Lawrence, Peter

Dates Active in Dublin: 


Business Type: 

Bridge Street, c. 1698
Merchant's Quay, c. 1698–1709


Apprenticed to his brother-in-law Thomas Servant (Munter).

Named as a book and music-seller in imprints of Brent & Powell (c. 1698) and Brocas (1706).

Succeeded in business by his wife Mary Lawrence (Munter).

[Dates and addresses differ according to sources: Humphries and Smith gives Bridge Street c. 1698. Boydell (Calendar) gives Bridge Street c. 1698 and Merchant's Quay c. 1706. Munter gives Merchant's Quay from 1679 to 1709.]

Select Product/Work List: 


  • The Psalms of David in Metre. Newly translated With Amendments by William Barton M.A. And Sett to the best Psalm-Tunes In Two Parts, viz Treble and Bass; With Brief Instructions for the under standing of the same; together with a Table of the Psalms, and Names of the Tunes to each Psalm. by Thomas Smith. The Basses, with the Table, are placed at the latter end of the Book. To God with understanding Praises sing, For over all the Earth he is the King. Dublin Printed by J. Brent and S. Powell, at the Back of Dick's Coffee-House in Skinner-Row, and are to be Sold by Peter Lawrence at his Shop in Bridge-street, near the Old Bridge[1698] (EEBO)
  • The Psalms of David in metre. Newly translated with amendments. By William Barton M.A. And set to the best psalm-tunes, in two parts, viz. treble and bass; ... The second edition, corrected and amended. With the basses. By Thomas Smith. Dublin printed by J. Brocas, for Elip. Dobson, Tho. Servant; booksellers in Castle street; and Peter Lawrence, bookseller on the Merchant-Key 1706
  • Last Update: 12-02-2017