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AMENDMENTS TO OXFORD DNB: Daniel Isaac Eaton DNB 1753-1814 see below

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION:  Mr Eaton original member 1780 but missing from lists by 1783

No clear identification but Rev James Eaton chaplain to Nottingham Hospital subscribed 1787 to the Works of John Jebb. This James Eaton "of Middlesex" attended Merchant Taylor's School and Peterhouse Cambridge, and died 1816 according to Alum Cant. Another slim possibility could have been Daniel Isaac Eaton DNB 1753-1814 or his father Daniel Eaton (c.1728 - c.1805) a prosperous stationer, or his grandfather…

Edwards, Thomas

27.2.1795 at Frend's.

Supposed by Ben Ross Schneider, "Wordsworth's Cambridge Education", and Kenneth Johnston "The Hidden Wordsworth" to be Thomas Edwards DNB 1759-1842, son of Rev Thomas Edwards PCC 1785, which is likely; but various writers have confused him with Rev John Edwards of Birmingham and stated that he helped Coleridge with the Watchman in 1796; and the DNB, following Alum Cantab, confuses him with another Thomas Edwards (Alum Ox) who was vicar of Aldford Cheshire for many years and died 1842. He was curate of Swavesey, Cambs and The Bury & Norwich Post of 5.4.1820…

Essex, Timothy


see Newman Street 1 to 9 in London Addresses dataset

Timothy Essex 2 Newman St Land Tax 1794 (only that year in a run of Robert Christie from 1791 to 1799, so probably a lodger, perhaps on the ground floor) / see Timothy Essex DNB c1765-1847 which says he and his sister Margaret and probably his parents (Timothy and Margaret) lived at 2 Newman St 1794-7 / 1792 Timothy Essex jun of York St, Marylebone musician took appr Jno Mather / Timothy Essex bach of St Marylebone = St Alphage Greenwich 14.9.1797 Jane Parr wit John Mather / children Thomas Parr…