Georgian Newspaper Project

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4 January 1770 Publications: Bath & Bristol Chronicle, vol 10, no 481, printed & pubd by R Cruttwell in St James's St, Bath. Price [not stated], 4 pages, 4 cols
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6 January 1785 Publications: "The Bath Chronicle", price 3d, printed every Thursday by R. Cruttwell in St James's St. 4 pages, each 4 columns.
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5 January 1786 Publications: The Bath Chronicle - pub Thursdays by R Cruttwell, St James's St, price 3d, pages 4, columns 4
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3 January 1788 Publications: "The Bath Chronicle", Thursday 3 Jan, vol 27, no 1414. Printed weekly by R. Cruttwell in St. James's St, Bath price 3d. 4 pages 4 cols
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1 January 1789 Health: proprietary medicines - separate insert with long list of products sold by R Cruttwell, printer at his medical & stationary warehouse in St James's St, Bath.
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5 January 1792 Publications: Bath Chronicle Vol XXXI no 1579, Thursday, printed by R Cruttwell in St. James's St (this issue gratis) [others 4d]. 4 pages, 5 cols
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4 January 1798 Publications: "The Bath Chronicle" - printed by R Cruttwell in St James St, price 6d. 4 pages, each 5 columns
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3 January 1799 Publications: Bath Chronicle - pub every Thursday by R Cruttwell, no 1933, price 6d, 4 pages, each 5 cols
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4 January 1770 Leisure: Chippenham Assembly [Ball] on Wed 10 Jan. Tickets from White Hart Inn
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6 January 1785 Charity: appeal for donations for 4 orphaned children age 2 to 10 yrs, of late Rev. Coulton, decd of Bristol. Collection points
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5 January 1786 Education: Hinton Abbey [School] ca 5m Bath, Rev John Gerrard. Young gentlemen boarded & educated in Latin, Greek, classics, geography, drawing, penmanship, arithmatic, merchant's a/cs, etc
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3 January 1788 Travel: for sale - horses from the North, for riding or carriage, at Allwood's Livery Stables under Queen's Parade
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1 January 1789 Publications: Bath Chronicle No. 1466. Printed every Thursday by R Cruttwell, St James's St, Bath. 4 pages, 4 cols each, price 3d.
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5 January 1792 Finance: English guineas fetching 35 livres of French paper money.
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4 January 1798 Property: for sale - Widcombe House nr Bath & gardens to 15 acres. Apply & view Mr Watts, attorney, Bath, or apply Mr Ireland, attorney, 2 Staple Inn, London
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3 January 1799 Education: Old Etonian reunion - meeting for noblemen & gentlemen educated at Eton at York House on Mon 6 Jan. Dinner at 4.30 pm. Sir Hugh Massey in chair.
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4 January 1770 Goods: for sale - wax candles from 2s 6d to 3s 8d/lb at Clarke's Auction rooms, Walcot St, Bath
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6 January 1785 Fashion: for sale - silks, plain satin 4s/yd, striped 2s 9d- 3s 6d/yd, etc. Messrs Smith, Abbey Churchyard, Bath
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5 January 1786 Notices: Mr Vaslet has quit his apartments in Alfred St to occupy house in Walcot St nr St Michael's Church
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3 January 1788 Goods: for sale - George Strawbridge at the Cheese, Salt-butter, Ham & Tongue Warehouse, upper end of Cheap St, Bath (succeeds William Baskett). Westmorland, Cumberland & Yorkshire hams, dry & green tongues, pot of the pickle etc
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1 January 1789 Music: piano & singing lessons from Mr Billington, 3 George St, Bath. Also list of 12 of his works for sale inc "Te Deum & Jubilate" for 3 voices, 6s; "Pope's Messiah" 10s 6d.
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5 January 1792 Publications: "The Universal Museum" magazine, (inc letter by W. Indies resident in favour of abolition of slave trade). Price 6d, from R. Cruttwell
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4 January 1798 Health: Bath General Hospital - Church collections on 24 Dec were £355 + donations (inc. Lady Peyton) total £372; extra £296 from benefits for last 6 months etc
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3 January 1799 Publications: "Syncope Anginosa/Angina Pectoris" an essay by C H Parry MD of Bath, to be published shortly. Printed by R Cruttwell.
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4 January 1770 Health: Mr Mills, surgeon-dentist from London, now attends at Mr Downton's, silk-mercer at N Parade
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6 January 1785 Fashion: linens, John Mayo moved from Wades Passage to 14 Bond St, Bath.
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5 January 1786 Goods: Rice, goldsmith & jeweller to Prince of Wales, (from Bruton St, Bond St, London) now open at a shop in Orange Grove, nr SE cnr of Abbey Church.
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3 January 1788 Health: Bath Gen Hospital - benefactions since 4 Nov 1787- from individuals £545 5s 5d, inc. £145 from John Toke, esq (part of proceeds from sale of late Miss Bowdler's essays).
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1 January 1789 Music: Miss Cantelo's benefit Concert- at New Assembly Rooms on 7 Jan. Incs. Bach, Handel & Cimarosa. Tickets 5s. from Miss Cantelo, 7 Bartlett St, Bath; at New Rooms, Pump Room, Libraries, York House, & Lintern's music shop.
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5 January 1792 Leisure: Ball at Angel Inn, Chippenham 10 Jan. Tickets from Mr Lawes at the Inn
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4 January 1798 Inns: William Bell has removed from "Greyhound & Shakespeare" Inn & Tavern to "The Saracen's Head"
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3 January 1799 Fashion: jewellery - fine selection jewellery & trinkets, pearls strung to any fashion by Riviere, 32 Milsom St. NB Attends Cheltenham during season.
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4 January 1770 Finance: Bath Fire Office - at home of William Kingston, stationer, Trim-street, Bath. Insures against fire & pays 3% more than elsewhere. In case of fire, handsome gratuity paid to persons bringing & working fire engine.
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6 January 1785 Fashion: Mr Veal, tailor & habitmaker, moves from Abbey Green to Paragon, Bath
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5 January 1786 Fashion: J Powell, cheap hats, hosiery & glove warehouse nr The Pump Room. Also, fur muffs & trimmings, gold & silver lace, fringes, tassels.
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3 January 1788 Health: ## Bath Gen Hospital - benefactions since Nov 1786 total £545 5s 5d, inc. £145 from Wm. Anderdon, late Mayor of Bath (2/3rd of a penalty paid by Richard Wettenhall & John Twycroft for playing unlawful games at house in Alfred St).
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1 January 1789 Music: benefit concert, for Pauper Charity (for medical assistance etc) - at New Rooms on 21 Jan. Tickets 5s. from Rooms, at Coffee houses & Libraries
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5 January 1792 Employment: person wanted to superintend public dye-house. Enq Mr A Crocker, Frome
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4 January 1798 Travel: Frome turnpike - trustees meeting at George Inn, Frome on 11 Jan. James Anthony Wickham, clerk & treasurer
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3 January 1799 Property: auction - land etc at Road [Rode] by order of assignees of Robert Rose, bankrupt. lot 2/4 contains stone & tile quarry, lot 3/4 now let to Mr Rufe [sic]. At Red Lion, Woolverton on June 4 by Mr Evill. Partcrs Mr Evill, Milsom St. Bath or Mr Sheppard, attorney, Bath.
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4 January 1770 Fashion: Palmer & Co, silk-weavers from London, now at Warehouse, cnr Bond St, Bath. Various materials, manillas from 4s/yd
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6 January 1785 Finance: Gideon Kingman, carpenter & joiner, bankrupt of East Harptree - commissioners distribute a dividend on his estate etc at Swan Inn, Wells on 11 Jan. Creditors to prove debts.
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5 January 1786 Goods: John Kendall, grocer & teaman at the Golden Canister, Pierrepont St, sells fine teas, Mocha coffee & chocolate. Sole vendor in Bath for Whibble's Kensington candles.
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3 January 1788 Health: Bath Gen Hospital - benefactions from a Sunday collection 23 Dec 1787 at 15 named churches/chapels £316 9s (Octagon Chapel £71, Abbey Church c. £54, Margaret Chapel ca £56) + from boxes £48.
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1 January 1789 Music: Bath New Musical Society - committee meeting with discussions re annual fete at White Lion next Friday, also 9th meeting . W Wordsworth, sec. Mr Brent, chairman
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5 January 1792 Property: to let - furnished, the mansion house at Farley [Farleigh] Castle, gardens etc. 112 acres. Enq Mr Smith, attorney, Bradford on Avon, or Joseph Houlton at Farleigh Castle.
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4 January 1798 Property: to let - mansion house, West-Hall, S side Upper Bristol Rd, Weston parish. Late occupn W. W. Dimond. Apply Messrs Bayly, Harington Place, or Mr Carpenter at Academy in George St, Bath
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3 January 1799 Property: auction, Rode contd lot 4/4 - 3 tnmnts inc blacksmith's shop in Church Row, Rode, 1 tnmnt with blacksmith's shop let to Wm Maxfield. At Red Lion, Woolverton on June 4 by Mr Evill.
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4 January 1770 Property: to let - flour-mill, 5 m from Bath & 2 m from Bradford, with various goods & plenty of water. Partcrs Mr James Lee, Freshford, or Mr Tucker at the Greyhound & Shakespeare, Bath.
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6 January 1785 Music: Mr Fischer's Concert with Sngr Rauzinni. Miss Cantelo in Handel's "Semele", at New Assembly Rooms, 12 Jan. Tickets Mr Fischer at Mr Bell's, Lansdown Rd, the Rooms, Pump Room
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