Samuel Orchart Beeton

Standard Name: Beeton, Samuel Orchart
Used Form: S. Beeton

Connections

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Employer Isabella Beeton
Henceforth, at the age of twenty-four, IB took on what was in effect an equal partnership with her husband in the planning and editing of the magazine, and began to work outside her home in...
Family and Intimate relationships Isabella Beeton
Isabella Mayson became engaged to the young London publisher Samuel Beeton .
Freeman, Sarah. Isabella and Sam: The Story of Mrs Beeton. Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1977.
96
Family and Intimate relationships Isabella Beeton
Isabella Mayson married publisher Samuel Orchart Beeton at Epsom.
Freeman, Sarah. Isabella and Sam: The Story of Mrs Beeton. Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1977.
123
Publishing Isabella Beeton
The forty-eight-page illustrated parts cost threepence each.
Freeman, Sarah. Isabella and Sam: The Story of Mrs Beeton. Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1977.
162
It was heavily promoted through four-page yellow inserts in the Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine which proclaimed it: A New and Practical Work, Adapted for every family and one...
Publishing Isabella Beeton
Many further editions, abridgements, and follow-up publications appeared in the following years, as Samuel Beeton and, following his failure, Ward, Lock and Co. capitalised on the book's success. As Sarah Freeman notes, later editions, which...
Publishing Isabella Beeton
Eight months after she married Samuel Beeton , the first of IB 's regular columns appeared in the Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine.
Freeman, Sarah. Isabella and Sam: The Story of Mrs Beeton. Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1977.
132, 134
Reception Isabella Beeton
IB earned nothing for her book, as she earned nothing for her editing work for and contributions to Samuel Beeton 's magazines, but the book contributed to a higher income for the couple and the...
Reception Harriet Beecher Stowe
The change in subtitle since the book's serial publication seems calculated to reduce its offensiveness to pro-slavery readers. The book sold an astounding 10,000 copies in the first week and sales kept on at a...
Residence Isabella Beeton
Not long after the death of their second son, the BeetonsSamuel Orchart Beeton moved into a newly purchased but modest home in the country at Greenhithe, near London.
Freeman, Sarah. Isabella and Sam: The Story of Mrs Beeton. Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1977.
226-7
Textual Production Isabella Beeton
IB 's The Book of Household Management was published in volume form by her husband ; it became a fixture in British kitchens.
Bloom, Abigail Burnham, editor. Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers. Greenwood Press, 2000.
21
Freeman, Sarah. Isabella and Sam: The Story of Mrs Beeton. Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1977.
161-2
Textual Production Isabella Beeton
According to biographer Sarah Freeman , IB began writing out of boredom with her married life and from a desire to participate in the excitement of her husband Samuel Beeton 's magazine business.
Freeman, Sarah. Isabella and Sam: The Story of Mrs Beeton. Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1977.
132
Even...
Travel Isabella Beeton
Isabella and Samuel Beeton travelled to Paris to investigate her idea of providing the Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine with paper dress patterns and high-quality colour fashion plates.
Freeman, Sarah. Isabella and Sam: The Story of Mrs Beeton. Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1977.
164-5, 175

Timeline

Spring 1852
Clark, Beeton and Company was founded after the London publishing house of Charles Henry Clark went into partnership with Samuel Orchart Beeton .
Spring 1852
Samuel Orchart Beeton (later the husband of Isabella Mary Beeton) began publishing the Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine, which stimulated the spread of home dressmaking.
1861
Publisher S. Beeton began production of Queen, his successful women's magazine aimed at the rich and leisured classes.
31 December 1864
Samuel Beeton began publishing from London a magazine for young girls called The Young Englishwoman.
11 May 1866
The London Stock Exchange suffered through Black Friday after the bankruptcy of the bank Overend, Gurney and Company .
1875
Matilda Browne began publishing Myra's Journal of Dress and Fashion in London.