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by Hilton, published by John Barfieldstipple engraving, published 1 March 1810NPG D19430
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27 February 2018, 07:35
John Barfield was appointed as Printer in Ordinary to the King (William IV) in 1830.
The article is published in the Morning Post dated 18 December 1830.
It also states it was a post he already held with the previous King (George IV) and had held the post for more than thirty years which suggests that he was appointed by George III.
If this John Barfield is one and the same a birth date of 1796 looks unlikely unless we have a father & son.
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