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Robert Besley and Co

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of Fann Street, Aldersgate Street, London

The type foundry business of Robert Besley

1838 William Thorowgood's type face business became Thorowgood and Besley

1849 The business became Robert Besley and Co

1861 Alderman Robert Besley retired; the business was replaced by that of Reed and Fox

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Sources of Information

  • Type Archive [1]