A-Z of Entries

Keating, Thomas

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Col Keating of 19 Charlotte St, Rathbone Pl proposed member 17.4.1792 by Robert Merry 2nded John Horne Tooke

Thomas Keating of St Edmund the King London bachelor = St Mary at Hill London 5.11.1772 Anne Peacocke otp spinster by lic wits Mann Peacocke, Rutt Peacocke, Mary Peacocke. Public Advertiser 6.11.1772 Yesterday was married Colonel Keating of Chinckford Hatch to Miss Peacock of Hackney. The will proved PCC 9.7.1802 of Thomas Keating former Colonel 88th foot of Amiens France dated 25.3.1797 (8th germinal 8th yr of republic) -…

Keene, Henry

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Henry Keene nr St Saviours Church proposed member 13.9.1782 by Joseph Brown 2nded Joseph Towers

Henry Keene was born about 1726 the youngest child of John Keene farmer of Stadham, Oxfordshire and his wife Alice. Henry's aunt Hannah had married Henry Shepherd, baker of St Saviour Soutwark (his will PCC 1734). She married again at St Benet Pauls Wharf 17.11.1737 John Chantrey lighterman and coal merchant (his will PCC 1751 and her will PCC 1759). At the time his aunt wrote her will Henry Keene was living with her. His oldest sister Elizabeth of…

Kemble, Francis

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Francis Kemble of Swithins Lane proposed 24.10.1783 by Jackson Barwis 2nded Edward Bridgen

Francis Kemble was baptised 2.8.1745 at Christ Church, Swindon, Wilts, son of William & Jane. William Kemble had married Jane Nash at Latton, Wilts on 21.1.1738. Francis was their 4th child. He married Ann Roberts at St Swithins London Stone on 20.7.1770. Their son Nash was born 4.7.1773 and baptised 31.7.1773 at St Mary Abchurch. Ann Robberts Kemble was buried 7.9.1774 at St Swithin London Stone. Francis Kemble widower otp married at St Swithins 21.…

Kempson, Nicholas

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION Nicholas Kempson proposed member 6.6.1783 by John Horne Tooke along with Rev Charles Ball of Dublin at the request of Thomas Yeates the secretary 2nded John Jebb

Presumably of Dublin, along with Rev Charles Ball. Perhaps the same as Nicholas Kempston Esq of Kill Cavan, co Wicklow, plans of whose houses c.1782 are at Sheffield City Archives WWM/MP/20/1&2. Nicholas Kempston = SS Peter & Kevin, Dublin 2.3.1756 Alice Acton. Irish marr lics 1820 NK=Dorothea Lord, 1829 NK=Elizabeth Talbot als Handcock. Eliza widow of NK of Merrion died 25.1.…

Kentish, Edward

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION; Dr Edward Kentish proposed member 27.5.1791 by John Frost 2nded John Horne Tooke

GODWIN DIARY: 27.12.1795 Kentish at Holcroft's / 14.1.1796 Godwin calls on (not in) / 29.1.1796 Godwin calls on / 10.3.1796 Godwin calls on (not in) / 12.3.1796 at theatre (Iron Chest adapted from.Caleb Williams by Godwin) / 27.3.1796 dine at his with Foot & Holcroft / 2.4.1796 at theatre / 27.5.1796 meet / 13.9.1812 call on Dr Kentish, deceased (at Bristol) / 18.2.1835 mes(dames) Martineau & Kentish at tea.   In Godwin's1796 list

GD website…

Kinnaird, George

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION Rt Hon Lord George Kinnaird proposed member 17.5.1782 by Edward Hall 2nded John Jebb

GODWIN DIARY lord Kinnaird 17.3.1795 at Bosville's, 6.11.1807 Kinnaird at Johnson's, 16.5.1828 Kinnaird at Reynolds'. In 1796 list.

George Kinnaird born 1754 succeeded as 7th Earl 1767 died 1805 so was presumably the first Godwin diary entry and the entry in 1796 list, also the SCI member, see Wikipedia.  His sons Charles DNB 1780-1820 and Douglas DNB 1788-1830 were both possible for the other two entries which didn't mention any title, Ds Kinnaird is…

Kippis, Andrew

GODWIN DIARY see his person record in GD website

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION Rev Dr Andrew Kippis of Crown St, Westminster original member May 1780

Andrew Kippis (DNB 1728-1795)

Kirkby, John

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Capt John Kirkby of Worksop Notts proposed member 8.9.1780 by John Cartwright 2nded Thomas Bentley

Probably son of Henson Kirkby who was bapt 22.7.1722 Worksop son of Joshua & Mary (nee Henson married 20.4.1718 Osberton). Henson Kirkby married Frances Ashby at Worksop 21.3.1751, their dau Frances bapt there 13.2.1756 and their son John 7.1.1758. Will PCC 23.12.1776 Henson Kirkby dated 17.5.1776 mentioned house at Worksop, wife Frances, dau Frances and son John at College. John Kirkby of Notts Queens College Cambridge BA 1779. London Packet…

Kirkpatrick, James

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION Lt Col James Kirkpatrick of Croydon Common proposed member 9.8.1782 by William Pickett 2nded Joseph Brown

According to Kirkpatrick of Closeburn (1858) his father was James Kirkpatrick M.D. author of some poetical and medical works DNB 1696-1770 (London Evening Post 8.5.1770 died at his lodgings in Fleet St). An officer of the Madras establishment, he published in 1769 "Brief considerations on the expediency" &c about the use of Light Troops "by a late officer of cavalry on the coast of Coromandel". He married Katherine daughter of Andrew…

Knight, Robert

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION; Robert Knight of Welbeck Strret, Cavendish Square proposed member 24.1.1794 by Count Alvise Zenobio 2nded John Horne Tooke

GODWIN DIARY: Knights 27.6.1795 at Lord Dormer's & 28.6.1795 Knight calls

these need adding in GD website to Robert Knight, 1768-1855 (History of Parliament) illegitimate son & heir of Lord Catherlough (DNB 1702-1772) of Barrellls Hall, Henley-in-Arden married 12.6.1791 Hon Frances Dormer dau of Charles 8th Baron Dormer. Stood as MP for Warwick 1792. Sheriff of Warwickshire 1797. Awarded £7000 in 1805 from…

Knowlys, Newman

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION Newman Knowlys of Essex Court, Temple proposed member 17.11.1780 by Sidney Hollis Foy 2nded Samuel Vaughan

Newman Knowlys DNB 1758-1836

Kyd, Stewart

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION; Stewart Kyd of Middle Temple proposed member 23.11.1792 by John Balmanno 2nded John Horne Tooke

Stewart Kyd (DNB d.1811). Bapt 3.7.1758 Arbroath, Angus of Harry Kid and Helen née Fullerton. Admitted Middle Temple 15.6.1782 called to bar 22.6.1787. His younger brother Henry was admitted Middle Temple 1786.