W & T Fordyce (publishers)

W & T Fordyce was a nineteenth century firm of publishers based in the early years at 48 Dean Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, which later moved to 15 Grey Street, Newcastle. It was responsible for the editing, publishing, printing (and partially for the) selling of the book The Tyne Songster.

About 1837 William Fordyce (died 1865)[1] took his brother Thomas (1810–89) into the firm as a partner and the name was changed from W Fordyce to W & T Fordyce. Thomas was in business as a printer 1832-67 at Upper Buxton St, Newcastle.[2]


Items published by the firm include numerous chapbooks and several other books which include:-

See also


  1. William Fordyce; British Book Trade Index (accessed 10 May 2012
  2. Thomas Fordyce; British Book Trade Index (accessed 10 May 2012
  3. "Paul Jones".
  4. "Local Records".
  5. "A New Valentine Writer".
  6. "The Long Pack".

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