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Gavin, Hector, engraver & copperplate printer, Edinburgh

Record IDcni00053991
URIhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cni00053991
Last Edit2014-03-14

General Note

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.

More Information

Dates of Activity1809-1853
Activityengraver & copperplate printer
engraver, printer and lithographer (1847 - 1850)
Online Ressourcehttp://www.nls.uk/
Scottish Book Trade Index online (list)

Place of Activity

Place of ActivityEdinburgh
Edinburgh; 150 High Street (1813 - 1816)
Edinburgh; *150 High Street (1817)
Edinburgh; 219 High-street (1818 - 1829)
Edinburgh; 8 North Bridge (1830 - 1835)
Edinburgh; 2 South St David's Street (1836 - 1840)
Edinburgh; 16 South St David's Street (1841 - 1846)
Edinburgh; 166 High Street (1847 - 1850)
Edinburgh; 37 Montagu Street (house) (1851)
Edinburgh; 21 George Street (1852 - 1853)

Related Entries

See alsoHector Gavin and Son (1809 - 1811)
Parliament Close, **Edinburgh

Names

HeadingGavin, Hector, engraver & copperplate printer, Edinburgh
used in: National Library of Scotland, Scottish Book Trade Index
Variant NameHector Gavin, junior, engraver (1813 - 1816)
Hector Gavin (1817)

Sources

Found inEdin Dir. — EdinBurg. — Pigot 1820; 1825; 1837. — Bush.2. — Schenck