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Joseph Priestley (Leeds)

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of Tenter Lane, Leeds

1835 Mentioned. 'Joseph Priestley, Whitesmith, Tenter Lane'[1]

1838 Advert: 'NEW VICTORIA PRINTING PRESS.
JOSEPH PRIESTLEY, PRINTING PRESS MANUFACTURER, and Planing Machine Maker,
Begs to call the attention of Letter-Press Printers to his New VICTORIA PRESS, which, for Truth of Workmanship, Evenness of Impression, Lightness in Running, and (above all) Cheapness in Price, he challenges comparison with any in the Market.
Orders for PLAINING MACHINES, of all Sizes, executed with Punctuality and Despatch.
Plaining Work, of every description, taken in and executed in the best manner.
J. P. has on hand a good Second-hand PRINTING PRESS, (Manchester make), Demy Size, which he can afford at a very reasonable rate.
A GOOD ROOM TO LET, Nineteen Yards long by Six wide, well Lighted; and the party taking it can have POWER to the extent of Three Horses.
[One Concern.]
Machine Manufactory) Tenter Lane, (Near the Bridge,) Leeds, May 18, 1838.'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Leeds Mercury - Saturday 21 February 1835
  2. Northern Star and Leeds General Advertiser - Saturday 2 June 1838