Firth, William

28.6.1794 at Alderson's / 15.7.1794 again / at Martineau's 10.12.1794 / at Batty's ? or at Jo Godwin's 9.4.1795 / 22.4.1795 at Holcroft's / 7.5.1795 at his / 12.5.1795 at King's / 29.10.1796 at theatre / 29.4.1799 at RA exhibition / 12.5.1799 at Opie's / 7.10.1803 Norwich sheriffs.
William Firth baptised St George Colegate Norwich 10.8.1768 son of William & Elizabeth, admitted Lincolns Inn 16.11.1792 son of William F of Norwich, deceased. Member of Norwich Socy for Const Inf, "a considerable manufacturer" (Trials for Treason & Sedition 6.196). Member of Tusculan Society (Jewson p29, 54, 111). Star 4.4.95 one of the witnesses in court case at Norwich re: election committee. Called to bar 1797. Published "The Lord Thanet's Case" 1799. Applied to be steward of Norwich Court of Aldermen 1802. Captain in 2nd Regt Norwich Volunteer Infantry 1803. Bury & Norwich Post 3.6.1807 William Firth Attorney General of Upper Canada married Ann, youngest daughter of Mr Robert Watts of Crostwick. Published "Letters to Henry Bathurst" 1813. Serjeant-at-law 11.2.1817. His eldest daughter Lucy Rosalind Proctor died at Crostwick 1837. Wm F of Crostwick serjeant-at-law died in 70th year at an inn in Norwich where he was staying 25.2.1838
Norfolk wills 1778 William Firth merchant Norwich 1847 Ann Firth widow Norwich