A-Z of Entries

Adams, George

George Adams DNB 1750-1795 was one of the attenders of the Theosophical Society that met from 1783 listed in William White's book on Swedenborg vol 2 p 599-600

Annis, William Thomas

Annis calls 15.3.1802 / 10.4.1802 again / 3.5.1802 at RA exhibition / 19.5.1802 calls / 21.5.1802 again / 6.7.1802 again / 28.1.1805 again / 11.2.1805 again / 29.4.1805 at RA exhibition / 22.4.1806 meet S Burnel & Webb adv. Annis / 5.5.1806 Annis (Wilkie) at RA exhibition / 4.5.1807 Annis at RA exhibition
William Thomas Annis painter exhibited landscapes at the Royal Academy 1799-1800 from 46 Poland St, 1801 from 47 Poland St, 1802 & 1806 from Church Row Hampstead, !810-11 from High St Hampstead. He published in 1802 a mezzotint engraving by himself after John Opie of Mary…

Arnot, Henry

Henry Arnot at Swedenborgian conference 1791committee, Keighley

Ashpinshaw, John

John Ashpinshaw at conference 17.4.1789 / John Ashpinshaw otp bach = 8.12.1757 by lic St Botolph Aldgate Sarah Locke sp of St Helen London minor / John A of John & Sarah, Castle St, St Mary Whitechapel bapt 14.6.1761 /  Lydia A of John & Sarah, Kirby St, St Andrew Holborn bapt 10.2.1771 /  will PCC 13.10.1798 John A whitesmith of Leather Lane Holborn dated 1..7.1795 wife Sarah sons Joseph, Thomas / Rev John Aspinshaw of Notts d.1851 his son? /  SunFire 1834 John A 3 New Russel St, Bedford St, Commercial Rd, gent / In Thale p302, 410n, 429 there was an Aspinshaw in the London…

Atchison, Robert

Robert Atchison born 29.6.1768 bapt New Jerusalem 19.10.1788  / Helen of Robert & Helen Atchison of ChristChurch Southwark born 12.10.1796 bapt 22,1,1797 New Jerusalem / 4.10.1795 St Giles Cripplegate = Ellen Goulding

Attwell, William

SWEDENBORGIANS:  All bapt 21.6.1789 New Jerusalem / William Attwell born 10.5.1760 of William & Ann / Elizabeth Attwell born 20.2.1761 of Joseph & Elizabeth Child / William Attwell born 1.3.1782 of William & Elizabeth Attwell
William Attwell marr 16.4.1781 St James Piccadilly Elizabeth Child. See entry for William Child / Mrs Anne Atwell bur 21.11.1811 age 84 Bunhill Fields her will PCC 1811 widow of Knightsbridge (Michael Atwell = Shoreditch 27.5.1766 Ann Wane)

Austin, John

John Austin bapt 10.12.1797 Cross St Hatton Gdn Swedenborgian

Ball, John

SWEDENBORGIANS:  John Ball was in the printed list 7.12.1788 of 77 people. John Bail was bapt 25.12.1788 New Jerusalem and Phebe Bail of Benjamin & Elizabeth was bapt there 29.3.1795.
Rev John Ball minister of Jewry St Chapel died 3.4.1811 buried Bunhill Fields11.4.1811 age 42 of Commercial Rd. Surman Index born 1770 Windsor, Berks, at Mile End Academy under Stephen Addington (who was ther 1783-1790) Plunkett St Dublin 1789, Westburey, Wilts 1792-7 Jewry St 1801-1811. SunFire 1807 Benjamin Ball gent 4 Mitford Pl, Tott Ct Rd 1817-1820 gent 3 Winckworth Pl, City Rd

Banham, Daniel

Daniel Banham was one of the 18 additional signers at the 1789 conference to the 77 printed ones of 7.12.1788. He was bapt 25.12.1788 New Jerusalem

Banks, Benjamin

Benjamin Banks DNB 1727-95, musical instrument maker of Salisbury, in the printed list of 77 in 1788 and the conference minutes of 1789. No mention of Swedenborg in DNB article

Banning, Thomas

Thomas Banning of Liverpool on 1792-3 Swedenborgian conference list 

Barrell, Colborn

Colborn Barrell born 6.11.1735 Boston, Massachusetts, son of John B 1707-81 and Ruth (Green) 1208-73 / CB = Elizabeth Langdon 20.10.1764 Portsmouth, New Hampshire / 1774 Boston protester against the Solemn League & Covenant / 30.1.1777 memorial to Lord North / 27.1.1787 CB of James St Bedford Row merchant late of New York bankrupt, certificate in March / one of the 18  who signed 1789 conference in addition to the printed list of 77 / 24.6.1789 signed Plan for Community in Africa, with C B Wadstrom,August Nordenskjold and Johann Gottfried Simpson (Prussia) / CB at  24 Threadneedle St…


Barthelemis 14.1.1802 at Fenwick's (& Plumptres, Fells)
Surely Francois Hippolyte Barthelemon DNB 1741-1808. He lived at Vauxhall not far from the Fenwicks. In the context of other plural names the misspelling still suggests some of his family were present. His first wife died in 1799 and his daughter Cecilia DNB 1767-1859 had married Edward Prentis Henslow in 1797, though she may have still been known by her stage name to Godwin. Barthelemon married secondly on 4.4.1802 Sarah Ray of Kingsland, Hackney. By this time he was a Swedenborgian and his two children by her were baptised…

Bartlett, John

Ann of John & Mary Bartlet bapt 31.7.1791 New Jerusalem / Hannah of John & Sarah Bartlett brn 26.9.1795 bapt 8.11.1795 New Jerusalem / John Bartlett = 14.1.1793 St Anne Soho Sarah Playstead

Bateman, Samuel

Samuel Bateman born 1744 of Benjamin & Mary bapt 14.6.1795 New Jerusalem / Louisa Bateman born 7.2.1797 of Samuel & Leah bapt 12.3.1797 there / Saml Bateman = 3.7.1791 Allhallows, London Wall Leah Carver

Beatson, Robert

Robert Beatson of Rotherham, Secretary of Conference 1789, Committee 1790 / RB = 1.6.1778 Emley, Yorks Ann Beatson / subscr 1791 to Sullivan's Flights of Fancy / 1803 chemists, brewers & glassmen bankrupt / RB bur 7.2.1805 Ecclesfield Yorks  / 1815, 1818 oil of vitriol manufacturers (Robert, John & Thomas B) / will PCC 1827 John B, chemists, Masbrough, Rotherham / 1828 fire in premises / RB jr born 1779 died 1850

Bell, William

William Bell 1788 in printed list of 77 /  WB bapt 19.10.1788 New Jerusalem /  Ebenezer Bell bapt there 8.2.1789 / Thomas Bell bapt there 1.2.1793 /  Ann born 20.3.1781 and Mariah Jane born 19.9.1782 of Thomas Bell & Mary at St George Martyr bapt New Jerusalem 27.4.1794 / Ann  bapt 16.4.1781 Anna Maria bapt 27.10.1782 of Orange St, St Geo Martyr Queen Sq / SunFire 1785 Thomas Bell carpenter, Devonshire St, Queen Sq / SunFire 1785 Ann Bell china & glass warehouse Orangew St, Red Lion Sq  


23.9.1795 Bellamys at John King's / Bellamy at Thomas Cooper's 15.11.1810
Juliana Frances Bellamy spinster of Edmonton began a Chancery suit (Nat Arch C 13/14/3) 10.3.1802 against John King of Portland Place and the Marquis of Donegal, referring to a marriage bond to the tune of £40,000 made between her and the Marquis, then Lord Belfast, which was entrusted to King. In King's reply he said that Miss Bellamy had boarded in his house in October 1793 and some years previously and was appreciated for her singing and piano playing. The contract she made with the Marquis was invalid…

Bembridge, Samuel

Samuel & Elizabeth Bembridge in 1788  printed list of 77 /  Samuel B bapt New Jerusaem 15.6.1788 / John B and Mary Ann B bapt there 29.6.1788 / Matthew Robert B of Samuel & bapt there 29.4.1789

Bewley, Ann

Ann Bewley bapt  2.8.1791 New Jerusalem