Polhill

6.5.1807 call on Polhill
The only mention of Polhill in Godwin's diary. Godwin had received a letter that morning from Lord Holland (Bodleian MS Abinger c.10 f.37-8) concerning Godwin's attempts to raise a loan, so this call may have been relevant to that project.
The children of the Wilkite MP for Southwark Nathaniel Polhill (H of P 1723-1782), were Edward & Robert Polhill tobacconists 35 Borough (Holdens directory 1805) and Capt John Polhill (will PCC 28.11.1828) father of Frederick Polhill MP for Bedford 1830-1832.. Edward Polhill esq (will PCC 29.9.1837 of York-place) lived at Clapham Common  and Robert Polhill esq (will PCC 12.2.1817) at 80 York-pl in Holdens court directory 1811. Perhaps a cousin of theirs, Nugent Robert Polhill (will PCC 16.10.1819) had a tobacco pipe manufactory at 2 Lower East Smithfield (Holdens 1805). There was also a probably less closely related George Poplewell Polhill, bapt 31.3.1757 at St Swithin London Stone of Edward (will PCC 21.10.1778), upholsterer, and his wife Lucy (née Hussey). Lucy was insured as a chymist at Basing-lane in 1780 and 1782, and George P Polhill was insured there in 1785 as a horn rasper, and listed there in a 1790 directory as a maker of hartshorn toys. When he made his will in 1789 it was as a coal merchant of Little Knight Rider-st. He married at St Mildred Bread-st 25.7.1788 Mary Dale and was buried at Kingston, Surrey 27.5.1812. He was insured in 1807 as gent of 10 Bouverie-st and of Kingston market-place, Surrey, his will (PCC 20.2.1813).