Society of Constitutional Information

Sempill, Hugh

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

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Lord Sempill proposed member 14.12.1787 by John Cartwright 2nded Alvise Zenobio
Hugh Sempill (14th Lord Sempill) son of John Sempill (died 1782) and Janet Dunlop (died 1809), born 1.7.1758. Ensign 3rd Foot Guards 24.12.1777, Lt & Capt 26.2.1781. Married 25.1.1787 at 13 Orchard St, Portman Sq, Mary dau of Charles Mellish of Ragnal, Notts. Deprived of commission 30.11.1792 for corresponding with Friends of Freedom in France. His wife died 16.9.1806 and he died 25.1.1830 at Boulogne. (GEC Peerage)

Fraser, Alexander

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Lord Saltoun proposed member 9.5.1788 by Hugh Sempill 2nded John Cartwright
Alexander Fraser (Lord Saltoun of Abernethy) born 27.6.1758 son of George Fraser (died 1781) and Eleanor Gordon. Admitted Lincolns Inn 24.11.1779. Advocate (Scotland) 5.8.1780. At Strasbourg on way to Lausanne 26.3.1783. Married 9.6.1784 Marjory only dau of Simon Fraser of Ness Castle, Co. Inverness, London merchant and director of East India Co. Died 13.9.1793 at Baldwin, Kent of gout in stomach

Strutt of Derby

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 31 December, 0999

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: William Strutt, W Strutt junior & Joseph Strutt of Derby proposed members 28.9.1792 by Thomas Symmonds 2nded John Horne Tooke
William Strutt senior was a brother of Jedediah Strutt DNB 1726-1797. His two nephews William and Joseph are treated separately in the DNB entry of their father Jedediah. The will PCC 3.10.1800 of William Strutt of Derby hosier dated 29.1.1800 mentioned his three nephews William, George Benson, & Joseph Strutt
 

Sutcliffe, Abraham

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Dr Abraham Sutcliffe of Settle, Yorks proposed member 23.4.1784 by Jeremiah Batley 2nded Samuel Romilly

Shipley, Jonathan

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Jonathan Shipley, Dean of St Asaph proposed member 28.5.1784 by Richard Brocklesby 2nded John Jebb
Jonathan Shipley DNB 1713-1788

Smart, Baptist

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Baptist Smart of Bletchingly, Surrey proposed member 28.5.1784 by William Middleton 2nded Samuel Romilly

Stanley, Edward Smith

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 13 April, 1796

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Earl of Derby proposed member 29.11.1782 by Edward Hall 2nded Samuel Shore
Edward Smith Stanley DNB 1752-1834

Shaw, Charles

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Charles Shaw Esq of Lincolns Inn proposed member 13.1.1786 by John Baynes 2nded Samuel Romilly
Charles Shaw Lefevre 1759-1823, historyofparliamentonline 1790-1820

Story, John

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Story of Lawrence Lane proposed member 8.11.1782 by Joseph Brown 2nded Edward Hall

Stevenson, William

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Dr William Stevenson of Newark, Notts proposed member 3.1.1783 by John Cartwright 2nded Richard Brocklesby
William Stevenson DNB c1719-1783 which talks about him as a physician but not as a poet. See his Poems 1765 dedicated to his father William Stevenson, with poems addressed to Rev Edward Young DNB 1683-1765, John Home DNB 1722-1808 author of Douglas and Agis, William Woty DNB 1732-1791, and Mark Akenside DNB 1721-1770. also a poet and physician. He also published An Ode to Peace 1776

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