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W S Fortey

c 1850 - c 1880

W.S. Fortey bought the Catnach Press at 2 Monmouth Place, Seven Dials, London in the late 1840s he printed from there till the 1880s. He bought the Press from James Catnach's sister Anne Ryle who was operating the press under the name Ryle & Co. from 1845.