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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1 January 1789 Goods: F Hallet opens shop at 1 Westgate St, Bath nr Bear Corner, for sale of cheese, Westminster & Yorkshire ham, neat tongues (dry & pickled), fine Welch butter etc.
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5 January 1792 Art: Mr Braham, painting plate engraver to the Princess Royal, 4 St James's St, offers to teach any lady in 10 min. Painting by stencil plates on silk, tables, firescreens etc.
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4 January 1798 Property: auction in fee - Chewton Mendip Inclosure, 6 lots, at Unicorn Inn, Chewton Mendip on 8 Jan
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3 January 1799 Education: Frome Grammar School opens 18 Jan when M A Pocock hopes the pupils will recommence. Also dancing master wanted.
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4 January 1770 Property: auction, some time next spring - f/hold estate at Freshford. Inc. a) 18 acre meadow & orchard, tntd Mr William Whittington; orchard tntd by George Cooper. Enq Messrs Osborne & Seager, attornies, Bristol or Mr Bennett, cabinet-maker, Freshford (who will show).
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6 January 1785 Crime: ## underweight goods - Thomas Godden, Minehead fined 9s for underweight selling of charcoal
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5 January 1786 Finance: late Rev Thomas Wilson DD, prebendary of Westminster, late of Bath, decd - creditors & legatees to prove debts & legacies before John H---t [ILLGBL], a Master in Chancery by 31 Jan, pursuant to decree in case of Sir Thomas Gooch, bart et al against Rev Wilson.
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3 January 1788 Health: veterinary remedies - "Infallible powder" for horses, by Dr Snape, farrier to their Majesties. 16d/pckt from R. Cruttwell, Bath; etc
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1 January 1789 Inns: Castle Inn, Devizes (many yrs kept by Mr John Oak) now taken & occupied by Mark Burton (late servant to Rt Hon Lord Craven)
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5 January 1792 Property: unfurnished house with 25 acres and outhouses to let, near turnpike 2½ miles from Bath, apply to printers [NFD]
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4 January 1798 Inns: Angel Inn, Warminster entered & fitted it up by Charles Jacques from Bath. Post-chaises & careful drivers 1s/ mile.
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3 January 1799 Finance: partnership between Mr Wm Franckling & Mr John Austin, druggists of Bath is mutually dissolved.
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4 January 1770 Property: auction, some f/hold estate at Freshford, contd. Inc. b) 2½ acre pasture, tntd. Mr Tugwell; c) 1½ acre paddock & orchard, tntd. Mr Hoddinot, etc. Enq Messrs Osborne & Seager, attornies, Bristol or Mr Bennett, cabinet-maker, Freshford (who will show).
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6 January 1785 Crime: unnamed master weaver reported for abuse of female apprentices
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5 January 1786 Leisure: philosphical & mathematical entertainments (& sleight of hand) by Sieur Richards at Exhibition Room in Bond St this & every evening at 7pm (doors open 6pm). Also artificial fireworks. Boxes 1s 6d, pit 1s, gall 6d. Also private performances at patron's homes, ten people 1 guin, any number 2 guin.
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3 January 1788 Health: remedies - "Maredant's Drops" first antiscorbutic. Apply to Mr R Cruttwell, printer, or Mr J. Attwood, cutler, Bath. [NFD]
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1 January 1789 Education: Frome School kept by Mrs Ford & her sister reopens 19 Jan. Young ladies boarded & instructed in every branch of needlework (inc. tambour) at 12 guin p.a, entrance 1 guin. Also writing, drawing, geography etc.
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5 January 1792 Travel: new postcoach - White Lion, Bath at 6 a.m on Mon, Wed & Sat to the Cross Inn, Oxford, via Malmesbury and Cricklade [etc]. Inside £1 1s, outside 12s, luggage 1d/lb, max. 14 lbs. Performed by George Arnold, Bath; Wentworth, Oxford.
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4 January 1798 Employment: 2 respectable young women offer themselves as companions to an elderly lady or Superintendents to the younger part of a family. Enq at Printer.
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3 January 1799 Services: Wm Franckling [druggist] thanks friends & customers for past favours. The business will be carried on by him alone.
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4 January 1770 Politics: long letter from 'Junior' bemoaning lack of loyalty to the King, in response to an attack by 'Junius'
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6 January 1785 Education: ## proposal to start Sunday Schools. Committee to be appointed when 50 persons interested (names in books at circulating libraries).
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5 January 1786 Inns: Thomas Handy has entered George Inn & Assembly Rooms, frome. Coach to London 3 X week, coach to Bath & Bristol Tue & Fri
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3 January 1788 Travel: mailcoach - from Three Tuns & Lamb Inns, Stall St, Bath at 10 a.m, arrive Exeter same evening. (Thro' Wells, Bridgewater & Taunton). Four inside passengers at £1 4s each. By Doddrell, Dobson & Dover.
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1 January 1789 Publications: clergyman (proposing to publish volume of sermons) declined by many, now lists subscribers (giving total £73 10s) & offers to return their money
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5 January 1792 Music: concert of sacred music at St James's Church 11 am 10 Jan. In aid of sick industrious poor. Tickets from Pump Room, Assembly Rooms.
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4 January 1798 Finance: claims on estate of late Mr Adam Webb of Charterhouse Hinton, decd. Accounts to his brother Jonah Webb of Charterhouse Hinton. Malting business continues.
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3 January 1799 Charity: Sunday Schools & Schools of Industry - report of committee meeting on 24 Dec. Thanks to supporters - T Velley, T West, W Dawson, J Phillott, W Elkington, W H Winstone, D Egerton, A Fothergill, R Cruttwell. T White, sec.
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4 January 1770 Employment: apprentice wanted - by Elizabeth Lancashire, stay & child's coatmaker, opp. Alfred's Bldgs
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6 January 1785 Goods: auction of imported china ware, by Francis Ellwood, The Walks, nr. The Parade, Bath.
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5 January 1786 Fashion: Adam Webb, linen draper, mercer, grocer etc, at Hinton Charterhouse - new range for ready money. Discontinuing wholesale trade.
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3 January 1788 Travel: new & elegant mailcoach for London - from Lamb Inn, Stall St, Bath every 4.30 pm, (thro' Devizes) arrives Gloucester Coffee House, Piccadilly & The Swan with 2 Necks, Lad-lane next morning at 8 am (15½ hrs). 4 inside £1 5s. Also coaches to Birmingham, Swansea & Milford Haven
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1 January 1789 Music: Miss Guest's concert, New Assembly Rooms, 14 Jan . Tickets [no price] from Miss Guest, Princes Bldgs etc.
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5 January 1792 Fashion: T H Collier, Paris millinery at 4 Lower Church St, Bath
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4 January 1798 Property: to let - for 7 or 14 years, College farm & estate nr Wells, 400 acres arable, meadow & pasture. Particulars Mr Conway, attorney, Wells or Mr George, attorney, Bath.
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3 January 1799 Education: Old Wykehamist reunion - meeting for those educated at St Mary Winton Colleges. At White Hart Inn Bath on 17 January. - Peachey, esq MP & Rev John Wood, stewards.
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4 January 1770 Fashion: sale of silks - by James & Peter Ferry (who are retiring), silk-weavers & mercers, cnr Gallaway's Bldgs
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6 January 1785 Goods: sale of stock of linen drapery & mens mercery, from a London bankrupt, by Mr Richardson, Green St, Bath.
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5 January 1786 Services: Daniel Dicks, upholder, auctioneer & appraiser, removed to house (late Post office) nr The Parade Coffee House
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3 January 1788 Travel: postcoaches leave Greyhound & Shakespeare, & Christopher Inns, Market Place, Bath to Bristol 10am daily exc Sun, return at 2pm. Performed M Williams & Co, Bath.
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1 January 1789 Fashion: linen drapery & mercery at bargain prices - T Huggin's, Irish Linen Warehouse, cnr Green St, nr St Michael's Church, Bath, inc. mens worsted hose 12d/pair, women's black ditto 10d, womens white ditto 8½d, linen handkerchiefs 12d. each
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5 January 1792 Goods: sale of ironmongery, copper, tin & plated goods at Warehouse, 12, lower end Bond St, Bath. [proprtr not named]
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4 January 1798 Goods: auction - variety of household furniture. At Auction-room, Union Pssge, Bath on 4 & 5 Jan by Ab. Nonmus (auctioneer, of 45 Walcot St). Incs windup jack, Witney blankets & 30 hr clock
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3 January 1799 Finance: Old Bath Fire Office, St John's Place - premiums for policies expiring at Christmas may be received at office. J L Davis, secretary. Agents Mr Groom, Melksham; Mr Heath, Chippenham.
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4 January 1770 Goods: ## for sale - various items. Also Egyptian mummy for dissection into 10 shares at 2 guin each - 1s charge to see. Today & following days, 9am to 8pm. At Clarke's Auction Rms/Repository, Irongates, nr St Michael's Church, Walcot St.
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6 January 1785 Property: auction, lot 1/3 - 2 closes of pasture nr Ashley House, Box, now in renting of farmer Hobbs at £22 p.a. At Castle & Ball Inn, 10 Jan. Partcrs Messrs Pinniger & Heath, attorneys, Chippenham
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5 January 1786 Property: private sale - house & offices on W-side Russel St with 2 parlours, 2 drawing rooms, 3 bedchambers, garrets etc. Also detached wash-house, laundry, coach-house & stablesa. Partcrs Mr Baldwin, architect
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3 January 1788 Travel: postcoaches, well guarded, leave Greyhound & Shakespeare, & Christopher Inns, Market Place, Bath for London at 4pm, £1 5s. Journey 15½hrs. Performed by Mountain, Ibberson, Walker, Brown, Bushnell, Vines & Co [town bases not given]
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1 January 1789 Art: miniature portrait paintings - by Mr Hay, at Mr Meyler's, 18 Orange Grove, Bath at 2, 3 or 4 guin each.
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5 January 1792 Fashion: lace, hosiery, glove & fur warehouse at Three Pigeons, Milsom St - C Abbott, proprietor. Funerals furnished.
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