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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1 January 1789 Goods: food etc - Peter Paul, London tea warehouse, Green St, nr St Michael's Church. Sale of Gunpowder & other teas from East India Company.
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88/1789 article:3,d
5 January 1792 Goods: "Watt's Chemical Permanent Ink" for writing on Linen. From M Tagg, Bath
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11 January 1798 Goods: timber auction - 26 felled Beal trees, at end of month. Enq Daniel Cottle, carpenter, Batheaston
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10 January 1799 Charity: gentlewoman, widow of an officer now in deep distress & thrown in common gaol by unfeeling creditors in a neighbouring county. Donations already received 4 guin, inc. from Lady Nelson.
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18 January 1770 Crime: silver table spoon & quantity of soup [sic] stolen from Mr Mills, bookseller, Kingsmead St.
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13 January 1785 Health: remedies - ointment for itch & skin eruption. 1s 6d/box, sold by Mr Cruttwell.
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89/1785 article:2,d
12 January 1786 Education: Mr Donne commences lecture series on Experimental Philosophy [Science]. At Lower Assembly Rooms on 12 Jan 12 noon. ½ guinea for 6 lectures, non-subscribers 2s 6d/lecture.
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89/1786 article:3,b
3 January 1788 Health: remedies - "British Pills" for bilious complaints & all disorders of the stomach & bowel. 2s 6d/box from R. Cruttwell, St James's St, next to Church
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89/1788 article:4,d
1 January 1789 Notices: ## complaints re alterations of shop fronts etc - obstructions to foot passengers not allowed in future, alterations must be kept close to walls. [Bath Improvement] Act authorises removal of any encroachment, projection etc. Fine not exceeding £5. J Smith for Commissioners.
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5 January 1792 Health: Dr Steer's "Opodeldoc" for cure of chilblains, rheumatism, bruises etc. Price 2s/bottle from J Reynolds, Bath
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11 January 1798 Charity: request on behalf of aged pair whose farm & stock destroyed by fire, will have their goods seized unless they raise £6 for rent arrears. Donations to Mr Hazard's library.
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10 January 1799 Finance: bankrupts dividends - Marchant Russell of Doynton, Wilts, dealer on 31 Jan. Thomas Osman of Bath, brandy merchant on 29 Jan.
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18 January 1770 Crime: burglary at Terry Farm, nr Bath, Friday 12 Jan, home of Farmer Saunders & wife
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13 January 1785 Inns: licenses - letter from "Philanthropus" warns of bad behaviour in public-houses in Bath.
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12 January 1786 Employment: articled clerk available to serve a professional gentleman. Letters to AB to be left at Pump Room.
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3 January 1788 Fashion: "Lady Molyneux's Liquid Bloom" - in ½ min will out unwanted hair, between eyebrows, cheeks & on arms. 10s 6d/bottle from R. Cruttwell, St James's St, next to Church
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1 January 1789 Health: appliances - elastic trusses to cure ruptures, 2 guin & 1 guin, made by T Howe, druggists, Milsom St, Bath.
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5 January 1792 Health: "Dr Hodson's Persian Restorative Drops" for headaches, weakness of nature, urinary problems, ulcers etc. 10s 6d/bottle from Mr Cruttwell, Bath
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11 January 1798 Finance: ## Newspaper stamp duty - from August 1789, £5 penalty on hawkers letting papers instead of selling them. For offences against Act last 30 Dec, Mr John Berridge convicted in 6 penalties - total fine £30
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10 January 1799 Leisure: Ball for MC - at Lower Assembly Rooms on 11 Jan. Ladies & gentlemen are requested to obtain tickets before evening of ball at Mr King's, Harington Place; Barratts & Bally's libraries; & at the Rooms.
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18 January 1770 Crime: Thos Hughes arrested in Salisbury & committed to Fisherton gaol, on suspicion of having committed various robberies at Claverton Down & around Gloucestershire. [More details]
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13 January 1785 Notices: ## warning from Corporation to chair men on the placing of chairs in the approved streets (see also 27 Jan) - from Wm. Street, Mayor.
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12 January 1786 Music: Mr Fischer's concert due last Wed at New Assembly Rooms cancelled due to bad weather. Now for 14 Jan at 12 noon. Tickets 5s at Pump Room & coffee houses.
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3 January 1788 Health: remedies - "Velno's Original Vegetable Syrup" for venereal disease, scorbutic, scrophulous, rheumatic. Price 11s 6d/bottle inc. duty from R. Cruttwell, St James's St, next to Church
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8 January 1789 Education: Miss Ewing's school for young ladies opening 12 Jan.
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5 January 1792 Health: "Hunter's Restorative Balsam of Life & Health" for all ills. Pills 6s 3d/box from Mr Cruttwell, Bath
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11 January 1798 Leisure: Ball at Lower Assembly Rooms, fri 12 Jan. Tickets from Mr King, Harington Place, Bath & libraries.
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10 January 1799 Leisure: Ball in honour of Her Majesty's birthday - at Lower Assembly Rooms on 18 Jan. Subscription ½ guin for three tickets (to include tea etc). Non subscribers 5s.
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18 January 1770 News: weather - a pear tree in full bloom (as last year) at Farmer James Perrott's farm, East Stoke, Wilts.
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13 January 1785 Goods: H. Knight, druggist & tea-dealer, 13 Bond St. New fresh tea arrived to replace bad stock
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12 January 1786 Leisure: benefit of the Little Devil, Msr Casimir, English Mercury, Mr Fairbrother & La Belle Espagnole [tight rope dancers & tumblers] - "A New Way to pay Old Debts" with "Tom Thumb the Great" at Theatre Royal Bath on Tue 17 Jan. [No price or time given]
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3 January 1788 Health: remedies - "Dr Smyth's Specific Drops" -for venereal or scorburic complaints, the ruin of half our youths", 4s 11d, & 2s 5d/bottle from R. Cruttwell, St James's St, next to Church
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8 January 1789 Education: school of young gentlemen at Chippenham opens 19 Jan - Mr Richard Warren, schoolmaster. Instruction in Latin, English, writing, arithmetic, mechant's A/Cs, geography etc.
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12 January 1792 Goods: sugar sold at India House, London nearly £7/cwt.
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11 January 1798 Leisure: Ball, for Her Majesty's birthday, at New Assembly Rooms on Thur 10 Jan. Subs ½ guin for 3 tickets & entitles bearer to tea, cakes, jellies etc - Richard Tyson MC
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10 January 1799 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - Earl of Peterborough, Countess of Clanbrassil, Lord & Lady Sumers, Lord Cliesden, Lord Sayosele, Lady Galloway, Lord Bishop of Waterford, Hon & Mrs Maude, Sir Chas Talbot, Sir Robert Abercrombie, Sir H T Vane, Sir J André, Sir John Nesbitt. [NOTP]
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18 January 1770 Publications: "The Royal Gardener" 2nd edtn calendar of gardening, by Anthony Powell, esq, gardener to late King George IInd. 1s 6d sewn or 2s bound, from all booksellers & carriers.
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13 January 1785 Services: Randal Maybury, bookbinder & working stationer, continuing business of his late brother.
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12 January 1786 Property: for sale - dwelling house "The Crescent" near Royal Crescent. adjoining High Common. Particulars Mr Forman, attorney Walcot St. [See correction of
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3 January 1788 Health: "Smith's Corn Salve etc" may be laid when corns have been cut. 1s 9d/box inc. duty from R. Cruttwell, St James's St, next to Church.
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8 January 1789 Fashion: ladies & gentlemen's hairdresser - E Houlshut, 4 Bartlett St. Sales of toupees, curls, ringlets. Available to teach servants of nobility how to dress hair fashionably. An apprentice of reputable parents wanted.
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12 January 1792 Charity: ## for relief of families of miners killed in underground explosion at mine in Mells Somerset. 10 named - Samuel Langley & son Abraham; James Richardson; John Bunn, brother Charles & J's son John; Joel Moor; Joseph Padfield, John Moore, Benjamin Bryant. Donations via Mr Cruttwell.
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11 January 1798 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - Lady Sarah Crespigny, Hon Col North, Hon Mr Cosmo Gordon, Hon Mr Damer, Sir A Hume, Sir Charles Bamfylde NOTP.
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10 January 1799 Music: concert - New Assembly Rooms Concert with Madame Mara on 23 Jan. Tickets 5s.
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25 January 1770 News: ## yesterday a mad ox pursued a boy into the house and up the stairs of Mr Bird, a carver in Bridgewater Gdns [London]. The family, who were at breakfast, saved him just in time.
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13 January 1785 Notices: missing - plea for the return home of Jane Cottele of Little Ashley, Bradford age ca.19, who left her friends last December.
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12 January 1786 Employment: journeyman bookbinder wanted by W Mills, Union Passage leading from Pump Room to Cross Bath.
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3 January 1788 Health: "Greenough's Tinctures" for the teeth [no price] from R. Cruttwell, St James's St, next to Church
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8 January 1789 Agriculture: for sale - hay (2 good mows) from field adj New Bridge, Upper Bristol Rd, in Weston. Enq Mr Moody, St James's Parade, Bath
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12 January 1792 Music: notice in French from Mme de Sisley, who is touched by the way in which the public have greeted her talents, & this has eased the pain of her illness. [NFD]
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