George Nicholson (printer)

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George Nicholson (1760 – November 1, 1825) was a printer, author, and vegetarianism advocate,[1] born in Keighley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.[2]

He settled in Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire in 1808 where he remained until his death in 1825. He was a nationally known printer of the time. His printing press was at 15 Bridge Street and his premises are now a listed building.

Nicholson died in Stourport on November 1, 1825.[3][4]

Selected publications[edit]

  • The Primeval Diet of Man: Arguments in Favour of Vegetable Food: On Man's Conduct to Animals (1801)


  1. ^ Henry Salt. International Vegetarian Union (ed.). "History of Vegetarianism - Europe: The Middle Ages to the 18th Century - George Nicholson 1760-1825". Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  2. ^ Oxford Online Dictionary of National Biography - George Nicholson
  3. ^ Timperley, Charles Henry. (1842). Encyclopaedia of Literary and Typographical Anecdote. London: Henry G. Bohn. pp. 896-987
  4. ^ Axon, William E. A. (1886). The Annals of Manchester: A Chronological Record from the Earliest Times to the End of 1885. Manchester. p. 170.

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