Godwin Diary

Kingston, John

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 24 February, 1803

2 Kingstons 24.2.1803
See Cooper, Elizabeth Priscilla. John Kingston MP (1735-1820) Oporto wine merchant, and director of Sierra Leone Company, lived at Oak Hill, Barnet, and at Stratford Place (History of Parliamnet: will Nat Arch PROB11/1639)
 

Cooper, Grace Mary

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 13 July, 1788

1.2.1796 mrs C at Holcroft's / 21.2.1796 again / 26.8.1796 mrs C calls / 25.11.1796 adv at miss Mansel's / 23.10.1797 at theatre / 14.12.1797 at theatre. All these clearly her but missed in GD website / 18.5.1798 M C dines may also have been her

Dyson, George

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 13 July, 1788

George Dyson was baptised on 18.4.1773 aged 25 days old at Christ Church Spitalfields son of Abraham, warehouseman of Barr St, by Margaret. Oddly both he and his younger brother Abraham were born before Abraham Dyson, bachelor of St Andrew Holborn married Margret Roberts, spinster of the Old Artillery Ground by license at Christ Church Spitalfields on 14.9.1777. Both his parents were already in their mid-thirties when George was born. The Dysons were noncomformists by religion.

Fromont, Maria

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 15 May, 1797

M Fromont at theatre 15.5.1797 (& Dibbin).

Dibbin, Henry

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 12 November, 1791

Henry Dibbin was baptised on 8.11.1772 son of Francis and Mary Dibbin at Thatcham, Berks. They kept an inn on the Bath Road. Francis Dibbin died in 1777 when Henry was young, and his mother married Edward Fromont. Fromont ran extensive coaching services from London to Bristol and Exeter and his stepson kept the inns at the London end. After his mother died in 1803, Dibbin defended a Chancery suit against his stepfather Fromont (Nat Arch C13/102/39 & C13/89/36). For his marriage see Jones, Louisa.
 

Dallas, Elizabeth

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 25 February, 1804

(Dallas, alias Dallison) 25.2.1804 / 3.3.1804 write to Dallas / 4.3.1804 letter from Dallas / 5.3.1804 write to Dallas / 6.3.1804 letter from Dallas / 8.3.1804 again / 14.3.1804 meet mrs Dallas / 25.4.1811 write to Dallas / 29.5.1811 letter from Dallas.

Lobrot, Maria Anne

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 15 February, 1811

GODWIN DIARY: 15.2.1811
Maria Anne Lobrot was the daughter of Frederic Lobrot a merchant of Birmingham who died in 1807. (will Nat Arch PROB11/1379). She was born about 1782 (Morning Post 8.6.1836). All the Lobrot entries in Godwin's diary belong to her, as does Lebrau on 15.2.11 when she first called with Margaret Jones. A Marianne Lobrot died in 1859 at Reading.

Jones, Margaret

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 9 May, 1797

9.5.1797

Jones, Louisa.

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 30 November, 1795

30.11.1795

Raven, Aldridge

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 15 July, 1796

tea Raven's 15.7.1796. On 6.10.1803 (after Aldridge Raven's death) Godwin at Dalling noted "mrs Raven & Phillis at tea". On 4.5.1808 "dine at Mrs Raven's", and on 18.8.1809 at Ann Godwin's funeral "4 Ravens" and on 19.08.1809 "dine Raven's".
 

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