S. W. Partridge & Co.
S. W. Partridge & Co., 9 Paternoster Row, London.
Samuel William Partridge (1810-1903) was born in London, England. He began his printing career as a reader at "Woodfall & Kinder." He subsequently joined Mr. Daniel Oakley to form "Partridge & Oakley." After this partnership dissolved he reorganized under the name "S. W. Partridge & Co." Mr. S. W. Partridge retired in 1882. Mr. Partridge was also an author of poetry and hymns and most notably wrote "Upward and Onward," a book of Christian poetry.
Daniel F. Oakley (?-1865) was a bookseller, publisher, printer, and stationer. He originally published under the name "Daniel F. Oakley."
Works by Samuel Partridge:
- Upward and Onward
- An Idea of a Christian
- Our English Months
- Voices from the Garden
- Lever Lines for Spare Minutes
Hymns written by Samuel Partridge:
- How Dearly God Must Love Us
- Thou Who hast in Mercy Blest
Partridge published many Christian books:
- The Little Woodman and His Dog Caesar
- Illustrated Missionary News
- Christian Work of the News of the Churches
- Martin Luther the Reformer
Source and Obituary:
"The Publishers' Circular and Booksellers' Record of British and Foreign Literature," Volume 79. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1903.