John Edward Taylor senior

Scope and Content

  • 1. Anonymous account of his life.
  • 2. The importance of conscientiousness in the use of influence. A sermon preached in Cross Street Chapel, Manchester, Sunday, 14 January 1844, on occasion of the death of Mr John Edward Taylor. By J. G. Robberds. Printed.
  • 3. A brief memoir of Mr John Edward Taylor. Reprinted from the Christian Reformer, March 1844.
  • 4. Article in the Inquirer, 4 June 1921, p. 291, entitled "Taylors & Scotts, and the Manchester Guardian".

Administrative / Biographical History

John Edward Taylor (1791-1844) was the founder of the Manchester Guardian. He was the father of Harriet, Sara, and Mary Ann, all of whom married into the Jevons family.