Gotch, John

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Name
Gotch, John Gender: M
John Speechly Gotch
born on 4 December 1829 at 07:00 (= 07:00 AM )
Place Kettering, England, 52n24, 0w44
Timezone LMT m0w44 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 11°56' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 18°48 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 01°06'



Biography

English-born Australian newsagent and bookseller.

With Scotsman, Alexander Gordon, he founded a business in Melbourne, Australia, that would become the world-wide publishing firm of Gordon & Gotch. He died on 23 September 1901 at his home in Melbourne.

Link to Gordon and Gotch

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes data from Roy Frederick Bell's book, "Gordon and Gotch, London: the story of the G. & G. century, 1853-1953" (Gordon & Gotch, 1953), p. 10: "came from Kettering, Northamptonshire. He was born at seven o'clock on a Friday morning during a dense fog, to be precise on December 4th, 1829."

Categories

  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Sales (Newsagent and bookseller)