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From: "Astrid Terras" <>
Subject: [Lon] Printing trade in 19th century?
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 13:51:47 -0500
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Our NEWSTEAD family were in the printing trade in the 19th century,
including my husband's Great-Grandfather, John NEWSTEAD, who was born in
London (Hoxton) around 1864. He was a compositor (coincidentally, as I was
when I married my husband Andy), and later is said to have had his own
printing business.

Where can I find out more about the 19th and early 20th century printing
trade and the many occupations and skills involved at that time? I am
interested in the subject generally, but also specifically for the (East)
London area.

Thank you,
Astrid Terras Newstead
Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada

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