A-Z of Entries

Rae, John

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Rae of Bridge Court proposed member 19.10.1792 by Charles Sinclair 2nded John Balmanno. Withdrew 14.12.1792 after William Sturch put a motion to expel him.

John Rae Esq Angel Court, Throgmorton St, merchant SunFire 1777 / John Rae otp = St Geo Han S. q 23.2.1786 by lic Sarah Batte of St Marylebone / St Jas Chron 10.3.1789 Elizabeth & Anthony Macharg & John Rae merchants of Idol Lane, London bankrupt / John Rae, White Hart Row, Kennington Lane, baker SunFire 1791 / (none of the foregoing particularly likely to have been the SCI…

Randall, Matthew

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL iNFORMATION: Matthew Randall of Fenchurch St proposed member 25.10.1782 by John Jebb 2nded Edward Bridgen, proposal withdrawn

Matthew Randall of Henstridge, Somerset clothier took appr 1746 (compare Thomas Ridgeway QV*) / Matthew Randall of St Giles i t Fields widow = Christchurch London 13.10.1758 Jane Cox sp otp / Matthew Randall free of Merchant Taylors Co 1759 took apprs 1761 and 1770, his son Matthew Randall born 1760 free of Merchant Taylors by patrimony 1791 / List of livery 1768 Matthew Randall, Lothbury / Matthew Randall Upholders Co Old Broad St…

Reader, William

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: William Reader of the Inner Temple proposed member 16.11.1792 by John Horne Tooke 2nded William Sturch

Admitted Middle Temple 1780 son of Samuel Reader merchant of Coventry. The will PCC 28.11.1793 of Samuel Reader woolstapler of Coventry dated 11.2.1793 mentioned wife Hannah, dau Elizabeth wife of John Parkes(= 10.2.1771 Coventry), dau Anna wife of William Clarke of Newport I of W brewer (= 3.2.1778 Coventry), son in law Samuel Partridge (= 23.11.1771 Coventry Sarah Reader), late dau Susannah wife of Thomas Wood of Leicester hosier (= 11.11.…

Redman, John

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Redman of James St, Bedford Row proposed member 30.3.1781 by Sydney Hollis Foy 2nded Edward Bridgen. Took on Essex intract distribution. Vice-President 1784

His grandfather Capt John Redman RN will PCC 1728, his father John Redman 1684-1764 will PCC 1763 married in 1717 Mary Branfill, dau of Capt Andrew Branfill will PCC 1709 who married in 1681 Damaris Aylett (her will PCC 1722 Damaris Branfill). Pub Adv 27.9.1763 John Redman Esq of Mile End near London married Miss Smith, at Trimdon (John Redman = Trimdon, Durham 20.9.1763 Mary Smith).…

Remington, Richard

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Richard Remington of Belleview, Dorsetshire proposed member 27.6.1792 by Edward Kentish 2nded John Augustus Bonney

Richard Remington listed Land Tax 1793 in tything of Herston near Swanage Dorset, a freehold but very small. The will PCC 21.10.1797 of Richard Remington Captain on half pay of 86th foot dated 7.5.1797 mentioned his first wife Anne Bonnell, their dau Anne aged 9, his second wife Anne Bagley, their son Richard aged 10 mos and a child expected, made Richard Kentish Esq Captain in York regiment their guardian. He had married Anne…

Reynolds, Richard

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Richard Reynolds of Paxton nr St Neots, Hunts proposed member 10.11.1780 by John Jebb 2nded John Cartwright

His father George Reynolds archdeacon of Lincoln (son of Richard Reynolds DNB 1674-1744) married at Holborn 3.12.1724 by lic Ann Thompson of St Neots, Hunts, and died 6.6.1769 age 69 will PCC 19.7.1769 of Little Paxton, Hunts. He was adm St John's Cambridge 1742 age 15. Born at Buckden, school Lincoln (Mr Goodall). Adm Middle Temple 1746. High Sheriff of Cambs & Hunts 1776. Caleb Fleming DNB 1698-1779 received financial support from…

Richards, John

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Richards of Hambleton nr Droxford, Hants proposed member 3.5.1782 by John Cartwright 2nded James Martin

His father John Richards will PCC 25.8.1736 dated 10.8.1736 of Edmonton, Middx Esq mentioned wife Dorothy and the child with which she "is now ensient" (pregnant), brothers James and George, sister Anne, dau Dorothy, brother in law Pierce Galliard Esq, partner John Rooke and the five children of uncle Charles Richards, proved again by his son John Richards 2.3.1758 on reaching age 21. John Richards of St Stephen Coleman St bach married…

Richardson, John

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Richardson of Grays Inn proposed member 24.1.1783 by Thomas Hinton Burley Oldfield 2nded John Jebb

Probably John Richardson (DNB 1740/41-1795). His friend William Jones (DNB 1746-1794) had been elected an honorary member of the SCI on 26.4.1782. Although DNB says he was called to the bar in 1781, he didn't appear in Law List until 1789 and 1790 in the list of counsel with the address Harcourt Bldgs, Inner Temple, and not in the list for 1792, which is cosistent with his going to India. A John Richardson attorney was at Chapel St, Bedford…

Richardson, Joseph

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Joseph Richardson original member 1780

Joseph Richardson (DNB 1755-1803) and see entry for Richardson in Godwin Diary dataset

Rickman, Thomas Clio

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Thomas Clio Rickman of Upper Marylebone St proposed member 22.6.1792 by Thomas Paine 2nded John Horne Tooke

Thomas Clio Rickman DNB 1761-1834. Note DNB article says he moved to Upper Marylebone St in 1798 (after SCI was disbanded)

Ridge, James

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: James Ridge of Lewis, Sussex proposed member 22.6.1792 by Thomas Paine 2nded John Horne Tooke

James Ridge bapt 1.12.1769 at Southover, Sussex son of William (died 1768) and Jane (died 1815). Will PCC 18.5.1790 of Joseph Ridge gent of Burwash, Sussex dated 30.1.1790 execs William Marston jun of Fleet St, London and my brother James Ridge, my mother Jane Ridge a lunatic in St Luke's Hospital, London, my sisters Ann Ridge and Jane wife of Robert Key of Lewes, my cousin Timothy Ridge of Fleet St, London. Jane Ridge = Lewes 29.5.1789 Robert Key.…

Ridgeway, Thomas

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Thomas Ridgway of Fenchurch St proposed member 16.1.1784 by Joseph Brown 2nded Joseph Towers

His father's will PCC 31.12.1744 Mark Ridgway of Yenston in Henstridge parish Somerset, linnen weaver dated 10.9.1744 mentioned brother Thomas, children James, Thomas, Mark, John, Samuel, Martha, Nicholas. Thomas Ridgeway son of Mark Ridgeway late of Henstridge Somerset linnen weaver appr to John Tucker of Skinners Co London 3.9.1745. Will PCC 8.12.1749 of Thomas Ridgeway grocer St Dunsatn i t West, London. Nicholas Ridgeway son of Mark Ridgeway late…

Robinson, Robert

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Rev Robert Robinson of Cambridge proposed Honorary member 13.9.1782 by Joseph Brown 2nded John jebb

Robert Robinson DNB 1735-1790. His "Ecclesiastical Researches" subscribed to by many SCI members

Rogers, Samuel

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Samuel Rogers proposed member 11.5.1792  withdrawn

Samuel Rogers DNB 1763-1855

Rogers, Thomas

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Thomas Rogers original member 1780

GODWIN DIARY: In Godwin's 1796 list for 1777 Tho Rogers. Under 1778 in 1794 version

Thomas Rogers 1734/5-1793 in historyofparliamentonline 1754-1790 and in his son Samuel Rogers DNB 1763-1855

Rollestone, Lancelot

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Lancelot Rollestone of Notts proposed member 28.7.1780 by George Walker 2nded John Jebb. Resigned 16.4.1784

Baptised 17.1.1737 at Aston on Trent Derbyshire son of Rev John Rollestone and his wife Dorothy nee Burdett (married 12.1.1736 at Foremark, Derbyshire). Subscr 1778 to John Whitehurst Inquiry into...Formation of the Earth. Sheriff of Notts 1781. London Eve Post 29.10.1782 Notts associator with John Cartwright. Subscr 1787 to Jebb's Works. Admon PCYork 1802 of Watnall, Notts. Died unmarried (Burke's Landed Gentry). Derby Mercury 29.4.1802…

Romilly, Samuel

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Samuel Romilly of Grays Inn proposed member 7.11.1783 by John Baynes 2nded John Jebb

Samuel Romilly DNB 1757-1818

Russell, William

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: William Russell of Bermingham Esq proposed member 17.1.1783 Samuel Vaughan 2nded Edward Bridgen

William Russell DNB 1740-1818

Rutt, John Towill

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Towill Rutt Esq of 239 Thames St proposed member 11.5.1792 by John Farnell Tuffin 2nded William Sharpe (probably WS of Leadenhall St but perhaps WS of Charles St engraver)

John Towill Rutt DNB 1760-1841

Ryland, John

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: John Ryland of Northampton proposed member 16.1.1784 by John Jebb 2nded Henry Amory. Rejected

Probably John Collett Ryland DNB 1723-1792 but possibly his son John Ryland DNB 1753-1825. One of very few to be rejected from SCI (before 1790 only him and Samuel Favell proposed 25.10.1782 and later accepted 6.2.1784). Possibly because of their intolerance towards Catholics?