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Henry Fry

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Henry Fry, printer

1756 Born son of Joseph Fry, chocolate manufacturer and typefounder, and his wife, Anna.

1782 Joseph Fry took his sons Henry Fry and Edmund Fry (1757-1835) into partnership in J. Fry and Co

1787 After Joseph Fry's retirement, a new firm, Edmund Fry and Co. was established

1788 the printing business was separated from the foundry and remained at Worship Street as the Cicero Press, under the management of Henry Fry. The foundry moved to premises opposite Bunhill Fields in Chiswell Street under Edmund Fry.

1817 Henry Fry, of London, died in Andover, Hants[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Quaker Birth, Marriage, and Death Registers, 1578-1837