Godwin Diary

Knapp, barrister

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 11 August, 1807

11.8.1807 call on Knapp; barrister, w. T(homas) T(urner) / 9.11.1807 dine at Guildhall; adv. Knapp
Jerome William Knapp admitted Middle Temple 1776, called to bar 1787, eldest son of Jerome Knapp barrister (admitted Middle Temple 1737 died 1792 son of Jerome Knapp of Haberdashers Hall). J W Knapp's will PCC 7.1.1816

Nott's

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 10 August, 1807

10.8.1807 M(arshall) dines, Nott's
Nott's was a coffee house in Bell-yard, Temple-bar (Holdens directory 1811)

W R, Bristol

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 13 July, 1807

13.7.1807 write to W R, Bristol
Holdens 1811 directory for Bristol had nine entries fitting the initials W R, but only one Godwin would have been likely to write to, William Reid & Co insurance broker, Exchange-b. Wm Reid 1775 directory 3 Bush-st Bristol accomptant. About 1776 William Reid accomptant of Hot Wells freemason in Jehosophat lodge, Bristol. Directories 1793 and 1795 William Reid, All Saints-pass Bristol, broker. 1797 St Michaels-hill. 1798 and 1799 Paul-st, Kingsdown, Bristol insurance broker. Couldn't trace his family details.

Williams, Nt Mt

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 15 July, 1807

15.7.1807 call on Williams, Nt Mt

Withers

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 7 July, 1807

7.7.1807 accompany T(homas) T(urner) to Withers / 14.7.1807 call on Withers (not seen) / 19.4.1810 Withers (Holt) calls / 20.4.1810 Withers calls / 5.5.1810 write to Withers, Holt / 6.5.1810 again / 9.5.1810 again / 14.5.1810 write to Mozley & Withers, w.

Clarke, Charles Cowden

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 16 February, 1817

16.2.1817 dine at L Hunt's, w. Shelleys, Hazlits & B Montagu; adv. Colson, Gatty & Clarke / 15.11.1823 sup at Lamb's, w. Novellos, C Clarke / 1.6.1824 sup at Lamb's, w. Novellos, Holmes, Clark / 26.10.1828  call on L Hunt; adv. miss Kent, Novello & Clarkes

Clark, Richard

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 7 July, 1807

7.7.1807 accompany T(homas) T(urner) to Clark / 29.10.1897 call on Clark / 11.1.1809 call on Clark, chamberlain; adv.Walker / 12.4.1813 call on Clark, chamberlain
Richard Clark, chamberlain of London (DNB 1739-1831) was presumably the last two entries above, and may have also been the first two (if not, I regard them as too hard to identify because the name is so common).

Clarke, Joseph

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 1 April, 1822

1.4.1822 Rosser & Joseph Clarke at tea / 24.7.1822 write to Joseph Clarke
not researched

Edgeworth, Henry

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 12 October, 1799

12.10.1799 sup at Johnson's; adv. Edgworth jr / 31.12.1799 dine at Johnson's, w. Edgworth junior / 25.2.1800 dine at Johnson's, w. Edgworthj / 9.6.1807 adv. H Edgworth at Johnson's / 11.3.1808 H Edgworth at Johnson's / 10.6.1808 dine at Johnson's, w. Dr Edgworth / 28.4.1809 H Edgworth at Johnson's / 21.7.1809 dine at Johnson's, w. Dr Edgworth / 23.3.1810 dine at Johnson's, w. Edgworth junr / dine at Johnson, w. Edgworth jr

Earle

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 17 June, 1807

17.6.1807 explanation, S S; adv. T(homas) T(urner) from Earle / 13.7.1811 Earle adv. at theatre

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