in Greyfriars Churchyard, will registered 24 May 1776. Apprentice: Robert Auchinleck, Burgess 28 September 1770, Apprentice same day.
    EdinPren; Maxted; EdinBurg; CanonMarr; EdinMarr; NLS Impr Ind; EdinTest
  • WREITTOUN, Daniell apprentice bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1613
    Son to the late Alexander Wreittoun, Minister of Kilwynning, apprenticed with Andrew Hart libraer 12 May 1613.
  • WREITTOUN [SCRIBONIUS], John printer Edinburgh
    His buith at the Nether-Bowe 1624-25
    His shop a little beneath the Salt Trone 1626-35
    Edinburgh 1636-40
    Brother to Mr Alexander Wreittoun, of Kylwynning, apprenticed with Andrew Hart printer 1 February 1609. Married Margaret Kein 11 June 1618. Perhaps the John Wreittoun who with his brother Daniel 'sones to umquhile Alexander Wreittoun, Minister at Kilmarnock [Kilwinning?] were witnesses to Andro Hart's will 21 December 1621. Burgess as apprentice to umquhile Andro Hairt 6 August 1623. Started printing in 1624. Died 13 February 1640. Will registered 25 June 1641. Survived by his wife, Margaret Kene, probably a relative of Andro Hart's second wife. Inventory Bann.Misc.ii,255. Apprentices: Alexander Montgomerie 7 December 1625; Gideon Lithgow (as apothecary) 24 December 1628, Burgess 30 September 1646.
    Aldis 1904; STC; EdinPren; EdinMarr; EdinBurg; EdinTest; William Beattie 'A hand-list of works from the press of John Wreittoun at Edinburgh 1624-c.1639' Edinburgh Bibliographical Society Transactions ii 89-104 (1942)
  • WRIGHT, Alexander bookseller Aberdeen
    Aberdeen 1749
  • WRIGHT, Alexander pewterer and bookseller Edinburgh
    West Bow 1764
    Sold The case laid open; or, an essay to satisfy those who desire information anent the strange breach between the Associate Synod and Mrs Mair. 1764.
    Caledonian Mercury 23 July 1764
  • WRIGHT, Alexander engraver Edinburgh
    37 Leith Wynd 1825-30
    24 Leith Wynd 1831-35
    12 Beaumont Place 1836-39
    Edin Dir; Johnst3
  • WRIGHT, Andrew engraver and copperplate printer Edinburgh
    12 Beaumont Place 1837
    Mistake for Alexander Wright.
    Pigot 1837
  • WRIGHT, C. and Company printer Edinburgh
    Craig's Close 1757-59
    Parliament Square 1759
    Edinburgh 1762-63
    NLS Impr Ind
  • WRIGHT, Charles bookseller Edinburgh
    Parliament Closs 1750-55
    Edinburgh 1756-62
    Burgess by right of father Charles Wright, portioner of Newbigging 3 May 1749. Married Miss Jean Agnew daughter of Lieutenant George Agnew in Ireland now resident in Torphichen 24 June 1750. Married Miss Eupham daughter to Henry Guthrie writer 25 June 1758. Advertisement Caledonian Mercury 2 October 1753. Apprentice: Walter Richmond 18 April 1753.
    EdinBurg; EdinMarr; EdinPren; Maxted; NLS Impr Ind
  • WRIGHT, Charles stationer Edinburgh
    Parliament Square 1773-78
    Edin Dir
  • WRIGHT, Charles printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1793
    Married Ann daughter of deceased John Turner china burner 7 October 1793.
  • WRIGHT, Charles bookseller stationer & circulating library Gourock
    Fort Place 1852
    Slater 1852
  • WRIGHT, Charles library and fancy goods Strone
    Strone 1852
    Slater 1852
  • WRIGHT, David marbled paper maker Edinburgh
    paper stainer 115 Cowgate 1821
    marbled paper maker Foot of Parliament Stairs, Cowgate 1822-25
    56 High Street 1826
    South Gray Close 1827-29
    Anchor Close [245 or 243 High Street] 1830-36
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1825; Gray 1833
  • WRIGHT, David printer Edinburgh
    121 Rose Street 1837
    Gray 1837
  • WRIGHT, Duncan circulating library and bookseller Edinburgh
    44 Home Street 1835-39
    Gray 1835; Edin Dir
  • WRIGHT, Henry bookseller Edinburgh
    of R. Cadell's 22 St Leonard Street 1844-50
    Henry Wright 20 Rankeillor Street 1851-52
    8 Salisbury Place West 1853-55
    72 Princes Street 1856
    Same address no trade Edin Dir 1843.
    Edin Dir
  • WRIGHT, John foreman printer Paisley
    at Cumberland Place 1851
    Probably cloth printer.
    Paisley 1851
  • WRIGHT, Malcolm corrector to the press Glasgow
    University Press, Glasgow, 1825
    James M'Conechy. An Introductory Address delivered on the 19th of March 1825, on the formation of a Literary and Scientific Institution among the workmen of the University Printing Office, Glasgow with a reply by James A. Begg. Glasgow, 1825
  • WRIGHT, R. bookseller Montrose
    Montrose 1770
    Thomas Harrison's Topica sacra was printed for him in Aberdeen in 1770.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • WRIGHT, Robert bookbinder Edinburgh
    Canongate 1767
    Married Isobell daughter to James Forrest smith in Stonehive 5 June 1767.
  • WRIGHT, T.R. printer Leith
    [4] Duncan Place 1832-38
    'Overseer Burnet's' Gray 1832. J.R. Gray 1834; house number Gray 1835
    Edin Dir
  • WRIGHT, Thomas printer Edinburgh
    32 Patrick Square 1833-37
    Gray 1833; 1834; 1835; 1836; 1837
  • WRIGHT, Thomas journeyman compositor Edinburgh
    Caledonian Mercury office 1846-47
    Clerk of the Edinburgh Compositors Society 1846-47
    Edin Dir
  • WRIGHT, William bookseller Hamilton
    Townhead Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • WYLD, John bookseller Biggar
  • WYLDSHEIRS, J. ironmongers and booksellers Biggar
    Biggar [ca 1823?]
    'Good' Oliver & Boyds Travellers Logbook NLS Acc.5000/78. Biggar not in Pigot 1820; 1821; no Wyldsheirs in Pigot 1825 or 1837. In Pigot 1825 there is a John Wyld who was a grocer and ironmonger and in Pigot 1837 James and John Wyld were grocers and ironmongers.
  • WYLIE, Hugh bookseller and printer Stranraer
    Church Street 1837
    Pigot 1837
  • WYLIE, James apprentice stationer Kelso
    Kelso 1767
    James Wylie apprenticed to George Eliot stationer Kelso 1767
  • WYLIE, John classical booksellers new & old Glasgow
    81 Hutcheson Street 1815
    John Wylie & Co same address 1818-20
    booksellers and circulating library 48 Argyle Street 1825
    Foreign Library 56 Argyle Street 1825
    British and Foreign Library 97 Argyll Street 1828
    Glas Dir; Pigot 1820; 1825
  • WYLIE, Robert stationer Lochwinnoch
    High Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • WYLLIE, David & Son bookseller, stationer, circulating library Aberdeen
    Crown Court, 43 Union Street 1814-31
    D. Wyllie & Son same address 1832-33
    and circulating library 51 Union Street 1834-46
    111 Bridge Street 1847-66
    167-169 Union Street and 1 Bridge Street 1867-1891
    247 Union Street and 41 and 43 Bridge Street 1891-94
    247 Union Street 1894-Twentieth Century
    Son of David Wyllie, Merchant Taylor and Deacon Aberdeen, born in 1777. Apprenticed to Alexander Brown in 1791 with whom he stayed 24 years. Married 16 July 1807, Bathia Rust. She died 4 June 1820 at the age of 37. Went into business on his own account in 1814, taking up the shop of Alexander Leslie, who had just died. Wyllie ran Exchange News Rooms in 1819 and Caledonian Literary Society's Library 1825; agent for Bish's Lottery Tickets 1819. In 1833, the firm publshed its first circulating library catalogue. 'Booksellers to Her Majesty' 1840. 'A great florist and admirer of nature'. Died 26 April 1844. Apprentice: Lewis Smith, before 1818. He was succeeded in the business by his second son, James Wyllie, born 27 May 1809, the firm taking the title of D. Wyllie & Son. James Wyllie died 31 October 1875. Charles David Wyllie, youngest son of David Wyllie's eldest son, David manager of The Aberdeen Bank, became a partner, together with Edward Young. Mr Wyllie died a bachelor 28 August 1894, and Mr Young 16 June 1894.
    Beavan; Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837; Lawrance, Robert M. 'A century of bookselling 1814-1914 David Wyllie afterwards David Wyllie & Son' The Aberdeen Book-Lover November 1914
  • WYLLIE, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1773
    Married Joan daughter to James Raeburn 1 August 1773 [7 August under Wylie].

    YAIR, John printer and bookseller Edinburgh
    Yair and Beveridge Parliament Close 1743
    John Yair same address 1746-54
    John Yair and Robert Fleming Edinburgh 1754
    At the Cross 1757
    Edinburgh 1758
    Mrs Margaret Yair Edinburgh 1759-61
    Parliament Close 1763-78
    Son to Mr James Yair at Airth, apprenticed to Gavin Hamilton bookseller 4 June 1735; Burgess and Guild Brother by right of his wife Margaret, daughter to William Mitchell, tailor 8 September 1742; auction catalogue of A. Kincaid and A. Donaldson 'at the Auction house of Yair and Fleming near the Cross 1 December 1757 is in Edinburgh City Library; purchased Allan Ramsay's circulating library in 1757. His will was registered 20 April 1764.
    NLS Impr Ind; Edin Burg; Plomer; Edin Test; Edin Pren
  • YAIR, Mrs Margaret bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1759-61
    Parliament Close 1763
    Parliament Close 1773-78
    NLS Impr Ind; Caledonian Mercury 9 January 1760; 18 April 1761; 18 July 1763; Edin Dir
  • YEATS, Alexander printer Aberdeen
    68 Broad Street 1834-35
    Of The Observer Office.
  • YETTS, William bookseller Leith
    On the Pier 1738
    The moderate man's confession was printed for him in 1738
    NLS Impr Ind
  • YORSTON, George engraver Edinburgh
    Edinburgh before 1752
    Margaret daughter of deceased George Yorston married George Wright shoemaker 5 July 1752.
  • YORSTON, James printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh before 1782
    Jean daughter of deceased James Yorston married John Cumming dyer 5 November 1782.
  • YOUNG [J?] and IMRAY booksellers, stationers and bookbinders Inverness
    Inverness 1797?
    The National Library of Scotland has a copy of George Buchanan's Paraphrasis Psalmorum Davidis poetica. Glasgow, 1797, with a large engraved label of Young & Imray booksellers Inverness. The Young is probably the J. Young of Inverness who was binding books in the early years of the nineteenth century.
    NLS Impr Ind
  • YOUNG & SMITH engravers and lithographers Glasgow
    95 Argyle Street 1839
  • YOUNG, A. bookseller Anstruther
    Anstruther 1760
    Took in subscriptions for a book published by A. Donaldson Caledonian Mercury 12 March 1760.
  • YOUNG, Adam printer Edinburgh
    Canongate 1773
    Married Katherine daughter to John Watson weaver in Cyrus in Canongate Kirk 13 October 1773.
  • YOUNG, Alexander bookbinder Auchinblae
    Inverury Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • YOUNG, Alexander printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1769
    Married Frances Hodges relict of Charles Hodges watchmaker 28 May 1769.
  • YOUNG, Alexander merchant Stirling
    Stirling 1752-69
    NLS Impr Ind
  • YOUNG, Andrew printer Glasgow
    Young, Gallie & Co 150 Trongate 1818-20
    150 Trongate and 94 Candleriggs 1825
    Andrew Young 96 Trongate 1828
    Andrew Young one of the partners of Young, Gallie and Company printers Burgess and Guild Brother by purchase. 8 August 1817.
    GlasBurg; Pigot 1825; Glas Dir
  • YOUNG, Andrew printer Paisley
    Paisley 1810
    Stephen and Andrew Young High Street 1811-12
    210 High Street 1813-16
  • YOUNG, George bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1667
    Married Agnes Rodger 23 April 1667.
  • YOUNG, George bookseller and stationer Glasgow
    62 Norfolk Street 1844
    Glas Dir
  • YOUNG, Gilbert apprentice bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1748
    Son to Andrew Young shoemaker, apprenticed to Coline Campbell bookbinder 30 November 1748.
    Edin Pren
  • YOUNG, Hume stationer, tobacconist and bar keeper of the Court of Session Edinburgh
    4 Howe Street 1848-49
    'stationer and tobacconist' only from 1848. He was bar keeper earlier.
    Edin Dir
  • YOUNG, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1642
    Married Janet Mawer 8 January 1640; married Anna Mowat 18 November 1641; Burgess 31 August 1642.
    EdinMarr; EdinBurg
  • YOUNG, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1737-44
    Burgess and Guild Brother by right of father Andrew Young, merchant 1 June 1737; Bushnell lists this man as James Young Senior.
    Bush.3; Edin Burg
  • YOUNG, James bookbinder Edinburgh
    James's Court 1744
    First stair above the Excise Office 1744
    Edinburgh 1755-59
    Cowgate 1761
    Son to James Young in Edinburgh, apprenticed to David Oliphant bookbinder 22 September 1731; Burgess as apprentice to David Oliphant, bookbinder (22 September 1731) 1 August 1744. Married Helen daughter to deceased Andrew Quarey farmer in Sessford in Morebattle 6 May 1753. Guild Brother 6 March 1754; appears in the subscription lists of John Welch's Miscellany Sermons, 1744 and of Thomas Boston's Sermons, 1756, in both of which he is described as bookbinder. Apprentice: George Elliott apprenticed to James Young bookbinder Edinburgh 1755
    Edin Pren; NLS Impr Ind; Bush.3; EdinBurg; EdinMarr; Maxted
  • YOUNG, James printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh before 1760
    Relict Eliot Ker married James Johnston tailor 13 April 1760.
  • YOUNG, James bookseller Kirkcaldy
    High Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • YOUNG, James C. stationer Edinburgh
    4 Howe Street 1847
    Edin Dir
  • YOUNG, John and Andrew paper makers Alloa
    Jellyholm Mill 1832
    John Young paper merchant and rag dealer Mill Street 1837
    Mill No 64. Alloa Jellyholm Mill (pronounced Jelham) had been used for grinding snuff and shredding tobacco, grinding wood and dyestuffs. John and Andrew Young set up a papermaking vat here after Andrew was laid off. It was a woollen mill by 1852.
    Thomson; Pigot 1837; Ewen Jardine. 'The history of paper mills in Central Scotland'. IPH Yearbook vol.7 1988 81-93
  • YOUNG, John bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1647
    Married Elspeth Tindell 1 July 1647.
  • YOUNG, John bookbinder Edinburgh
    Fisher's Close, Lawnmarket 1795
    Castle Hill 1796-1811
    16 Parliament Square 1812-22
    Covenant Close 1823-35
    Meuse Lane, South St Andrew Street 1836
    and stationer 10 South St Andrew Street 1837-40
    2 Thistle Street 1841-46
    77 Rose Street 1847-48
    Edin Dir; Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837
  • YOUNG, John engraver and lithographer Glasgow
    John Young 62 Trongate 1842
    66 Trongate 1843-45
    lithographer, engraver, stationer and account-book maker 126 Ingram Street and 5 South Hanover Street 1846
    Glas Dir
  • YOUNG, John bookseller Glasgow
    32 Maxwell Street 1844
    Glas Dir
  • YOUNG, John & Co printer Glasgow
    Buchanan Court 75 Argyll Street 1835
    Glas Dir
  • YOUNG, John bookseller, printer and newspaper owner Inverness
    Inverness 1804-14?
    He printed works in English and Gaelic including Robert Couper's Poems chiefly in the Scottish Language. 2 vols. Inverness, 1804, and David Carey's Craig Phadraic: Visions of Sensibility, with Legendary Tales and Occasional Pieces. Inverness, 1810. John Young whose other interests included literature, agriculture and brewing, started The Inverness Journal in August 1807. He may have edited the first few issues himself, but soon employed David Carey, an Arbroath man, who had experience as a Whig journalist in London. He edited the paper from 1807-12. Previously The Aberdeen Journal had been able to proclaim itself 'General Advertiser for the North of Scotland'. The Inverness Journal was able to make inroads into this monopoly. The paper was sold about 1814 to Lachlan Mackintosh of Raigmore for £2,500. Mr John Young died at Lisbon 11 January 1815.
    Cowan; John Noble. Bibliography of Inverness Newspapers and Periodicals. Stirling, 1903.
  • YOUNG, John stationer & bookbinder Thornhill
    New Street 1852
    Slater 1852
  • YOUNG, Murdoch printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1796
    Married Helen daughter of George Pillans weaver 6 May 1796.
  • YOUNG, Patrick printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1756
    Burgess 8 September 1756. Relict Helen Scott married James Murray tailor 2 October 1757 and Patrick Westwater 6 November 1757. Possibly the one marriage was only proclaimed.
    EdinBurg; EdinMarr
  • YOUNG [JUNIUS], Robert printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1632-38
    Robert Young and Evan Tyler 1641-2
    A London printer who was appointed King's Printer for Scotland 12 April 1632 in succession to T. Finlason. He acquired Finlason's printing materials, and started a printing office in Edinburgh in 1633. He was made a Burgess 4 July 1632, 'Robert Makleane, skinner, souerty for residence'. He apparently did not come to Scotland himself but sent Evan Tyler to manage his Edinburgh office. In 1638 he gave up his Edinburgh office and sold the printing materials, which were afterwards used by G. Anderson and R. Bryson. Some of his productions at this time were printed at his London office, though they bear his imprint as His Majesties Printer for Scotland. On 30 June 1641 he and Evan Tyler were jointly appointed King's Printers, and started with new printing materials and ornaments. He was succeeded by Tyler alone in 1642.
    Aldis 1904; STC; EdinBurg
  • YOUNG, Robert printer Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1712
    Forrester's Wynd 1713
    NLS Impr Ind
  • YOUNG, Robert bookseller Edinburgh
    5 North Bank Street 1848-55
    Edin Dir
  • YOUNG, Stephen printer Paisley
    Glasgow 1805-06
    Bowling Green 1806-08
    Cumberland 1809
    High Street 1809
    Stephen and Andrew Young High Street 1811-12
    210 High Street 1813-16
    Stephen Young same address 1816-28
    Crawford; Pigot 1820; 1825
  • YOUNG, Thomas apprentice bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1750
    Son to Thomas Young cooper of Pinkey Coul, apprenticed to John Yeair bookseller 14 March 1750.
  • YOUNG, Thomas bookbinder Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1771
  • YOUNG, Thomas bookbinder Greenock
    Watson's Lane 1825
    Pigot 1825
  • YOUNG, William apprentice bookseller Edinburgh
    Edinburgh 1733
    Son to Mr Robert Young, Minister, apprenticed to Samuel Graham bookbinder 13 June 1733.
    Edin Pren
  • YOUNG, William bookbinder Edinburgh
    13 Hill Place 1836
    Edin Dir
  • YOUNG, William stationer and circulating library Ediburgh
    4 Catharine Street 1849
    Edin Dir
  • YOUNG, William bookseller, stationer and bookbinder Elgin
    High-street 1820
    Pigot 1820
  • YOUNG, William librarian Glamis
    Glamis 1852
    Librarian United Library
    Slater 1852
  • YOUNG, William librarian Methven
    Methven 1852
    Librarian Methven Subscription library
    Slater 1852
  • YUILL, Robert bookseller and bookbinder Greenock
    Greenock 1776-77
    Mrs Yuile, Laigh Street 1783
    Robert Yuill bookbinder in Greenock is in the list of subscribers to James Renwick's Choice collection of sermons. Glasgow: Bryce, 1776.
    NLS Impr Ind; Plomer; Glas Dir 1783

    ZAUSH, Miss stationer and librarian Edinburgh
    1 William Street 1837
    Gray 1837
  • ZIEGLER, Charles bookseller and stationer Edinburgh
    17 South Bridge 1837-51
    Edin Dir

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