Godwin Diary

Ring

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 20 February, 1807

20.2.1807 call on Philips, adv. Ring
Quite likely John Ring 1752-1821 doctor and author. His will PCC 18.5.1822. Morn Post 12.11.1821 died 7.11.1821 age 69. In 1807 his "Beauties of the Edinburgh Review, the Stinkpot of Literature" was published

Flather

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 29 September, 1805

John Flather has a person record in GD website and all Flather and Flathers entries are coded to it except 22.2.1807  and 5.1.1809 both Jas Flather and 25.8.1810 Flather senr

Mackoy

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 4 February, 1807

4.2.1807 Mackoy at Hawthorns

A rare name spelt like this (as opposed to McCoy), but did exist, for example Ann Mackoy widow of St Martin i t Fields will PCC 24.7.1800 but she had no Mackoy heirs. No clear identification

Ruthven

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 4 February, 1807

4.2.1807 dine at Hawthorn's; invités Ruthven
Mentioned only once in Godwin's diary and as someone invited but who didn't come. Very likely Edwrad Southwell Ruthven (DNB 1772?-1836) who had just entered parliament and was a Whig supporter

Furner

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 6 February, 1807

6.2.1807 Furner sups

Only mention in Godwin's diary. Could have come in the company of any of the other guests, Hazlitt, Dawe, the Flathers or Godwin's nephew William Godwin. An uncommon name except in Kent, Sussex and Hampshire. Some London examples in work notes below

Moore, Major

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 3 February, 1807

3.2.1807 dine at Johnson's w. maj. Moore / 2.12.1807 call on Johnson adv. maj. Moore / 12.8.1808 dine at Johnson's adv. maj. Moore / 13.4.1810 dine at St Pauls w. maj. Moore

Parr of Exeter

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 3 February, 1807

3.2.1807 Parr of Ex. at Johnson's

Bartholomew Parr (1751-1810) MD of Exeter, his will PCC 1811 Exeter Flying Post 22.11.1810 died 21.11.1810 in 60th year. Essays philosophical and chemical 1799, Life of Richard Hole 1803

Free

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 19 January, 1807

19.1.1807 Free at tea with Binham, T(homas) T(urner)

Durham

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Tuesday, 20 January, 1807

20.1.1807 Durham at Joseph Johnson's / 22.4.1808 Lamb (& Durham) at Coleridge's lecture

Taylor, Sarah

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 20 November, 1806

14.1.1807 Sa T sleeps
Should be added on GD website to the person record of Sarah Austin (nee Taylor) (DNB 1793-1867). The entry on the same day of Sarah Taylor dines has been coded to her person record so this is not problematic

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