John Barber

Dates: 1675-1740
Barber printed the works of Alexander Pope, Matthew Prior, and Delarivier Manley. He also printed the votes of the House of Commons, then became the printer for the City of London. He was elected alderman of the Baynard Castle Ward, one of the twenty-five wards of London. The Baynard Castle Ward, considered the center of London, contains Fleet Street, where most of England's printers were located. In 1733, he became the Lord Mayor of the City of London.
Pages 19-20: Plomer, Henry R. A Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers Who Were At Work in England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1668 to 1725. London: Oxford University Press, 1922.
Occupations: printer


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