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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4 January 1770 Leisure: Theatre Royal Bath - comedy "The Inconstant" & farce "Catherine & Petruchio" on Sat 6 Jan
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26/1770 article:3, a
6 January 1785 Property: auction - 10 l/hold houses in Church St., Kingston Bldgs from estate of Duke of Kingston, decd, 79 years remaining of 99. Tnts - Messrs Price, Ginder, Norket, Taylor, Redmond, Mrs King, Mr McKinnon, Mrs Bowen, Messrs Margerum & Garratt. At White Lion Inn, on 6 Jan Bath by C. Trimnell
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26/1785 article:2,d
5 January 1786 Property: private sale - lot 3/4, inheritance in fee, house S side Brock St, opens to gravel path to Queen Sq. Tenure of Mrs Western. View thro' Mr Fielder, Rivers Street. Partcrs Mr Symons, Corn St, Bristol.
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3 January 1788 Health: Mr Ruspini, jnr, surgeon-dentist to Prince of Wales, may be consulted at 2 James St.
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1 January 1789 Travel: horses for hire - pair of bay nag-tail coach geldings to be let on job. Enq at Lamb Inn, Stall St, Bath.
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26/1789 article:2,b
5 January 1792 Goods: sale - household effects of Hon Mr Hamilton, man of fashion, at his former house in the [Royal] Crescent on Fri 6 Jan by Mr Christie
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26/1792 article:1,d
4 January 1798 Goods: auction - furniture & goods from 8 Wade's Passage. At Auction Rooms, cnr Westgate Street & Westgate Bldgs on 4 & 5 Jan by W. Booth.
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26/1798 article:2,d
3 January 1799 Music: resignation of Mrs Oakes, organist St James's Church - A Loder offers services of his son to Rev Dr Phillott, Rev Warner & churchwardens.
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4 January 1770 Health: Trunel, surgeon & dentist from Paris, will will wait on anyone sending to a line to his house at Duke of Kingston's New Walks, Bath
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27/1770 article:3:00 AM
6 January 1785 Property: auction sale - part estate of Mr Thomas Jelly, decd, in 14 lots (details in other abstracts). Also inc, 10 acres in Lyncombe & Widcombe & 4 acres Englishcombe Lane; 5 f/hold houses, 2 pubs & 3 l/hold houses in Bath [with occupants & rents]. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Property: private sale - lot 4/4, inheritance in fee, house S side Brock St, opens to gravel path to Queen Sq. In tenure of Mrs Brown. View thro' Mr Fielder, Rivers Street. Partcrs Mr Symons, Corn St, Bristol.
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3 January 1788 Health: products - "prepared shamoy [chamois] leather socks" for prevention of chilblains etc, stamped "Seares & Harbin", allowance for ship's captains etc. Sold by Mr Tully in Bath, etc.
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1 January 1789 Finance: all persons indebted to Mr Robert Devenish, late of Claverton, are required to pay the same to Mr William Russ of the Golden Lion, Horse St, Bath
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5 January 1792 Property: to let furnished - Claverton House, garden & 2 meadows - 7 yr lease from 1791. Apply Mr Samuel Hazard at New Circulating Library
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4 January 1798 Deaths: John Dore, cooper at Mr Racey's brewhouse drowned nr Pulteney Bdg, on Tue. Wife pregnant & 3 young children. Donations to Mr Meyler, the Grove, Mr Barratt, Bond St etc - £2 18sh so far. Notice from J Bush, High Littleton & James Racey, Bath
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3 January 1799 Churches: ## proposed Bill to provide a proper workhouse & regulate the poor in Walcot parish - notice to parishioners re vestry meeting at Walcot Church on 10 Jan to determine the merits. John Jelly, vestry clerk, Park St, St James Sq, Bath.
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4 January 1770 Fashion: sale of silks in Wade's Passage, under the general price, brocades 8s to 9s 6d/yd (usually 11s-12s), ¾ - mantuas 4s 9d to 5s, Persians from 18d to 21d. Sale continuing for a week or two longer.
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28/1770 article:3:00 AM
6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 1/ 14 - Richmond's Piece & Baker's Field in Lyncombe & Widcombe, 10 acres, occpd Henry Chicester, esq., rent £24 p.a; also 2 closes (4 acres) in Englishcombe Lane occupd Francis & Thos Saunders rent £8 15s p.a. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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28/1785 article:2,d
5 January 1786 Property: private sale - lot 1/7, yearly ground rents of £169 11s p.a (from houses in & near Queen Sq). View thro' Mr Fielder, builder, Rivers Street. Partcrs Mr Symons, attorney, Corn St, Bristol.
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28/1786 article:2,d
3 January 1788 Travel: mailcoach with guard from White Lion Inn, Markt Pl, Bath every morning to Oxford. Also postcoach 5am daily exc Sun to Exeter, postcoach to London daily at 4am in 1 day. All performed by George Arnold & Co, Bath.
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1 January 1789 Goods: auction - wearing apparel, watches, at his house, cnr Queen St, Bath on 1 Jan by Thomas Bird. Also, dining room & other apartmnts to be let.
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28/1789 article:2,b
5 January 1792 Deaths: Mrs Eliz. Nicholls, wife of Rev Mr Nicholls, vicar of Old Sodbury
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4 January 1798 Finance: bankruptcy - John Giles of Bath, dealer, chapman & one of partners in Union Bank, Bath to surrender & disclose assets to Commissioners - 3 dates. Notice to creditors & debtors, accounts to George Arnold, The White Lion, Bath
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3 January 1799 Travel: Kennet & Avon Canal - navigation now open between Newbury & Hungerford & nearly to Great Bedwin. Details of tolls & duties. John Ward, principal clerk.
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4 January 1770 Property: to let - large commodious house nr Westgate Bldgs & Cross Bath, would suit wine merchant as has good vaults underneath. Enq Mr T King, coachmaker, Bath
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29/1770 article:3 b
6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, Bath, lot 2/14 - f/hold house E side Gay St late occupd Rev Mr Humphrey rent £60 p.a, ground rent £2 14s 8d. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Property: private sale - lot 2/7, centre house, S side Queen Sq. Held by Mr Henry Mais, 48 yrs unexpires. View thro' Mr Fielder, builder, Rivers Street. Partcrs Mr Symons attorney, Corn St, Bristol.
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3 January 1788 Travel: coaches from White Lion Inn, Markt Pl, Bath contd - balloon coach to London with guard 4pm daily, postcoach to London in 2 days, Tue, Thur & Sat at 8am. Coaches at 4am, 9am & 4pm to Bristol. All performed by George Arnold & Co, Bath.
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1 January 1789 Law: Somrst Qtr Sessions - at Wells on 14 Jan. From Staple, clerk of the peace
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5 January 1792 Goods: auction - French porcelain & plated articles at Exhibition Room, Bond St, on 10-11 Jan by Mr Spackman.
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4 January 1798 Education: governess wants situation, no salary required. Apply Mrs Harley, Rivers St, Bath
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3 January 1799 Education: Classical & Commercial School, Holt, Wilts. Mr Arnot will have a few vacancies in the school. Terms under 10 yrs - 16 guin p.a. 10 yrs & upwards - 18 guin. Opens after recess on 21 Jan.
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4 January 1770 Charity: widower with 5 children, one 2 weeks old, handed estate to creditors but still his door beset with bailiffs. Donations at Mr Wade, jeweller, Churchyard, or at Mr Collis, pastry-cook, Wade's Pssg, Bath
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6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 3/14 - l/hold, Trimgate House Bath occupd Mr John Peterswald rent £30 p.a. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Property: private sale - lot 3/7, ground rents £327 8s 4d annual return from houses in Circus & nearby streets. View thro' Mr Fielder, builder, River Street. Partcrs Mr Symons, attorney, Corn St, Bristol.
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3 January 1788 Music: letter from "Susan" of Brunswick Place praising Miss Cantelo's performance at her recent concert
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1 January 1789 Charity: poor man & wife list benefactions (total £2 14s). Donations & partcrs at Mr Barratt's & Mr Abbot's, Milsom St, Bath; Mr Cole's, confectioner, Gay St; Mr Gunter's, grocer, Westgate Pl; Mr Trotman's, grocer, Market Pl; Mr Dunn's, perfumer, Saville Row
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5 January 1792 Property: auction - by order assignees of Henry Mais, bankrupt a) leasehold, 1st house in Laura Place: b) new house, 1 Cheapside, Bath with workshop behind. At Greyhound & Shakespeare Inn on 13 Jan, by Mr Spackman.
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4 January 1798 Finance: Old Bath Fire Office, St John's Place - renewal of premiums - J L Davis, secretary
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3 January 1799 Property: for sale - improveable f/hold estate at South Stoke (late estate of Mrs Clements, decd). With farmhouse, small tenement, over 47 acres arable meadow & pasture & 19 acres tithe-free. Details from Mr Clutterbuck, Bradford; Mr Thomas Parsons or Mr Opie Smith of Bath
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4 January 1770 Leisure: lottery prizes announced - one of £10,000.
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6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 4/14 - l/hold house (adjng Trimgate House) occupd Mr Samuel Wilson, rent £24 p.a. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Property: private sale - lot 4/7, ground rents for stables & coach-houses near Circus £48 3s p.a. View thro' Mr Fielder, builder, Rivers Street. Partcrs Mr Symons, attorney, Corn St, Bristol.
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31/1786 article:2,d
3 January 1788 Goods: ## silver plate & jewellery etc - at Glover & Newman's London, Sheffield & Birmingham Repository on the Walks nr North Parade, Bath. Silver plated inc. tea-urns £5 15s 6d, coffee-pots £1 15s, chamber candlesticks £1 14s/pair.
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31/1788 article:2,b
1 January 1789 Livestock: auction - 5 draught horses, hackney mare, narrow-wheel wagon & farming equipment (belonging to Mr Bell, baker, who is quitting farming). At France Farm, Bradford on 12 Jan by W Pitman.
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31/1789 article:2,b
5 January 1792 Goods: sale - household furniture & linen, last house in Argyle Bldgs next to Chapel, 11 Jan by Mr Spackman.
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4 January 1798 Publications: "The Housekeepers Accompt Book for 1798" pubd today, price 1s 6d from R Cruttwell & A Taylor
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3 January 1799 Charity: manservant out of place & in great distress with wife & 12 children has lost use of his limbs. Donations may be left with printer or Mr Hazard's library.
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31/1799 article:2,d
4 January 1770 Charity: Pauper-Scheme - gentlemen subscribers meeting at Mr Gyde's Rooms next Mon at 1pm.
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6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 5/14 - l/hold house (adjng lots 3 & 4) occupd Mr James Pavey, rent £28 p.a. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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