Crabb Robinson Diary


HCR diary 22.4.1828 at Mrs Thornton's "Elias & Sophia Fordham were there - also Scargil and Jno:"
                    24.4.1828 "Scargil, Dr Heusler and Beldam breakfasted with me"
                    29.5.1828 Robinson read Scargil's "Penelope"
William Pitt Scargill (DNB 1787-1836) dissenting minister at Bury St Edmunds 1812-1832, wrote novels

Jones, Colonel

HCR diary 25.2.1829 at London University, Col. Jones "(said to be a violent republican)"
Leslie Grove Jones (DNB 1779-1839)

Sebright, John

HCR diary 22.2.1829 at Athenaeum, Sir John Seebright "said to be a very worthy man but the most dangerous talker of the club"
John Saunders Sebright (DNB 1767-1846)


HCR diary 20.3.1828 "young Rolfe son of Lucy Rolfe mt cousin formerly Lucy Crabb"
                    24.6.1828 "dined with Rolfe - no one there but Mrs Dalton and Collier"
Thomas Rolfe = Lucy Crabb, bapt 1776 dau of Zachariah Crabb, brother of Henry Crabb Robinson's mother Jemima, and Elizabeth (née Jolly). Thomas Rolfe will PCC 1841 of Rayne, Essex

Cook, Richard

HCR diary 24.5.1828 at the Flaxman's "Mr Cooke who had travelled in Rome"
                    13.6.1828 at W Benecke's Deptford "a sensible gentlemanly man formerly an artist whom I saw lately at the Flaxmans - a Mr Cook"
                    4.12.1828 more on Cook RA
                    28.2.1829 "I called on Cooke, and with him in Euston Sq: but Mrs A: was too ill to be herself the exhibitor of the pictures"


HCR diary 19.6.1828 at Jameson's at Hackney "the daughters of Mrs Davy and the late Mrs Darvil interested me on account of their mothers"
                    20.1.1829 Feb or Mar 1800 Robinson got message from Mrs Davy "thro her brother Mr Saville that my visits in her house were not agreeable to Mr Davy" (Mr Davy now partner with McMurdo, Gould Sq)
                       3.2.1829 Mr Davy - husband of his eldest daughter Mr Wansey

Richards, Mr

HCR diary 10.4.1822 at Aders "a large mixed party. Some strangers - a Mr Richards who married a sister of Mr Pouncefort pleased me. A well informed clear headed sensible young man"

Rice, Spring

HCR diary 22.3.1838 "I had this morning a letter from Spring Rice directing me to make a formal offer of Aders' pictures to the National Gallery thro' Mr Sequier"
Thomas Spring Rice (DNB 1790-1866) was Chancellor of the Exchequer at the time

Richardson, attorney

HCR diary 4.1.1833 Loevenhagen "went to another attorney Richardson in Golden Square" "we all drove to Mr Richardson's with whom after a time all was arranged"
                 29.4.1833 "I attended for thee first time in Warwick St, Aders, Lemmé, Loevenhagen, Richardson and Upton, and there accepted the trusteeship with L: of Aders' pictures"
               21.10.1833 "Aders called for me to go to Richardson and sign the deed of trust which I did"

Ries, Ferdinand

HCR diary 30.4.1822  "to Aders - it being Ellen's birthday. The Cardons were there and Mr & Mrs Reece and some young men"
                    19.5.1822 to Aders "only the Reeces there and a little musick"
                  31.10.1822 "to Aders. I found the Reeces and a small party there"