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Edinburgh Compositors' Society

Record IDcni00053435
Last Edit2014-03-14

General Note

Edinburgh Compositors' Society instituted 3 June 1824. There was a Society of Journeymen Printers earlier (1750?-) There are “Articles with a list of members for 1824” in the Edinburgh Room, Edinburgh City Library.

More Information

Dates of Activity1825-1850
Online Ressourcehttp://www.nls.uk/
Scottish Book Trade Index online (list)

Place of Activity

Place of ActivityEdinburgh
Edinburgh; Old Bank Close (1832)
J.Logan, preses
Edinburgh; North British Advertiser Office (1840 - 1845)
R. Lindsay preses

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HeadingEdinburgh Compositors' Society
used in: National Library of Scotland, Scottish Book Trade Index
Variant NameEdinburgh Compositors' Society, at Messrs. Ballantine & Co. Printers (1825)
David Stewart, Preses
William G. Souter clerk (1849 - 1850)
10 Middle Arthur Place, **Edinburgh


Found inEdin Dir. — Ian MacDougall. “A Catalogue of some Labour Records in Scotland”. Edinburgh, 1978 10b; 14b


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