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Falkener, William

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: William Falkener of Bishopsgate St proposed 27.9.1782 by John Jebb 2nded Thomas Hinton Burley Oldfield

The will PCC 1756 of Lyon Falkener of St Botolph without Bishopsgate mentioned his wife Hannah and her mother Sarah White widow. Lyon Falkener bach of St Andrew Undershaft = Chelsea 30.9.1750 Hannah White sp of St Mgt Westmr by lic. Lyon Falkener was admitted to the Fletchers Company of London on 20.11.1750 and his son Edward born 22.7.1751 was made free by patrimony on 4.8.1772. Lyon Falkener merchant Bishopsgate Without was in 1752…

Falkner, Matthew

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Matthew Falkner Esq of Manchester proposed 6.6.1788 by Richard Sharp 2nded John Lodge Batley

There appear to have been two or three Manchester tradesmen called Matthew Falkner, the SCI memeber was certainly the bookseller of 6 Market Place from 1773, but in that year there was also a timber merchant of Brasen Nose St and a check & silk manufacturer of High St. One of them may have been the Matthew Falkner who married Ann Harrop 24.(9?).1764 at Manchester, both of Manchester by lic.The bookseller & stationer was active 27.12.1787 in the…

Favell, Samuel

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Samuel Favell of Tooley St proposed 25.10.1782 by John Jebb 2nded Henry Keene not elected, proposed again 6.2.1784 by Michael Pearson 2nded John Jebb

GODWIN DIARY: 5.11.1790 Favel at Rev Socy / 10.5.1811 call on Favel /  12.10.1826 Favel adv at Guildhall.

John Favell of Tooley St slopseller (i.e.2nd hand clothes dealer) of Tooley St will PCC dated 5.5.1781 mentioned wife Jane sons John & Samuel sister Sarah Chapman widow of Bearbinder Lane, London, nieces Mary & Martha Camm, 3 nieces daughters of brother Walters, proved 8.3.…

Fawcett, Thomas & Isaac

GODWIN DIARY: 8.4.1796 at Thos Fawcett's with Powel, Bedder / Fawcett 17.1.1795 at Powell's with Thelwall, Bailey, Walker ( and compare 2.2.1795 Bailey Walker Bedder at Thelwall's) was Isaac or Thomas (see below) and not Joseph as coded on GD website

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Isaac Fawcett of Camomile St proposed 1.2.1793 by John Balmanno 2nded John Horne Tooke. Thomas Fossett of Pancras Lane proposed 15.3.1793 by Stewart Kyd 2nded John Balmanno

Isaac Fawcett of White Cross St articled 26.11.1783 for 5 yrs to Thomas Yates of New inn, authorised by his brother…

Fazakerly, John

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Fazakerly of Salisbury proposed by Count Zenobio 24.6.1791 2nded John Frost

John son of Thomas Fazakerley of Ormskirk, Lancs matric Brasenose College Oxford 1.7.1774 age 17. His father Thomas was born Radcliffe but took surname Fazakerley on becoming heir to Nicholas Fazakerley DNB 1682-1767 his second cousin once removed (History of Parliament, John Nichols Fazakerley). John Fazakerly of Clifford St, St James gent voted Fox 1784. Public Adveriser 7.3.1785 John Fazakerley of Prescot, Lancs married at Swansea (Catherine) dau of Rev Dr…

Fenwick, John

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Fenwick of Walworth proposed 5.10.1792 by Thomas Symmons 2nded Joyce (Jeremiah of Joshua). SCI tract distribution list 6.7.1792 (before he became member) Mr John Fenwick, 7 Apollo Bldgs, East La, Walworth

See Fenwick, Eliza / Fenwick, Thomas James / Vaughan, Priscilla in this website


Finch, John

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Finch of Clements Lane proposed 26.4.1792 by Samuel Vaughan 2nded Edward Bridgen

John Finch ironmonger of 9 Clements Lane directories 1741-1785. May have been son or relation of John Finch ironmonger of Dudley, Worcs (PCC 1759 mentioned son John) whose wife Jane was the sister of Samuel Shore (QV*), they were married at Sheffield 20.9.1732..John Finch of Clements Lane ironmonger PCC 1785 mentioned wife Susannah, sons John, William & George, daus Susannah, Sarah & Fanny dated 14.5.1785. He was buried 7.9.1785 St Clement Eastcheap.…

Fitzgerald, Edward

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Lord Edward Fitzgerald proposed 28.9.1792 by John Horne Tooke 2nded Charles Frederick Walsh

Edward Fitzgerald DNB 1763-1798

Fitzgerald, William

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: William Fitzgerald Esq of the Temple proposed 15.4.1791 by John Frost 2nded John Lodge Batley

William Fitzgerald, eldest son of Charles Fitzgerald of Ballyroan, Queens Co, Ireland who was admitted at the Middle Temple 10.8.1780. World 31.1.1791 William Fitzgerald Esq of Pump Ct, Middle Temple, on committee of Univrsal Dispensary. Law List 1792-8 counsel for Northern Circuit at Pump Ct, Middle Temple. Possibly member of Philomath Society, see Fitzgerald in Godwin Diary dataset. Old Bailey 8.12.1794 William Fitzgerald Esq master of the pleasure…

Fitzpatrick, Richard

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION:  Richard Fitzpatrick proposed 11.8.1780 by Richard Brinsley Sheridan 2nded John Jebb

Richard Fitzpatrick DNB 1748-1813 and historyofparliamentonline. . Whig Club 1784 Grosvenor Place


SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: William Fletcher of 7 New Sq, Lincolns Inn proposed 28.3.1794 by John Augustus Bonney 2nded John Horne Tooke

ChristChurch Oxford 1784 age 16 son of Thos Fletcher of Aston (Birmingham), adm Lincolns Inn 16.5.1785. Listed among crown witnesses for Hardy's trial 1794 as William Fletcher of Lincolns Inn barrister at law but he never appeared in list of counsel in English Law Lists. Alum Ox notes him as barrister Lincolns Inn 1794. Perhaps William son of Thomas & Sarah Fletcher bapt 17.11.1767 St Philip Birmingham. William Fletcher of Erdington…

Flood, Henry

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Rt Hon Henry Flood proposed 30.5.1788 by James Martin 2nded John Lodge Batley

Henry Flood DNB 1732-1791 and historyofparliamentonline

Flower, Benjamin

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Benjamin Flower of Cornhill proposed 13.2.1784 by Michael Pearson 2nded William Pickett

Benjamin Flower DNB 1755-1829

Fox, Francis

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Francis Fox of Derby proposed 28.9.1792 by Thomas Simmons 2nded John Horne Tooke

Francis Fox bapt 15.9.1759 St Werburgh's Derby of Francis & Dorothy Fox. Francis Fox = Egginton, Derbyshire 17.6.1755 Dorothy Hunt. Francis Fox appr 1775 to John Meynell surgeon of Derby. Francis Fox surgeon of Derby took apprs 1785, 1788, 1797. Marriage settlement of Francis Fox surgeon of Derby and Charlotte dau of Archibald Douglas, they married at St Oswald, Ashbourne, Derbyshire on 22.1.1794. Isabella another dau of Archibald Douglas married Joseph Strutt…

Fox, Samuel

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Samuel Fox Esq of Derby proposed 18.5.1792 William Sharpe 2nded John farnell Tuffin

The will 1763 of Samuel Fox of Derby sope boiler mentioned property at Thurlston, Derbyshire,  his children Samuel, Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, Letitia & Jane, his wife (not named), his brother Gilbert Fox and his brother-in-law Samuel Bristow. Presumably this was the father of Samuel Fox above, as he subscribed, of Thurlston, 1798 to Wm Enfield's Sermons and Thurlston was still his property in his will PCC 1851 though his residence was then Osmaston,…

Fox, William

AMENDMENTS TO OXFORD DNB: William Fox DNB 1736-1826 see below

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: William Fox of Cheapside proposed 9.2.1781 by Joseph Parker of Cheapside 2nded Capel Lofft

William Fox DNB 1736-1826. The following may clarify some of the questions about his early life mentioned in DNB article. His brother Samuel Fox will PCC 1789 of Abingdon, mentioned wife Sarah, brother William's children Jonathan, William, Sarah, Mary & Susannah, also mentioned brothers Edward & John and sisters Sarah Clark and Mary Hook. His death noted in Jackson's Oxford…

Foy, Sidney Hollis

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Sidney Hollis Foy of 12 Arundel St original member 1780, attended weekly meetings 12 times between 13.4.1781 and 26.4.1782

Sidney Hollis Foy born 3.4.1757 bapt 22.5.1757 St George Bloomsbury son of Fitz Foy Esq & Elizabeth his wife. Fitz Walter Foy son of Fitz Walter Foy of Buckland Newton, Dorset matric Pembroke College, Oxford 14.5.1734 age 18 Middle Temple, called to bar 1742. London Evening Post 12.3.1752 Fitz Foy of Duntish Court, Dorset Esq = dau of Mr Senex late of Fleet St at St Geo Han Sq by William Romaine. Her father was John…

Fraser, Alexander

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Lord Saltoun proposed member 9.5.1788 by Hugh Sempill 2nded John Cartwright

Alexander Fraser (Lord Saltoun of Abernethy) born 27.6.1758 son of George Fraser (died 1781) and Eleanor Gordon. Admitted Lincolns Inn 24.11.1779. Advocate (Scotland) 5.8.1780. At Strasbourg on way to Lausanne 26.3.1783. Married 9.6.1784 Marjory only dau of Simon Fraser of Ness Castle, Co. Inverness, London merchant and director of East India Co. Died 13.9.1793 at Baldwin, Kent of gout in stomach

Frost, John

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Frost original member 1780 Upper Charlotte St, Rathbone Pl. Marked as "declined" in 178? list but active later without being proposed again

BONNEY DIARY: 31.7.1794 saw Frost (once Bonney moved to Newgate on 24.10.1794 Frost was mentioned more often) Frost 27.10.1794 / 29.10.1794 / 1.11.1794 / 3.11.1794 / 11.11.1794 / 13.11.1794 / 14.11.1794 / 15.11.1794. Bonney had been the clerk of John Frost

AMENDMENTS TO OXFORD DNB: John Frost 1750-1842

CURRENT TEXT "born in October 1750. His parentage remains unknown and little about his…

Fullarton, William

GODWIN DIARY: Fullaston 8.5.1788

At Gibbon's birthday party (where Godwin probably wasn't), this was perhaps William Fullarton (DNB 1754-1808) then MP for Haddington. The writing suggests an 'r' though the ink is hardly visible. (The s has now been corrected to an r on GD website)

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Col Fullarton of St James St proposed 24.6.1791 by Count Zenobio 2nded John Frost

See DNB article William Fullarton 1754-1808