Knight, Mrs

1.10.1806 Mrs Knight at Wolcot's
Morning Post 29.6.1807 reporting the trial at Kings Bench 27.6.1807 for criminal conversation (adultery) of Dr John Wolcot. Wolcot lived on 2nd floor of house where Mr Knight (his landlord? a naval officer? steward of a ship's captain? according to different press reports) lived on 1st floor and Wolcot was coaching his wife to be an actress. She was 25 and Wolcot was about 70 and was found not guilty on account of his age. Mrs Dyke the housekeeper gave evidence. Holdens Directory 1805 and 1811 listed Dr John Wolcot at 8 Delancy Place, Camden Town. Holdens 1811 listed a Mrs Knight at 25 Camden Place, Camden Town