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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4 January 1798 Deaths: Miss Chapman age 28 (dtr of Mr Ald George Chapman of Bath) at her brother's house in Hampshire on Monday se'nnight [week].
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44/1798 article:3,c
3 January 1799 Deaths: Mrs Allen, sister of late Mr Howse of Widcombe, on Wednesday.
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44/1799 article:3,b
4 January 1770 Health: remedies - "Dr Hammond's specific pill" for leprosy, scurvy, rheumatism, ulcerated legs, piles etc, 6s/box of 60 from R Cruttwell
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45/1770 article:4 d
6 January 1785 Fashion: Miss McKinnon will dress hair & teach others.
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45/1785 article:3,b
5 January 1786 Music: seventh subscription concert at New Assembly Rooms on 11 Jan at 6.30 pm.
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45/1786 article:3,c
3 January 1788 Goods: "George Calvert's patented mixture" -- for destruction & prevention of bugs, gnats etc infecting beds & furniture. Also, "Calvert's Original Blacking Balls & Cakes", by appt. sold by Mr Cruttwell in tin boxes at 5s/ea.
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45/1788 article:2,d
1 January 1789 Travel: 2 day coaches to London - postcoach from White Hart, Bath to Rose & Crown, Holborn at 8o'c Mon, Wed & Fri, inside fare £1 5s;
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5 January 1792 Music: benefit concert for Madame Sisley - programme inc Haydn & Rauzzini at New Assembly Rooms on 4 Jan. Tickets 5s from Madame Sisley, 10 Russel St, Bath.
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45/1792 article:3,a
4 January 1798 Deaths: Robert Master MD late of Bath in his 31st year, on passage from West Indies in Oct. 2nd son of Robert Master DD Rector of Croston, Lancs etc
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45/1798 article:3,c
3 January 1799 Deaths: Thos Paulin, esq, formerly lace merchant on North Parade, at Chelsea on Thursday.
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45/1799 article:3,b
4 January 1770 Health: remedies - "Dr Radcliffe's drops" for venereal disease from R Cruttwell, 5s/bottle
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46/1770 article:4 d
6 January 1785 Fashion: for sale - silks at Lonsdale & Buttress, silk warehouse, cnr N Parade, Gallaway's Bldgs, Bath. Striped silks from 2s 8d/yd, plain from 3s 6d/yd.
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46/1785 article:3,b
5 January 1786 Music: as Birthday Ball postponed, Miss Cantelo announces her concert on 18 Jan instead of 25 Jan. Tickets Miss Cantelo, 6 Fountain Bldgs.
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46/1786 article:3,c
3 January 1788 Finance: English Lottery - Royal Lottery offices by Pump Room, Bath, Bristol & London, sale of tickets. Top prize £20,000, 10 prizes of £10,000 etc. Half, quarter & sixteenth tickets.
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46/1788 article:2,d
1 January 1789 Travel: 2 day coaches to London contd - Bristol machine from Castle, Bath at 10 o'c Mon, Wed & Fri to Three Cups, Bread St, inside 1 guin; Bristol postcoach 10 o'c from Saracen's Head, Bath to Saracen's Head, Friday St, inside 1 guin
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5 January 1792 Leisure: Ball for the Master of Ceremonies at Lower Assembly Rooms on 6 Jan. Tickets from Mr King at Wood St; Bull's Library; Marshall's Library & The Rooms
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46/1792 article:3,a
4 January 1798 Deaths: J. Blenman, esq, at his home on Walcot Terrace [no date]
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46/1798 article:3,c
3 January 1799 Deaths: John Moore, esq (formerly of Hackney, but many years a resident in Bath) age 76 on Friday
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46/1799 article:3,b
11 January 1770 Military: William Beckford (Lord Mayor of London) letter of complaint to Lord Barrington (Secretary of War) re. soldiers marching in London without notice, & the reply.
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47/1770 article:1,a
6 January 1785 Publications: Wm Mills, bookbinder on Union Passage will repair entire libraries
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47/1785 article:3,b
5 January 1786 Music: benefit for Miss Chanu - concert at New Assembly Rooms on Tue morning 10 Jan. Tickets 5s from Miss Chanu at Mrs Snagg's, pastry cook, 5 Broad St. Bath; etc.
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47/1786 article:3,c
3 January 1788 Finance: bankruptcy certificates - Richard Bradbury of Chippenham, grocer; Peter Layng of Wells, linendraper - 15 Jan
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47/1788 article:3,b
1 January 1789 Architecture: [Bath Improvement Act] - in view of prospects of their property being improved, Freemen of Bath can receive a free copy of plan of their land. Apply Mr Barratt, circulating library, Milsom St, Bath
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47/1789 article:2,d
5 January 1792 Leisure: Ball for Her Majesty's Birthday on 18 Jan. Tickets 3s 6d at New Assembly Rooms - Richard Tyson MC
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47/1792 article:3,a
4 January 1798 Deaths: at Mells, Mr Lydiard, plumber in Corn Street, [no date]
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47/1798 article:3,c
3 January 1799 Deaths: Mrs Dix in Orchard St age 61 on Friday. Widow of the poor man who died falling from the scaffold on ceiling in New Rooms.
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47/1799 article:3,b
11 January 1770 Fashion: Mrs Williams, mantua & sackmaker, Westgate St, Bath - returned from London.
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48/1770 article:1,c
6 January 1785 Education: lecture series on Astronomy at Mr Gyde's Room, Bath
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48/1785 article:3,b
5 January 1786 Goods: B Shaw, linen-draper etc, Churchyard & Cheap St, Bath - sale of India muslins, cottons, calicoes, Irish cloth, table linen & sheets
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48/1786 article:3,c
3 January 1788 Travel: ## for sale, elegant modern-built phaeton in perfect repair. Lowest price 60 guin. View at White Hart Inn, Bath
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48/1788 article:3,b
1 January 1789 Property: for sale - well built house in Axford's Bldgs, Bath. Apply W Percival, attorney at law.
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48/1789 article:2,d
5 January 1792 Visitors: arrivals in Bath, Lord Thurlow (Lord High Chancellor of Gt Britain), Earl of Bristol, Lord Milston, Sir Henry Bridgeman, Lady D Beauclerk, Lady Tynte, Sir Neal O'Donnel & Lady, Sir John Moorhead, Sir G O Paul, Hon Mrs Wyndham NOTP
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48/1792 article:3,a
4 January 1798 Deaths: at Mells, the only son of Mrs Roberts, shopkeeper [no date]
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48/1798 article:3,c
3 January 1799 Deaths: Thos Hedges, esq at home at his house in Great Pulteney St. on Saturday
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48/1799 article:3,b
11 January 1770 Goods: furniture - Hill (of Marlborough) & Birchall (from London), upholstery, cabinet & appraising business at their warehouse, Queen Square, Bath. For chairs, carpets, paper-hanging, glasses & upholstery.
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49/1770 article:1,c
6 January 1785 Finance: fire insurance office, Union Pssge, Bath. For fire engine, apply to Trim St.
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49/1785 article:3,b
5 January 1786 Leisure: Dancing academy - Mr Astier (late Opera House, London) to open on Jan 24. [No address or fees]. He continues to teach at the Council Chambers, Devizes; Mr Forty's, Chippenham; & at Miss Mullins, Box; etc
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49/1786 article:3,c
3 January 1788 Education: French readings at Lower Assembly Rooms, Bath - 4th & last reading of 2nd subscription, Moliere's comedy "L'Avare"; 3rd subsn on Sat 8pm "Guerre Ouverte". Ladies invited to wear smaller caps & hats.
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1 January 1789 Charity: debtor, widower with 4 children confined to Bath prison for £12 debt outstanding after sale of his stock in trade etc. Help via Messrs Bull's, Meyler's or Marshall's libraries or the printer. Thanks benefactors for £4 2s 6d
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49/1789 article:2,d
5 January 1792 Education: Mr Burton's evening course of lectures on "Natural & Experimental Philosophy" 9 Jan 6.30pm at Exhibition Room, Bond St, Bath
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49/1792 article:3,a
4 January 1798 Charity: donations received by printer since last week - for Widow Dore 1 guin, for Distressed Miss Clark 10s 6d, for A. Kingston, lunatic 10s 6d
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49/1798 article:3,c
3 January 1799 Deaths: Mr Joseph Wife, tailor, at Keynsham on Saturday.
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49/1799 article:3,b
11 January 1770 Fashion: Palmer & Co, weavers intend Warehouse at cnr Bond St. Bath. In meantime, goods for sale at Warehouse, Union Passage. Royal & Peruvian tissues, damasks, vilderoys, Paoli's, tabbits & ducapes, armozeens etc.
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6 January 1785 Goods: auction - all stock in trade of Mr Benjamin Montague. At Wm Birchall's auction rooms, Queen Sq, Bath, this & following days, at 11am & 6pm, by Wm Birchall.
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50/1785 article:3,b
5 January 1786 Leisure: Devizes Assembly at Town Hall [Devizes] on 11 Jan.
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50/1786 article:3,c
3 January 1788 Fashion: hats, hosiery, glove, lace & haberdashery - J. Gale, 3 Wades Passage, Bath. Also "Young's Hibernian Snuff"
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50/1788 article:3,b
1 January 1789 Services: Royal Exchange Assurance Office - W Matthews of Bath (sec to Bath Agric Soc) appointed agent. Fire loss or damage insurance & life assurance.
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50/1789 article:2 d
5 January 1792 Health: Mr Ruspini, jnr, (surgeon-dentist to his Royal Highness The Prince of Wales) at 10 Duke St, North Parade, Bath
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50/1792 article:3,a
4 January 1798 Leisure: Theatre - Thur 4 Jan, "She Stoops to Conquer" with "Lock & Key". An exact representation of Royal Procession to St Paul's Cathedral for 3 great naval victories.
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50/1798 article:3,c
3 January 1799 Deaths: Mr Joseph Hall at Nettleton, Wilts on Saturday.
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50/1799 article:3,b

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