A-Z of Entries

Ballard, Theophilus Green

John Ballard = Chelmsford, Essex 27.5.1765 Sukey Lobb botp
Sukey Lobb born 1745 was the daughter of Richard Lobb and his wife (and first cousin) Frances née Greene. Richard was the son of Stephen Lobb 1676-1720 chaplain of Penzance Castle and his wife Gratiana née Pendar. Frances was the daughter of John Greene of Chelmsford and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Stephen Lobb (DNB d.1699) and sister of Stephen Lobb of Penzance Castle and of Theophilus Lobb (DNB 1678-1763). Sukey's mother Frances had a sister Elizabeth Greene who married James Buckland (1712-1790) in 1734, and a brother…

Banks, Henry

4.9.1794 Henry Banks tailor gave evidence to LCS for John Groves (accused of being a spy and acquitted but later revealed to have been a spy)

Henry Banks tailor Crown Court, Bow Street    SunFire 1787
         do.                Martletts Court                     voted 1788 Hood
         do.                      do.                                  SunFire 1790, 1791
         do.                      do.                                  voted 1790 Hood & Tooke
         do.                      do.                                  voted 1796 Fox…

Baxter, John

15.12.1794 Richter & Baxter discharged / 26.8.1804 Baxter at Tooke's / 12.10.1806 again

The above entries have been coded in GD website to Baxter family (Baxter of Dundee). The first should belong certainly, and the other two probably, to John Baxter (fl 1794-1816 in DNB London Corresponding Society act. 1792-1799)

Bayley, printer

Nat Arch TS 11/963 examination of Thomas Hardy, who mentioned Bayley a printer with 5 or 6 journeymen. Hardy answered questions freely but perhaps not honestly, to protect comrades. This could have been Thomas Bayley printer of Petticoat Lane, but no evidence he was sympathetic to LCS, and he was dead 3 years before Hardy's exam.

Thoms Bayley printer of Petticoat Lane will proved PCC 17.5.1791 mentioned dau Mary, son Thomas, wife Susannah; John, Sarah & Jane chn of John & Sarah Jones late of Whitechapel; Elizabeth & Charles chn of Elizabeth 1st wife of James Hicks now or…


SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Anthony Beck saddler of Oxford Street proposed member 31.1.1794 by John Williams 2nded Francis Weldon

GODWIN DIARY: 30.1.1796 Beck adv at Inchbald's

Not the context we would most expect to find him in but this Beck at Inchbald's could have been the SCI member above / 5.7.1773 St Marylebone bapt Anthony son of Richard Beck & Mary / SunFire 1777, 1779 Richard Beck sadler Oxford St  (Rd B coal merchant Grosvenor St St Geo Han Sq voted Fox 1780, 1784) / 1791 (St Thos Hospital admissions Anthony Beck 229 Oxford St / (Thale) London…

Bedder, Thomas

Bedder 2.2.1795 at Thelwal's / 8.4.1796 at Thomas Fawcett's / Godwin calls on 2.2.1813.

Mr Thomas Bedder of 6, St Thomas Apostle and Thomas Bedder jr both contributed to the London Corresp Socy Nov 1794 collection for state prisoners' families. Thomas Bedder of St Martin Ongar married Ursula Stanley of St Mary Aldermary at St Clement Eastcheap 4.1.1763, took an apprentice as member of Butchers Company in 1773 and was buried 4.7.1802 at St Mary Aldermary age 64. Thomas Bedder of Long Acre was buried at St Martins in the Fields 14.11.1831 age 66



31.1.1795 at Powel's / 16.10.1801 calls / 11.8.1802 call with M(ary) J(ane)on E Bone / Godwin calls on 27.9.1809 / adv at Place's 14.7.1813.

John Bone, bookseller and muslin cleaner, member of London Corresp Socy, went bankrupt with William Hone in 1810. Bone & Hone booksellers &c 331 Strand. At 180 Fleet St (Holden's 1802) which was the address of J S Jordan, who published 1808 Bone's weekly journal The Reasoner. The Making of the Modern World database has no.13 online, the Bodleian have a copy, not seen by me, See work notes below

Elizabeth d c1830 wife of Henry…

Booth, Aaron

The four paragraphs below don't have to be the same person, but the name was rare so they may be, and same trade between first and last para

Aaron Booth bapt 20.4.1766 Selston Notts son of Joshua & Mary (née Leiven), older brother Caleb Booth 1764-1846 in 1841 census at Selston, (son?) a framework knitter, Thos Saxton joiner of Alfreton, Derbys took appr Aaron Booth 17.5.1780 for 7 years. (Alfreton just 3 miles from Selston)

Aaron Booth = St Geo Han Sq 1.2.1789 MargaretXBrookshaw botp banns wit Thos Rice

TS 11/965/3510A  30.4.1794 Wickham (secretary of state's)…