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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11 January 1770 Property: to let - flour mill 4 miles Bath, 2 miles Bradford. I pair Frenches [millstones], 2 pair of Welches, 5 large corn bins, 1 covered flour bin. Partcs James Lee, Freshford or Mr Tucker at the Greyhound & Shakespeare Inn, Bath.
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51/1770 article:1,d
6 January 1785 Fashion: products - Asiatic tooth-powder 2s 6d/box; Lady Molyneux's Compound (hair remover & dye) 5s/oz; "Liquid Bloom" 10s 6d & 5s 5d/bottle, at Mr Cruttwell in Bath.
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51/1785 article:3,b
5 January 1786 Education: W Stevens, 7 Barton Bldgs, Queen Sq. announces his Academy open for young gentlemen as usual.
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51/1786 article:3,c
3 January 1788 Fashion: Percival & Cunditt, linen drapery warehouse, Milsom St, Bath. Favourable opportunities for real bargains
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51/1788 article:3,b
1 January 1789 Leisure: Ball for Master of Ceremonies - New Assembly Rooms on 5 Jan. Tickets Mr Tyson, Brunswick Pl, at Bull's & Marshall's libraries [no price]
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51/1789 article:3,b
5 January 1792 Fashion: Mr Taylor, gentlemen's hairdresser, removed from Gay St to 2 Trim St.
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51/1792 article:3,a
4 January 1798 Livestock: horses for sale - two hunters & 1 hackney. To be seen at York House stables
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3 January 1799 Deaths: Mr Brand at Monkton Deverill on Sunday .
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51/1799 article:3,b
11 January 1770 Property: to let - tithe-free, St Algar's Dairy Farm with 190 acres in Frome Woodlands. Enq Mr Cole, steward to Viscount Weymouth, Longleat Estate
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6 January 1785 Music: 8th & last subn concert at New Assembly Rooms on 5 Jan - vocalists Miss Cantelo, Miss Chanu & Signor Rauzinni .
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5 January 1786 Leisure: Ball for MC at Lower Rooms on Fri 6 Jan. Tickets from Mr King at Miss Erskine's, Queen Sq; Pump Room; Coffee Houses etc.
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3 January 1788 Travel: new turnpike road - application for road from Peason [Peasedown?] Hill (in Dunkerton parish) to Rush Hill in Ston Easton parish. Meeting at Bell Inn, Radstock on 10 Jan.
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52/1788 article:3,b
1 January 1789 Leisure: Ball for Master of Ceremonies - Lower Assembly Rooms on 9 Jan. Tickets Mr King, 18 Queen Square, at Bull's & Marshall's libraries [no price given]
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5 January 1792 Marriages: Mr W Waites, tallow chandler in Kingsmead Sq, married Miss M Fuller of Batheaston last Saturday.
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4 January 1798 Crime: dark grey mare stolen from Frome. Return to Mr Richard Singer of Frome, reward 5 guin
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3 January 1799 Charity: ## a quantity of butter deficient in weight was seized in our Market on Saturday & distributed to the poor.
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11 January 1770 Property: to let or sell for life - dairy Farm at Clink, nr Frome about £40/year - enquiries. Enq Mr Cole, steward, Longleat Estate
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6 January 1785 Charity: ## paupers - a/cs for Town Hall concert 27 Dec - income £157 4s [donors named], 278 tickets at 5s sold. Expenses inc Mr Gibbons for candles £5 2s 6d & printing Mr Cruttwell £4 10s (also Hazard). Profit £141 3s 6d.
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5 January 1786 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - Baron Maseres, Hon Mr Pomeroy, Sir Robert & Lady Herries, Sir Nigel Gresley, Sir John Coghill [NOTP].
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3 January 1788 Goods: ## "Tapioka" - diets for invalid, 2s/lb. an excellent substitute for Sago. Detailed prices of beverages, chocolate & groceries. Wax candles 2s 6d/lb, J. Coles, 7 Northgate St
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1 January 1789 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - Hon Mrs Murray, Hon Maj North, Mr & Hon Mrs Paterson [NOTP]
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5 January 1792 Fashion: cosmetics - "Milk of Roses" - Warren & Rosser, perfumers, shop in Alfred St, Bath
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4 January 1798 Health: Bath City Infirmary - meeting of subscribers to be held at Infirmary - J Dobson, chairman
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3 January 1799 Churches: Rev Dr Coke intends preaching at New King St Chapel this evening at 7 o'clock.
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11 January 1770 Property: for sale - freehold estate in Freshford on turnpike road. Several messuages & 18 acre meadow inc fishery let to Mr Thos Whittington, Orchard let to Mr George Cooper, & other land let to sundry others. Details from Mr Bennett, cabinet maker, Freshford.
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6 January 1785 Charity: paupers - 38 new annual subscribers in 1784 giving £44 2s. Benefactions in 1784 £28 1s 6d.
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5 January 1786 Fashion: Bull & Sizeland, hairdresser (from London) at Mrs Elliott's, Green St, Bath for the season.
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3 January 1788 Law: inquest on body of Thomas Platt (who died in cells of Devizes Bridewell) at Black Horse Inn, Devizes 21 Dec 1787. To clear their names from allegations, the jurors [listed] request William Clerk, esq (Wilts coroner) to lay evidence before judges at next Lent assizes.
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54/1788 article:3,b
1 January 1789 Finance: marriages, births & burials in E Somrst - clergymen to deliver written lists & pay duties for registrations in their parishes to Mr H Howse, Bath (etc) or to Robert Lax, collector - Stamp Office Wells
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5 January 1792 Deaths: Edward, Duke of Somerset, Baron Seymour, died at Maiden Bradley, Wilts on 2 Jan. A bachelor he is succeeded by brother Rt Hon Lord Webb Seymour of Farleigh House, Somrst
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4 January 1798 Music: benefit concert - Miss Dupree will perform on Pedal Harp at Upper Rooms, 9 Jan at 12 noon. Tickets at 8 St James's St., St James's Sq, Bath
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3 January 1799 Leisure: Theatre Royal Bath - Thurs [3 Jan] "Macbeth" with "Animal Magnetism"; Frid [4 Jan] "Lovers Vows" wuth "The Jew & The Doctor"; Sat [5 Jan] "Love in a Village"
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11 January 1770 Agriculture: wheat prices - London 28 to 35s/, Warminster 17 to 21s/sack & Reading £9 10s to £10 15s 6d/load.
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6 January 1785 Agriculture: wheat prices - Bear Key 32-40s/qtr, Newbury 44-56s/, Warminster 42-52s/, Devizes 42-60s/.
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5 January 1786 Fashion: Taylor, gentlemen's hair cut, Gay St [torn page]
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3 January 1788 Music: Miss Guest's concert, New Assembly Rooms, 16 Jan. Tickets 5s from Miss Guest, Prince's Bldgs, Bath
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1 January 1789 Deaths: Mr Coe, age 65, at his house in Lansdown Rd, Bath on Wed
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5 January 1792 Deaths: Mrs Trimnell, widow of late Mr Arthur Trimnell, upholder of Bath, died on 4 Jan
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4 January 1798 Education: young clergyman in local curacy desires to take on education of one pupil. Address letters to NT at Mr Cruttwell's
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3 January 1799 Charity: donations received by printer for poor clergyman about £5
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11 January 1770 Goods: ## grain prices - Warminster Market, (bushel of 9 galls), wheat 17s to 21s/sack .
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6 January 1785 Health: remedies - Chilblain Water 1s/bottle from T. Horton opposite Town Hall, Bath
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5 January 1786 Marriages: Hon Mr Pratt (son of Lord Camden, an MP for Bath), to Miss Molesworth (dtr & heiress of late Wm Molesworth, esq, & sister of Lady Lucas) by special licence at Lord Lucas's house in Berkeley Sq. London on Sat.
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3 January 1788 Music: 7th meeting of new Musical Society at White Lion, Bath 16 Jan
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1 January 1789 Deaths: Mrs Cooper, dtr of Lady Cooper, at Westgate St last Thursday.
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5 January 1792 Deaths: Henry Seaman, a lad riding a horse into River at Avon St - horse & rider drowned, 4 Jan.
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4 January 1798 Education: Devonshire House Academy, 27 Devonshire Bldgs - young gentlemen 5 -12 years, boarded & educated by Edward Guest - particulars Mr Tully, North Parade, Bath
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3 January 1799 Finance: bankruptcy - John Whale, late of Melksham, shopkeeper, dealer & chapman to surrender himself to the Commissioners on 11 & 12 Jan & 9 Feb at Kings Arms, Melksham. Mr Moule, attorney, Melksham.
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11 January 1770 Fashion: for sale - silks, James & Peter Ferry, silk-weavers, mercers, cnr Gallaway's Bldg, Bath (retiring from trade).
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6 January 1785 News: prizes for cucumber growing - New Inn, Widcombe 28 March. 1st prize, silver cup worth 1½ guin.
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