James McHutchison

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McHutchison bookplate, Federation University Historical Collection (Cat. No. 458)

James McHutchison was proprietor of a bookbinding, printing, engraving and lithographer business that had premises on Sturt Street.



According to the 1875 Ballarat Directory McHutchison the bookbinder was situated at 6 Sturt Street. In their letterhead of 1879, the business was listed as being situated on 9 Lydiard Street. They also listed their services as being a paper ruler and account book manufacturer.[1]

In 1887 the Australasian Federal Directory listed this business as still in operation on Lydiard Street.[2]


6 Sturt Street, Ballarat


See also

McHutchison and Campbell

James McHutchison


JAMES M’HUTCHISON, BOOKBINDER, PAPER RULER, AND ACCOUNT BOOK MANUFACTURER, has Removed to 6 Sturt street, Ballarat, where he will carry on Bookbinding in all its varied branches, together with Account-book Making to any style or pattern.[3]


  1. University of Ballarat Historical Collection, invoice dated 01 June 1876 [Cat. No. 5488].
  2. Rogers, J. W. F. (ed.). (c. 1887). The Australasian Federal Directory of Commerce, Trades & Professions. Melbourne: J. W. F. Rogers.
  3. Ballarat Star, 16 April 1872.

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--SS 14:11, 16 December 2011 (EST)

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