Davenport, Edward & Joshua

Submitted by edpope on Sun, 11/08/2019 - 15:41

E Davenport, printer, 6 George Court, Red Lion Street, Clerkenwell on list of LCS contacts, 2nd edition of report of the LCS general meeting at St George's Fields 29.6.1795, At General Committee 2.6.1795 a Davenport was deputed to absent Div 22 and was nearly voted onto the Exec Cttee. On 6.8.1795 a Davenport elected to Exec Cttee. At General Cttee 13.8.1795 Bustle in place of Davenport became delegate of Div 3. Exec Cttee 27.8.1795 Davidson printer sent letter complaining at Davenport using position on Exec Cttee to underquote him. General Cttee 3.9.1795 Davenport ballotted off Exec Cttee and given 3 days to finish printing 2000 copies of Regulations. 16.9.1795 Davenport attended Exec Ctee and his bill was ordered to be paid. Davenport still LCS contact on report of general meeting near Copenhagen House 26.10.1795. Those are the Davenport references in Thale, Selections fron the Papers of LCS.

Because Edward and Joshua Davenport were both printers at same addresses there was perhaps some family relationship between them.

Edward Davenport = Soho 14.4.1782 CatherineXKentline banns wits Philip Saunders, Ann Davey
City of London Sessions 29.10.1782 Catharine wife of Edward Davenport printer of Gunpowder Alley, Shoe Lane
1793 Edward Davenport printer Hoxton took appr Thomas Royner
Edward Davenport printer Lit. Catherine St, Strand 1799 (Maxted)
possibly these burials
Catherine Davenport buried 1.4.1799 St Martin i t Fields woman from Workhouse
Edward Davenport buried 30.7.1799 St Martin i t Fields man from Monmouth Ct

Joshua Davenport bapt 17.7.1763 Newcastle upon Tyne son of John & Jane
Joshua Davenport appr 1776 to Thomas Saint printer Newcastle upon Tyne
Joshua Henry Davenport son of Joshua & Sarah born 10.12.1793 bapt 9.1.1794 St Clement Danes
Land Tax 1798 Joshua Davenport Christophers Alley St Luke Old Street
Middlesex Printers' Licences 25.6.1800 Joshua Davenport 6, George Court, Clerkenwell (formerly Little Catherine St. Strand)
Land Tax 1801 Joshua Davenport Georges Court Clerkenwell
Nat Arch HO 42/61/22 f56-9 letter 9.1.1801 from John Gifford magistrate at Worship Street Shoreditch to Home Secretary re: the selling of seditious handbills in Bishopsgate Street and his wanting to prosecute Davenport "printer of many ballads" including an example printed by J Davenport, West Smithfield 
Middlesex printers' Licences 28.10.1802 Joshua Davenport, Three Compass Court, Cow Cross, Clerkenwell
(?)-na illegitimate dau of Joshua Davenport & Mary Higgins (poor) bapt 19.6.1803 St Peter Paul's Wharf
Joshua Davenport bach otp = Shoreditch 6.3.1805 ElizabethXCotterell wid otp banns, wits JamesXHodder, Sarah (Penn?)
Joshua Davenport admitted Kings Bench prison 4.12.1805 at the suit of Samuel Skinner £23 & upwards. Discharged
Old Bailey 13.1.1808 Elizabeth wife of Joshua Davenport printer victim of theft of tablecloth
Joshua Davenport bur 19.1.1809 St Sepulchre age 46 from St Martin le Grand