- Also known as
primary name: Birchall, Robert
other name: Birchall & Beardmore
other name: Birchall, Lonsdale & Mills
- individual; publisher/printer; British; Male
- Life dates
- 1783 fl-d.1819
- 129 New Bond Street (1783-9)
133 New Bond Street, London (1789-1819)
140 New Bond Street (after 1824)
- Music and musical instrument seller and publisher. At various times in partnership with T.Beardmore, Hugh Andrews (dissolved 1789), and trading as Birchall, Lonsdale and Mills at 133 and 140 New Bond Street
Trade card in Banks Collection (D,2.552) advertises "R. Birchall's New And Complete Catalogue of Music, for All Instruments, Consisting of Many Thousand Volumes by Authors Antient [sic] and Modern; Which are Let Out by the Year, Half-Year, Quarter, or Single Book, at His Original Music Circulating Library...1816." On a second sheet are detailed "Conditions of the Library."
Trade card in Banks Collection (D,2.2630) advertises "Birchall and Beardmore, Music & Musical Instrument Sellers... Sell all sorts of Musical Instruments, fine Roman Violin and Violincello Strings, & every Article in the Musical branch, Wholesale & Retail on the lowest terms. Piano Fortes, Harpsichords and Spinnets, lent by the Month, Quarter, or Year, & Tuned in Town or Country, on the shortest notice. N.B. Every New Publication as soon as Published."