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Andrew Spottiswoode Printer to the King.
1826 Member of Parliament for Saltash from 1826 to 1830
1828-9 Sheriff of London
1830 MP for Colchester from 1830 to 1831
1830 Following the death of John Reeves the previous August, Spottiswoode received a 30-year patent as King’s printer.
1851 Andrew Spottiswoode 64, printer, employing 171 and 49 boys at New Square and 210 men, women and boys at Queen's House and other, lived in Westminster with Mary Spottiswoode 50, Nora Spottiswoode 29, Augusta Spottiswoode 27, William Spottiswoode 26, George A Spottiswoode 23
1855 He retired from the business in 1855, having already handed over his patent to his elder son William Spottiswoode.