Georgian Newspaper Project

Find out about life in Georgian Bath.

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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11 January 1798 Education: Naval, Military & Commercial Academy - by Groombridge & Sons, St John's Place, nr Queen Sq, Bath
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3 January 1799 Travel: auction - 2 handsome bay mares, bay gelding, bay hackney, gig horse & gig. By Mr Warner, at his repository in James St.
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69/1799 article:3,e
11 January 1770 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - [no titled people]
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70/1770 article:3,d
6 January 1785 Publications: various cyclopaedias, ladies pocket book, classics, rambling magazine, publ. Harrison & Co. London.
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12 January 1786 Goods: for sale - London, Sheffield & Birmingham repository in the Old Room on The Walks nr North Parade, contd. 12 table knives & forks 7s 6d, 12 silver-handled knives & forks 24s, penknives 2s 6d/doz, 2 blade ditto 4s/6d/doz, etc etc
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3 January 1788 Marriages: Mr Thomas Keene, printer of Bath, to Miss Ann Buck, sister of Mrs Pillinger, [? also few days since]
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1 January 1789 Fashion: ## fabrics - for sale cheaply at Prynn & Collins, Bengal Warehouse, 26 Market Place. Dimities 13d/yd, printed shawls 20d each, yard wide muslin 16d/yd, pocket handkerchief's at 1d each, [other items & prices].
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5 January 1792 Leisure: at Ampitheatre, Monmouth St Bath 4 & 6 Jan. Equestrian & variety performances. Boxes 2s 6d, Gallery 1s. From Mr Pownall, Riding Master.
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11 January 1798 Education: Holt School, Wilts, principal Mr Arnot, teaches Latin, French, Arithmetick, book-keeping etc. Age under 10 - 16 guin; 10 yrs & over 18 guin, entrance 1 guin
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10 January 1799 Education: Burden's (late Davis's) boarding school, Keynsham - will open after Xmas recess on 22 Jan where young gentlemen will be genteelly boarded. Terms 16 guin p.a. French & dancing by approved masters.
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11 January 1770 Deaths: William Phipps, esq., in his 71st year, at home in Leigh nr Westbury, on 3 Jan. JP for Wiltshire & Somerset for 30 years.
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6 January 1785 Health: remedies - "Velnos" vegetable syrup 4d; restorative medinine for the itch 10s 6d; sold by Cruttwell & his newsmen.
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12 January 1786 Employment: John Meredith, Irish linen & muslin warehouse, Wade's Passage seeks apprentice. None apply without creditable parents.
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3 January 1788 Marriages: Mr George Bottle, master-builder, to Miss Abigail Pillinger of Bath, at St James's Church on Monday .
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1 January 1789 Music: 7th subscription concert, ancient & modern music inc Handel choruses. At Great Room, New Assembly Rooms on 31 Dec 1788
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5 January 1792 Music: 7th Subscription Concert at New Assembly Rooms 11 Jan. Mr Giornovicchi to play violin concerto. Non-subscribers 5s
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11 January 1798 Livestock: found - dark brown horse found in field belonging to Farmer Willis at Cross Keys Farm, Lyncombe & Widcombe. May be reclaimed on payment of reasonable expenses
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10 January 1799 Crime: ## begging - magistrates caution public against person calling herself wife of Count Seidlitz alias Hudson (an alien lately sent out of Kingdom). She presents petitions & imposes on benevolent with false stories. She will be removed as the law re. such acts of vagrancy directs.
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11 January 1770 Deaths: Mr Killingback, an officer of the Excise, in the street in Bath last Thursday 4 Jan.
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13 January 1785 Education: Sundays Schools - meeting to settle committee, Thursday 13 Jan at York House.
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12 January 1786 Fashion: Branscomb's patent satin (black for waistcoats & breeches) sold by Mr R Williams, woollen draper in the Churchyard, Bath.
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3 January 1788 Deaths: Mrs Humphreys, a widow lady of Freshford, died after a long illness, last Wednesday.
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1 January 1789 Goods: sale of cheap linen drapery - Thos. Coward, upper cnr Bond St, Bath. Funerals completely furnished.
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72/1789 article:3,c
5 January 1792 Charity: Pauper Charity - annual dinner of subscribers at Bear Inn on 13 Jan. Business 11 am, dinner 3.30 pm.
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11 January 1798 Goods: auction - remaining stock in trade of Mr Wm. Collins, linen draper, bankrupt. Inc 8,000 yds plain & fancy ribbons & galloons. At 21 Northgate St, Bath on 11 Jan et seq by H Thurston. Also lease of house for sale on 14 Jan.
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10 January 1799 Education: Sandy Hill House, Beckington. Mrs Chislett's school opens again on 21 Jan.
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11 January 1770 Crime: Mr Whalley & wife in a chaise, coming from Bradford, robbed by highwayman on Claverton Down
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13 January 1785 Education: boarding school for young ladies, Kelston, Mrs Palmer. Opening 23 Jan, at 12 guin p.a, & 1 guin entrance.
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12 January 1786 Leisure: Thomas Handy, has taken over George Inn & Assembly Rooms at Frome. Good accomodation, larder & choicest liquers
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3 January 1788 Charity: donations for good causes received via printer - "Reduced lady" totalled £6 5s, Widow Pontings £3 4s 6d since last week, & others.
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1 January 1789 Education: Mrs Russell's school for young ladies in Publow House will open on 22 Jan
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5 January 1792 Education: Miss Ewing's Day & Boarding School for young ladies - recommences 16 Jan
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11 January 1798 Agriculture: auction stock of cattle, hay etc at Chatley, nr Norton St Philip, property of a decsd gentleman. On 15 Jan by Thomas James, auctioneer
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10 January 1799 Property: to let - house & shop, 2 London St nr Walcot Church. Also at Lady Day shop & premises in baking business. Good drawing room with other apartments unfurnished, commanding prospect of River Avon. [No contact info]
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11 January 1770 Deaths: Mr William Newman, shopkeeper of Bath, on Saturday 6 Jan,
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13 January 1785 Employment: 2 strong healthy women servants desired. Mrs Lamb, Stall St, Bath.
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12 January 1786 Health: General Hospital at Bath, conditions of admission - physician to describe pattient's case inc age & symptoms & sent to Registrar by letter; improper cases inc fever, abscesses, ulcerated ext ulcers; vacancy will be notified to patient by letter; this letter required for admission with £3 caution money (£5 if from Scotland or Ireland.
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3 January 1788 Leisure: Theatre Royal Bath - programme for coming week - Thu [3 Jan] "The Young Quaker" with "Robinson Crusoe", Sat [5 Jan] "Love in a Village" with entertainments, Tue [8 Jan] "Such Things Are" with entertainments.
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1 January 1789 Crime: theft - of ring-necked pheasants. Info to Mr Phillott at the Bear [Inn] Bath
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5 January 1792 Finance: Bath Life Annuity & Assurance Office, 33 St James's Parade, Bath. Property insurance & Life assurance. Open 10 to 2 & 4 to 7pm daily except Sun). Rob Clarke - secretary.
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11 January 1798 Leisure: display of the Memorable Victory of Admiral Duncan over the Dutch Fleet on 11 Oct 1797. At Mr Denner's, cnr Burton St, Bath. Admission 1s
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10 January 1799 Law: General Quarter Sessions to be held at Wells on 16 Jan. All those having business desired to attend that day by 9 am. Edwards, D. [?=deputy] clerk of peace.
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11 January 1770 News: ## poor woman found hanging from a tree in Mendip Forest, life saved. Married contrary to her parents wishes so no dowry, husband now a soldier
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13 January 1785 Goods: for sale, candles & honey. Thorley's, 40 New Bond St (& 29 Lombard St, London).
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12 January 1786 Health: General Hospital, conditions of admission - on admission bring notification letter, parish certificate (or CO's letter for soldiers), and £3 caution money (£5 if from Scotland or Ireland). Caution money covers cost of returning patient or of burial.
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3 January 1788 Leisure: long review of new tragedy " Such Things Were" by Mr P. Hoare, a native of Bath, now at Lisbon. Performed at Theatre Royal Bath last night [Tue 1 Jan]
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1 January 1789 Fashion: Percival & Cunditt, linen drapery & muslin warehouse, Milsom St, Bath
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5 January 1792 Goods: auction - deceased lady's fine prints & musical instruments. At Great Room, 10 Milsom St, on 10 Jan by Messrs Plura & Bally.
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11 January 1798 Education: Day School by Miss Crapper at 11 Kingsmead Tce, Bath. Reopens 15 Jan after Christmas. English & needlework 15s/qtr, writing & arithmetic 10s 6d each, entrance 5s
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10 January 1799 Goods: auction - household furniture & shop counters etc at 2 Lower Walks nr North Parade. On the premises on 10 Jan by C Trimnell.
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