Georgian Newspaper Project

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This database contains brief summaries of articles, advertisements and notices in the Bath Chronicle newspaper, for selected years between 1770 and 1800. Find out more about this project.

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5 January 1786 Charity: Pauper Charity - A/Cs for concert at Upper Rooms 24 Dec 1785. 610 tickets sold £151 12s, donations [listed] £283 18s 6d; expenses Mr Derham for hire of Rooms £10 10s, Messrs Cruttwell, Hooper & Keenes, & Hazard for printing adverts, bills & delivery £11 5s 9d etc. Profits £210 18s 6d.
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3 January 1788 Publications: "The Housekeepers Accompt Book - -1788", account of every article used by family & tables of weight. Quarto -1s 6d. Printed for R. Cruttwell & W.Taylor, Bath; etc.
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1 January 1789 Health: Bath Hospital - collections from 12 churches 21 Dec 1785 £271 12s 10¼d, with additions £304 3s ¼d; benefactions & collections since 6 Aug 1788 total £242 15s 10d.
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5 January 1792 Goods: ## household, carpet & upholstery warehouse, Queen Square, propr Mr Potter. Cut Wilton 3s 6d to 7s/yd.
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4 January 1798 Travel: coaches from White Lion & Greyhound Inns, Bath, thro' Chippenham etc to Mitre Inn, Oxford. Inside £1 4s., outside 14s - G Arnold & W Bell, Bath
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3 January 1799 Property: auction - lot 1/5, perptl. fee farm rent of £26 5s on burial ground of Walcot parish. At Saracen's Head, Broad St, Bath on 29 Jan by Mr Evill. Partcrs Mr John Heath, Chippenham, Mr James Stallard, 27 Morford St, Bath; or the auctioneer, Milsom St.
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4 January 1770 Property: to let - house opp. Cross Bath Chapel, with 14 wainscotted rooms. Enq Mr Wall, linen-draper, Churchyard, Bath
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6 January 1785 Music: concert, Mrs Cantelo at New Assembly Rooms, 12 Jan. Tickets from her at 4 Saville Row, or libraries etc.
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5 January 1786 Charity: Pauper Charity - A/Cs new subscribers since 1 Jan 1785 [listed] £44 2s; benefactors since 1 Jan 1785 £59 11s 6d.
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3 January 1788 Publications: "New & Complete Dictionary of the English Language", by John Ash LLD. 2 large vols, 8vo, printed London, 12s bound
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1 January 1789 Fashion: E Payne, milliner (late of Dover St, London). Only in Bath till 15 Jan, when returns to London.
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5 January 1792 Music: Lintern's Musick Warehouse, 3 Abbey Church Yard, propr Mr Seybold. For pedal harps, pianofortes, harpsichords & all musical instruments
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4 January 1798 Travel: Dorset & Somerset Canal - meeting at Town Hall, Wincanton to call for 10% on shares - R & U Messiter, clerk & treasurers
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3 January 1799 Property: auction - lot 2/4, ditto of £12 12s on ground "Cramilees" on which several substantial houses erected (part of Lansdown Place, Walcot). At Saracen's Head, Broad St, Bath on 29 Jan by Mr Evill.
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4 January 1770 Property: to let - wine cellars of Queen's Head, Cheap St, Bath with adjng back house, late occupd by Mr Henry Birch, wine merchant. Enq Mr Wall, linen-draper in Churchyard.
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6 January 1785 Music: concert - Mademoiselle Denis on Pedal Harp at New Assembly Rooms on 8 Jan. Tickets 3s/each from Mme Denis, 5 John St, Queen Sq, & New Assembly rooms.
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5 January 1786 Charity: Pauper Charity - annual Ball for subscribers, at Bear Inn on 11 Jan. Dinner on table at 3.30pm
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3 January 1788 Health: remedies - "Glass's Magnesia" given to Prince of Wales, 1guin to 3s/bottle from Mr Bull's library & toyshop, Pratt & Marshall's library, Bath
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1 January 1789 Fashion: Fawcett, from Richmond ladies hairdresser, at Mr Jay's, 23 Orchard St, Bath.
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5 January 1792 Travel: to let by auction - turnpike tolls arising at the Blue-Vein Gate, Box, Wilts. At Pack Horse Inn, Corsham on 30 Jan. Will be put up at £342 2s 6d (the sum raised in year to 4 Dec 1791). G S Bayliffe, clerk to trustees.
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4 January 1798 Education: Bathampton School for young gentlemen. Apply Mr Addison, Beckhampton nr Bath. 30 guin p.a, entrance 2 guin. inc books
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3 January 1799 Property: auction, contd - lot 3/5, f/hold pasture "Pebble" (or "Primble Slate") ca 3 acre, 3 poles, with good supply spring water nr Tyne Lane, Walcot, let to James Eades, milkman, t.a.w at £12 12. At Saracens Head, Broad St. on 29 Jan by Mr Evill.
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4 January 1770 Goods: Davis & Bartlett have opened a warehouse in Union Pssge for upholstery & cabinet, chair, carpet & paper hanging. On hire, also funerals furnished.
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6 January 1785 Education: Mrs Cary will open a boarding school for young ladies in Vineyards, Bath.
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5 January 1786 Charity: widow of George Hall, tailor, lately drowned in the Bath River [Avon], left destitute with 5 small children, youngest 4 months, eldest an idiot. Seeks support, donations received by booksellers in Bath & by the printer.
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3 January 1788 Music: Miss Cantelo's Concert, New Assembly Rooms 9 Jan. Tickets 5s from Miss Cantelo at Mr Birchall's, Queen's Sq; at Pump Room; Libraries etc
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1 January 1789 News: ## weather - magistrates warning on need for care with fire & candle - dry season & shortage of water
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5 January 1792 Travel: ## Bath Turnpike roads - meeting of Trustees at Guildhall, 7 Jan, to consider appointment of a general surveyor of roads.
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4 January 1798 Travel: for sale - 2 coach-horses & an elegant postchaise with plated furniture - Mr Arnold, White Lion Inn, Bath
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3 January 1799 Property: auction, contd - lot 4/5, f/hold pasture "Muddock Bottom" in Walcot ca ¼ acre, well supplied with water, let to James Eades, milkman, t.a.w. £3 3s p.a. At Saracens Head, Broad St. on 29 Jan by Mr Evill.
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4 January 1770 Goods: John Basnett, stationers from London, next to Three Tuns Inn, Stall St
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6 January 1785 Education: Miss Des-Moulins to open young ladies boarding school at Kingsmead House, Bath on 10 Jan.
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5 January 1786 Finance: share in Bath Navigation for sale. Enquire John Jefferys, Crescent, Bath.
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3 January 1788 Fashion: Minchin's, milliners & furriers, Circus, Bath. Valuable collection fur muffs, tippets & trimmings for cloaks; gauze, crepes & tiffanys.
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1 January 1789 Leisure: Trowbridge assemblies will be held at George Inn on 15 Jan, 12 Feb & 15 March
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5 January 1792 Leisure: Winter Ball for scholars (at the Miss Flemings' School) & parents at Lower Assembly Rooms, Bath on 21 Jan. [NFD].
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4 January 1798 Fashion: auction - stock in trade of Wm Collins, linen-draper, 21 Northgate St, Bath on 10 Jan by H Thurston. Also auction of lease of house
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3 January 1799 Property: auction, contd - lot 5/5, f/hold house nr Walcot Church & large garden at back, & also adj stable, coachhouse with rooms over. (capable of improvement by building houses, or a large business). At Saracens Head, Broad St, Bath on 29 Jan by Mr Evill.
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4 January 1770 Employment: lad wanted as apprentice to John Basnett, stationer next to Three Tuns Inn, Stall St, Bath. Genteel education, can bear confinement
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6 January 1785 Fashion: haberdashery & materials sold at Mayo's shop, Wades Passage
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5 January 1786 Fashion: Meredith, linen-draper & undertaker in Wade's Pssge, Bath. Sells India muslins of everey description, also printed calicoes & cottons.
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3 January 1788 Fashion: T. Huggins, linen-draper & mercer, opened warehouse, cnr of Green St, nr St Michael's Church, Bath. Cheap Irish linen, muslin & print. Funerals completely furnished.
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1 January 1789 Fashion: Tanner's Perfume & Snuff Warehouse opp Pump Room, Bath - announce new stock from Paris.
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5 January 1792 Leisure: Bath Catch Club at White Lion, catches & glees, Thursday 7pm, chairman - Mr Pigott.
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4 January 1798 Finance: Sun Fire Office London - annual premiums due, proposals may be had of J Smith, Westgate Bldgs, Bath
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3 January 1799 Education: Bath Grammar School reunion - AGM of gentlemen educated at school. At White Hart Inn on 8 Jan. Samuel Lyson, esq & Arthur Anstey, stewards.
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4 January 1770 Goods: James Mathews, butcher, has taken his late mother's business
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6 January 1785 Health: remedies - chilblain ointment, vegetable ingredients, ointment 1s 6d/pot, lotion 1s 6d/bott. From Mr Cruttwell, Mr Pratt & Mr Hazard, all in Bath.
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5 January 1786 Goods: greatcoat & cloak warehouse, green door, Market Place, Bath. Ann Evill (widow of late George Evill) will carry on business with son, George Evill, jnr.
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3 January 1788 Goods: ## William Daniel, grocer & wine merchant, opp St Michael's Church, superfine wax candles 2s 10/lb, spermaceti candles 2s 2d/lb, best red port fresh bottled, very fine white port & Mountain 18s/doz of 13 bottles
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