Click here to go to the CEIR website.
British Fiction, 1800–1829: A Database of Production, Circulation & Reception

Sources for Contemporary Libraries

Circulating Libraries

xAberdeen Public Library, Broad Street, Aberdeen. (Catalogue: 1821)
xAberdeen Public Library, Broad Street, Aberdeen. Additions 1. (Catalogue: c. 1838)

xBarry and Son’s Circulating Library, 21 High Street, Bristol. (Catalogue: c.1824)
xBarry and Son’s Circulating Library, 21 High Street, Bristol. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1827)
xBarry and Son’s Circulating Library, 21 High Street, Bristol. Additions 2. (Catalogue: 1829)
xBarry and Son’s Circulating Library, 21 High Street, Bristol. Additions 3. (Catalogue: 1830)

xBettison’s Library, High Street, Cheltenham. (Catalogue: 1817)
xBettison’s Library, High Street, Cheltenham. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1829)

xJ. Brown’s Circulating Library, Standishgate, Wigan. (Catalogue: 1821)

xC. Fellows’s Circulating Library, Catherine Street, Salisbury. (Catalogue: 1817)
xFellows’s Circulating Library, Catherine Street, Salisbury. Additions 1. (Catalogue: c. 1817)

xW. Fish’s Circulating Library, 38 London Lane, Norwich. (Catalogue: c. 1817)

xGilmour’s Circulating Library, Silver Street, Salisbury. (Catalogue: 1819)
xGilmour’s Circulating Library, Silver Street, Salisbury. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1819)

xGodwin’s Circulating Library, Upper Corner of Milson Street, Bath. (Catalogue: 1819)
xGodwin’s Circulating Library, Upper Corner of Milsom Street, Bath. Additions 1. (Catalogue: c.1821)
xGodwin’s Circulating Library, Upper Corner of Milsom Street, Bath. Additions 2. (Catalogue: c.1824)

xJohn Hodgson’s Circulating Library, Belfast. (Catalogue: 1838)Click here to go to the top of the page.

xHorne’s Public Library, Queen Street, Cheapside, London (Catalogue: 1824)
xHorne’s Public Library, Queen Street, Cheapside, London. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1827)

xJones and Parry’s Circulating Library, High Street, Caernarvon. (Catalogue: 1837)

xRobert Kinnear’s Circulating Library, 29 Frederick Street, Edinburgh. (Catalogue: 1808)
xKinnear’s Circulating Library, 29 Frederick Street, Edinburgh. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1814)
xKinnear’s Circulating Library, 29 Frederick Street, Edinburgh. Additions 2. (Catalogue: 1819)
xKinnear’s Circulating Library, 29 Frederick Street, Edinburgh. Additions 3. (Catalogue: 1823)
xKinnear’s Circulating Library, 29 Frederick Street, Edinburgh. Additions 4. (Catalogue: 1825)

xMackay’s Edinburgh Circulating Library, 154 High Street, Edinburgh. (Catalogue: 1810)
xMackay’s Edinburgh Circulating Library. 124 High Street, Edinburgh. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1816)

xMackenzie’s Circulating Library, 129 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. (Catalogue: 1832)

xMarshall’s Circulating Library, Upper Corner of Milsom-Street, Bath. (Catalogue: 1808)
xMarshall’s Circulating Library, Upper Corner of Milsom-Street, Bath. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1808)

xA. K. Newman and Co’s Circulating Library, Minerva Office, 32 & 33 Leadenhall Street, London (Catalogue: 1814)
xA. K. Newman’s Circulating Library, Minerva Office, 32 & 33 Leadenhall Street, London. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1814)
xA. K. Newman’s Circulating Library, Minerva Office, 32 & 33 Leadenhall Street, London. Additions 2. (Catalogue: 1815-16)

xRichard’s Library, Queen Street, Cheapside, London. (Catalogue: 1807)

Click here to go to the top of the page.xShowell’s Select Circulating Library, 46, New Street, Birmingham. (Catalogue: c. 1835)

xGerrard Tyrrell Circulating Library, Lower Sackville Street, Dublin. (Catalogue: 1834)

Subscription Libraries

xEdinburgh Subscription Library, Edinburgh. (Catalogue: 1833)

xLiverpool Subscription Library at the Lyceum, Bold-Street, Liverpool. (Catalogue: 1814)
xLiverpool Subscription Library at the Lyceum, Bold-Street, Liverpool. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1820)

xMacclesfield Subscription Library, Macclesfield. (Catalogue: 1823)

xManchester Subscription Library, Manchester. (Catalogue: 1818)
xManchester Subscription Library, Manchester. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1831)

xSheffield Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. (Catalogue: 1816)
xSheffield Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. Additions 1. (Catalogue: 1821)
xSheffield Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield. Additions 2. (Catalogue: 1831)

   
 © 2004 Project Director: Professor Peter Garside;
 Research Associates: Dr Jacqueline Belanger, Dr Sharon Ragaz;
 Database/Website Developer: Dr Anthony Mandal
Click here to go to the top of the page.