The Nuttall Encyclopedia
London printer; the founder proper, though his father was the projector, of the Times newspaper, and forty years in the management of it, under which it became the "leading journal" of the day, a success due to his discernment and selection of the men with the ability to conduct it and contribute to it (1773-1847).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Walter, John'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/w/walter-john.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.