Godwin Diary

Burnel

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 29 March, 1806

29.3.1806 S Burnel calls / 8.4.1806 S Burnel dines / 22.4.1806 meet S Burnel / 6.5.1806 E Burnel at tea / 11.7.1806 meet S Burnel / 19.1.1808 miss Burnel adv. at dinner / 12.7.1812 meet E Burnel / 16.5.1828 Breakfast, Reynolds's, w. Burnel
I made lots of notes on families of this name but don't seem to have found any plausible identification yet
 

Raynal

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 16 January, 1806

Raynal at Joyce's 16.1.1806 / adv. at Joyce's 17.2.1806
Godwin noted reading works by Raynal several times between 1791 and 1832. This was the Abbé Raynal 1713-1796. Joyce's visitor may have been an emigré relative of his. The French Biographical Index lists four other Raynals who were alive in 1806 but in the texts referred to by the index I could find no sign that they had gone to England. Francois Raynal 1726-1810 religious and orientalist / Jean Raynal 1723-1807 historian / Pierre Raynal 1755-1833 schoolmaster / Pierre Raynal 1768-1849 schoolmaster

Johnson, Mrs

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 11 June, 1806

11.6.1806 dine at Johnson's w. mrs Johnson / 2.7.1823 call on mrs Johnson, Eastcheap
Could have been the wife of Joseph Johnson's nephew Joseph. He married Alice Sutton at West Kirby, Cheshire in 1797 and their children's births were recorded at Bryom Street Baptist church, Liverpool. If not her then probably not a relative of Joseph Johnson's

Conrad

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 11 June, 1806

11.6.1806 dine at Johnson's w. Conrad
Not a clear identification but a rare surname
John Frederick Conrad bach = St Dunstan i t West 2.8.1789 Ann Catharina Vocker sp banns sigs wits John Webster, Elizabeth Kramer
1790 Conrad weaver Norton Folgate
Holdens dir 1805, 1811 Mr John Conrad Queens-row Islington
John Frederick Conrad bur Bunhill Fields 9.3.1836 age 77

Spurrier

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 22 May, 1806

22.5.1806 call on Spurrier, w. M[ary] J[ane] / 23.5.1806 call on Spurrier / 10.7.1828 call on Lodge adv. Spurrier
John William Spurrier esq SunFire 1828 25 Old-sq, Lincolns Inn, will PCC 12.12.1848
John Spurrier auctioneer Copthall-ct Throgmorton-st SunFire 1781, 1785, 1789 & Yardleybury, Herts 1802, 1806
Isaac Spurrier coach builder Greek-st SunFire 1789 voted Sheridan & Paull 1806 will PCC 20.9.1827
 

Willoughby

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 30 April, 1806

30.4.1806 call on Willoughby (Nic)
Shropshire Archives 3614/8/38 letters of administration of Mary late wife of Nicholas Willoughby of Queens Row, Pimlico 13.8.1825.  But it would be unusual for Godwin to have used brackets after the surname for the first name, it more often referred to something the person was known for, like an address or an author's work - perhaps in this case being short for Nicholson, Godwin's friend who was at that time in and out of debtors' prisons
Holdens 1811 directory:

Joachim

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 12 April, 1806

12.4.1806 call on Joachim (not seen)
Possibles

Mavor, Ann

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 7 May, 1807

7.5.1807 dine at Philips's with mrs Mavor
The wife of William Fordyce Mavor (DNB 1758-1837) who has a person record on GD website. According to DNB her maiden name was Ann Harris. Her death was recorded in Jackson's Oxford Journal 21.9.1822.

Brian

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 7 August, 1806

7.8.1806 Brian & Mulready call
The only Brian in Godwin's diary. There are a number of examples of O'Brien and O'Briens but none of Brien Briens Brians O'Brian or O'Brians. No reason to think Brian was connected to Mulready who may have just happened to call on the same morning.

Bray

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 12 October, 1806

12.10.1806 Bray at dinner at H Tooke's

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