Thomas Munday

MUNDAY, Thomas (1780-1849) — London

Printer, lithographer, bookseller, stationer and publisher. A partner in “Dean & Munday” — for work see Mary Anne Dean.

Born in London 8 Jun 1780, the son of Richard Munday and his wife Ann Jackson, who had married in 1772. He was apprenticed to the printer William Baily (1743-1794), whose daughter Anna Maria Baily he married 25 Oct 1805 at St. John Horsleydown. On the death of his mother-in-law Susan (Susanna) Bailey (1742-1810) in 1810, his wife and her sister Mary Ann Dean inherited the long-established family printing business, which became “Dean & Munday”. Thomas Munday appeared as a witness in a copyright case reported at length in the Morning Post 6 July 1837. The partnership was formally dissolved 25 Dec 1840 and the business subsequently became “Thomas Dean & Co.” and “Thomas Dean & Son”. Munday died 8 Mar 1849 at his home in Woolwich, aged sixty-eight, and was buried at St. Luke, Charlton, 16 Mar 1849. Will in the National A — PROB 11/2103/87. Insurance policies and other papers in London Metropolitan Archive.

35 Threadneedle Street — 1823-1840
— and 40 Threadneedle Street — 1832-1840
Church Hill, Woolwich (home) — 1841-1849

BNA. Brown. Census 1841. COPAC. Humphries & Smith. LG. NA. Twyman. Wakeman & Bridson. Whitehouse.

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