Bedlington, Timothy (Boston, MA)

Timothy Bedlington

Bookbinder & Bookseller**

47 Cornhill

Boston

Massachusetts  2.

*(1816,18, 20). Hannah French, "Early American Bookbinding by Hand" from: "Bookbinding in America" Lehmann-Haupt ed., 1967, pg.100.

** (1789) Bookstore, 62 Cornhill. Boston City Directory. Bedlington is one of the very few who advertised themselves as booksellers and then years later as bookbinders.

  1. (1813) Ball ( Jonathan) & Bedlington (Timothy) bookstore 84 Court street.
    Boston City Directory. (not listed in 1810)

  2. (1816)  Boston City Directory. same listing in '18, '20, 21

3 (1821) Charles Ewer and Timothy Bedlington proprietors Type Foundry (Ewer
would be listed as a bookseller in '22 and Bedlington would be listed just
under bookbinder.

  1. (1822)  47 & 48 Cornhill.Literary  Boston City Directory

  2. (1823) Literary Rooms, T. Bedlington. (Bookbinding continues at 47
    Cornhill). Boston City Directory.

  3. (1824) Bookseller, 31 Washington street. Boston City Directory.( same
    listing in '26 '27, '28 (Literary rooms and Bokbinding are not listed.)

  4. (1827) Timothy Bedlington  is admitted to the Association: Joseph T.
    Buckingham, Annals of The Massachusetts  Charitable Mechanic Association,
    1853, pg. 221.

  5. (1829) 48 Washington street. Boston City Directory.

  6. (1830) Timothy Bedlington 31 Washington(no occupation) Boston City
    Directory.( no listing in '31, or '32)

  7. (1849)  T. Bedlington, 26 School Street. Mercantile Union, Business
    Directory for New England, pg. 116.

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