Joseph Starr fl.1701-1710

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Joseph STARR fl.1701-1710

Starr's bookplate (British Museum Franks Collection *353)

Biographical Note

Assumed to be the Joseph Starr who is listed as a liveried cooper of London in the two poll-books listed in the sources below. One of the parties to a mortgage deed of 1705 in the Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre (BK52/8) about a house and land in the parish of Little Hereford was ‘Joseph Starr, citizen and cooper of London, and Rebekah his wife’.


He had an engraved armorial bookplate dated 1702 (‘Joseph Starr, of Little Hereford in the County of Hereford and of the City of London’): Franks *353. No books bearing this plate have yet been located.


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903-4.
  • The list of the liveries of the fifty six companies in the City of London. London, 1701.
  • The poll of the livery-men of the City of London, at the election for Members of Parliament. London, 1710.