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Hogg, James, printer, Edinburgh

Record IDcni00054617
URIhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cni00054617
Last Edit2014-03-14

General Note

Son of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd, was born near Edinburgh 26 March 1806, and apprenticed to James Muirhead, printer, 24 August 1818. After his apprenticeship he entered the 'book house' attached to “The Caledonian Mercury”. He went into business as printer and publisher in 1837. He published “Hogg's Weekly Instructor” from March 1845-December 1859. The name was changed to “The Instructor” and was later known as “The Titan”. In 1858, his sons James and John, became partners, and the firm gave up printing. The sons opened a branch office in London, whither the firm was transferred. The firm was dissolved in July 1867. James Hogg died in London 14 March 1880.

More Information

Dates of Activity1836-1862
Activityprinter
bookseller and printer (1837 - 1840)
printer and stationer (1841 - 1842)
stationer and printer (1843 - 1844)
printer and publisher (1845 - 1847)
Online Ressourcehttp://www.nls.uk/
Scottish Book Trade Index online (list)

Place of Activity

Place of ActivityEdinburgh
Edinburgh; 116 Nicolson Street (1837 - 1840)
Edinburgh; *116 Nicolson Street (1841 - 1842)
Edinburgh; 122 Nicolson Street (1843 - 1844)
Edinburgh; 122 and 56 Nicolson Street (1845 - 1847)
Edinburgh; 122 and 56 Nicolson Street and 45 Crosscauseway (1848)
Edinburgh; 4 Nicolson Street and 45 Crosscauseway (1849 - 1851)
Edinburgh; 4 Nicolson Street and Brown Street Lane (1852 - 1855)
Edinburgh; 18 St Andrew Square and Brown Street Lane (1856 - 1857)

Related Entries

See alsoWight's Place (1836)
97 Causewayside, **Edinburgh
James Hogg & Sons, publishers (1858 - 1862)
18 St Andrew Square, **Edinburgh

Names

HeadingHogg, James, printer, Edinburgh
used in: National Library of Scotland, Scottish Book Trade Index

Sources

Found inDNB. — Edin Dir. — Gray 1836

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