Georgian Newspaper Project

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5 January 1786 Property: private sale - lot 5/7, ground rents of £542 1s p.a for houses in Crescent & adj streets of Crescent estate. View thro' Mr Fielder, builder, Rivers Street. Partcrs Mr Symons, attorney, Corn St, Bristol.
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3 January 1788 Education: school for young ladies, "Publow House" nr Pensford, vacation ends 21 Jan. [NFD]
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1 January 1789 Travel: London coaches - "Mercury", 4 horses all way, leaves Christopher Inn & Shakespeare Inns, Bath 7am Mon, Wed & Fri for London (Holborn & Snowhill) in 14 hours. Also, coach "Royal Blue" leaves 4pm takes 16 hrs. Performed by Potter, Hodges & Co. Also 1½ day coach 8am daily to London.
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5 January 1792 Property: auction - lot 1/2, l/hold, 1st house on NE side of Laura Place; lot 2/2 - l/hold, dwelling house 1 Cheapside, Bath, some time in Jan 1792 by Mr Spackman.
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4 January 1798 Travel: Lavington Wilts turnpike collected ca £275 at 7 gates.
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3 January 1799 Education: Devizes boarding & day school - Miss Compton advises that her school opens again on 16 Jan. The ladies have the privilege of attending a Gospel Ministry.
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4 January 1770 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - Lord Palmerston arrived in Bath on Thursday 4 Jan. [NOTP].
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6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 6/14 - f/hold house cnr St James's Parade, Bath occpd Miss Dart rent £55 p.a, ground rent £6 p.a. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Property: private sale - lot 6/7, ground rents of £49 p.a for houses in Rivers St. View thro' Mr Fielder, builder, Rivers Street. Partcrs Mr Symons, attorney, Corn St, Bristol.
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3 January 1788 Services: ## Old Bath Fire Office - has moved to 13 Stall St. If fire happens, apply George Ford, engine maker, Bridewell Lane. Firemen may attend. Keys of Engine kept at numerous listed locations. 2s/6d for 1st ladder. Markes, Davis, sec
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1 January 1789 Fashion: ladies & gentlemen's hairdresser - E Houlshut (from London) at 4 Bartlett St, Bath. Braids, toupees, curls & ringlets
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5 January 1792 Property: auction, lot 1 - Alfred Hotel (rear opens onto newly erected Baths), Lot 2 - 2 dwelling houses in Bell Tree Lane (affected by Bath Improvement Bill to widen road to Cross Bath & price will take account of this & ensure profit on resale). Some time in Jan 1792 by Mr Spackman.
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4 January 1798 Leisure: Ball for Master of Ceremonies at New Assembly Rooms. Tickets Mr Tyson in Brunswick Place, at Bull's, Marshall's & Barrett's Libraries
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3 January 1799 Property: auction - part estate of Miss Ann Reynolds, decd, late of Trowbridge, currently in several occupations of Messrs John Usher, Geoffrey Guley, John Amor, Wm Pinckney & others. Particulars Mr Thring, Warminster.
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4 January 1770 Politics: Somersetshire petition to His Majesty will be presented tomorrow by a majority of respectable freeholders, together with Bristol petition [subject not stated].
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6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 7/14 - f/hold house upper cnr Peter St, Bath & opp lots 2 to 6., late occupd Mr Goodger, grocer rent £42 p.a, ground rent £3. (If not sold, to be let). At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Property: private sale - lot 7/7, vacant land for building Milk St, W of the Crescent & next to Bath Common. Also, ground rent £3 p.a, on small house N end of vacant land (to be called Milk St) . View thro' Mr Fielder, builder, Rivers Street. Partcrs Mr Symons, attorney, Corn St, Bristol.
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3 January 1788 Finance: ## Old Bath Fire Office - agents, Mr Kemm, Chippenham; Mr Croom, Melksham, etc
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1 January 1789 Goods: auction - foreign china, china, glass, Indian hangings etc . At his Great Room, Parsonage Lane, Bath on 1 Jan & 2 next days by William Cross
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5 January 1792 Art: exhibition - inc pictures by Claude Lorraine, Van Dyke, Rembrandt, Ruysdael, Gainsborough etc. Picture Gallery at 24 Kingsmead St, open 10am to 4pm, 1s 6d inc. catalogue.
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4 January 1798 Leisure: Ball at Lower Assembly Rooms, tickets at Mr King's, Harington Place & libraries
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3 January 1799 Property: auction, Reynold's estate contd - several f/hold, l/hold & copyhold tnemnts & gardens in Back St, The Corrige [sic], the Brick plot, at Wicker Hill & nr the bridgefoot in Trowbridge; also rents & 6 turnpike tickets (£100, 4 of £50, £31) yielding 5% on mortgage of Trowbridge turnpike
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4 January 1770 Deaths: Mrs Poitier age 24, wife to Capt. Poitier & dtr of Hon. William Molesworth, last Sunday.
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6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 8/14 - f/hold house (adjng lot 7) occupn Mr Brake, baker, rent £42 p.a. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Publications: "History of Somerset" by Rev John Collinson & Mr Edmund Rack. 3 vols for 3 guin. Subscriptions to Mr Cruttwell, or Mr Collinson at Cirencester, or E Rack, Harington Place, Bath; etc.
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3 January 1788 Notices: ## warning from Corporation. Complaints to City Commissioners re. repairs by inhabitants to pitching & paving of streets & lanes. If the rules not complied with, the Act directs entry & seizure for payment. From J Smith, clerk to Commsnrs, Westgate Bldgs, Bath
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1 January 1789 Finance: debtors of Mr Richard Egerton, decd, late of St James parish, Bath, decd to pay Wm Burge, attorney, Bath (acting for adminstrx). Also Mr Egerton's property to be sent to Mr Burge.
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5 January 1792 Travel: sale of horses - at the Repository & Livery Stables, Pelican Inn, Walcot - every Saturday at noon. By Mr C Demander.
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4 January 1798 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - Countess of Bristol, Lord Bishop of Kildare & family, Count Einseidel, Lady Long, Lady Willes, Lady Jones, Lady & Miss Lindsay, Hon Mr Yorke contd,
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3 January 1799 Leisure: Ball for Master of Ceremonies - at New Assembly Rooms on 7Jan. Tickets from Mr Tyson in Saville Row; Bull's, Marshall's & Barratt's libraries; & at the Rooms.
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4 January 1770 Deaths: Mr Bevan on North Parade at an advanced age, last Sunday.
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6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 9/14 - f/hold public house, the Queen Charlotte, occupn Mr John Mason, rent £26 5s p.a, ground rent £2 12s. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Publications: "New Bath Guide" 12th ed, by Christopher Anstey. Price 2s 6d, sold by S Hazard, Bath.
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3 January 1788 Notices: horse strayed - black pony from farmer Hughes of Hampton. Reward 1 crown [5s].
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1 January 1789 Education: Sunday Schools & School of Industry A/Cs - income £1107 14s 7d, expenses inc £350 for Matron, secretary, weaver, woolcomber & 30 masters & mistresses, + £30 rent for School of Industry. Thomas Neate & George Ramsay - treasurers, A Orchard - secretary.
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5 January 1792 Health: cancer cure without incision by Mrs Plunkett Edgcumbe opp Cornwell Bldgs nr Walcot Church. Mrs Shepherd of Lansdown was cured of cancer of the tongue
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4 January 1798 Visitors: arrivals in Bath, contd - Sir William & Lady A'Court, Sir John Pakington, Sir R Smith, Sir F & Lady Eden, Sir Thomas, Lady & Miss Byard NOTP
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3 January 1799 Leisure: Ball for Master of Ceremonies - at Lower Assembly Rooms 11 Jan. Tickets at Mr King's, Harington Place; libraries; & the Rooms.
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4 January 1770 Deaths: Mrs Carey, relict of late Mr Carey, hosier of Bath, on Monday.
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6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 10/14 - free/leasehold public house, The Leek & Crown, in Horse St, with stabling & yard behind, occupn Mr Martin Moger, rent £42 p.a, ground rent £2 12s. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Charity: Sunday Schools - latest subscriptions mean all poor children from Bath, Walcot & Widcombe received & instructed, presently schools contain 600; also a School of Industry now opened with 140 children taught to spin, sew & knit.
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3 January 1788 Property: to let - all the Glebe Lands at Winford belonging to the Parsonage 12m from Bath, contains 100 acres, now in possn of James Morgan
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1 January 1789 Education: Sunday Schools etc report of management commitee 29 Dec 1788 - School of Industry takes 180 children in rotation from Sunday schools, instruction inc. sewing, spinning linen & woollen, knitting, making nets etc. From M Orchard, sec
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5 January 1792 Publications: "The Life of Baron Frederic Trenk" trans from German by Thomas Holcroft, 2nd ed, 3 vols. Sold by Meyler, Marshall, Campbell & Gainsborough, booksellers, Bath 12s.
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4 January 1798 Fashion: J Sayer & Co, muslin manfrs to Duke & Duchess of York have moved to 7 Milsom St, Bath, formerly at 40 Milsom St
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3 January 1799 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - Dowager Duchess of Leinster, Lord & Lady Trimblestown, Lady Harewood, Lady C Burke, Lady & Miss Hartopp, Lady Featherstap, Lady De Dunstanville, Sir J Turner. [NOTP]
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4 January 1770 Crime: John Bollen, mason, attacked by 2 footpads on Claverton Down, robbed of 3s 6d.
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6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 11/14 - freehold house, E side Upper Charles St occupn Mr John Palmer rent £36 p.a, ground rent £3 3s. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Fashion: Thomas Woodford has large house in Churchyard & Cheap St. Linen & muslin sold in that part fronting Church St.
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3 January 1788 Crime: assault - Joseph Hamblin (who was assaulted one evening in Walcot Parade, Bath) returns thanks for donations totalling £2 16s 6d.
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