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 Health: Dr Eren, 7 Fountain Buildings, Bath announces his services and times of consultation. Free to the poor with parish cert. on Mon & Thur.
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38/1789 article:2,c
5 January 1792 Goods: "Tunbridge Wells Ware" - work boxes, writing boxes & desks, caddie boxes etc. Sold by Mr Robinson at shop opp Bear Inn, Cheap St
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38/1792 article:2,d
4 January 1798 Fashion: toiletries - "Hopwood's Chemical Dentifrice", bottles 1s 6d, stopper ones 2s 6d, from Messrs Warren & Rosser at the Golden Fleece, 8 George St, Bath
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38/1798 article:3,b
3 January 1799 Fashion: 1000 figured & plain muslins, dimities & sheetings & counterpanes. J Sayers & Co, wholesale & retail muslin & dimity warehouse, 7 Milsom St. Bath.
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38/1799 article:3,b
4 January 1770 Crime: Thomas Wilkins, broadweaver of Limpley Stoke, robbed on Claverton Down by footpads of 1½ guin, & 3s 6d silver.
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39/1770 article:3, d
6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 12/14 - ground rents Somerset Bldgs nr Walcot Church 83 years unexpired of 99. Value £30, quit rent £5. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Goods: linseed oil cake for sale - Mr Thomas Howe, druggist & chemist, Milsom St, Bath.
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39/1786 article:3,b
3 January 1788 Art: ## auction - part of collection of master paintings belonging to Dr Charlton (retired from Bath) inc. works by Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt, Veronese, Michelangelo, Brueghel, Gainsborough & others. At Exhibition Room, Bond St, Bath on 10 Jan by Wm Cross
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1 January 1789 Travel: London coaches - joint notice from 5 performers in Bath - H Phillott, R Moody, E Pickwick, G Arnold & W Davis (& J Weeks, Bristol). Some coaches start from Bristol. All call at Old & New White Horse Cellars, Picadilly, London.
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5 January 1792 Finance: General Western Tontine, 7 years from 1 Jan 1792, subscription 6s 6d per quarter, apply to the Secretary, The Timbrell, Trowbridge.
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4 January 1798 Fashion: S. Gardiner, milliner & dressmaker, has moved from 15 The Circus to 9 Bennett Street, Bath
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39/1798 article:3,c
3 January 1799 Churches: The Marchioness Dowager of Bath has appointed Rev Charles Phillott MA as one of her domestic chaplains.
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39/1799 article:3,b
4 January 1770 Crime: 2 lads from Mr Stevens, baker attacked by 2 footpads on Claverton Down, but they escaped.
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40/1770 article:3, d
6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 13/14 - ground rents certain f/hold houses in Walcot Parade, Bath value £42 p.a. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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5 January 1786 Charity: industrial accident - John Vails, whose arm was severed by mills at Twerton, thanks those donating. Donations to Mr Grigg, surgeon, St John's Place & Thomas Howe, druggist.
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40/1786 article:3,b
3 January 1788 Leisure: exhibition - "Camera Obscura", animated pictures, microscopic camera. By permission of Mayor of Bath at Mr Stafford's Large Room (late Cartwright's) on the Walks, North Parade now open. Admssn 1s
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1 January 1789 Travel: 1 day coaches to London - postcoach from White Hart, Bath 6 am daily to Angel, Strand, fare 1 guin; postcoach from White Lion, Bath at 6am daily to Bolt-in-Tun, Fleet St, inside fare 1 guin;
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5 January 1792 Fashion: a machine to keep a lady or gentleman's hat in shape - Mr Robinson' shop opp Bear Inn, Cheap St, Bath
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4 January 1798 Fashion: E. R. Gardiner, haberdasher, laceman & glover, has opened a shop at 9 Bennett St (1st house on right hand side from Circus).
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3 January 1799 Marriages: Mr Benjamin Barrett (son of Mr Barrett, butcher in Horse St) & Miss E Cranfield at St James's Church on Thursday. United ages do not exceed 32 years.
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40/1799 article:3,b
4 January 1770 Goods: ## beef sells in Warminster market for 2½/lb choicest, 1½d/lb inferior; at some other markets the price is an extravagant 4d/lb
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41/1770 article:3 d
6 January 1785 Property: auction, late Mr Jelly's estate, lot 14/14 - ground rents out of 3 houses in the Amsbury, 875 years unexpired of 890. Value £8 8s p.a, quit rent £2 10s. At White Lion, Bath on 6 Jan by C Trimnell
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41/1785 article:2,d
5 January 1786 Finance: persons with demands on estate of Mrs Jane Milsom, late of Widcombe, decd to give a/c to her son & excr Mr Daniel Milsom of Widcombe. Also, debtors to pay him.
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41/1786 article:3,b
3 January 1788 Publications: "Bath Waters" -- Nature & Qualities. 3 letters by A.W., MD. Pubd today 2s. Printed & sold by S. Hazard, Bath
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1 January 1789 Travel: 1 day coaches to London, contd - postcoaches from Bear Inn, Bath at 4pm daily to Three Cups, Bread St, fare £1 5s inside: & from Bear & White Lion, Bath, 4pm daily to Bell-Savage, Ludgate Hill, fare £1 5s;
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5 January 1792 Charity: donations requested for a poor widow 76 yrs old, who supported herself in embroidery business (now out of fashion). Received by Mr Hazard at his library.
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4 January 1798 Health: Dr Willich now resident in Bath, appointed physician to H. E. Count Brühl, Saxon Ambassador
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3 January 1799 Marriages: Mr Samuel Holdstock of Bath to Miss Mary Cresswell of Salford, at Manchester on Sun
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41/1799 article:3,b
4 January 1770 Publications: "Dictionary of Arts & Sciences" published Nov 1768 by Royal Licence, price 6d. Sold by all booksellers & news-carriers & divided into 100 parts at 6d, pubd weekly.
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6 January 1785 Marriages: John Jenner of Walter-Eaton to Miss Beadon of Walcot, in Swindon [no date]
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42/1785 article:3,a
5 January 1786 Finance: debtors to estate of late Mrs Ann Ward, decd to pay her son Mr Samuel Ward, who continues salt, coal & barge business.
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42/1786 article:3,b
3 January 1788 Law: General Quarter Sessions of the Peace in & for Somerset, at Wells 16 Jan. Jurors, constables & bailiffs to attend at an early hour in the morning.
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1 January 1789 Travel: 1 day coaches to London, contd - postcoach at 4pm from Castle Inn, Bath to Golden Cross, Charing Cross, inside fare £1 5s.
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5 January 1792 Charity: ## poor widow, over 60, has sold everything but her bed, needs 30s to save that. Apply Mr D Browne in Beauford Sq, or Hazard's Library.
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4 January 1798 News: young gentleman from Bath recently disappeared, discovered on board a ship at Portsmouth
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3 January 1799 Marriages: Mr Webb of Bath to Miss Rogers at Queen Square Chapel on Sunday
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42/1799 article:3,b
4 January 1770 Health: remedies - "Dr Radcliffe's Elixir", purgative, cleanses the body of gross & vicious humours contracted by hard drinking, surfeits, colds, measles or smallpox. 12d from the Printer & others in Bath
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6 January 1785 Finance: bankrupt offers some repayment, agent Mr Brereton, Bridge St, Bath. 8 Jan
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5 January 1786 Crime: Mr Hemmings, chemist of Bath fined £5 for selling pine bud lozenges without a stamp contrary to Act of Parliament. (Wells, 4 Jan)
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43/1786 article:3,b
3 January 1788 Travel: horses for sale - every Saturday, by Charles Demander at Pelican Inn, Walcot Street. Horses taken at livery.
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43/1788 article:2,d
1 January 1789 Travel: 1½ day coaches to London, contd - Bristol postcoach at 8 o'c Monday, Wed & Friday from White Lion, Bath to Golden Cross, Charing Cross.
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5 January 1792 Charity: ## clergyman lately deprived of his curacy by new Rector, & in prison for debt has no means to feed & support himself, lame wife & 3 children. £199 12s already subscribed, but now seeks increase to £250. Subs - Mr Bull's library, Lower Walks or Mr Barratt's library, Milsom St.
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4 January 1798 Marriages: Rev James Bretherton to Mrs Ponting, dtr in law to Mr Pack of Bath, at St Michael's Church on Monday
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3 January 1799 Deaths: Mr R Fox died lately. He left a family resident in Bath.
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43/1799 article:3,b
4 January 1770 Health: remedies - "Dr Walker's Jesuit's Drops" for gleets [urethral discharge] & semenal weakness, also venereal disease, gravel, & scorbutic cases. 5s & 2s 6d/bottle from R Cruttwell
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6 January 1785 Fashion: milliners opening opposite Pump room.
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44/1785 article:3,b
5 January 1786 Goods: auction - household furniture of Mr Bell, decd. At 41 New King St on 5 Jan by William Birchall. Catalogues at house or of auctioneer in Queen Sq.
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3 January 1788 Property: to let - farm, with barn, stable etc 140 acres at Hassage [? Haffage], Bath 6 miles. Apply Mr Stokes, attorney at Old Market, Bristol.
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1 January 1789 Travel: 1½ day coaches to London, contd - Bristol postcoach from Bear & White Hart Inns, Bath to White Swan, Holborn Bridge at 9 o'c daily exc Sun [for 6 days/wk] [fare not stated]
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44/1789 article:2,d
5 January 1792 Publications: "Taplin's Farriery" 2nd vol. - remarks on breeding, breaking, shoeing, stabling, exercise & rowelling. Price 6s 6d boards, 7s 6d bound, from Meyler, Marshall, Campbell & Gainsborough, Bath
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