Further British Directory listings

Compiled by Ron Spiers, January 2004

 

Gentleman's Magazine, February, 1739

Mr. Spiers, grocer, married Miss Maddocks, eldest daughter of Thomas Maddocks, Esq., of the Bank on 13th. February, 1739, and had a dowry of £10,000.

(Note: It is assumed that the ĎBankí is the Bank of England in London).

 

Epistologia, 1757

Robert Spiers, weaver, of Anderston, Glasgow was a subscriber to a religious publication, Epitologia, in 1757.

 

Kentís Directory, London, 1774-5

Shervill & Spiers Co., silk & satin dressers, textiles. Grey Eagle Street, Spitalfields, London.

 

Kent's Directory, 1774

Nehemiah Spires, chemist and druggist, Southampton Street, London.

 

The New Complete Guide to All Persons Who Have Any Trade or Concern With the City of London and Parts Adjacent, 1775

Nehemiah Spires, chemist, druggist, Southall Street, Strand, London.

 

Swinneyís Birmingham Directory, 1776, 1780

Miss Spiers and Co., haberdashers, clothing, 48 New Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire.

 

The London Directory, 1780

James Spires, hardware, household wares, 121 Cheapside, London.

 

Hampshire Directory, 1784

James Spiers, glazier building trades, Alton, Hampshire.

 

Baileyís British Directory of London, 1785

David Spiers, ††††††††† coach maker, Great Peter Street, Westminster, London.

 

Jones's Directory, 1789

Archibald Spiers, Esq., father of Alexander, Chairman of the Committee for the Management of the Forth & Clyde Navigation. (His name is spelled a Speirs in some records).

 

Jones's Directory, 1789

Alexander Spiers, merchant, Glasgow, Scotland.†††††† †††††††††

(When the American war broke out tobacco rose 1000 per cent, and he made a fortune from its import into Glasgow. His name is spelled a Speirs in some records).

 

Jones's Directory, 1790

Peter Spiers, Esq., Committee for the Management of the Forth & Clyde Navigation. (Usually spelled a Spiers)

 

Subscribed to a Scottish poetry publication; Skaith, or, The History o' Will and Jean, 1795

Peter Spires Esq., Culcreuch, Stirling, Scotland.

(Note: his name is also spelled as Spiers or Speirs in various records)

 

The Post-Office Annual Directory, Edinburgh, 1806

Ms. Spiers, 59 George Street, north side, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

The Post-Office Annual Directory, 1806, 1810

Ms. Spiers, 9 North St.David Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

Holdenís Triennial Directory, 1809,

John Spiers, surgeon, Stanwick Close, Greenock, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

Holdenís Triennial Directory, 1809

M. Spiers, muslin manufacturer, Causeway Side, Paisley, Renfrew, Scotland.

 

The Post-Office Annual Directory, 1811

Ms. Spiers, 5 St.David Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

The Post-Office Annual Directory, 1812

Robert Spiers, jeweller, 4 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

The Paisley Directory, 1812

Allan Spiers, baker, High Street, Paisley, Scotland.

 

The Post-Office Annual Directory for Edinburgh, 1817

Robert Spiers, 30 Albany Row, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

The Post-Office Annual Directory, 1817

Robert Spiers, jeweller, 84 Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

The Post-Office Annual Directory, 1819

Peter Spiers, 60 Great King Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

The Post-Office Annual Directory, 1819

Thomas Spiers, silversmith, 56 Potter Row, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

The Glasgow Directory, 1820

James Spiers, stocking manufacturer, 60 Queen Street, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

The Greenock Directory, 1820

Alexander Spiers, mariner, 50 Vennel, Greenock, Scotland.

 

The Greenock Directory, 1820

John Spiers, feur, physician, Houston Street, Greenock, Scotland.

 

The Commercial Directory, of Scotland, etc., 1820

William Spiers, cabinet maker, Garden Street, Ayr, Scotland.

 

The Commercial Directory of Scotland etc., 1820

John Spiers, grocer, 264 High Street, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

The Commercial Directory of Scotland etc., 1820

George Spiers, baker, flour dealer, Irvine, Scotland.

 

The Commercial Directory of Scotland etc., 1820

John Spiers, haberdasher, cloth merchant, Irvine, Scotland.

 

The Commercial Directory of Scotland etc., 1820

James Spiers, boot and shoe maker, Fore Street, Kilmarnock, Scotland.

 

The Post-Office Annual Directory, 1822

Ms. Spiers, 8 Maitland Street (Shandwick Place), Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

The Glasgow Directory, 1823

John Spiers, grocer, 41 Barrowfield Road, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

The Glasgow Directory, 1823††

John Spiers, agent, 170 Gallowgate, Scotland.

 

The Glasgow Directory, 1824

Alexander Spiers, spirit dealer, 2 East Clyde Street, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

Directory for Edinburgh, Leith, and Suburbs, 1824

Graham Spiers, advocate, 46 Great King Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

The Glasgow Directory, 1825

David Spiers, spirit and porter house, 18 High Street, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825

Adam Spiers, carrier, lodger at Train's, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825

David Spiers, baker, Half Way, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland.

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825

John Spiers, linen & woollen draper, High Street, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland.

Pigotís Directory, 1825

William Spiers, wheelwright, High Street, Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland.

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825

John Spiers, surgeon, West Kilbride, Ayrshire, Scotland.

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825††

Mathew Spiers, gent, Claughog, Kilmory, Isle of Arran, Bute, Scotland.

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825

James Spiers, grocer, Kilpatrick, Dumbarton, Scotland.

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825††

George Spiers, bell hanger, West Port, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland.

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825

John Spiers, ironmonger, 74 Kirk Street, Calton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825

James Spiers, wright, Camelon, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825

Ms. Spiers, Polmont Park, Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

(She is in the list of nobility, gentry, and clergy)

 

Pigotís Directory, 1825

William Spiers, clerical minister, United Associate, Kippen, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

 

The Post Office Annual Directory, 1826

Archibald Spiers, Extraordinary director, Hercules Insurance Company of Scotland.

 

The Glasgow Directory, 1827

Peter Spiers, confectioner, 7 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, Scotland.

 

The Post Office Annual Directory, 1828

Graham Spiers, advocate, 1 St. Colme Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

Fowlerís New Commercial Directory of Renfrewshire etc., 1829

Archibald Spiers, Vice President, Renfrewshire Agricultural Society, Scotland.

 

Fowlerís Commercial Directory of Renfrewshire etc., 1830

Archibald Spiers, Deputy Lieutenant of Renfrewshire, Scotland.

 

Fowlerís Commercial Directory of Renfrewshire etc., 1830

Robert Spiers, spirit dealer, 13 New Street, Paisley, Scotland.