The book was originally published by J Whitaker & Sons from 1868 to 1997, then by The Stationery Office until 2003, and then by A & C Black which became a wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomsbury Publishing in 2011.The 147th edition of Whitaker's was published on 20 November 2014.When the first edition of Whitaker’s Almanack was published on 10 December 1868, Queen Victoria had been on the throne for 31 years and Gladstone had been Prime Minister for just seven days.
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