Ward Lock & Company Limited 1897

London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Founded in 1854 by Ebenezer Ward and George Lock as Ward Lock. The company was based in Fleet Street. 1878 it moved to Salisbury square. James Bowden joined the company in the 1880s and the comapny became Ward, Lock and Bowden Company from 1891 to 1893 then Ward Lock and Bowden Ltd. from 1893 to 1897. In 1897 it became Ward Lock & Co. Ltd. This company is still active as an imprint in Penguin books.