Chilver, J. & Co (Grand Rapids, MI)
J. Chilver & Co.*
Bookbinders and Blank Book Manufacturers
27 Canal Street
not in Spawn
a Joseph Chilver would be listed as a bookbinder for Ward & Gibson in 1866
Advertisementon the spine of a book (in maroon) and three binder's tickets.
Images courtesy: Vernon Wiering, Wiering Books, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Joseph E. Chilver was born in 1825 in Haleworth, Sufffolk England. He
immigrated with his parents to Toronto, Canada then to Illinois and on to
Grand Rapids Michigan.
In 1891 the bindery was located in the Blodgett block, corner Ottawa and
Louis streets. Baxter, Albert, History or the City of Grand Rapids,1891,