Cooper, William (bap. 1639, d. 1689), bookseller and writer on the occult sciences, was born in Leicester, the son of John Cooper and his wife, Elizabeth. He was baptized on 5 June 1639 at the parish church of St Martin in Leicester. Following his father's death, ...
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C. J. Podmore
Hutton, James (1715–1795), Moravian minister and bookseller, was born on 3 September 1715 in College Street, Westminster, the son of John Hutton (bap. 1676, d. 1750), a nonjuring clergyman who took in Westminster School boarders, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Ayscough (...
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Smith, Francis (d. 1691), bookseller and General Baptist minister, was the son of Francis Smith, a Yorkshire farrier from Bradford. No further information has as yet been discovered about his family background or his birth details. On 3 May 1647 he was apprenticed to ...
Waterfield, Robert Everard [Robin] (1914–2002), missionary and antiquarian bookseller, was born on 27 August 1914 at Staithe House, Beccles, Suffolk, the youngest of three sons (a daughter followed in 1919) of Noel Everard Waterfield (1879–1960), a doctor in the Sudan medical service, and his wife, ...