British editor and publisher of topographical dictionaries and maps, 1782-1865wd:Q7412007
Samuel Lewis (c.1782 – 1865) was the editor and publisher of topographical dictionaries and maps of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. The aim of the texts was to give in 'a condensed form', a faithful and impartial description of each place. The firm of Samuel Lewis and Co. was based in London. Samuel Lewis the elder died in 1865. His son of the same name predeceased him in 1862.
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book describing the counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, chapelries, and townships of Wales (1834)wd:Q25219289