Hatchard, John

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Name
Hatchard, John Gender: M
born on 17 October 1768 at 00:30 (= 12:30 AM )
Place London, England, 51n30, 0w10
Timezone LMT m0w10 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 24°10' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 01°52 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 20°23'



John Hatchard (Hatchards store on Piccadilly)
photo: KTo288, license gfdl

Biography

English publisher and bookseller, founder of Hatchards, the oldest bookshop in the United Kingdom. Died June 21, 1849.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Piccadilly Bookman: Memorials of the House of Hatchard" by Arthur Lee Humphreys (Hatchards, 1893), p. 5: "The memorandum referred to, the first part of which is written in a youthful hand, and probably at an earlier period than the last, is as follows : — 'John Hatchard was born between twelve and one o'clock in the morning, October the 17th, 1768.'"

Categories

  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Bookseller)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor