Bailey, William

William Bailey brazier of Holborn proposed 22.6.1792 by John Towill Rutt 2nded Joyce (Jeremiah or Joshua?). Active 1778-1780 in Society of Tradesmen for Protection of their Property against Felons. He married at St Mary's, Watford on 13.6.1782 Elizabeth dau of Samuel Whitfield (d.1774 will PCC), surgeon of Flamstead (Whuitehall Evening Post 13 - 15.6.1782). SunFire 1787 WB ironmonger, smith and brazier 15 Theobalds Rd, Holborn. (1784 with Samuel B who was insured 1780 brazier Brownlow St, Holborn). 1797 on vestry of St Giles (lost source). At the Old Bailey on 9.7.1800 he prosecuted his servant of two years, Jacob Towler, for stealing 15 lbs of lead from him. Towler was found guilty and imprisoned 6 months, and another servant, Joseph Izod, was a witness. His will PCC 1810 dated 1803 address 272 High Holborn, St Giles wife Elizabeth, sons William, Samuel, Daniel, George & Edward.