Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

B. Dellagana and Co

From Graces Guide
1893.

of 11 Shoe Lane, Fleet Street, London, EC

1840 Company established.

1856 James Dellagana and Bartholomew Dellagana of 61 Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell. Stereotype Founders and artificial flower seed manufacturers. Bankruptcy declared. [1] [2] [3] [4]

1861 Bartholomew Dellagana is living at South Island Place, Lambeth (age 27 born Switzerland), Stereotype Founder. With wife Margaret Ann (age 22 born Newcastle) and son James (age 4). Note: Living adjoining is Joseph Donningre Jobin (age 48 born Switzerland) who is listed as 'Engineer for the delivery, Trying an experiment in a manufactory' [5]

1862 Mention of the improvements in Stereotype founding by Dellagana [6]

1866 Mention of Bartholomew Dellagana, stereotype founder of 106 Shoe Lane [7]

1871 Patent for improvements in printing machines and the manufacture of electrotype blocks used in those machines. Applied for in 1868 by James and Bartholomew Dellagana. [8]

1871 Court case involving J. and B. Dellagana and their connection with the Imperial Land Company of Marseilles. [9]

1871 Bartholomew Dellagana is living at 22 The Terrace, Lambeth (age 38 born Switzerland), no occupation. With wife Margarite Ann (age 34 born Newcastle) and three sons and four daughters. Plus two servants. [10]

1881 B. Dallagand (sic) is living at 5 The Terrace, Lambeth, (age 48 born Switzerland), Stereotype Founder. With his wife Margaret A. (age 43 born Newcastle) and three sons and six daughters. Plus one servant. [11]

1882 Listed under Electrotypers as Dellagana and Co of 47 and 48 Fetter Lane, London EC. Also listed under Stereotype Founders as Bartholomew Dellagana of 106 and 107 Shoe Lane and 14 Bishopsgate Avenue, Camomile Street, London EC. [12]

1882 May 26th. Death of Bartholomew Dellagana age 49 at The Terrace, Kennington Park, after a long and painful illness. Of Shoe Lane, Fetter Lane and Bishopsgate.[13]

1883 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Electrotypers, stereotypers and process engravers. Specialities: printing blocks by all processes and electro-metallurgy of all classes. Employees 200. [14]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Standard, Tuesday, November 11, 1856
  2. The Morning Chronicle, Wednesday, November 12, 1856
  3. The Morning Post, Wednesday, November 12, 1856
  4. The Morning Post, Wednesday, March 31, 1858
  5. 1861 Census
  6. The Standard, Tuesday, May 20, 1862
  7. The Times, Tuesday, Nov 20, 1866
  8. Birmingham Daily Post, Saturday, January 14, 1871
  9. The Morning Post, Saturday, February 25, 1871
  10. 1871 Census
  11. 1881 Census
  12. 1882 Post Office London Directory
  13. The Standard, Monday, May 29, 1882
  14. 1914 Whitakers Red Book