George Phillips Johnson

JOHNSON, George Phillips (1807?-1848) — Cheltenham

Engraver, copperplate & letterpress printer. Produced “Cheltenham displayed in a series of eighteen views, with a map and plan” 1836; “Johnson’s new historical and pictorial Cheltenham and county of Gloucester guide” 1846, with a map and a plan. Also known for a number of armorial bookplates.

Baptised 7 Jan 1808 at Bristol, the son of George Johnson and his wife Anne — this presumably the Bristol engraver of that name and his wife Anne Hazard, who had married at Ledbury in 1800. On the 1841 Census he was recorded as an engraver, resident with Martha Johnson, presumably his wife or sister, and several members of the Barfield family. He died at Cheltenham in 1848.

374 & 125 High Street, Cheltenham — 1830
128 High Street, Cheltenham —1842

BBTI. COPAC. Fincham.

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