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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5 January 1786 Marriages: Mr Astier, dancing master of Bath to Miss Whale of Hungerford a few days since.
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57/1786 article:3,d
3 January 1788 Art: miniature paintings - 2, 3 or 4 guin each according to size, by Mr Hay just arrived. View at his lodgings 18 Orange Grove, Bath
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1 January 1789 Deaths: Mrs Baldwin, a maiden lady in the Crescent on Wed.
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5 January 1792 Deaths: during search for Henry Seaman, the body of Amos Gardner found, who drowned 7 weeks ago.
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4 January 1798 Education: 8 more readings of Mr Le Texier at Bath, inc. "Le somnambule" & "Le Marriage de Julie". Subsn - 1 guin/8 performances, or 5s/1 admission
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57/1798 article:3,d
3 January 1799 Property: to let - house in Devonshire Bldgs. Enquire James Evill, Market Pl, Bath.
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57/1799 article:3,d
11 January 1770 Health: John Goldstone in Green St, Bath, scales teeth, bleeds, & cuts corns & ingrowing toenails.
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58/1770 article:2,d
6 January 1785 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - Lord & Lady Tracey, Lord Fitzgerald, Lady Ann Cecil, Lady Maxwell, Lady Sykes, Lady Heron, Lady Lisle, Sir Patrick Houston, Sir John Coghill, Hon Mr & Mrs T Erskine. NOTP
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5 January 1786 Marriages: William Wells, esq to Miss Moxton of Clifton at St James Church yesterday.
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3 January 1788 Education: Mr Stevens's Academy for young gentlemen opens as usual on 7 Jan at Barton Bldgs. Instruction in reading & speaking with elegance, writing in various hands, merchant's accounts, different branches of mathematics.
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58/1788 article:3,c
1 January 1789 Deaths: Mrs Meyler, at her lodgings in Bath on Fri. Wife of Jeremiah Meyler, esq, late of Jamacia
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5 January 1792 Fashion: Bengal Warehouse 26 Market Place, Bath, propr R. Prynn - cheap articles, gown-pieces 10s 6d, aprons 2s 6d, muslin handkerchiefs 12d, broad ribbons 3½d/yard .
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58/1792 article:3,b
4 January 1798 Music: subscription concert, New Assembly Rooms. Mr Rauzzini plans to hold Choral nights 6 & 10 Jan [vocal & instrumental performers listed]. Partcrs New Rooms & Libraries
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3 January 1799 Crime: swindler - public warned against person calling himself Major Campbell. This notorious swindler described in the Hue & Cry published in Oct 1798. About 5' 9" sallow complexion & broken nose & has lost nearly all his front teeth. Age about 50 years & speaks with Scottish accent
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11 January 1770 Employment: ## wanted man & wife to manage Workhouse at Berkeley Parish, nr Frome. The poor are to be engaged in the lower branches of woollen manufacture. Handsome salary if persons well recommended.
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59/1770 article:3,a
6 January 1785 Leisure: reviews of Balls for Benefit of the 2 MCs - 900 attended Lower Rooms, 1,100 attended Upper Rooms
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5 January 1786 Deaths: Mrs Harrold (relict of Edmund Harrold, esq) in the Circus on Wed.
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3 January 1788 Education: ## C of E clergyman teaching sciences & modern languages to 12 young gentlemen. Two new assistants & can take 6 more scholars. Fees 50 guin p.a, entrance 5 guin. Particulars from Mr Cruttwell
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1 January 1789 Deaths: Rev James Wood (of Tiverton) in Bath on Sunday
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5 January 1792 Goods: for sale - in the New Assembly Rooms, articles in straw-work e.g fire-screens, work-baskets, pocket books, snuff boxes, Mr Delasson, 7 St Andrew's Terrace.
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59/1792 article:3,b
4 January 1798 Publications: new music - pianoforte, vocal & military at Linterns, Bath. Haydn Sonatas Op 75, 8s .
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3 January 1799 Health: Bath City Infirmary - meeting of subscribers to be held at committee rooms in Infirmary on 7 Jan to elect management committee & president for this year. J Dobson, chairman.
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11 January 1770 Finance: debtors of late Richard Mullins & John Mullins of Bath - to pay Mr Creaser, woollen-draper.
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60/1770 article:3,a
6 January 1785 Charity: proposed new Sunday School - collections for their benefit to be held at several churches on 9 Jan.
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5 January 1786 Deaths: Mrs Ann Bush of Bath on Sunday.
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3 January 1788 Education: ## Rev J. Gerrard moving his school next Lady-day from Hinton Abbey to Batheaston, residence of late John Wood.
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1 January 1789 Deaths: Mrs Amy Salmon, a widow, at an advanced age on Mon.
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5 January 1792 Goods: auction - household goods & furniture inc. bedstead & bedding, mahogany chest, writing desk. At 21 Orange Grove on 5 Jan by J Stafford
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60/1792 article:3,b
4 January 1798 Finance: creditors of Peter Lidiard, decd, plumber, late of Corn St, meet at "The Masons Arms" in Peter St, Bath on 8 Jan.
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3 January 1799 Education: Miss Milgrove has removed her school from Bath to Thornbury. School opens 28 Jan.
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11 January 1770 Finance: claimants on the effects of Jane Mathews, widow, of Bath - to send a/cs to Francis Mathews, upholder (son) & Mary Mathews (dtr) in Stall St.
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6 January 1785 Deaths: Mr John Maybury, young bookbinder of Bath, after a longering illness on Sunday .
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5 January 1786 Travel: petition to Corporation for a coach way to Lower Rooms from inhabitants of the Grove.
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3 January 1788 Leisure: Ball for MC at Lwr Assembly Rooms on 4 Jan. Tickets of Mr King, Queen Sq; at Bull's & Marshall's libraries; & at Rooms
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1 January 1789 Deaths: Mrs Harris (of Atherston, Warks) in her 79th yr on Tue. Mother to Mr Demander of Bath.
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5 January 1792 Property: auction of messuage with 2 acres of orchard and clothing workshops in Melksham at King's Arms on 1 March, enquiries Mr Long, attorney.
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4 January 1798 Services: John Adcock, foreman of the late Peter Lidiard, carries on the latter's plumbing business at Corn St, Bath.
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3 January 1799 Charity: plan for workhouse & better regulating poor of Walcot published this day by member of committee. Printed by R Cruttwell & sold all booksellers.
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11 January 1770 Property: to let - house "Fortnight" with stable, garden, orchard in Combe Hay parish, by Mr Bright, Combe Hay or Mr Samuel Palmer, Horse St, Bath.
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6 January 1785 Deaths: Mrs Brooks, almost suddenly last week at Tytherton. Relict of Anthony Brooks, esq of Addington, Wilts.
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5 January 1786 Charity: Sheriffs thank George Stacpole, esq for one guinea for relief of prisoners in Bath prison.
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3 January 1788 Visitors: arrivals in Bath - Lord Thurlow, Earl of Donegall, Lord Chichester, Lord & Lady Galway, Bishops of Peterborough & Bangor, Countess Dwgr of Carlisle, Lord Lady & 3 Misses North,
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1 January 1789 Notices: Commissioners (for paving, cleaning, lighting etc) in Bath request inhabitants not to encourage night watchmen, lamplighters & scavengers to continue soliciting gratuities under pretext of Chrustmas box money or New Years gifts - persons soliciting will be discharged
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5 January 1792 Law: ## In Chancery: St Michael's v. Corporation of Bath - documents (some mislaid) sought by Walter Wells Pepys, esq., a Master of High Court. Inc. a 1618 Deed of Church Lands from Sherston & Sackfield to Prynn & Roberts; a 1618 conveyance from Prynn & Roberts to Mayor, Aldermen & citizens of Bath; Rates & account books for St Michael's Church Bath 1655-1735. 20 guin reward offered for all documents, or in proportion.
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4 January 1798 Fashion: for sale with ready cash, recently purchased stock of muslins, linens, calicos & dimities - Slack of London, at the Pheasants, Bath St, Bath
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3 January 1799 Finance: notice to tenants of the Corporation that water rents, quit rents & house rents due last Christmas must be paid at Chamberlain's office on 7 Jan & following 4 days. H E Howse, chamberlain.
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11 January 1770 Leisure: Theatre Royal Bath - comedy "The Brothers" & farce "The Author" on Thurs 11 Jan. Boxes 4s, Pit & 1st gallry 2s, 2nd gallry 1s 6d, upper gallry 1s.
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6 January 1785 Deaths: Mrs Joanna Turner, on 24 Dec 1784 at Trowbridge. Wife of Thomas Turner, grocer
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5 January 1786 Leisure: Theatre Royal Bath - Thurs [5 Jan] "The Mysterious Husband" with entertainments; Sat [7 Jan] "The Follies of a Day" with entertainments.
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3 January 1788 Visitors: Bath arrivals, contd - Sir John Dashwood, Sir John Trevelyan, Lady Georgina Smith, Sir John Smith, Hon M Hobart, Hon Master Chichester.
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