Draper, William

Submitted by edpope on Tue, 24/05/2022 - 16:16

TS 11/963 examination 22.5.1794 of Frederick Polydore Nodder, for whose spy reports on LCS in April & May 1794 see Thale. Mentioned William Draper who lived somewhere in Clerkenwell and was preacher at London Wall, Draper also mentioned in Hayward's examination 27.5.1794. No other evidence that Draper was sympathetic to reform or the LCS.

Lloyds Evening Post 21.3.1791. Rev W Draper, Sunday afternoon lecturer of All Hallows Londom Wall, of 5, Bowling Green Lane, Clerkenwell. Wife and 9 children, £40 lectureship, classical and mathematical tuition. late curate of New Church Wolverhampton. "Sermon preached at St Michael Cornhill 31.7.1791" "Twenty Sermons 1796" "Easy Reading 1812". Living at Cross St Islington by 1801. Buried Islington 24.2.1825 age 80, will proved PCC 12.3.1825 dated 24.1.1825 mentioned son Thomas, son in law W Garfit, son Charles, grandchildren George Ritchie, John & Caroline, daus Mary & Louisa, son Richard. obituary Gents Mag 1825 i 473. His wife Elizabeth buried 16.1.1811 Islington age 63. Their eldest dau Mary died 30.7.1852 at Streatham Hill in her 85th year. Their dau Sophia born about 1769, married 11.6.1791 Clerkenwell St James, Samuel Ritchie of St Botolph Aldgate, lighterman of Stepney, she was buried Stepney 29.1.1825 age 56. Their dau Harriet born about 1784, married Islington 5.1.1808 William Garfit of Boston, Lincs, she died 1861 at Boston, their son Thomas born 1815 was MP for Boston. Their youngest dau Louisa died 2.8.1855 at Christchurch Rd, Streatham Hill aged 64. Their son Charles bapt Wolverhampton 1785. Their son Richard John bapt Wolverhampton 1788, in 1843 had been 18 yrs master of St Sepulchre's School, elected master of Chelmsford Charity School.