Artists and Engravers

Lymans, James Howard

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

(see Francis Place's Autobiography ed. Mary Thale pages 117-118 engraver, 16.8.1833 now nearly 70 yrs old, vagabond, wife & 2 daus dead)
James Howard Lymans son of James & Elizabeth Lymans bapt 14.4.1765 St Bride's born 28.3.1765 New Street
James Lymans of New St Square St Brides stationer & chandler will PCC 13.8.1772 wife Elizabeth. He was son of Francis Lymans peruke maker of St Clement Danes andĀ apprenticed 1748 to Francis Cogan stationer.
James lymans of St Dunstan i t West bach = St Geo Han Sq 12.4.1761 Elizabeth Hammatt otp sp by Archbishop lic

Pettit, John

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

According to the records of Ann Smith's trial for adultery 13.3.1780 (London Met Arch DL/C/ & DL/C/), John Pettit was 17 and had been apprenticed to J R Smith for about a year. He stayed in contact with Ann Smith after J R Smith had banished her from his house. See Background Articles 3 Husbands, 3 Wives Living on this website. Brandes' Catalogue vol 2 p 56 listed a stipple of George Prince of Wales engraved by John Pettit in 1784 18"x7" (J R Smith's catalogue of 1798 listed a 3" circular stipple of the Prince of Wales after Gainsborough engraved by William Ward c.1784/5).

Lochee, John Charles

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

see Poland Street 10 to 18 & 45 to 48 in London Addresses dataset

Marris. Robert

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

see Poland Street 10 to 18 & 45 to 48 in London Addresses dataset

Barney, Joseph

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

JOSEPH BARNEY 1753-1829?
CURRENT TEXT "(1753-1829?)"
SUGGESTED CHANGE <(c.1753-1832)>
CURRENT TEXT "Barney had married well before 1803 (a painting entitled Mrs Barney was shown at the Royal Academy that year) and his son"
SUGGESTED CHANGE <Barney had married Jane Whiston Chambers (bap.1760-1839) at St Peter's, Wolverhampton on 3 August 1779 and his will named three sons and three daughters. His son>
CURRENT TEXT "He probably died in 1829, the last year he exhibited."

Dagley, Richard

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

RICHARD DAGLEY (d.1841)
CURRENT TEXT "Dagley, Richard (d.1841), genre painter and engraver, was an orphan and was educated at"
SUGGESTED CHANGE <Dagley, Richard(1761-1841), genre painter and engraver, was born on 30 December 1761 and baptised on 29 January 1762 at St Margaret's, Westminster, son of Samuel Dagley, citizen of London in the Curriers' Company, and his wife Ann. His father was buried at St Andrew Holborn on 12 February 1762, and his mother married Roger Peck in 1765. On 8 March 1770 he was admitted to>

Barthelemon

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 14 January, 1802

Barthelemis 14.1.1802 at Fenwick's (& Plumptres, Fells)

Batty, Robert

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 16 September, 1794

Battie at Morgan's 16.9.1794 / 17.3.1795 Godwin calls on Battie / 14.12.1804 Battie calls.
The first two are clearly same as Robert Batty - associated with miss Alderson each time. For the 1804 entry see Batty, John
Farington's diary Sunday 21.12.1794 Batty at Tooke's with Kyd and Pearson
Amendments to Oxford DNB
ROBERT BATTY 1762/3-1849
CURRENT TEXT "born at Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmorland."
SUGGESTED CHANGE <born at Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmorland, and baptised there 17 January 1762, son of John & Elizabeth Batty.>