A-Z of Entries


see Poland Street 1 to 9 & 49 to 62 in London Addresses dataset

ad 1790 Count D'Arnoux physician and oculist 57 Great Poland St / will PCC 2.11.1796 dated 12.4.1796 of John Arnoux occulist of Bridge Rd Lambeth late of Racket St, St Margaret in the suburbs of St Anthony Paris where he owned a "manufactory of ropes on improved principles, capstans, fire engine, land & navy pumps, a machine of a new construction for making flowered or damask cloths and a flower mill going by weights" "spinning wheel invented by me on a new construction" absent from France since 1789, left half…


see Poland Street 1 to 9 & 49 to 62 in London Addresses dataset

Ad 1791 M D'Auberval & Mme Theodore D'Auiberval 52 Poland St / see Highfill Burnim & Langhans. D'Auberval was the composer/choreographer of La Fille Mal Gardee / Doane's 1794 D'Auberval Poland St / they were presumably tenants or guests of the Legoux (QV*) family

Danks, Thomas

see Poland Street 10 to 18 & 45 to 48 in London Addresses dataset

Thomas Danks 15 Poland St ratebooks 1774-7 / Gazetteer 4.4.1778 lease of house in Poland St belonging to Mrs Danks, going abroad, facing the end of Gt Marlborough St and her furniture, almost new in an elegant stile / Thomas son of Thomas Danks & Mary bapt 4.3.1765 St Geo Han Sq / Thomas Danks = St Bartholomew, Wednesbury, Staffs 9.9.1754 Mary Brittell / Brettal or Brittle 16 Poland St ratebooks 1773-77 / will of Thomas Danks, coal master of Wednesbury, Staffordshire proved Lichfield 5.11.1807 mentioned wife…

Davey, William

see Poland Street 19 to 44 in London Addresses dataset

William Davey 21 Poland St ratebooks 1785-6 / William Davay chandler Poland St coroners jury 1786 / William Davey = St James 27.8.1770 Elizabeth Barber botp by banns wit John Roberts

Davidge, John

see Poland Street 19 to 44 in London Addresses dataset

John Davidge 28 Poland St ratebooks 1790-1800 / John Davidge born 16.5.1756 Breamore, Hants (Ancestry user-submitted tree) / John Westrow Davidge = St Geo Han Sq 23.4.1785 Sarah Sutliff botp banns wits Nathl Sutliff, Susanah Lappacq / John Westrow Davidge son of John & Sarah bapt 29.7.1791 bur 3.2.1792 St James / Elizabeth Davidge bapt 20.1.1793 dau of John & Sara bur 12.4.1795 St James / John Davidge son of John & Sarah bapt 26.4.1795 bur 14.5.1795 St James / Deborah bapt 11.6.1796 Ann bapt 16.8.1798 Joseph Daniel…

Davison, Thomas

see Poland Street 19 to 44 in London Addresses dataset

Thomas Davidson 40 Poland St (Pantheon Punch House) ratebooks 1790-1800 / Thomas Davison victualler Vine St, St Martin i t Fields voted 1774 Mountmorres & Mahon will PCC 1779 / Thomas Davison otp = St James 18.2.1762 Mary Bullivant  of St Geo Han Sq by Archbishop's lic wit Patrick Gillfoy / Michael Humble = Holborn 1.8.1782 Mary Bullivant Davison botp wits Isabella Humble, Thos Brown / SunFire 1789 Thomas Davison victualler corner Bedford St, Tottenham Court Rd / Thomas Davison victualler Poland St voted 1790 Hood / coroners…

De La Setree

see Poland Street 1 to 9 & 49 to 62 in London Addresses dataset

ratebooks 51 (then 50) Poland St 1784 John Joseph Glassatree 1785-6 James Glassatree / directory 1786 J G De La Cetree merchant 50 Poland St / 17.10. 1786 bankrupt John Joseph Garnier de la Setree late of Princes St, London, merchant, certificate Feb 1788 / 11.1.1782 Garnier de la Cetree ancien capitaine d'infanterie (Memoires Secrets London 1783 vol 20 p19)

Dennis, Mary

see Poland Street 19 to 44 in London Addresses dataset

Mary Dennis 22 Poland St ratebooks 1785-7 / Mary Dennis bur St James 15.1.1789 adult poor

Devins, Urania

see Poland Street 1 to 9 & 49 to 62 in London Addresses database

Urania Devins 2 Poland St ratebooks 1781 / SunFire 1790 Urania Devins 15 Broad St Carnaby Market perfumer 1798 Urania Devins 15 Broad St Carnaby Market widow. A Urania Devins dau of Henry Albert Devins & Mary was born 29.11.1759 and baptised 6.1.1760 at St Marylebone. However on 25.6.1760 a child Urania Devins from St Marylebone was buried at St James Paddington. A Urania Devins dau of Claudius & Mary Henrietta (nee Devilleneuve) Devins was born 31.10.1729 and bapt 1.1.1729/30 at St Anne Soho. This may have…

Dewse, Ann

see Newman Street 1 to 9 in London Addresses dataset

Ann Dewse 3 Newman St Land Tax 1791-96 / Ann Dewse 41 Newman St Land Tax 1797-99

Perhaps the same as Ann Dewse bur 13.5.1825 St Marylebone age 87 of William St, Lisson Green / John Dewse will PCC 1831 of 10 William St, Lisson Grove, mentioned brother Robert Dewse of York Minster, nephew Robert Shaw of King St, St Marylebone carpenter,dau Margaret Boodle (cut off with a shilling) and her son John, dau Ann Trovey dated 30.3.1830 proved 22.3.1831 by Ann Trovey widow / John Dewse bur 19.3.1831 Marylebone age 94 / York Herald 5.…

Diolott, John

See Castle Street East 1 to 15 &c in London Addresses dataset

No 11 Berners St Land tax Mrs Sirs 1780 Elizabeth Brown 1782-1784 John Diolott 1791-1807 / SunFire 1793,1799 John Diolott gent / Harris's List 1793 Mrs Chish-lme

There was a person called John Dulotte who married Ann Wildman at St James Paddington 1.6.1791. John Dulot ran a book & circulating library in Brighton (UBDir 1791), and Eliz dau of John Dulot and Ann was bapt Brighton 3.1.1792, the will PCC of John Dulot of Tottenham Court Rd, St Pancras dated 13.2.1801 mentioned wife Ann, daus Harriot &…

Domizio, Gennaro

see Poland Street 1 to 9 & 49 to 62 in London Addresses dataset

James Domizio ratebooks 1792 61 Poland St / SunFire 1789 Gennaro Domizio 47 Brewer St picture dealer ad 20.4.1791 Oracle / SunFire 1792 Genaro de Domizio dealer in pictures 14 Broad St (this was the corner house adjacent to 62 Poland St) ad 25.6.1791 World / ad for Domizio's new room picture gallery entrance 62 Poland St 23.12.1791 World / Times 29.3.1792 sale of Domizio's pictures ("who is leaving the kingdom") and of 61-3 Poland St & 14 Broad St / ad in Morning Herald 5.7.1793 asking charity for his distressed…

Dore, Richard & Arabella

see Poland Street 19 to 44 in London Addresses dataset

Arabella Nutt 27 Poland St ratebooks 1790-1 / SunFire 1791 Arabella Null 27 Poland St milliner / Richard Dore = St James 1.2.1792 Arabella Nutt botp banns wit Daniel Zachariah Jackson / Richard Dore 27 Poland St ratebooks 1791-7 / Jabez born 11.2.1793 at 27 Poland St bapt 8.4.1793 & Caleb born 13.12.1795 at 27 Poland St bapt 23.3.1795 at Grays Inn Lane Independent sons of Richard & Arabella Dore / Caleb s of Richard & Arabella Dore bapt 27.8.1798 St Marylebone / Rebecca dau of Richard Dore ("trade") & Arabella…

Douglas, Miss

see Poland Street 1 to 9 & 49 to 62 in London Addresses dataset

Harris's List 1788 Miss D-gl-ss at Mrs Walpole's 1 Poland St

possibles: Elizabeth Douglas adult bur St Martin in the Fields 12.10.1787 / Elizabeth Douglas adult poor bur St James 21.10.1790 / Mary Douglas adult bur St James 16.5.1790 / Margaret Douglas adult bur St James 20.6.1791 / Catherine Douglas of St George Hanover Sq maker of ready made linen took appr Elizabeth Holt 1796

Douglass, James

See Castle Street East 1 to 15 &c in London Addresses dataset

No 14 Castle St East Land tax 1784 James Douglass 1785-90 no data 1791-1794 John Carroll / Harris's List 1790 Miss B-r-n

James Douglass Land Tax 1791 216 Oxford Street

Dovey, Richard

see Batemans Buildings in London Addresses dataset

Richard Dovey 15 Batemans Buildings ratebooks 1784-1792 / Wakefields directory 1790 Richard Davey enamel maker, Richard Dovers bead maker, both at 15 Batemans Buildings / Richard Dovey bach = St Clement Danes 11.11.1759 Elizabeth Lidgely sp / Elizabeth Dovey adult bur 26.4.1767 St Clement Danes / Richard Dovey wid otp = St Clement Danes 21.5.1768 Willgeford Price sp of St Mary Whitechapel by lic / Old Bailey Sessions 30.3.1770 Richard Dovey reported a customer he suspected of intending to forge silver coin / Richard Dovey…

Dowling, Nathaniel

see Poland Street 19 to 44 in London Addresses dataset

Nathaniel Dowling 42 (43) Poland St ratebooks 1779-81 / Nathaniel Dooling = St James 13.11.1763 Ann Davies / Ann Elizabeth d of Nathaniel & Ann Dowling bapt 12.9.1768 St James / Nathaniel Dowling spur maker Poland St voted 1774 Mountmorres & Mahon 1780 Fox & Rodney / Nathaniel Dowling bur 9.2.1800 St James

Duchatz, Wenceslaus

see Poland Street 1 to 9 & 49 to 62 in London Addresses dataset

Wenceslaus Duchatz ad 11.1.1788 harp teacher at 8 Poland St now returned from Yorkshire / Sarah Eliza dau of Wenceslaus Duchatz & Sarah Eliza bapt 22.5.1797 St James / Sarah Duchatz age 29 buried 5.2.1802 St James / ad 1804 Duchatz harp teacher 2 Phillips Place, New Rd / Wenceslaus Duchatz = St Martin in the Fields 13.6.1803 Ann Chaplin / George s of Wenceslaw & Ann Duchatz bapt 10.9.1806 Lambeth / Ann Duchatz = 8.8.1819 St Mary Newington to William Coleman / Sarah Eliza Duchatz = Samuel Raynes 23.10.1834 St…

Dussek, Jan Ladislav

see Poland Street 19 to 44 in London Addresses dataset

World 23.4.1792 tickets for Mr Dusseck's night from him at 30 Poland St / Jan Dussek DNB 1760-1812 pianist & composer. He had been in England since 1789 and married in August 1792 so probably moved from Poland St then. His landlady in Poland St was presumably Mary Wood (see my entry Wood, John & Mary)

Amendments to Oxford DNB (Sophia Justina Dussek 1775-1847)

Baptised St James 1.4.1803 Olivia Justinia born 20.9.1800 and Lucy Georgiana born 21.2.1803, both of John Louis and Sophia Justinia Dussek. In…

Duvall, Margaret

see Poland Street 1 to 9 & 49 to 62 in London Addresses dataset

According to the prosecutrix Mary wife of John Hibbett she lived at 1 Poland St and let a room to Margaret Duvall otherwise Henshaw who at once absconded with the sheets. Duvall said she was Swiss and had been in England three years, one as a servant and two as a mantua maker. A witness Hannah Madan, said she lodged with the prosecutrix. Duvall had been in jail some time before she came to trial and was sentenced to one month in Newgate and a shilling fine. A Margaret Duvall was buried 15'4'1817 St Leonards…