PHIPPS, George (1819-1892) — London
Printer, lithographer and publisher. Produced Surface plan of the mines agreed to be purchased by the Silver Hill Consols Mining Company 1871; several lithographic large-scale maps of the wards of the parish of St. George, Hanover Square, 1877. He published a number of pamphlets of local interest — on taxation, on methods of governance, the Thames Embankment, etc.
Originally from Lower Lemington in Gloucestershire, Phipps was baptised 25 Apr 1819 at Moreton-in-the-the-Marsh, the son of William Phipps and Elizabeth Brandish. Phipps was in a substantial way of business, employing thirty men, three women, and ten boys in 1881. Traded as “Phipps & Connor” 1882-1887. He retired to Sandown in the Isle of Wight with his wife Louisa, where he died 4 Apr 1892. Probate on an estate valued at £20,161.17s.8d. was granted to his widow. The firm continued on into the twentieth century.
1a Upper Ranelagh Street, Pimlico — 1848-1854
25 Upper Ranelagh Street, Pimlico — 1855-1867
13/14 Tothill Street, Westminster — 1859-1881
— and 16 Ebury Street, Westminster — 1868-1887
BBTI. Brown. Census 1841-1851, 1871-1891. COPAC. Todd.