Chambers, Sir William (18001883)

Chambers, Sir William, born at Peebles; apprenticed to a bookseller in Edinburgh, and commenced business on his own account in a small way; edited with his brother the “Gazetteer of Scotland”; started, in 1832, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal to meet a demand of the time for popular instruction in company with his brother founded a great printing and publishing establishment, from which there has issued a number of valuable works in the interest especially of the propagation of useful knowledge of all kinds; was a distinguished Edinburgh citizen, and did much for the expansion and improvement of the city (18001883)

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Châlons-sur-Marne
Châlons-sur-Saône
Chains
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Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Deputies
Chamberlain, Right Hon. Joseph
Chambers, Ephraim
Chambers, George
Chambers, Robert
Chambers, Sir William
Chambers, Sir William
Chambéry
Chambeze
Chambord
Chambord, Comte de
Chambre Ardente
Chamfort
Chamillard
Chamisso, Adalbert von
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