Godwin Diary

Furner

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 6 February, 1807

6.2.1807 Furner sups

Only mention in Godwin's diary. Could have come in the company of any of the other guests, Hazlitt, Dawe, the Flathers or Godwin's nephew William Godwin. An uncommon name except in Kent, Sussex and Hampshire. Some London examples in work notes below

Ruthven

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 4 February, 1807

4.2.1807 dine at Hawthorn's; invités Ruthven
Mentioned only once in Godwin's diary and as someone invited but who didn't come. Very likely Edwrad Southwell Ruthven (DNB 1772?-1836) who had just entered parliament and was a Whig supporter

Mackoy

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 4 February, 1807

4.2.1807 Mackoy at Hawthorns

A rare name spelt like this (as opposed to McCoy), but did exist, for example Ann Mackoy widow of St Martin i t Fields will PCC 24.7.1800 but she had no Mackoy heirs. No clear identification

Free

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 19 January, 1807

19.1.1807 Free at tea with Binham, T(homas) T(urner)

Parr of Exeter

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 3 February, 1807

3.2.1807 Parr of Ex. at Johnson's

Bartholomew Parr (1751-1810) MD of Exeter, his will PCC 1811 Exeter Flying Post 22.11.1810 died 21.11.1810 in 60th year. Essays philosophical and chemical 1799, Life of Richard Hole 1803

Moore, Major

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 3 February, 1807

3.2.1807 dine at Johnson's w. maj. Moore / 2.12.1807 call on Johnson adv. maj. Moore / 12.8.1808 dine at Johnson's adv. maj. Moore / 13.4.1810 dine at St Pauls w. maj. Moore

Durham

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 20 January, 1807

20.1.1807 Durham at Joseph Johnson's / 22.4.1808 Lamb (Durham) at Coleridge's lecture

Taylor, Sarah

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 20 November, 1806

14.1.1807 Sa T sleeps
Should be added on GD website to the person record of Sarah Austin (nee Taylor) (DNB 1793-1867). The entry on the same day of Sarah Taylor dines has been coded to her person record so this is not problematic

Fyfield, Best & Williams

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 4 January, 1807

4.1.1807 dine at King's w. Sturts Danvers Best Plowden & Williams adv. May & Fyfield / 10.1.1807 dine at King's w. Wolcot Sturts Danvers Best & Williams / 18.1.1807 dine at King's w Sturts Danvers Wolcot Williams & Fyfield / 6.7.1827 Best at Uwins'

Till

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 19 December, 1806

19.12.1806 call on Till / 26.12.1806 again
Holdens directory 1811:
Richard Till esq 7 Kings Bench -walk Temple & 1, New-ct Walbrook
Richard Till, London Bridge waterworks Thames-st (his will PCC 8.1.1824) (LMA ACC 2558/LB/4/16 RT's work diary 1780-1813)
Elizabeth Till prep school for ladies Kensington Gravel Pits
Henry Till & co insurance brokers 7 Throgmorton-st (his will PCC 8.1.1828)
will PCC 16.2.1807 Charles Till gent of St Sepulchre
will PCC 15.9.1829 Sarah Till spinster of Bloomsbury
 

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