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J. Whitaker and Sons

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of 12, Warwick Lane, Paternoster Row, London, E.C.


Established in 1856 by Joseph Whitaker, F.S.A. Partnership Successions: (1) Joseph Whitaker, 1856; (2) J. Whitaker & Sons, 1886; (3) J. Whitaker & Sons, Limited, 1901. Incorporated as a Limited Company, 1901 (no shares offered to the public). Directors: George Herbert Whitaker, M.R. C.S., L.S.A. (Managing Director), Cuthbert Wilfrid Whitaker, M.A. Oxon., F.S.A., and Charles William Speight (Secretary). Premises: Editorial and Publishing Offices at above address; entirely rebuilt, 1883. The firm are the publishers of "Whitaker's Almanack," "Whitaker's Peerage," "The Bookseller," "Stationery Trades Journal," The "Reference Catalogue," &c.

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