A-Z of Entries

Reveley, Maria

21.9.1793 . see my article in blog entries "William Godwin, the Reveleys and the Jenningses"

Cecilia Reveley dau. of Willey & Maria born 24.2.1790 bapt 21.5.1790 (St Marylebone - I forgot to note the parish but I think that's right, can check). Then there was Sophia Revely, child, buried 21.5.1791 St Marylebone. I think this must have been her, the surname wasn't common and the first names sound similar. While we're on this, I also have Maria Knipe James dau. of John & Jane born 8th March last bapt. 8.10.1770 St Mary Rotherhithe. This corresponds to Godwin's note that she…

Reveley, Willey


CURRENT TEXT "Maria Barnes, daughter of James Barnes,"
SUGGESTED CHANGE <Maria James, daughter of John James,>
NOTES see Reveley, Maria

Robson, William

AMENDMENTS TO OXFORD DNB unfinished entry not yet sent to ODNB

William Robson (1785/6-1863) author and translator and William James Robson (b.1822? d. in or after 1862) swindler

I've put these two together as (unbeknownst to the ODNB) they were father and son.

William Robson was baptised 8.11.1786 St Andrew Holborn son of William and Mary Robson. His grandfather, Adam Robson was a gardener and seedsman, and member of the Leathersellers Company who left his business to a younger son, John. Their wills (Adam PCC 30.12.1797 dated 20.3.…