Whitaker's Almanack Collection
Whitaker's Almanack for 1869
First edition published in London by J. Whitaker
- First published in November 1868 for the year 1869 by the founder and first editor, Joseph Whitaker who produced the almanack from his notebooks compiled during his career as a journalist and was published to help meet the financial demands of a family of 13 children.
- The first issue contained 365 pages with an index of four pages.
- Joseph Whitaker's descendants continued to publish it until selling the title to The Stationary Office in 1997.
Joseph Whitaker 1820 - 1895
Founder of Whitaker's Almanack