Crabb Robinson Diary


First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 26 April, 1839

HCR diary 26.4.1839 at final sale of Aders' pictures "Most of the pictures went for little or nothing. Green and Pugin the catholic architect were real bidders" "Hall introduced me to Pugin the very able architect and sarcastic author of the Contrasts. I enjoyed a short conversation with him in the Sale Room"
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (DNB 1812-1852). Chambers Hall (QV*) (DNB 1786-1855)


First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 7 April, 1834

HCR diary 7.4.1834  call on Aders "Miss Reilly there and from Norwich"
                 26.6.1834 call at Aders "I found the Reileys with Mr A: (Mrs A: being from home). These are seemingly a great comfort to the A: and Miss R: is a very sweet girl"
                 11.7.1834 at the Opera House "where in the Concert Room was the performance - There came into Mrs Jaffray's box Mrs Masquerier and Mrs Aders and Miss Riley - 2 friends of Mrs J's were there"  "I accompanied Mrs Aders and Miss Riley home"

Proby, Charlotte

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 8 July, 1834

HCR diary 8.7.1834 see Stewart-Mackenzie, James Alexander in Crabb Robinson Diary dataset

Quayle, Thomas

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 21 May, 1824

HCR diary 21.5.1824 at French theatre "I introduced Quayle to Mrs Aders and Long and Tiarks to Qu: so that I had a variety of conversation"
                  17.11.1826 "Quayle, Wood & Pryme breakfasted with me - The Suffolk Magistrate, the Preston member, the Cambridge candidate agree admirably in their politics"
                    20.5.1833 "went early with Quayle to look at Aders prints & books which spoiled the day and without profit"


First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 10 April, 1822

HCR diary 10.4.1822 at Aders met son of Poel whom Robinson had known in Altona in 1807. His mother had dies a few weeks before
Poel senior was Piter Poel (1760-1837) diplomat and newspaper publisher, see Marquardt I p 328 n 38. He married 6.1.1787 in Hamburg Friederike Elisabeth daughter of Professor Johann Georg Büsch (1728-1800), they had eleven children (de.wikipedia). Marquardt II p75 sayd 7 children and mentioned a daughter Emma but did not identify which son Robinson met in 1822


First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 5 May, 1823

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Joseph Pattison of Thorpe Hall nr Rochford, Essex proposed member 23.11.1792 by John Towill Rutt 2nded John Horne Tooke. Not listed as ever elected

Phillips, Thomas

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 11 May, 1825

HCR diary 11.5.1825 dinner at Green, Lincolns Inn Fields "a large party. Mrs Aders, Phillips RA and wife - a sensible woman"
                 15.12.1826 after Flaxman's funeral "being near Euston Place I accompanied Phillips to Aders - we saw Mrs Aders, & Mr Phillips examined the pictures with great minuteness and apparently great interest - I left him there"
Thomas Phillips (DNB 1760-1845). He married in 1809 Elizabeth Fraser (1782-1856) of Fairfield, near Inverness


First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 2 March, 1921

HCR diary 2.3.1821 Robinson (by letter?) desired Pickford "to tell Thibaut that Aders will procure his musick for him"

Picton, Thomas

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 11 November, 1819

HCR diary 11.11.1819 Mrs Aders first husband Kelly "was a most detestable fellow, attempted her life in Trinidad, Governor Picton was her friend"
Thomas Picton (DNB 1758-1815)


First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 20 June, 1818

HCR diary 20.6.1818 musical party at Aders 11 Euston Square "The Schuncks, Platts, Mrs Fazy, Miss Lewis were my acquaintances"
                 26.11.1820 at Aders "Platt was there"