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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11 January 1798 News: Lord Chancellor has appointed Wm Chislett, jun. gent of Frome, a Master extraordinary in Chancery
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94/1798 article:3,c
10 January 1799 Notices: House of Industry - proposed Bill to be discussed in vestry of Walcot Church tomorrow, gentlemen of parish of Walcot who have not received copy of observations may have free copy on sending to Mr Cruttwell's office this evening.
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25 January 1770 Politics: Freemen of Chippenham shouldn't accept interest on the £1,000 for which their votes were arbitrarily & shamefully sold without connsent at the last Election. Reminded that House of Commons has resolved that those who do so should be disabled from giving a vote in any future election - letter from 'A Freeman'
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13 January 1785 Leisure: Exhibition Room, Bond St. Review " Air Balloon" 2s 6d.
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12 January 1786 Charity: widow of George Hall, tailor lately drowned gives thanks for £4 2s received.
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10 January 1788 Music: New Musical Society - 7th meeting at White Lion 11 Jan. Dr Harington in the chair.
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8 January 1789 Publications: poems & essays by the late Miss Bowdler, 6th ed., price 7s. Printed by R Cruttwell, Bath, sold by all booksellers in Bath.
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12 January 1792 Education: R Weaver's Academy for young gentlemen in Chippenham reopening 25 Jan. Author of an 'Exposition of the Church Catechism'. [nfd]
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11 January 1798 Deaths: Mrs Purdre, this morning. Mother of Mrs Pritchard at the Parade Coffee House
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10 January 1799 Churches: for benefit of Stranger's Friend Society - a sermon will be preached at New King St Chapel on 27 Jan by Mr Henry Moore.
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25 January 1770 Health: remedies - "Dalby's Carminative mixture" - for wind etc in infants. Price 1s/bottle at W Taylor, booksellers, Church St, Kingston Bldgs, Bath
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13 January 1785 Property: for sale - house in Milsom St & one in Wood St. Partcrs Mr Plura
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12 January 1786 Goods: auction - household furniture & linen of lady leaving district. At her house 1 Northumberland Bldgs on 18 & 19 Jan by John Fargus.
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10 January 1788 Goods: John Kendall, grocer & teaman at the Golden Canister, Pierrepont St, Bath - sells fine teas, Mocha coffee & all sorts of chocolate. London wax candles 2s 6d/lb
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8 January 1789 Architecture: ## plans & schemes for improving lower Bath, plans & elevations of New Town bldgs on Bathwick Fields (part of estate belonging to Miss Pulteney) - plans etc of Guildhall, Markets, Cross, Private Baths & Pump Rooms now erecting E side Stall St. By Thomas Baldwin, architect.
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12 January 1792 Publications: 'Bagatelle, or the Bath Anniversary', poem, parts 2 & 3. 1s 6d from [among others] T Bull at Bath [nfd]
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11 January 1798 Deaths: Mr Oakley, at the Chequers, Cross Bath [no date]
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10 January 1799 Deaths: Mrs Scott, a maiden lady of Bath, on Monday
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25 January 1770 Property: to let - house in Duke St, now occupd by Sir Thomas Whitmore. 2 parlours, dining room, 4 bedrooms, closets on each floor, garrets, fine views from back. Details from Messrs Hill & Birchall's Warehouse, Queen Sq, Bath.
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13 January 1785 Notices: lost - part of diamond ear-ring. 5 guin reward. Mr Derham, New Rooms, Bath.
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12 January 1786 Goods: auction - stock, shop & fixtures of William Wiltshire Skrine, haberdasher & hosier, Wade's Passage, Bath for benefit of creditors. On 18 & 19 Jan by George Jackson.
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10 January 1788 Charity: ## home sought - by well bred, accomplished & educated lady in her 70s, who has outlived most of her friends and is in reduced circumstances. There never was a more deserving case. Partcrs from Mr Cruttwell, the printer.
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8 January 1789 Architecture: ## plans & schemes by Thomas Baldwin, architect, contd - Other deigns executed in Wales, Somrst & Wilts. Designs for town houses, villas & lodges.
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12 January 1792 Education: Mr Stevens' Academy reopens 9 January, Barton Buildings, Queen Sq.[nfd]
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11 January 1798 Notices: gentlemen educated at the Grammar School held their annual meeting yesterday, Rev Mr Willes in the chair.
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10 January 1799 Deaths: Mr W Harding, writing master of Bath, on Tuesday.
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25 January 1770 Employment: apprentice to a milliner wanted - must have characters and connections. Apply Mr Cruttwell, printer [NFD]
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13 January 1785 Education: Mr Donne, 6 lectures on Natural Philosophy, Mr Gyde's Rooms, Bath
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12 January 1786 Fashion: Irish linen & muslin warehouse - Thomas Woodford at house in Churchyard & Cheap St.
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10 January 1788 Publications: letters written in Holland by Thomas Bowdler in 1787 - for benefit of charitable institution in Bath
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8 January 1789 Travel: Cornelius Cutter, Bath & Bristol carrier has taken over for 1 year past the business of George Castle, Bath & Bristol carrier. Wagon sets out at 9.30am from his warehouse in Avon St & returns 11pm same night.
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12 January 1792 Education: collection of English exercises for schoolboys to translate into Latin by Wm Ellis, A.M., Master of the Grammar School at Alford , Leics, at 2s 6d from W Taylor [etc], also translation of Cicero de Amicitia, 6d sewed, 3s bound with the exercises.
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11 January 1798 Crime: Wed evening, Mr Wm Hiscox returning home to Bridgewater, when assaulted & robbed by 3 footpads on Bedminster Down, robbed of £6 5s & clothes stolen.
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10 January 1799 Deaths: Mrs Gardener of Royal Oak, Green St on Wednesday.
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25 January 1770 Publications: poem 'Judgement, a Sacred Ode', reminding people of the rewards and penalties that are to come on Judgement Day, signed 'Bradford, Jan 20'
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13 January 1785 Goods: auction of foreign chinaware, The Walks, near Parade, Bath
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12 January 1786 Visitors: Lord Bishop of Bangor, Lord Shaftsbury, Hon Mr Ashley, Hon Mr Power, Sir Henry & Lady Vane, Sir Noah Thomas, Sir Charles Bampfylde [NOTP], Adm Montague.
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10 January 1788 Travel: horse for sale - genteel chestnut mare 14 hands high at Higgin's Livery stable Bath .
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8 January 1789 Music: Miss Guest's concert, New Assembly Rooms 14 Jan. Tickets Miss Guest, Prince's Bldgs, Bath
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12 January 1792 Music: Bath Catch Club - ladies' night 7 p.m. next Friday next [13 Jan] at the White Lion, tickets from the White Lion. Only one entrance (to prevent imposition). [names of club officials given] [nfd]
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11 January 1798 Crime: horse thieves - 2 horses stolen from Frome & 2 from Beckington last Mon night. Several in itinerant horse dealers in the area
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10 January 1799 Deaths: Hon Mrs Maddox, (dtr of Margravine of Ansbach) died at her lodgings in Bath on Thursday.
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25 January 1770 Property: for sale - 4 tenements inc pasture land at Norton St Philip, Somrst. Details from Mr Smith, attorney, Bradford, Wilts.
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13 January 1785 Publications: for sale - "Genealogical table, Adam to Richard IIIrd" at Wicksteed's seal engravers, opposite Gallaway's Bldgs, Bath. Was offered 300 guineas.
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12 January 1786 Deaths: Mr Atkins, baker in Corn St. died suddenly on Wednesday.
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10 January 1788 Charity: Pauper Charity -- for sick poor of Bath - accounts for concert 2 Jan Upper Rooms. Recvd £220 17s 6d inc £113 cash for 452 tickets at 5s each. Net profits £194 8s. Benefactions since 1 Jan 1787 £30 9s.
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8 January 1789 Property: sale - house in Axford's Bldgs, Bath. Partcrs W Percival, attorney at law.
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12 January 1792 Finance: Old Bath Fire Office, St John's Place, Sawclose, Bath - insurance premiums recd. M Davis, secretary.
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11 January 1798 Charity: soup for poor of large families (not street beggars) 1d/pint. Tickets sold 20 for 2s 6d at Mr Bull's, Mr Barratt's & Mr Bally's libraries. Meat presently dear, poor deficient in cooking knowledge.
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10 January 1799 Deaths: Nicholas Skottowe, esq died on Thursday.
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