Godwin Diary

Holcroft, Thomas junior

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 14 April, 1803

GODWIN DIARY 14.4.1803
Son of Thomas Holcroft and his fourth wife Louisa, he was born on 9.1.1803, married Catherine North at St Marylebone on 9.1.1825, and appeared in the 1841 census living at Nassau St, Soho age 36 Man of Letters with Elizabeth Holcroft age 32 (presumably his second wife). 22.11.1818, 31.1.1819, 12.4.1819 and 31.5.1819 should be added to his dates. Godwin noted him over 50 times between his first marriage and Godwin's death but no sign of Godwin's having met Thomas's wife

Holcroft, Louisa

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 30 July, 1813

GODWIN DIARY 30.7.1813
CRABB ROBINSON DIARY 8.7.1828 at Lambs "found there a Louisa Holcroft - a fine and interesting young woman - seemingly a girl of talents and sweet disposition"
                                   21.3.1829 at John Payne Collier's - Kennys & Mrs Baddam

Holcroft, Villiers

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 14 April, 1803

14.4.1803
Villiers Holcroft was born 29.12.1799 eldest of the children of Thomas Holcroft and his fourth wife Louisa and baptised at St Marylebone on 1.3.1809, along with 3 brothers and 2 sisters, shortly before their father's death. He was probably the Villiers Holcroft who was buried on 1.1.1835 at Fort William, Bengal, pauper age 29, although the age is 5 years too young, the name is probably unique. 14.4.1803 should be added to his dates.

Harwood, William Tooke

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 24 March, 1793

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Tooke Harwood proposed member 13.5.1791 by John Horne Tooke 2nded John Lodge Batley
GODWIN DIARY from 24.3.1793. add 14.7.1796, 16.7.1796, 18.7.1796 H, (delete 1.3.1827, 16.12.1830 now done in GD website)

Recordat

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 21 October, 1792

See Recordain

Recordat

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 21 October, 1792

Recordat 21.10.1792
Jean Recordain was the name of Danton's stepfather. This could have been him or a relation.
 

Noel, Francois Joseph Michel

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 6 September, 1792

Noel 6.9.1792, 13.9.1792, 14.10.1792, 24.10.1792 and 1.11.1792.
Francois Joseph Michel Noel born 12.1.1756 and died 29.1.1841. Lawyer and ally of George Danton, sometimes called the Abbe Noel.

 

Mergez, Georges Nicholas

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 1 April, 1820

Mergez 1.4.1820

Fenwick, Eliza

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 9 November, 1788

GODWIN DIARY: them 16.7.1799 & 15.10.1800 underlined in GD website, should be coded to John & Eliza Fenwick / 22.7.1805 meet EE & O Fks probably meant Eliza and her daughter Eliza and son Orlando

Fenwick, Thomas James

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 27 July, 1794

Brother of John Fenwick. The bankruptcy announcement in the London Gazette of 1803 said Thomas James Fenwick, linen draper of Penzance. Thomas James Fenwick, tailor and slop-seller of Fore St, St Anne Limehouse, appeared in 1825 and 1829 in Old Bailey proceedings (oldbaileyonline, t18250519-55 & t18290115-42). John Fenwick, abode Limehouse age 65 yrs was buried at St Anne Limehouse on 21.12.1823, shortly after Godwin noted his death.

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