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 1770 Publications: " A view of the Earth - a system of modern Geography" by Rev. Mr Turner, Rector of Comberton & Vicar of Elmley. Price 3s from A Tennant, booksellers, Churchyard, Bath.
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76/1770 article:4, c
13 January 1785 Education: boarding & day school for young ladies, Mrs Carey, 9 Vineyards, Bath. Opens Mon 31 Jan.
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12 January 1786 Finance: ## Servant's Tax - (Cambridge 6 Jan) ruling from Magistrates that at Rose Inn Cambridge unpaid persons (receiving porterage allowance or beer) are not employed & not subject to tax.
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76/1786 article:2:00 AM
3 January 1788 Fashion: Indian muslins at Bengal Warehouse, Market place, Bath. Ell-wide plain calico muslin 10d/yard etc
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76/1788 article:3,d
1 January 1789 Education: ## circulating library, Cheap St, Bath - list of 28 + national & provincial newspapers taken, new books, also sells patent medicines & has copying machines for people who cannot read or write. S Hazard.
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76/1789 article:3,c
5 January 1792 Goods: auction - property of a gentleman quitting Bath on the premises at 20 Bennett Street on 10 Jan by E English of Broad St .
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76/1792 article:3,d
11 January 1798 Finance: persons holding unredeemed pledges with John McKenzie who lately carried on Elizabeth Holder's pawnbroking business. He has quit & made over pledges to Mr Paul Scudamore, 9 Holloway
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76/1798 article:2,c
10 January 1799 Travel: Bath & Oxford light postcoach - from White Lion & Greyhound Inns, Bath (every Mon, Wed & Fri at 8.00 am) to Mitre Inn Oxford. Inside £1 4s outside 14s. List of inns & licencees visited. Performed by G Arnold & W Bell (Bath)
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11 January 1770 Publications: " A View of the Heavens - a system of modern astronomy" Price 3s 6d from A Tennant, bookseller, Churchyard, Bath.
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77/1770 article:4, c
13 January 1785 Fashion: milliners opened - [Misses] M & A Standfast, facing Pump Room, Churchyard, Bath.
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12 January 1786 Goods: Wm Dunkerton, cheesemonger, upper end Cheap St. has sold his business to Mr Wm Baskett, late of London. Debts to Wm Dunkerton or his late father to be paid at shop.
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77/1786 article:2,c
3 January 1788 Goods: printed calico for ready money, entire stock of L Lee, draper, 20 Northgate St, quitting line of business
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1 January 1789 Property: to let - part of a house at 2 Westgate St, Bath. Dining room & 2 or 3 bedchambers (or more if required) [no contact details given]
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5 January 1792 Fashion: Thomas Haynes, Brock St, boot & shoe maker. Waterproof boots & shoes - oiled leather, grain or seal-skin. Ladies black or coloured morocco, seal or dog-skin.
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11 January 1798 Health: "Dr Warren's Icteric Pills" for Bilious Disorders, 4s 6d from Mr Cruttwell, Bath
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10 January 1799 Publications: "Barclay's General Dictionary", bound 9s, new edtn pub this day. Also a pronouncing dictionary & origins of words by Rev James Barclay. [No suppliers given]
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77/1799 article:1,e
11 January 1770 Publications: "The Book-Keepers Guide", 2s/6d, from A Tennant, bookseller, Churchyard, Bath
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78/1770 article:4, c
13 January 1785 Fashion: John Mayo, linen draper, mercer & undertaker, removed from Market Pl & Wades Pssg to 14 Broad St, Bath
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12 January 1786 Goods: Mr Wm Baskett, cheesemonger (successor to Wm Dunkerton) at uppr end Cheap St - sells cheese, Westmorland, Cumberland & Yorkshire hams, Welsh & salt butter, whole & split peas & hog lard. [no prices given]
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78/1786 article:2,c
3 January 1788 Military: Frome militia - commissions - Major Thomas Darch - Lt.Col - vice Earl of Cork w.e 11 June 1787; Lord Visct Dungarvon - Lt; Hon Chas Boyle - ensign.
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78/1788 article:4,b
1 January 1789 Travel: sale of horses - also travelling chaise complete with plated furniture, best plate glass & spring curtains. C Demander (commission only) at livery stable, Pelican Inn, Walcot St, Bath, every Saturday
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5 January 1792 Crime: Bath Guardian Society 2 Jan 1791 - list of items found on a suspicious person now in custody. Inc. 3 silver watches, silverware & plate, a grate, a cast-iron tea kettle, 35 pocket handkerchiefs, odd shoes etc. Items in possession of Mayor's Officers & may be seen at Guildhall.
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11 January 1798 Health: "Paregoric Lozenges" for throat & breath. 1s 1½ d/box in duty, 15 outlets in Bath inc. J Bull, M. Lamb, Hooper & Keenes, T Horton, H. Knight, H. Parry, J. Barratt, J. Marshall, W. Cuff, T Hunt & T Reynolds et all
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10 January 1799 Leisure: review - Mrs Atkins (from the Bath Theatre) played the charming character of Rosina at Covent Garden, London on Sat. Many of her songs were deservedly encored & she was received with much applause.
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18 January 1770 Fashion: Palmer & Co, silk manufacturers of Union Pssge, Bath. Still selling off winter stock at unbelievably low prices - 6s in £ less than cost.
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13 January 1785 Fashion: hatter, hosier, & glover. Smither (late partner with Tully) has taken shop of late Mr Elkins in Bond St, Bath. Superior livery hats.
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12 January 1786 Travel: Warminster & Frome to Bath turnpike - trustees to meet at Woolpacks Inn, Beckington on 17 Jan 11 am. J Maskelyn, clerk.
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3 January 1788 Deaths: ## Dr Philip Walsh, physician & lecturer on midwifery, pricked finger, admitted -- poison of putridity, spread -- fatal. (4th death in this manner since Dr Pickwell).
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79/1788 article:4,b
1 January 1789 Crime: theft - 2 gentlemen's great coats taken from entrance hall at 18 Queen Sq. 5 guin reward from Bath Soc of Guardians for discovery of offender/s & conviction
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5 January 1792 Health: ## public earth & mud bathing - improves appetite. Begins 10 am on 5, 6 & 7th Jan, then publick dinner 2-3pm at Mr Stockwell's the London Tavern, bottom Abbey Green next to Post Office. Spectators 1s.
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11 January 1798 Education: Sandy Hill House - Mrs Chislett's School at Beckington reopens 22 Jan.
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10 January 1799 Agriculture: wheat prices - Devizes, 42s to 52s/qtr; Newbury 44s to 56s 6d; Warminster 46s to 52s; Reading 42s to 58s 6d. (from Market Chronicle).
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18 January 1770 Finance: scheme to prevent forestalling etc. - gentlemen subscribers to scheme to meet at Simpson's [Lwr] Room on Thurs 25 Jan at 11am.
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13 January 1785 Health: remedies - "Dr Norris's Drops" for coughs, hectic fevers & consumption 2s 5d/, 4s 11d/, & 10s 6d/bottle from Mr Cruttwell & Hazard, in Bath. Also, 1 guin family bottle only from Dr's house in Lwr Brook St, London.
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12 January 1786 Property: for sale - 9 lots, several f/hold estates in Stapleton (Gloucs) & at Keynsham, Lamyatt & E Pennard (Somrst), value ca £44 p.a. At his chambers in Symonds Inn [Law] on 19 Jan by Edw. Montague, a Master in Chancery, pursuant to order in Stone v. Bryant of 7 Jul 1785.
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3 January 1788 Publications: "Letters on Agriculture, Planting etc", pub Bath Agric Soc 3 vol 8vo price 17s 6d in boards. Printed by R Cruttwell, Bath.
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1 January 1789 Leisure: Ryle's Riding School, horsemanship & entertainment inc. human pyramid, rope dancing etc, 31 Dec & Fri 2 Jan. Boxes 2s 6d, 1st gallery 1s 6d, upper gallery 1s. Ampitheatre warmed by patent stoves.
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5 January 1792 Goods: imports at Bristol inc bacon, beef, butter, fish, kelp, fruit, copper, wood, skins & wines.
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11 January 1798 Property: to let - house & grocers shop in full trade. Also stock to be taken at fair value. Enq 7 London St nr Walcot Parade.
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10 January 1799 Publications: "Town & Country Almanac 1799" by Abraham Crocker MSA published this day price 18d. Printed R Cruttwell & sold all booksellers.
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18 January 1770 Livestock: for sale - in Keynsham, 13 brace of male & female deer, all under 2yrs old & fit for hunting or store. Enq Keynsham Park.
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13 January 1785 Inns: to let - "Joiner's Arms", Horse St. Apply to premises.
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12 January 1786 Goods: auction - household furniture of a lady. At 8 Chapel Row on 12 & 13 Jan by Thomas Bird, upholder & sworn appraiser (catalogues from him at Queen St, Queen Sq).
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3 January 1788 Health: "Goldbold's Vegetable Balsam" - cure of consumption & asthma. Sold by Mr Cruttwell, 17s/pint bottle, & 13s in ¼'s, with accompanying medicines
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81/1788 article:4,c
1 January 1789 Goods: ## sale - linen drapery & mercery - warehouse (late Mr Lee's), 20 Northgate St, Bath begun 22 Dec & continuing. 30,000 yds of Irish linens; 20,000 yds of printed calicos & cottons, etc.
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5 January 1792 Publications: ## letter from "A Friend to Bath" - thinness of present season in Bath in part from apprehensions reported in London Papers of youthful indiscretions, activities of older people - ridiculous, -- scandals "waters of bitterness".
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11 January 1798 Fashion: Dovey's Diamonds, London - from Mr Epps, 4 Green St., Bath
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10 January 1799 Employment: apprentice left his master - Thomas Sheppard, artist of Bath has without cause left his master. Thomas is crippled in his right leg & walks with a stick. Prosecution of anyone employing him. From T Gwennap, Bridge St, Bath.
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18 January 1770 Fashion: Elizabeth Lancashire, stay & child's coat maker etc opp. Alfred's Bldgs, Bath
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82/1770 article:1,d
13 January 1785 Property: various properties wanted, to let or rent, inc good house in agreeable part of Bath for £60 p.a. Enq. W. Davis, 6 Trim St, Bath.
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