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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12 January 1786 Property: to let - neat house in Green St. Apply Thomas Bird, Queen St, Queen Sq.
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82/1786 article:2,d
3 January 1788 Health: " An Essay on the Jaundice" including use of Bath Waters, by William Corp, MD (member Ryl Med Soc Edinburgh, Physician to Pauper Charity of Bath), 2nd edition with additions price 1s 6d, mentions using Bath Waters. Printed by R Cruttwell, Bath.
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82/1788 article:4,b
1 January 1789 Property: to let - furnished house with coachhouse, stabling & gardens adj River Avon in Walcot parish. Enq Mr Lucas at York House
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82/1789 article:3,d
5 January 1792 Deaths: Mrs Chatterton, at Bristol. Mother of the celebrated poet
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82/1792 article:4,b
11 January 1798 Property: for sale - 1 Edgar Bldgs, Bath, long in occupation Mrs Henckell, long garden etc, unexprd term 62 years. Contact Mr Plura, 9 John St.
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10 January 1799 Military: deserted from HM's Somerset Provisional Cavalry quartered at Wareham Barracks, Dorset. George Whiting age 29, 5' 7", black hair etc well known in Hanham. Reward 5 guin from Capt Godfrey, CO, Wareham Barracks.
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18 January 1770 Notices: Bathonian Lodge of Ancient & Honourable Order of Bucks - meeting of Brethren now on Thurs (not Frid) evenings at 7pm at White Hart Inn, but Brethren particularly required Frid 19 Jan.
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13 January 1785 Goods: tea & coffee from John Coles at "Golden Canister", Northgate St, Bath. Good green tea 3s 8d, Souchong 5s 8d.
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12 January 1786 Property: to let - elegant house nr Bath. For summer of winter residence. Immediate vacancy. Apply Thomas Bird, Queen St, Queen Sq.
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3 January 1788 Health: "Account of Influenza in 1782" by Dr Falconer price 1s; "Observations on the Gout" by Dr F, 1s 6d; Expts on Fixible Air" by Dr F, 1s 6d. Printed by R Cruttwell, Bath.
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83/1788 article:4,b
1 January 1789 Property: to let - 2 adjoining (semi) modern built houses in Lyncombe, within 1 m Bath. Coachhouse, stables, 2 greenhouses & well stocked walled gardens, spring water. Houses can be combined. Enq Mr Maltby, Lyncombe.
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5 January 1792 Health: "Pectoral essence of Blois" prepared by Mr Charles Angibaud, surgeon. 13½d/ box from R Cruttwell & T Horton
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11 January 1798 Property: for sale - 6 Edgars Bldgs, Bath, with view down Milsom St. Late & long occupied by Mrs Wroughton, large garden, coachhouse, unexpired term 60 yrs. Contact Mr Plura, 9 John St.
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10 January 1799 Education: young gentlemen boarded & educated at Chew Magna by Rev J Evans AM & Rev E Parsons AB. 18 guin p.a. School reopens 20 Jan.
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18 January 1770 Property: to let - shop with parlour & bedchamber etc behind at Coleman's Bldgs, lwr end Kingsmead Sq. By Henry Cridland, carpenter
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84/1770 article:3,a
13 January 1785 Goods: for sale - silver, jewellery, cutlery, musical instruments, mirrors, Japanned-ware. Old Assembly Rooms, North Parade.
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12 January 1786 Property: auction or private sale - lot 1/10, in fee, the Manor of Chew Stoke. At Swan Inn Wells on 26 Jan
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3 January 1788 Health: remedies - "Dr Steer's Opodeldoc" for chilblains, bruises, sprains, lumbago, & rheumatic complaints etc. 2s/bottle inc duty. Sold by R Cruttwell, H Knight, S Hazard, J Marshall, M Lambe, W Taylor, T Horton, H Parry, Hooper & Co, L Bull, J Barratt, & W Drayton in Bath
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1 January 1789 Services: ## Old Bath Fire Office removed to 13 Stall St, Bath (opp Mrs Lambe's tea warehouse) - M Davis, secretary. If fire happens, instant applctn to George Ford, the engine maker in Bridewell Lane where engines are kept & firemen may be had.
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84/1789 article:3,d
5 January 1792 Publications: Book on the Law of Wills, Executors & Administrators, by T E Tomlins, barrister in Inner Temple. Price 2s 6d from W Taylor, Bath
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11 January 1798 Property: for sale - leasehold messuage John St, nr Queen Sq. Inc tenement behind & spacious cellar, in occupation Messrs Hepburn & Holland. Also John St, yearly rents of £1 on three houses, unexpired term 30 yrs, enq Mr Plura.
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10 January 1799 Employment: gamekeeper wanted - sober young man who is good shot wanted to reside in mansion house. Enquire Mr Clutterbuck, Bradford.
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18 January 1770 Goods: ## coal yard - now opened by Wm Tucker, maltster & brewer, at his premises at lwr end Avon St. Also sells, all beer 1s 4d/, beer & ale 1s/, all ale 10d.
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13 January 1785 Health: remedies - "Maredant's Drops", cure ulcers & scorbutic diseases. 5s 5d inc. duty, sold at Cruttwell, printer & Attwood, cutler
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12 January 1786 Finance: bankruptcy - William Fisher of Batheaston, carrier. Certificate 28 Jan (London 10 Jan)
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3 January 1788 Health: remedies - "Pectoral Essence of Coltsfoot", the herb called tussilago by the ancients, an excellent cure of coughs. 3s 6d/bottle from R Cruttwell, H Knight, J Marshall, H Parry, W Taylor, T Horton, S Bale, M Lambe, W Drayton & S Hazard, all Bath
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85/1788 article:4,c
1 January 1789 Services: ## Old Bath Fire Office - in case of fires, keys for engine house in the Grove are kept at The Office; Town Hall; Night Constable; Churchwarden & Sextons of the Abbey; Mr Moore's & Mr Trimnell's in the Grove .
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5 January 1792 Publications: W. Owen's "New Book of Fairs" of England & Wales, detailing commodities & where/when held. Price 1s from W Taylor, Bath
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11 January 1798 Property: for sale - "Bean Close" field, 4 acres 25 perch + stream, in flat part of private road leading to Prior Park opp. Mill. Contact Mr Plura, John St
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10 January 1799 Property: to let - farmhouse at Whiteox Mead, Wellow in occupation Mr Thos Martin, with stable & outhouses & 87 acres pasture. Part of estate adjoins turnpike road. Apply Mrs Collins, Northampton St, Bath or to Mrs Marsh, tenant.
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18 January 1770 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - Sir Edmund Thomas [no other titled people].
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13 January 1785 Property: for sale - house or messuage in Duke St, now occupied by -- Blacker, esq. Enq. Mr D Brown, Beauford Sq, Bath
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12 January 1786 Music: Miss Cantelo's concert at New Assembly Rooms on 18 Jan 18 at 7 pm. Tickets 5s from Miss Cantelo, 6 Fountain Buildings.
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3 January 1788 Health: remedies - "Aetheral Anodyne" for dropsies, flatulence, asthma, hooping cough & gout. At William Tickell, apothecary & chemist, Bath
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1 January 1789 Property: auction - house of Mrs Wasey, held remainder of 99 yr lease subject to paying ground rent £6 p.a. On the premises of 11 Axford Bldgs on 1 Jan by Mr Plura.
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5 January 1792 Publications: "The Experienced English Housekeeper" by Elizabeth Raffald, 10th edition, 900 original recipes, illustrated. Price 6s from W Taylor, Bath.
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11 January 1798 Travel: Kennet & Avon Navigation - meeting at White Horse on 5 Dec 1797 made call of £10/share to defray expenses, pay ½ sum to Treasurer by 20 Jan, other ½ by March 20th. John Ward, principal clerk.
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10 January 1799 Sport: Fencing Academy, Spring Gardens, Pulteney St, Bath. Mr Galindo's new rooms completed by 16 Jan. Subscription 1 guin for season.
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18 January 1770 Deaths: Mr Robins, limner of Bath suddenly at home of natural causes on Friday 14 Jan.
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13 January 1785 Goods: food - fishmonger, Daniel Ashton, Stall 13, Market Place, or at his house 2 Bridge St. Fresh sea fish 3 times a week
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12 January 1786 Fashion: John Mayo, 14 Bond St - shawls & calicoes newly arrived from London. Funerals furnished.
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3 January 1788 Health: remedies - "Chinner's Specific Pills" foreign remedy for gout & rheumatic complaints. 3s 6d/bottle from Mr Cruttwell & his newsmen.
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1 January 1789 Goods: auction - household furniture, prints, paintings, china, glass, postchaise & horses of Mrs Wasey. On the premises 11 Axford Bldgs on 1 Jan by Mr Plura
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87/1789 article:3,d
5 January 1792 Publications: " A New History of England by Questions & Answers", extracted from celebrated historians, partic M. Rapin de Thoyras, 32 copper plates. Price 4s from all booksellers
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11 January 1798 Travel: for sale - pair of bay coach geldings, rising 6 yrs, 16 hands, 75 guin. Also a grey ladies mare. Enq the Ostler, White Lion Inn Bath. CF 4 Jan 2D.
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10 January 1799 Finance: creditors of Thos Swansbuary [sic], victualler & carpenter, late of Westwood, Wilts - to attend New Inn, Westwood on 22 Jan to receive final dividend of estate. Debtors pay to Thos White Bradford, excr.
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18 January 1770 Crime: attempted burglary at Mr Thornton, linendraper of Abbey Green. 4 teaspoons stolen 2 months ago.
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13 January 1785 Health: remedies - "Nervous powder" 3s 6d, duty not incd. Sold by W. Taylor, bookseller, Church St. Testimonials includ.
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12 January 1786 Finance: Francis Jones, decd of Castle Combe - creditors to meet at Salutation, Castle Combe on 23 Jan.
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3 January 1788 Publications: "Dictionary of the English Language" by Samuel Johnson D.D, with additions & improvements. Quart edtn pub 5 Jan in 78 weekly parts, 2 guins each, in sheets.
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