Godwin Diary

Gill, Mrs

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 1 October, 1807

1.10.1807 call on mrs Gill, w. T(homas) T(urner)
Some possibles:
Morn Post 28.3.1803 Mrs Gill millinery rooms 70 New Bond-st
Holdens 1811
(trades) Eliza or Mrs Gill milliner, Cork-st, Burlington-gdns
Ann Gill Italian oil warehouse 13 Tottenham Court-rd
(court) Mrs Gill ! Lower Gower-st & Wyrardisbury, Bucks her will PCC 18.7.1820 widow of William Gill esq alderman of London (his will PCC 7.4.1798)
Ann Gill her will PCC 23.12.1812 of Princes-st Leicester-sq widow of Thos Gill of Birmingham

Leigh

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 30 December, 1807

30.12.1807 Philips's, tea & supper; adv. Leigh / 20.11.1809 call on Mills, Rivington, Leigh, Hume, Knowles, Goddard, Hatchard, Sharpe, Stockdales & Tabart / 17.12.1811 Leigh calls / 20.5.1813 call on Leigh 

West

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 4 December, 1807

4.12.1807 call on West / 5.12.1807 again / 28.3.1811 write to West / 12.7.1811 West of Cork calls / 13.7.1811 again / 1.1.1812 write to West / 20.3.1812 write to West / 23.4.1812 write to West (Cork) / 29.6.1812 write to West / 28.11.1812 again / 13.3.1813 again / 4.10.1813 again / 7.3.1814 write to West-Grinstead / 12.12.1814 call on S West / 24.11.1815 call on West (Leather-seller) 

Brancomb

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 14 December, 1807

14.12.1807 tea at Philips's w. Brancomb

Atkins, Miss

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 2 December, 1807

2.12.1807 miss Atkins,calls,  F Buildings

F Buildings was likely Featherstone-buildings, Holborn. Because at this point Godwin was seeing the actors in his forthcoming play Faulkener, she may possibly have had a minor role in it. Otherwise I could not identify her

Peake

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 26 December, 1807

26.12.1807 T(homas) T(urner) sups from Peake
The only Peake entry in Godwin's diary, though there were some Peak entries in 1833. See work notes below

Swannack

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 4 December, 1807

4.12.1807 call on Swannack / 5.12.1807 again
Charles Swannack grocer of Russell-st Covent-garden, his will PCC 17.3.1814 mentioned sister Mary Griffin widow and Maria Felicite Choraldi

Daponte

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 2 December, 1807

2.12.1807 call on Daponte, Oriel / 3.12.1807 call on Daponte
The will PCC 19.5.1809 of Paolo da Ponte, printer of Poland-st mentioned a child Henry da Ponte at a school in Somers Town and his guardian Miss Caroline Hughes spinster. Paolo was the brother of the more famous Lorenzo da Ponte who had gone to America by 1807. Thomas Oriel was a tailor in Poland-st

Scott

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 6 May, 1807

6.5.1807 call on Johnson, & Scott, & Polhill / 28.71807 dine at Johnson's, w. Laing bookseller, Scott & Wilkie / 7.9.1807 call on Scott, cpp / 11.9.1807 call on Longdill & Scott

Carl

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 20 November, 1807

20.11.1807 dine at Johnson's, w. Carl
Only instance of this name in Godwin's diary (See Carles for a similar name). SunFire 1802 Louis Cezar Carle gent 7 Pitfield-st Hoxton (Dr Priestley). Joseph Priestley (DNB 1733-1804) had left England in 1794. John de Carles gent of Bury st. Edmunds will PCC 16.8.1828. Rev John Carle will PCC 1.4.1790. John Carl householder Vine-st Piccadilly 1818.

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