LCS & other radicals

Pollard, Robert

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

ROBERT POLLARD 1755/6-1839
SUGGESTED ADDITION <In 1794 he was suspected of membership of Republican societies by Alexander Cumming of Pentonville, watchmaker and informant of Alexander Brodie, MP.>
NOTES Nat Arch HO42/29/210
SUGGESTED ADDITION <Three of his unmarried daughters were described as needleworkers in Islington in the 1841 census, but by 1851 as annuitants.>

Ashpinshaw, John

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 1 January, 1000

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?


First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Sunday, 26 August, 1804

Panther 26.8.1804 at Tooke's / 21.9.1806 again

Vaughan, Felix

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 24 September, 1796

f 46r of Vol VII of Godwin's diary F V will have £5000 per annum H T
FV is Felix Vaughan and HT is John Horne Tooke
letter dated 25.8.1791 from Felix Vaughan in Geneva to John Richter at Sir Robert Herries, London, mentioned J H Tooke, Mr Carey at Paris and Mr Squire who might pay Richter money on Vaughan's account.(Nat Arch TS 11/953)

His will PCC 13.6.1799


First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 30 January, 1796

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: Anthony Beck saddler of Oxford Street proposed member 31.1.1794 by John Williams 2nded Francis Weldon
GODWIN DIARY: 30.1.1796 Beck adv at Inchbald's

Russell, William

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Wednesday, 9 December, 1795

9.12.1795 Fenwick, Dyson, White, Cooper, Powell & Russell call / 11.12.1795 Marshall & Russell call: signature / 13.12.1795 adv at Holcroft's Powell & Russell / 3.1.1796 adv at Holcroft's Powell & Russell / 10.1.1796 meet Russell / 11.1.1796 again / 21.7.1802 Russell grammarian calls

Savage, James

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Friday, 27 November, 1795

SOCIETY FOR CONSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION: James Savage of Maiden Lane, Wood St proposed member 11.4.1794 by Thomas Wardle 2nded Samuel Miller
GODWIN DIARY: 27.11.1795 Savage at Crown & Anchor / 8.12.1810 write to Savage / 29.5.1831 miss Savage at Cooke's


First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Saturday, 31 January, 1795

31.1.1795 at Powel's / 16.10.1801 calls / 11.8.1802 call with M(ary) J(ane)on E Bone / Godwin calls on 27.9.1809 / adv at Place's 14.7.1813.
John Bone, bookseller and muslin cleaner, member of London Corresp Socy, went bankrupt with William Hone in 1810. At 180 Fleet St (Holden's 1802) which was the address of J S Jordan, who published 1808 Bone's weekly journal The Reasoner. The Making of the Modern World database has no.13 online, the Bodleian have a copy, not seen by me, See work notes below
Elizabeth d c1830 wife of Henry Bone DNB 1755-1834 miniature and enamel painter

Bedder, Thomas

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Monday, 2 February, 1795

Bedder 2.2.1795 at Thelwal's / 8.4.1796 at Thomas Fawcett's / Godwin calls on 2.2.1813.
Mr Thomas Bedder of 6, St Thomas Apostle and Thomas Bedder jr both contributed to the London Corresp Socy Nov 1794 collection for state prisoners' families. Thomas Bedder of St Martin Ongar married Ursula Stanley of St Mary Aldermary at St Clement Eastcheap 4.1.1763, took an apprentice as member of Butchers Company in 1773 and was buried 4.7.1802 at St Mary Aldermary age 64. Thomas Bedder of Long Acre was buried at St Martins in the Fields 14.11.1831 age 66


Agar, James

First entry in Godwin diary (1788-1836 only): 
Thursday, 15 November, 1792

proposed member of Society for Constitutional Information 30.11.1792 by Christopher Hull, seconded by John Balmanno, rejected (one of a very few) Nat Arch TS11/962 / signed Declaration of Friends to the Liberty of the Press 1792/3 / steward at general meeting of London Corresponding Society 20.1.1794 (Thale p105) / witness in treason trials 1794 address Hare Court, Temple / steward of Friends of Freedom 1795, 1796 / on the outbreak of open rebellion in Ireland he was arrested 31.5.1798 at the Inner Temple on suspicion of high treason (along with Valentine Lawless, Richard Curran, Traynor an